Johnny Bennett

Johnny Bennett

BandPopSinger/Songwriter

"Refreshing and new, Johnny Bennett is very much the future of bluesy singer-songwriter indie rock." Dino Lull, Metro Spirit

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Biography

Johnny Bennett had a break out year in 2009. His release "The Violet Hush" broke major ground at Triple A Radio with his first US single, World on fire, staying in the top 200 for 13 weeks. "The Violet Hush" got 42 positive reviews at press and "The Violet Hush Tour" made primary stops in Los Angeles, New York and London.

Johnny Bennett's upcoming release, Gone Missing, was recorded in Oxfordshire, England in October 2009 and will release 01 March 2010.

Johnny Bennett has opened for:

The Doobie Brothers
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Pat Benetar
Simple Minds
Maceo Parker

College Performances:

Humboldt University - Arcata, CA
UCLA - Los Angeles, CA
Ithaca College - Ithaca, NY
College of the Redwoods - Eureka, CA
NC school of the Arts - Winston-Salem, NC
Ball State University - Muncie, IN
Penn State - State College, PA

-The song “Favors” placed in upcoming feature release “Outrage” starring Michael Madsen
-MTV Road Rules - License
-MTV My Sweet Sixteen - License
-MTV Human Giant - License
-MTV The Hills - License
-Lifetime Americas Pyc. Challenge - License
-USA Network Dr. Steveo Show – License
-3 songs used in the award winning short film “On the Couch” Directed by Tai Fauci
-2 songs used by Mountain Dew “Amp Energy Drink” promo CD.
-The music video for “Where We Belong” selected by The Sunscreen Film Festival.

Booking Contact:

Main: Johnny Bennett, False Momentum Songs, violethush@gmail.com, 615.243.6896

Discography

The Going Price 1999
Demonstrations of False Momentum 2003
Here’s Tomorrow 2006
Red Light Room EP 2007
The Violet Hush 2009
Gone Missing 2010

Set List

Johnny Bennett draws from his full songbook in his live performances.

Covers have been known to include:

Which will - Nick Drake
Living with the law - Chris Whitley
In spite of me - Morphine
Hot Burrito #1 - Graham Parsons