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Welcome

Welcome!  I'm Thomas Johnston, an Americana singer/songwriter from Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, USA.  Please enjoy the site, especially the music.  My original songs are influenced by classic Americana, classic Country, classic Rock, and Irish music.  All three of my CD's are available on CDBaby, ITunes, Amazon, Spotify, and, of course, at my shows.  You can listen to the single, "I Hope You Know", right here on the site.

2019 was another fantastic year!  After playing 105 shows in each 2016 and 2017, I had the great fortune of playing around 300 shows from 2018 thru 2019!  Although COVID has restricted the number of venues I can play i 2020, I am still booking outdoor gigs.  Please check my shows schedule on the site, and join the email list.

In 2020, I am not only planning to release my fourth CD, "Traveling Companions",  I am also planning the release of a Christmas EP, "On This Christmas Day"!  Despite the COVID, It's going to be a busy 2020!


Thank you for listening to my music...Slainte!!!

Here's What's Happening

All Songs Recorded 

All 7 songs of my upcoming holiday record, "On This Christmas Day", have been recorded!  We definitely got the song order correct; a really nice flow from start to finish.  Up next:  MIXING!  Enjoying the early days of SONDAD Studios!

Progress Report on the New Record 

Four of the seven songs for my upcoming record, "On This Christmad Day", have been recorded!  Shooting to get the other three songs recorded by the weekend; then on to mixing.  Great work by my son Stephen on the board.  So far, so good at SONDAD Studios!

Recording Starts 9/27! 

Recording of my new Christmas record, "On This Christmas Day", begins Sunday, September 27th!  7 original songs, total run time around 26 minutes, just my vocals and my Blueridge.  My son and producer Stephen will be on the board.  We are excited for this record, the first for our new studio, SONDAD Studios!  I'll be posting the progress of the record here and on my Facebook page.  Pre-sale info coming soon.  Thank you for your support!

A NEW CD!!! 

Yes, this weekend I begin recording my new CD!  Seven original Christmas songs, all being recorded at our new home recording studio, SONDAD Studios!  My son Stephen and I are thrilled to make this dream of our own studio a reality!  The projected release of "On This Christmas Day" is Thanksgiving weekend 2020!  Announcement on pre-sales coming soon!  Thanks for your support!

Shows on Facebook 

Well, it looks like for the foreseeable future that I will be doing installments of my "Sunday Supper Show at Six" on my Facebook page www.facebook.com/thomas.johnston.7564.  These shows have been a lot of fun to do, and I am grateful to all the good folks who have tuned in each week!

Busy Weekend (and am I grateful)! 

So grateful for another busy music weekend!  Friday 8/21 I'm performing at the Come Together Music Series in Clinton NJ (7PM-9PM).  Saturday 8/22 I'm returning to the Holland Township NJ Farmers Market (9AM-1PM).  And, I am planning to do two Facebook shows: Saturday 8/22 (6PM-7PM), a make-up for last Sunday) and Sunday 8/23 (6PM-7PM).  Thank you for your support!

A Make-Up Show on Facebook 

Last Sunday, I couldn't do my Sunday Supper Show at Six on Facebook since I was playing a real show in Frenchtown NJ.  So, I will be making that show up THIS EVENING at 6:00; call it the Sunday Supper Show at Friday at Six.  Two new songs to debut!  Thank you for your support!

A BIG Show on Sunday! 

On Sunday, August 16, I'll be making a return engagement to the Old York Cellars Winery in Ringoes NJ!  A beautiful setting, and one of my favorite places to perform at.  I'll be playing from 12 noon to 6:30PM!  Come on out for some great wine and some great music.

A Return to the Holland Township NJ Farmers Market! 

On Saturday July 25, I return to the small but mighty Holland Township NJ Farmers Market.  I'll be performing from 9:00AM to 1:00PM.  Great vendors with lots of wonderful products.  Located in the Firehouse parking lot.  Thank you for your support!

Sunday Supper Show at Six 

Yes, I will be doing another installment of my Sunday Supper Show at Six on July 19th at 6:00PM (EDT).  My songs and the stories behind them.  Thank you for you support!

 

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Here's Where I'm Playing Next

Thomas Johnston Plays the Evolve Pink/Sphericality Fundraiser

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Sphericality, 124 Main Street (parking lot), Flemington NJ

I am honored to provide the music for this fundraiser for Evolve Pink, a non-profit supporting women and families affected by breast cancer, and Sphericality, a women's wellness center. Stop by and support these great groups!

Thomas Johnston Debut at Carlucci's Bistro

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Carlucci's Bistro, 653 Route 22 East, Whitehouse Station NJ

My debut at this wonderful local spot! Great food, friendly staff, beautiful outdoor patio! Promises to be a pleasant evening!

Thomas Johnston Plays Old York Cellars Winery

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Old York Cellars Winery, 80 Old York Road, Ringoes, NJ

Another return engagement at one of my favorite venues, the beautiful Old York Cellars Winery in Ringoes NJ! Contact the Winery for reservations.