Shelly Fabian

  • Music journalist for the Sacramento Country Music Examiner and AXS
  • Has covered country music for more than 10 years
  • Ran a Garth Brooks fan site online for nearly two years


Shelly Fabian is a former country music writer for ThoughtCo. She also has nearly two years of experience running an online site for fans of Garth Brooks and has written about Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Todd Fritsch, Dale Watson, Dave Insley, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, and Taylor Swift, among others.


Shelley received a bachelor's degree in tourism from Canada College in Redwood City, California. 

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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