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Famous Faces |  Popular Artists |  Important Connections


FAMOUS FACES - Along the way, Shane has rubbed elbows with some fantastic celebrities.

BRUCE HORNSBY:
Shane met one of his very favs, Bruce Hornsby, backstage after one of Bruce's concerts in Charlottesville, VA. (8-11-2006)
Shane backstage with Bruce Hornsby - 2006.
LARRY OAKES, Bass Player for "Bad Company":
Shane met Larry at The Bitter End in New York City at the Songwriter's Sessions. (7-15-2007)
Shane at The Bitter End in NYC with Larry Oakes - 2007.
WAYNE "BASSMAN" ROBINSON:
Wayne lives in the Northern Neck area of Virginia and was a music mentor to Shane as he was developing his music style.   Wayne recorded Shane's first CD, "Burnin' Rock", with their band Inferno.(4-24-2004)(4-2001)
Wayne Bassman Robinson - 2004.     Shane and Wayne - Inferno - 2001.
FRED KEVORKIAN:
Sound Master, Worked with Shane on Flying Naked CD, Avatar Studios, New York City, NY. (11-25-2005)
Shane with Fred Kevorkian - 2005.
CHRIS KEUP:
Music Producer, Pre-produced "Flying Naked" CD in 2005, Charlottesville, Virginia. (7-30-2005)
Chris Keup and Shane Cooley - 2005.
STEVE BASSETT:
Singer, Songwriter, Performer, Producer - at Steve's studio in Virginia..
Produced "Me, Myself and You" CD. (7-7-2007, 8-06-2004)
Shane and Steve Bassett at Blowin' In The Dust tour - 2007.

Shane and Steve Bassett - 2004.

DELBERT MC CLINTON:
Singer,Performer.
(5-4-2005)
Shane with Delbert McClinton and Steve Bassett. - 2005
ROBBIN THOMPSON, SUSAN GREENBAUM:
At the Sunrise to Sunset Acoustic Fest in Norfolk, Virginia. (9-30-2007)
Robbin Thompson, Susan Greenbaum and Shane at the Sunrise to Sunset Acoustic Fest in Norfolk.

ROBBIN THOMPSON: Singer, Songwriter, Performer, Producer.
At the Urbanna Oyster Festival, Urbanna, VA.(11-6-2004, 7-2004)
A thumbs up from musician and former Bruce Springstein bandmate, Robbin Thompson - 2004.

Shane with Robbin Thompson in 2004.
CARBON LEAF:
Shane and Will with Barry Privett after his show in Williamsburg, VA. Shane backstage after performing in the Jam Fest PIPE Benefit Concert that included Carbon Leaf and Prometheus Clay in an awesome night of music. (8-11-2006, 10-29-07)
Shane, Barry Privett and Will.  Photo by Katie Kerr - 2006.

Shane backstage with Terry Clark of Carbon Leaf at the Jam Fest PIPE Benefit Concert.
THE INFLUENCE:
Shane was a guest performer requested by the sensational band, The Influence.   The guys in the band were as nice as they are awesome performers and musicians. (11-1-2006)
Shane with The Influence band members. Will, Tully, Collin, John, Shane, Matt - 2006.
JOHNNY NAPP:
Shane opened for popular country singer, Johnny Napp, at New Town After Hours Summer Concert Series in Williamsburg, VA. (7-26-2006)
Shane with country singer, Johnny Napp - 2006.
BEN TAYLOR:
After Ben's concert, Shane met this talented performer. Williamsburg, VA. (9-24-2005)
Ater the show - Shane and Ben, yes son of James and Carly,  outside The Coffee Beanery in Williamsburg - 2005.
JOHNNY LANG:
Innsbrook After Dark, Richmond, VA. (6-12-2004)
Shane with Jonny Lang, Spider and Jack after the concert - 2004.
JOAN JETT:
Shane rubbed elbows with super rocker, Joan Jett, at Innsbrook After Dark. (7-2003)
Shane backstage with Joan Jett - 2003.
THE BEACH BOYS:
Shane met the newest Beach Boy, Scott Totten, after their concert. Wolftrap, Vienna, VA (8-19-2004)
Shane with new Beach Boy - vocals and guitar - Scott Totten - 2004.
BOSTON:
After the concert, Shane and his then bandmate, Spider, met the band's lead singer.
Innsbrook After Dark, Richmond, VA. Williamsburg, VA. (8-18-2004)
Shane and Spider with the lead singer of Boston - 2004.
CAL BOWDLER:
Basketball star and fellow Rappahannock High School alumni. Warsaw, VA. (6-13-2004)
Shane with friend, Cal Bowdler - 2004.

POPULAR ARTISTS - Keep on the lookout for these awesome musicians, performers, songwriters, authors and personalities.   You're likely to recognize their names but do you know their faces?

COYOTE:
Marcy and Lou of the popular band came to watch fellow songwriter, Shane perform. Howard's Pub, Ocracoke Island, NC.(4-3-2005, 6-2003)
Lou, Jack, Marcy, Shane - 2005.

Shane jamming with Coyote in Ocracoke, NC - 2003.
MERCY CREEK:
Cheryl Nystrom and Jim Ball of acoustic rock duo, Mercy Creek, Urbanna Oyster Festival, Urbanna, VA. (9-30-07, 11-6-2004, 3-2004)
Jim Ball and Cheryl Nordstrom with Shane at the Sunrise to Sunset Acoustic Fest in Norfolk.

Shane with Cheryl Nystrom - 2004.

Shane with the members of Mercy Creek at one of their gigs in Urbanna - 2004.
WES CHARLTON:
Singer, Songwriter. Urbanna Oyster Festival, Urbanna, VA. (11-6-2004)
Wes Charlton with Shane.  The first met when doing a radio interview in Urbanna - 2004.
BRIAN ELDER:
Of former band, Split and Silver Shot - now with The Brian Elder Project. At The Norva in Norfolk, Virginia and "Y Rocks the Neck Music Festival", Lively, VA. (8-23-2007)(10-11-2003)
Shane with Brian on the bill at The Norva - 2007.

Shane with Splint lead singer, Brian Elder - 2003.
MEADE SKELTON:
Shane with fellow singer/songwriter, Meade Skelton.(12-31-2006)
Shane with Meade Skelton who also performed at the Daily Grind during First Night - 2006.
UNCLE DAVE HUBER:
Shane with singer/songwriter Dave Huber at Gena's Place in Annapolis, MD.(7-19-2006)
Shane with Dave Huber (Uncle Dave) - 2006.
THE ACOUSTIX:
Dallas Griffin and Brian Smith of the popular Florida band, The Acoustix, The Treasure Ship, Panama City Beach, FL.(7-12-2005, 7-14-2004)
Shane with Dallas and Brian aka The Acoustix - 2005.

Shane singing Southern Cross with Brian and Dallas - 2004.
FARON AND KELLY:
Ferebees, Tappahannock, VA.(4-2004)
Shane with Acoustic Guitarist, Faron - 2004.

Shane with Kelly, Acoustic Guitarist - 2004
JEAN HORNSBY:
Shane has hosted several "Meet & Greets" with author, Jean Hornsby notably of the children's book, "Tree-ific!".(6-25-2006)
Yankee Candle Factory - Shane with Jean Hornsby - 2006.
LEWIS MCGEHEE:
Over the years, Lewis befriended Shane when they were both attending the Principals Conference in Williamsburg - Shane's dad, Jack Cooley, is a high school Principal and Lewis was the headline performer.   Now both Lewis and Shane often cross paths as fellow performers.(6-27-2006)
Principals  Conference - Shane with singer Lewis McGehee and Principal Jack Cooley - 2006.
YIO:
Kiss Tribute Band member, Beach Events Concert, Virginia Beach, VA .(8-3-2005)
Yio saved the day for Jack and Shane - thanks to Yio and Steve for helping Jack fix the Band Van!  Yio is in the KISS ARMY band, a KISS tribute band and a heck of a nice guy - 2005.
IMPORTANT CONNECTIONS   You can't have a "who's who" page and leave out the super dynamic radio personalities that promote and play our favorite Shane Cooley music and the awesome reporters that keep Shane Cooley and the Aviators in the news.   Check out the local and national connections.

SIRIUS RADIO:
Shane and Will at the Emerging Artists event at Camp Jeep. (7-28-2007)
with Sirius Radio DJ - 2007.

PUBLIC RADIO 100.9 WRRW (formerly WYOU):
Shane has performed live on WRRW located in Williamsburg, VA. (11-3-2006)
Shane with Ed from WYOU (now WRRW) Radio - 2006.

HUNTER HUGHES, 93.7 BOB FM:
Shane has done several "live" shows on Sunrise on Sundays, Norfolk, VA. (9-30-07,9-17-2006, 9-25-2005)
Shane and Hunter Hughes at the Sunrise to Sunset Acoustic Fest - 2007.

Shane and Hunter Hughes at BobFM 93.7 in Norfolk - 2006.

Shane with Sunrise On Sundays host, Hunter Hughes - 2005.
BILL BEVINS, Lite98 FM:
Annual Christmas Radio Show, live interview and live performance of original Christmas songs written by Shane. Richmond, VA. (12-2006)(12-6-2005)
Bill Bevins, Christian, Will and Shane at Lite98 for the annual Christmas on-air show - 2006.

Shane with DJ Bill Bevins and Shelly Perkins of Lite98 - 2005.
SCOTT BURGER, WRIR 97.3 FM:
Indie Radio, Live radio interview and 5 acoustic songs by Shane, Richmond, VA.(12-3-2005)
Shane with DJ Scott Burger at WRIR - 2005.
WRAR 97.3 FM:
The "Fun Bunch", Rich Morgan, Betty Osborne and Jon Stallard, WRAR Christmas Wishes Program & Shane Cooley CD Drive, Warsaw, VA. (11-17-2005, 11-6-2004)
Shane with the Fun Bunch of WRAR:  Rich Morgan, Betty Osborne and Jon Stallard - 2005
WRIR 105.5 FM:
Urbanna Oyster Festival, Urbanna, VA. (11-17-2005, 11-6-2004)
Shane is interviewed by Radio WRIR 105.5 DJ's, Tom Davis and Billy Flynn - 2004.
DJ CASEY, 102.1 the X:
Shane and his "old" band, The Shane Cooley Band, with Richmond's 102.1 the "X", DJ personality, "Casey", at the Canal Club.(2-17-2005)
Spider, Shane, DJ Casey, Jack and Jim - 2005.
NEW BAY 101.7:
Richmond County Fairgrounds before performance of The Shane Cooley Band.(8-26-2004)
Shane is interviewed on the fairgrounds by the New Bay 101.7 - 2004.
DJ Jim Herring, 95.9 FM:
Shane did a live interview with DJ, Jim Herring, for Fredericksburg, VA radio station 95.9.(12-30-2005)
Shane and Jim Herring, live on the air, at 95.9 - 2005.
ROB HEDELT, The Fredericksburg Freelance Star:
Reporter, Rob Hedelt, has done a series of stories on Shane's rise in the music biz.(7-26-2006)
Rob Hedelt interviewing Shane for an article in The Freelance Star - 2006.
SAM McDONALD, The Daily Press:
Sam McDonald did an in-dept feature article on Shane in 2006.(6-3-2006)
Shane with Sam McDonald and Joe Fudge! - 2006
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