As a relatively new duo, these two independently reputable musicians have come together to form a duo which fits like an old pair of jeans.
Coming from quite different and diverse musical backgrounds, these two professional musicians bring their own flavour to a melting pot of songs. Their harmonies and melody lines blend and dance with each other through every song,
Helen has the ability to paint a picture with her words, evoke emotion and thought in her songs while Shannon accompanies her with his tight harmony and well phrased guitar work.
Independently touring nationally & internationally, coming together the duo brings strong harmonies and duets, performing both original and cover songs whilst ensuring the audience get involved with many familiar classic tunes and catchy choruses.
Helen Townsend’s music is soulful, edgy and embraces Americana roots. Her voice is unique, timeless and her stage presence beguiling. As a singer, songwriter & guitarist, she will rope you in, whether performing solo or with her band. Her delicate, understated guitar work interlocks beautifully with a voice that delivers subtle and extended vocals.
Her debut EP “Wayward Heart” was nominated for numerous awards and her upcoming album holds similar promise with already 2017 WAM nomination for “Song of the Year” and “Best Country Act” and again in 2019 for "Best Country Act"
Shannon Smith, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, has been performing since the age of 3 years. His love for music with rich harmonies and strong melodies, has been the driving force for founding professional tribute groups covering Fleetwood Mac, ABBA, Led Zeppelin and The Beach Boys as well as performing in Joi Ride premium WA cover band.