multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, has been a live music entertainer in Central Florida for over three decades, co-founding & fronting two regionally successful bands — The Sharks (1987- 1992) and 606 (1993-2016) — releasing three original CDs, drawing record crowds most everywhere they played.

Rodney currently performs in the greater Sarasota area as an acoustic guitar-based solo act, and as a duo with his wife, Mj — The HappyGoLuckys


A typical Rodney Shenk performance is comprised of an eclectic mix of his own acoustic arrangements of songs from the 80’s & 90’s, plus a smattering of standards, some classic country faves, and a tasteful handful of originals.


Rodney Shenk is an award-winning
songwriter, including runner-up in the
Dance Music category of The John
Lennon Songwriting Contest, and a
People’s Choice Addy for jingle work.
Rodney Shenk is continually in the
studio, and plans to release a new indie solo album toward the end of 2021, available on all streaming and digital platforms under the name RDNY SHNK.

Current Nashville reviews are describing Rodney Shenk’s original music as

• “Super fun...Super unique dialogue and lyricism”

• “Incredibly catchy”

• “So intricate and melodic"

• “Rich melody with captivating guitar licks”

• “Absolutely love this tune! Incredible! Will do great on the screen”

• “Love the way [Rodney Shenk] tells a story"

• "Chalk full of neat references and actions”

• “Had me swaying at my desk”

You can find Rodney Shenk’s playing schedule at


Gmail, YouTube, & most social media — username: rodneyshenk


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