Whenever you read or hear about the music of Johnsmith, certain watchwords always come up. Words like uplifting, or integrity, heart, or soul. His songs and voice go straight to the heart, because that’s where they come from. Fellow songwriter Buddy Mondlock best sums it up:” I feel like every time one of Johnsmith’s songs gets heard a little healing happens to the world.”



Wisconsin songwriter Johnsmith has won several awards including the Kerrville New Folk and Great American Songwriting Contests. He teaches songwriting at festivals, song camps, and Big Sur CA’s Esalen Institute. He’s been featured on the elite NPR program ‘New Dimensions’, had a Nashville publishing deal for five years, and is the founder of Inishfree Irish musical tours.

“Johnsmith’s songs always move me. They make me laugh, cry, dance, or just sing along. He is one of the most consistent writers of quality songs that I’ve ever met.” Lydia Hutchinson, Editor, Performing Songwriter Magazine

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