Hailing from the small surf town of Coolum Beach on the Sunny Coast, Shen Panthers bring a refreshing but nostalgic perspective to the Australian rock scene. Since their inception the Shennies have gone from a muck-around-jam-band to an expressive tune-writing machine known for dynamic and exciting live shows. When best mates Jake Kennerson, Pat Preston and Tom Brackley welcomed Alex Reichelt (formerly of Brisbane heavy hitters Take us to Vegas) to the band at the back end of 2022, they went from strength to strength musically and professionally, setting themselves lofty goals for 2023. Their latest single release ‘Crabpot’ sparks the beginning of a run of releases leading to an eventual drop of their debut EP ‘Fustercluck’ Shen Panthers have found themselves overwhelmed with a sense of excitement for the music they’ve been cooking up in their beachside jam room. Influenced heavily by the music their parents listened to, Shennies infused rock sounds from every decade from the 60s through to today. Hard-hitting rhythms, drippy guitars and soulfully bluesy vocals combine nicely to give Shen Panthers a unique and tasty flavour amidst the rock revival currently happening in the music scene. With experience playing on festival stages throughout Australia, sold out hometown shows, and playing with the likes of Bootleg Rascal, Beddy Rays, Peach Fur, Caravaña Sun + many more Shen Panthers are ready to release their first EP and take their live show on tour throughout 2023.

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