Some of us spend April 15 doing our taxes; this year John got to spend April 15 hanging out with Garrison Keillor, Chris Thile, Aoife O’Donovan, and Christine DiGiallonardo. Not bad. John got together with Chris Thile to do a salute to Merle Haggard and Steve Young on “Sometimes I Dream.” He also did “All
Here’s something cool: John’s song, She Knows, was featured on the latest Welcome to Night Vale! You can hear it at about the 18:40 mark, right here:
This past summer, John opened for Robert Earl Keen at the very cool eTown Hall in Boulder, Colorado. Not only do the good folks at eTown put on really great shows, they also broadcast those shows on radio across the country AND post the audio and video on their site and make the shows available
John appeared on A Prairie Home Companion last month and had a great time! He chatted with Garrison and did “Going Home,” “She Knows,” “Until You Were Gone,” and “When You’re Here.” Listen to the whole show and clips of John’s songs here.
John and the band had a great time in the Big Apple, taping their August 28 appearance on The Late Show With David Letterman. Here’s some video and a few photos from the day.
John did an in-studio interview with our friends at WFUV in New York, and they’ve posted the audio, as well as some video clips. Here’s “When You’re Here.” You can listen to the interview and watch the other videos, “Going Home” and “Ain’t Nobody’s Business” on the WFUV website.
John joined National Geographic Weekend’s Boyd Matson to talk about songwriting and songs and “Songs.”
“You have your whole life to write your first record.” John shares his thoughts about the new album, being a songwriter, and what he’s learned in these past couple of years. Also, catch some of the new songs as he performed them at the Heartbreaker Banquet last month. Enjoy! Preorder “Songs” NOW on iTunes! Preorder
Our good friends at Jam in the Van have done it again. They’ve posted two great videos they made with John and the band at Willie Nelson’s Heartbreaker Banquet at SXSW this year. Sometimes all you want is a slow song. Here’s two from John’s new CD, Songs.
The video for the first single from John’s upcoming ‘Songs’ album is out! What’s so bad about “Happy”? Filmed at Willie Nelson’s Heartbreaker Banquet during this year’s SXSW, the video had its premiere on the Texas Monthly website. it’s hard not to be happy if you’re a 25-year-old songwriter and you’re playing a set, and