“ "Shannon Wurst is among the rare breed who can make you sit upright and wonder aloud, "who is that?" She is unquestionably arresting." ” - John Lupton
— Sing Out Folk Magazine
Shannon Wurst commands a stage. Born in the Ozark hills, this singer-songwriter can write a soulful ballad just as well as she writes on a rockabilly anthem. Blending classic country with traditional bluegrass, Wurst’s musical arrangements effortlessly push her style into new territory. The timeless, roots-based songs from her latest album Sugar and Kerosene a have a yearning tension and have earned her recognition in the Telluride Bluegrass Festival Songwriting Contest as well as the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest. She's been compared to Emmylou Harris and Dolly Parton.