John Neilson

John Neilson


John Neilson is a storyteller. John Neilson played Viper Room/Swinghouse Showcase SXSW 08. He moved to Austin in June & has been regulary playing Momo's, One2one, & other respected venues. John has done shows with Bob Schneider, Katy Perry, Meiko, Josh Radin, Jason Isbell, Paul Thron, Kevin Devine..


JOHN NEILSON HAS MOVED TO AUSTIN TX!!!!! COME ON OUT AND CATCH A SHOW. Breaking up is always hard to do, but sometimes, it works out for the best. John Neilson was only 24 when he was engaged and prepared to celebrate his wedding at his mother’s farm in Mount Airy, MD on the night of August 8, 2003. As fate would have it, John and his fiancée called the wedding off and hoping to find himself, John moved across the USA to Los Angeles, CA to pursue his career in songwriting and to heal his heart. Things haven’t been as easy at is seems on TV in the Hollywood Hills, but John has managed to make a name for himself in Los Angeles and across the USA with his songwriting and performances that range from urban blues to pop, to alt-country, southern rock, and everything in between. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2004, John had managed to become a regular performer at the LA Hot Spots like Hotel Café in Hollywood, as well as playing at the Troubadour, Viper Room, Key Club, House of Blues, Crash Mansion, and other staples of the LA music scene. John now lives in Austin TX, and is regularly playing the singer/songwriter rooms like Momo's, One2one, ect. John has performed/toured with Bob Schneider, Jason Reeves, Joshua Radin, KatyPerry, Meiko, Paul Thorn, One Republic ,Augustana, Brett Dennen, Jason Isbell, Patterson Hood, Meiko, Paul Thorn, Mat Kearney, AM, Blackfoot,Kevin Devine, Butch Walker, Kate Earle, Beth Orton, Jenny Owen Young, Molly Hatchet, AM, The Donnas, John Doe of X, Kinky, and many more. John has also written songs with Sophie B. Hawkins and has wrote songs for LA Guns as well as toured nationally with both. Most recently, John has signed licensing deals with Sony Pictures TV and MTV Networks and has his music placed. John has been working extensively with platinum-producer Jim Wirt at 4th Street Studios in Santa Monica and has released his SPOON EP, featuring the singles “Mexico” and “Spoon”, and now his Second EP "Missing in Action" featuring Wishing Well and Grip Me featuring Angie Mattson on vocals, is available on iTunes ect... John is back in the Studio working on his 3rd EP with Platinum Producer Jim Wirt... Look for it early fall. Buisness Stuff Management: Mickey Fortune 240.643.0517


If By Chance(2004)
Spoon EP (2007)
Missing in Action EP (2008)

Set List

John Neilson can play 1-2 hrs of orignal music by himself or with a 3 peice Band