Saturday, January 12, 2008

UPDATE: Johnny in New Haven tonight!

On the road: Johnny will play a one-nighter at Toad's Place in New Haven, Connecticut, tonight. Showtime is 8 p.m., and you can find tickets here.

Johnny will then be off a few days before hitting the road and rounding out January with the following shows: Dexter's at Riverdale, N.J. (Jan. 16); Kowloon at Saugus, Mass., where Johnny will be joined by friend and former bandmate James Montgomery (Jan. 17); The Stone Church in Newmarket, N.H. on Jan. 18 (see interview here); Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River, Mass. (Jan. 19); Rebecca Cohn Art Centre in Halifax, N.S., Canada (Jan. 21); B.B. King's Blues Club in New York City (Jan. 23); and Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis, Md. (Jan. 25-26). To see a complete list of scheduled dates, click here.

UPDATE: Looks like the Newmarket, Fall River and Halifax performances are sold out! Check with the venues to see if any additional tickets might become available.

For your reading pleasure: "A Winter Tale of Hot Blues at Clearwater." Published in the Elgin (Ill.) Courier-News.

Johnny to play Chicago Blues Festival: In what promises to be one of the year's highlights, Johnny will make an opening-night appearance at the Chicago Blues Festival on Thursday, June 5. His performance, which will celebrate the legacy of Muddy Waters (and will also include harp master James Cotton), will mark Johnny's first time at the storied festival since since the inaugural event in 1984, according to the Mayor's Office of Special Events.

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