Select Venues and Festivals
Taste of Amherst, Amherst, MA
Colorway is a guitar heavy, pop rock trio from Northampton, Mass, formed and fronted by Independent Music Award winning guitarist, F Alex Johnson (The Young@Heart Chorus/Drunk Stuntmen).
Since forming in 2012 Colorway has shared stages with Foreigner, The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, The Yardbirds, Delta Deep (feat. members of Def Leppard and Stone Temple Pilots), Ian Hunter, Quinn Sullivan and Television's Richard Lloyd (who called the group "amazing and inspiring") and was included in the 2016 Green River Festival alongside Dawes, Los Lobos, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Shakey Graves, Peter Wolf and NRBQ.
The band's third album, These Are The Days is slated for release on 6/21/18 and includes Chris Collingwood (Fountains of Wayne/Look Park) on backup vocals. The album--co-produced by Danny Bernini (Blondie, Martin Sexton, Stryper)--features nine songs about incredible love, loss, heartbreak and joy in this world we're forced to share.
"'These Are The Days' will give you hope for humanity" --Chris Goudreau, The Valley Advocate
“'These Are the Days' shows Colorway’s breadth, without stinting on depth […] a rock-solid collection of songs with catchy hooks, taut riffs and hard-won wisdom.” –Eric R Danton, Listen, Dammit (Paste/Pitchfork/Rolling Stone)
"And shine they certainly do . . . with songs that will appeal to timeless pop-rock fans." --PowerOfPop, Singapore
"Bravo! Bravissimo!! Universal material that will appeal to people from all over the world, at any age!" --Patrick Moraz, Yes/The Moody Blues
"Well worth checking out" --Punk Globe
"[...] a tight unit whose brand of amiable pop-rock is captured here in clean, crisp recordings."--Music Connection Magazine
“GREAT guitar throughout these nine, tight, non-overproduced songs. Very fluid and imaginative playing and Alex isn’t afraid to take chances. An excellent album.” —Tom Guerra, Vintage Guitar Magazine
"Again, a brilliant example of fresh, unpretentious melodic—great guitar—and on and on . . . rock of today." --Lord Litter, Radio Marabu, Germany
"Alex's guitar playing is exceptional, and the whole vibe is positive and fun--well done!" --Morgan Fisher, Mott the Hoople/Queen
"Great stuff!" --Chris Collingwood, Fountains of Wayne/Look Park
"You gotta hear this band!" Peter Holsapple, The dB's