Shanna in a Dress

Shanna combines witty, heartfelt songwriting with great musicianship guaranteed to deliver a memorable experience for anyone lucky enough to hear her. From the incredibly moving “Daddy’s Little Girl” to the super funny “Mmm That’s Hot” she hits home on every level taking her listeners on a delightful roller coaster ride of laughter, tears and everything in between.
— Steve Seskin, Grammy-nominated songwriter


Shanna in a Dress is your quirky best friend who refuses to wear pants. She says what everyone is thinking but no one else will say and you'll get an uncensored journey of humor and heartbreak with a hefty side of entertainment at her shows. Think Jason Mraz mixed with Ingrid Michaelson with a twist of Phoebe Buffay from Friends all wrapped up in a sweet voice accented by guitar, piano, and ukulele.Shanna started her career at the University of Virginia, biked across the country and fell in love with Boulder, CO, where she now resides.
Her debut record is due to be released in January 2020. She received Honorable Mention in the 2019 Telluride Troubadour and Folks Fest songwriter competitions.

What’s your music like?

Ani DeFranco meets Ingrid Michaelson with a dash of Jason Mraz, Loudoun Wainwright, and Phoebe Buffay from Friends.

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