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Allison Shaw

Manic Monkee
CEO
Los Angeles, CA
Allison Shaw is the CEO of Manic Monkee, a firm that handles strategic business development, experimental marketing, and creative engaging activations for all kinds of brands. Manic Monkey also produces festivals and events, aligns brands with sponsorships and partnerships, and works in artist development and management. In addition, Shaw serves as the Head of Partnerships for Muzooka, a company that streamlines setlist reporting to help rights holders get paid when their songs are performed live and manages digital artist assets. She is the head booker for the annual Moogfest, a four-day conference and festival in Durham, North Carolina started by Moog synthesizer creator Bob Moog, and curates the annual Tarfest festival in LA at the La Brea Tarpits. Involved in a number of philanthropic endeavors, Shaw is on the Board of Directors for non-profit music charity Sweet Relief. She also produced LA's first all solar-powered music festival, Sunstock Solar Festival, and works on the Strange 80's/90's shows being held around the country whose proceeds benefit a different charity each show.