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. 

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