Shannon Thomason “Apple Jack”



Better known in these parts as Apple Jack, Shannon was born and raised in Louisiana, calling Rayville, Louisiana home for most of his life before moving to Branson. He has been performing in Branson for 14 years in shows such as The Silver Dollar Saloon Show and Echo Hollowevening show, both at Silver Dollar City. In 2007, he began calling Grand Country his home.

Shannon grew up singing and performing in his church and local theatre companies as well as many bands in and around Richland Parish, before moving here to the Ozarks. He loves to play bass and sing in his band, The Super RedHawks, which still travels and performs regularly throughout the Midwest.

He loves to visit with everyone and he can always be seen after the shows visiting with guests sharing his famous hugs and laughs. Shannon’s inspirations in performing comedy are Justin Wilson, Archie Campbell, Lewis Grizzard and of course, Jerry Clower. He grew up pulling out his favorite albums and listening to the greats of southern comedy for hours on end.

He is active in his church and he lives here in Branson with his beautiful southern belle, Suzie, and his two beautiful daughters, Lucy and Anna.

Birthday: January 22
Favorite Color: Lime Green (of course)
Favorite Food: Panda House, Branson
Favorite Entertainers: Jerry Clower, Justin Wilson and Grandpa Jones
Favorite Song: House Of The Rising Sun and Mustang Sally
Favorite TV Show: Hee Haw and NCIS