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Allison Shaw

CEO & Founder,
Manic Monkee Mgmt & Mktg
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Allison owns Manic Monkee, which works with artists and record producers and does consulting and brand alignment, experimental marketing and creative activations for all kinds of brands, produces festivals/events and aligns brands with sponsorship/partnerships. Shaw also produces new media content for commercials and does the music supervision for them. Shaw has built out several crowdfunding campaigns which have successfully raised over 1.5 million dollars. Shaw also produces events for Whole Foods/Whole Planet. Allison is also on the Board of Directors for Non-Profit music charity Sweet Relief. Allison is the Executive Director for LA’s first all solar powered music festival Sunstock Solar Festival where all the proceeds go to children with cancer. Allison is the manager of partnerships for Muzooka that manages artist assets for festivals/ticketing companies/venues and does simplified setlist reporting and verfication for proper royalty distribution.

Shaw started her career in music writing for MTV/VH1. Allison also founded Hyperactive Music Magazine which was in over 1200 locations nationally. She also started Hyperactive Conference and Music Festival with 200 bands and 60 speakers annually, and was the executive director for Santa Fe Muzik festival with over 65k in attendance over 3 days. Allison headed up the music division for Rachael Ray’s entertainment company Watch and was co-creator and producer for the Rachael Ray Feedback SXSW. She also ran the label Listen Records/Sony. Shaw is also co-creator for the Whole Foods/Quantum Collective SXSW showcase. Allison also was Director of Brand Strategy for Rock and Roll Inductee’s Public Enemy. Shaw is also the Director of Marketing for famed LA rehearsal and production studio Swinghouse Studios which is also a live venue and does sound and staging for festivals including Desert Daze.