Johnny A Driven
New album news and more

Play With Fire
July 6, 2018
Play With Fire

Johnny plays the classic Rolling Stones song, Play With Fire, live - with no backing tracks and looping on the fly!

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Sweetwater
January 28, 2018
REVIEW
Sweetwater Music Hall
Mill Valley, CA

On a cool Sunday evening on the last weekend of January, Johnny A. walked into a converted church in Mill Valley, California and showed what one guy, two guitars and about a dozen effects pedals can do. Playing two of his signature semi-hollowbody Gibson guitars through a congregation of Eventide H9 digital multi-effect pedals, Johnny set up a series of synchronous loops to create a soundscape that was both broad and deep, reverberating through the rafters of the Sweetwater Music Hall. After assuring the near-capacity crowd that nothing was pre-recorded, Johnny launched into a set that included some of his most popular songs, like "Walk Away Renee" and "Wichita Lineman" interspersed with some surprises like "The Stealer" by Free. Highlights of the evening included two extended medleys, each about 15 minutes in length. The first started with Blind Faith's "Can't Find My Way Home" and morphed into a series of Led Zeppelin songs, including "Whole Lotta Love." The second was exclusively Beatles tunes, beginning with "Yes It Is' and ending with "Ticket to Ride," which triggered an impromptu singalong. Memorable tunes on a memorable evening in which a band would have been downright superfluous. 

Bob Dragich

Blues Alive IV
July 27, 2017
Johnny A. and Epiphone are pleased to announce the new Epiphone Johnny A. Signature guitar.

Epiphone presents the Limited Edition Johnny A. Custom Outfit, the premier signature archtop by renowned guitarist, singer, and bandleader Johnny A. Featuring Johnny A's custom double-cutaway design in a Sunset Glow gloss finish, plus Gibson '57 Classic humbuckers, Ebony Fretboard, Bigsby® B70 Vibrato, and hard case.













Tone Quest
June 10, 2017
Over Under Sideways Down
A great interview with Johnny in the May 2017 issue of The Tonequest Report by Tom Guerra

Click here for the article in pdf form







Yardbirds
November 12, 2015
So many great reviews and video clips coming in that we created a dedicated Yardbirds' Page for all of the information. Click here



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shows
  Just me  
 7/17/2018 Yoshi's- Oakland, CA solo show
 7/19/2018 Scarlet Room - Pasco, WA solo show
 7/21/2018 Wounded Warriors event - Oceanside, CA solo show
 7/22/2018 BLK Live - Scottsdale, AZ solo show
 8/03/2018 Vinegar Hill Music Theatre - Arundel, ME with Magic Dick/Shun Ng
 8/11/2018 Tupelo Music Hall - Derry, NH solo show
 8/12/2018 GUITAR TOWN 2018 - Copper Mountain, CO multi-artist event
 9/05/2018 Sweetwater Music - Fort Wayne, IN solo show
 9/15/2018 Chan's - Woonsocket, RI solo show
 9/28/2018 FTC Stage One - Fairfield, CT solo show
 2/10/2019 On The Blue - Nassau Bahamas multi-artist event
  Yardbirds  
 2018 Check back for more Yardbirds' dates


signature guitars

Blues Alive IV
By merging timeless tone and taste with utterly contemporary technique, Johnny A. has earned a reputation as one of the most talented guitarists working today. The original Johnny A. Signature guitar became one of Gibson Custom’s most popular artist models right from its unveiling in 2003. Now the new Johnny A. brings the same blend of classic appointments and original design forward with a host of great new features, in a superbly versatile new semi-acoustic electric guitar that you’ll want to call your own.

Gibson Johnny A. Signature - click here for more information.

Epiphone Johnny A. Signature - click here for more information.


vinyl

DRIVEN - LIMITED EDITION 180g VINYL

Johnny A Driven album

Limited edition 180g audiophile vinyl - Hand gold-foil stamped numbered edition of 500 pieces, pressed and plated at Pallas Germany. Includes a digital download card- now available to order online. Very limited availability - click here to order.


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