James is a loving husband, a proud father, musician, minister with The Lighthouses and blog author. He also has a wide variety of talents! James has been a radio personality on a few radio stations, performed in a few local bands, promoted, produced, and booked local acts at clubs and DFW area festivals. He is still active in the music industry (managing, promoting, singing, electric & bass guitar).
James is a middle management level IT professional with 20+ years of experience, with a wide variety of knowledge including PC, MAC, Networks, eCommerce, change management, procurement. As the founder and owner of J.E. Shannon & Associates, James uses his business and technical acumen to provide leading-edge business management and marketing solutions.
List O' Bands:
1988 - Lead Singer/Rhythm GTR - White Lightning (Garage Band)
1989 - Lead Singer/Rhythm GTR - Bosco's Revenge (Garage Band)
1991-1995 - Rhythm GTR/Backup Singer - Budget Blues Band
1992-1997 - Lead Singer/Rhythm - Eclectic Blue(s)/On The Rocks
1993 - Performed with Reigning Miss Texas BaShara Chandler at Texas Hall
1997 - Guest Artist with The Dewhickies
2006-2009 - Rhythm GTR/Bass - Grace Community Church Worship Team
2008-2009 - Lead Singer/Rhythm GTR - SMB
2010 - Guest Lead Singer - Rusty Parts at R.E. Conference 2010
2010-? - Bass/Backup Singer - Black Cat Bone
2010-? - Guest Lead Singer/Rhythm Guitar - Evictor All-Stars
And, He still performs as a Guest Artist and has Other Side Projects...
List of Music Management Companies:
1989 - 1991 - David Alexander Productions
1989 - 1994 - Shannon Music
1992 - Present - JESA Productions
List of Radio Stations:
88.1 FM KNTU - Denton, Texas
89.1 FM KOHM - Lubbock, Texas
JESA Radio - Internet Radio from DFW
James primarily uses Lawson Guitars. Contact Us about how to get your hands on a Lawson Guitar or Bass.