Shannon Sprott

Co-Host of "The Smoker's Lounge" with Sebastian Gillim

Thursdays, Noon - 2 pm

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Show Description: 

A Mix and Variety of Roots, Reggae, Dancehall, and even some Ska here and there

What Bands could a listener expect to hear on the show? 

Bob Marley and entire Family, Marcia Griffith, Buju Banton, Pato Banton, Tony Rebel, Tanya Stephens, Morgan Heritage, Third World, Prezident Brown, Anthony B, Sizzla, Gentleman, Turbulence, Israel Vibrations, Culture, Groundation, Gregory Isaacs, Richie Spice, Beenie Man, Skatalites, Barrington Levy, Peter Tosh, Sly & Robbie, Bunny Wailer, Alpha Blondy, Freddie McGregor, Yellow Wall Dub Squad, Sister Carol, Dezarie, Jimmy Cliff, Burning Spear, Dennis Brown, Steel Pulse, The Itals, The Wailing Souls, Abyssinians,  Beres Hammond, Gyptian, John Brown’s Body, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Lutan Fyah, Majek Fashek, Marty Dread, Michael Rose, Mishka, Mr. Vegas, Angelique Kidjo, Capleton, Junior Reid, The Gladiators, Ijahman Levi, Lucky Dube, Luciano, Augustus Pablo, Aswad, Black Uruhu, I Wayne, Yami Bolo, Jah Sun, Soldiers of JAH Army, & Midnite, just to name a few!

What Bands will a listener NEVER hear on the show?

Anything Metal, Hard Rock, Classical, Classic Rock, Jazz or Alternative Rock.

If you could see any band, anywhere, who would you see and where?

Bob Marley in Africa!

What do you do when you're not at KBUT?

I am the GIS Technician for Gunnison County; I make maps, play with data. I love it, I have lots of fun.! With my free time, I love to snowboard, snowmobile, Mtn. bike, go camping, play in the garden, do yoga, disappear on long summer 4 wheel drives, play with the dogs, cuddle up to a  movie on a rainy day, and just be with family and friends!


Memphis, Tennessee

Proudest Moment?

1 - Moving to Crested Butte, Colorado, 
2 - Graduating College
3 - Meeting my soul mate and lifelong partner!

Any Random Thought?

I believe life is what you make it, the greatest gift is love, there are no coincidences, be true to yourself and everything else will follow, do good to those in your life and go out of your way for someone you don't know, don't stress on silly things, life is too short for a BAD attitude, rise like a lion in the morning, be HAPPY, be strong from within, be slow to judge and quick to forgive, don't strive to make others happy, call an old friend, don't be afraid to love after you've been hurt, the only person that can bring you down is yourself, be independent and head strong, laugh EVERYDAY, have patience and empathy, surround yourself with righteous & real souls, meditate or have some alone time everyday, have faith, express love to your family, know that it is better to give than to receive, great love and great achievements involve great risks, have respect for yourself and take responsibility for your actions, be open to change but never let go of your values, be gentle with the earth, take lots of pictures, share your wisdom, try to overcome your fears, BUT most importantly......choose to LIVE.....Live a life full of joy and happiness.

Community Calendar

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Acme Wellness- Gunnison Grand Opening
Nov 28 @ 12:00AM
Western-Slope ?psychedelic rockers Fractalia will perform at the grand opening of the newest Acme Healing Center location in…
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CB Nordic Winter Kickoff Party
Nov 28 @ 6:00PM
Kick off the winter season at the Mallardi Cabaret.  The event is a fundraiser for Crested Butte Nordic and features live…
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Reading by David J. Rothman
Nov 28 @ 6:30PM
On Saturday, November 28, at 6:30, long-time Crested Butte local David J. Rothman will give a reading from his…
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Live Music at High Alpine Brewing Co
Nov 28 @ 8:00PM
Live music with Evelyn Roper and special guest from Nashville, David Piland.
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Gothic Valley Rec Use Survey
Nov 29 @ 12:00AM
Graduate students from Western State Colorado University who are currently enrolled in the Master's of Environmental…
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Alley Loop Points Race #1
Nov 29 @ 9:00AM
This first Alley Loop Points Series Race is this weekend on Sunday, November 29th at 9 a.m..  The Alley Loop Points Series is…
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Spay-ghetti and No Balls Dinner
Nov 30 @ 5:00PM
The Gunnison Valley Animal Welfare League would like to invite everyone to join them for their 3rd Annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls…
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Munchkin's Music and Dance
Dec 01 @ 9:00AM
It's time to jingle some bells and get in the holiday spirit with these fun music and movement classes for young children!…
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Spirits & Ceramics
Dec 01 @ 6:00PM
Montanya Distillers and The Art Studio of the Center for The Arts have teamed up to bring the community two nights of Holiday…
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Nduru Sustainable Development
Dec 01 @ 7:00PM
Nduru is a small village in the Western Province of Kenya and home to the New Creations Children's Home.  I will be…
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