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, Folk, 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.

2018 was a fantastic year!  After playing 105 shows in each 2016 and 2017, I had the great fortune of playing 152 shows in 2018!  2019 is setting up to be another busy year of bringing my music out to a whole lot of folks!  Please check the site for my live performance schedule.

In 2019, I am not only planning to release my fourth CD, but in addition, due to much request, I am also planning the release of a Christmas album!  It's going to be a busy 2019!


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

Here's What's Happening

Another Debut Show! 

TONIGHT!!!  My debut at the Ratheskellar Bar at The National Hotel in Frenchtown NJ!  I'll be performing a bunch of great songs from 9:00PM to midnight!

It's Another Busy Winter 

Once again, winter is BUSY!  Five shows booked this week!  For the complete list, check the Show Schedule on the site.  Hope to see you at one or more ofmy shows!

My First New Song of 2019! 

Well, that didn't take long.  This morning, I wrote my first new song of the new year!  "With These Hands" could be one of my best!  Hopefully an indication of many great songs to follow.

What a Year 2018 Was!!! 

152 SHOWS!!!  Yes, I played 152 shows in 2018!  I am so grateful to all the venues who booked me, and all the folks who attended the shows!  After taking the last week of December off, I'll be back at it, starting January 3rd at Old Croton Bar & Grill in Flemington NJ!  I'm looking forward to a great 2019!

An Amazing Six Years 

This weekend marks six years as a solo performer!  It has been a wonderful ride.  During this time, I have released three CD's (I'm now writing for the 4th) and played 538 shows!  I am so grateful to everyone who has booked me or came out to a show or bought a CD or had me on their radio show or contributed to my records or said a kind word about my music.  And there's a lot more music to come!  What matters most to me is that folks enjoy my music.   Feeling most appreciative!

On the Radio! 

Tonight, I will be the guest for Tyler Gran's "Night Moves" show on WDVR, 89.7 FM, out of Sergeantsville, NJ!  We'll be talking about my music journey and stories behind some of my songs.  Their website is www.wdvrfm.org.  The show starts at 10:00PM!

Another Busy Weekend! 

Three shows in 26.5 hours!  Friday 7/20 @ the Come Together Music Series in Clinton NJ!  Saturday 7/21 @ the market at The Shoppes at the Farm in Whitehouse Station NJ, the The Filling Station in Flemington NJ!  A total of 10.5 hours of playing time!

Another New Song! 

Yes!!!  Another new song in the books!  This one is titled "Should Have Done Better by You".  It's one of those personal, open-up-your-heart-and-let-people-look-in kind of songs.  Writing for the new album is coming along quite nicely!

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Here's Where I'm Playing Next

Apr27

Coo Coo Cachoo Debut at Old Croton

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Old Croton Bar & Grill, Old Croton Road, Flemington NJ

Ed Jankiewicz and I make our duet debut at the amazing Old Croton Bar & Grill in Flemington NJ!

May5

Coo Coo Cachoo at The National Hotel

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The National Hotel, Race Street, Frenchtown NJ

Ed Jankiewicz and I once again bring our Simon and Garfunkel show to the great National Hotel in Frenchtown NJ!

Thomas Johnston Plays Mama's Cafe

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Mama's Cafe Baci, Mountain Avenue, Hackettstown NJ

My monthly visit to the awesome Mama's Cafe Baci in Hackettstown NJ! Stop by for some amazing food and great music!

Thomas Johnston Plays Luna

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Luna Pizza Restaurant, Main Street, Three Bridges NJ

My monthly visit to the amazing Luna Pizza Restaurant in Three Bridges NJ! Enjoy an evening of incredible pizza and great music!

Thomas Johnston Debut at Great Barn Brewery

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Great Barn Brewery, West Mechanic Street, New Hope PA

Excited for my debut at the awesome Great Barn Brewery in New Hope PA! Enjoy some fine beers and great music!