Current Tour Dates

Upcoming performances

2024 Shows

April 20, Helluva Lounge, Kobe (Guru Moon)
May 7, Nipponbashi R/H/B, Osaka (Guru Moon)
May 11, Submarine, Kyoto (Guru Moon)
June 8, Honky Tonk, Kyoto (solo show)
August 23, Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA (Alex solo)

 

 

 

Saturday, April 20, Helluva Lounge, Kobe (Guru Moon)

Excited to play this legendary live house in the heart of Kobe!

When: Saturday, April 20
Where: Helluva Lounge
3 Chome-1-18 Shimoyamatedori, Chuo Ward
Kobe, Hyogo 650-0011
Directions
A short walk from Sannomiya Station!
Phone: 078-331-7732
Charge: ¥1500
Who:

Guru Moon
G’nd L
Iwata Shogo

Viva OTI

 

 

Tuesday, May 7, Nipponbashi R/H/B, Osaka (Guru Moon)

When: Tuesday, May 7
Where: Nipponbashi R/H/B
〒542-0073 Osaka, Chuo Ward, Nipponbashi
1 Chome−8, 地下1 真幸ビル
Directions
What time: 7:00 PM
How much: TBA
Who:
SANMOJI
Guru Moon
Others TBA

Come on out to this very cool, laid-back venue (check them out on Insta)
This will be my band, Guru Moon’s first Osaka show, and we will be opening for a fantastic instrumental rock band called SANMOJI (featuring The Wex’s Masaji Uesugi on guitar)

Saturday, May 11, Submarine, Kyoto, (Guru Moon)

When: Saturday, May 11
Where: Submarine 
〒615-0062 Kyoto, Ukyo Ward, Saiinhitsujisarucho 1
House do Co. Ltd.Bldg.
Directions here

How Much: TBD
Contact: alex@colorwaymusic.com for advance tickets
What time: Open 18:00/Start 19:00
Who:
Guru Moon

Blue Dog Drive
More TBA

Excited to return to this amazing live house in the Saiin area of Kyoto! 

Saturday, June 8, Honky Tonk, Kyoto, Japan

Super excited to perform at Kyoto’s longest-running live houses! Adam (from Atlanta, GA) is one of the best singer-songwriters living in Kyoto. He has a brand new album out called “Pieces.” Listen to it here!
The HillAndon is an amazing band (trio for this show, sans drums) that I’ve wanted to play with for a while now. 
Great food, drinks, and country vibe!

When: Saturday, June 8
Where: The Honky Tonk
1040 Iwakura Hataedacho
Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, 606-0015
Directions
Phone: 0075-701-8015
How much: TBA (contact alex@colorwaymusic for reservations)
Who:
Alex Johnson
Adam Bretherick (ADM)
The HillAndon (acoustic)

Friday, August 23, Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA (solo show)

Making a visit back to the homeland. Come by and say hi.

When: Friday, 8/23/24
Where: Luthier’s Co-op: http://www.luthiers-coop.com/
108 Cottage St
Easthampton, MA
Directions: http://alturl.com/7ccu4
What time: 7:00 pm
Phone: (413) 527-6627
Email: info@luthiers-coop.com
How Much: Free (tips appreciated)

Lineup:

Alex Johnson
Others TBA

 

 

 

 

 

 

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At all my shows, I’ll be playing songs that I’ve written and recorded since moving to Kyoto in 2019. You can listen to them here!

 

 

 
 
 
 

Booking/Press/Radio:
Alex Johnson
alex@colorwaymusic.com
413.320.8541

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Performance History

 

 

Alex Johson Japan/Asia dates

2023

3/18 Makeshift, Kobe, Japan
4/30 Bar Overground, Kyoto, Japan
5/27 Pop!Pizza
6/22/23 Nashville West, Takatsuki, Japan
6/24 Alchemy, Kobe, Japan
7/8 Make Shift, Kobe, Japan
7/9 Live & Salon Yaso (夜想), Kyoto, Japan
8/12 Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA (USA)
9/23 Pop! Pizza, Kyoto, Japan
9/29 The Wex, Nishinomiya, Japan
10/14 Alchemy Kobe

2022

7/2 Makeshift, Kobe, Japan

2021

11/3 Negaposi, Kyoto, Japan
11/20 Makeshift, Kobe, Japan

2020

1/16 Hard Rain, Ōsaka, Japan
1/30 Negaposi, Kyoto, Japan
2/15 Pop Pizza, Kyoto, Japan
3/8 Negaposi, Kyoto, Japan

2019

11/23 Kyoto Rooterx2 Kyoto, Japan
12/7 Pop Pizza, Kyoto, Japan
12/19 Gattaca, Kyoto, Japan

2019 (USA)

1/3 Whetstone Station, Brattleboro, VT
1/4 Strong Style Coffee, Fitchburg, MA
1/25 TOAD, Cambridge, MA
1/26 Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA
2/15 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show)
3/14 Whetstone Station, Brattleboro, VT
3/21 The Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA (w/ The Yardbirds)
3/22 MGM, Springfield, MA (solo show)
4/5 Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA
4/12 Strong Style Coffee, Fitchburg, MA
4/20 Three County Fairgrounds, Northampton, MA (Extravaganja)
4/27 Bread Euphoria, Williamsburg, MA (solo show)
5/17 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show)
5/24 MGM Springfield, MA (solo show)
5/30 Whetstone Station, Brattleboro, VT
6/21 Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA
6/22 TOAD, Cambridge, MA
7/11 Whetstone Station, Brattleboro, VT

 

2018

2/2 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show)
2/3 Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA
2/15 Hawks and Reed PAC, Greenfield, MA
2/17 Bread Euphoria, Haydenville, MA (solo show)
3/3 Wayward Social, Brooklyn, NY
3/10 TOAD, Cambridge, MA
3/11 Winter Music Fest, Northampton, MA
3/30 The Wex, Nishinomiya, Japan
4/7 Good Heavens!, Tokyo, Japan
4/13 Dinosaur BBQ, Troy, NY
4/14 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA
4/19 The Stomping Ground, Putnam, CT
4/21 The Academy of Music, Northampton, MA (with the Young@Heart Chorus)
4/26 Nadim’s, Springfield, MA (with Cliff Eberhardt, Louise Mosrie, Ray Mason, Jim Henry and Lisa Martin)
4/28 The Pour Farm Tavern, New Bedford, MA
5/4 Fitzwilly’s, Northampton, MA
5/31 SALTO Radio, Amsterdam, NL (solo radio show performance)
6/9 Cultural Chaos Fest, Easthampton, MA
6/15 The Stomping Ground, Putnam, CT
6/16 TOAD, Cambridge, MA (album release party)
6/21 New City Brewery, Easthampton, MA (album release party!)
7/6 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show)
7/21 Berkshire East, Charlemont, MA
7/26 Luxe Burger, Springfield, MA (solo show)
7/27 The Rough Draft, Hamden, CT
8/2 Downtown Beats Concert Series, Kendrick Park, Amherst, MA
8/10 Luxe Burger, Springfield, MA
8/16 Whetstone Station, Brattleboro, VT
8/18 Look Park Food Truck Festival, Florence, MA (solo show)
8/21 Pines Theater, Florence, MA 
8/26 “Stand Up To Cancer” Benefit at the Ashfield Town Hall, Ashfield, MA
8/30 The Stomping Ground, Putnam, CT (solo show)
9/7 Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA
9/8 TOAD, Cambridge, MA
9/9 Narrows Center For The Arts, Fall River, MA
9/15 Dinosaur BBQ, Troy, NY
9/22 Look Park Brew Fest–Florence, MA
10/6 Old 78 Farm Fest–Warwick, MA
10/7 Hyland Orchard Pavillion–Sturbridge, MA
11/8 Whetstone Station–Brattleboro, VT
11/9 The Stomping Ground–Putnam, CT
11/10 TOAD–Cambridge, MA
11/16 Fort Hill Brewery–Easthampton, MA

 

2017

1/7 Warwick Town Hall, Warwick, MA
1/19 Middle East, Boston, MA
1/20 Pauly’s Hotel, Albany, NY
1/22 The Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA (opening for Davy Knowles)
2/4 Bread Euphoria (solo show), Haydenville, MA
2/11 Sandywoods Center For The Arts, Tiverton, RI
2/24 Luthier’s Co-op–Easthampton, MA
3/17 Shrine–New York, NY
3/19 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show)
3/24 New City Brewery, Easthampton, MA
3/30 Whetstone Station, Brattleboro, VT
4/7 The Falcon, Marlboro, NY
4/20 Luthier’s Co-op (solo show), Easthampton, MA
4/22 The Basement (solo show w/Jeremiah Tall), Northampton, MA
4/27 Silvana, New York, NY
4/28 Crossroads RVA, Richmond, VA
4/29 The Pour House Music Hall, Raleigh, NC
4/30 The Electric Maid, Washington, D.C.
5/7 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show)
5/12 PA’s Lounge, Somerville, MA
5/26 Manhattan Pizza, Burlington, VT
5/28 Deja Brew, Wendell, MA
6/3 Shrine World Music Venue, New York, NY
6/8 Sierra Grille, Northampton, MA
6/11 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show)
7/1 Pines Theater, Look Park, Florence, MA (solo show)
7/13 Pre-fest Fest @ Energy Park, Greenfield, MA
7/14 Lantern Hall, Brooklyn, NY
7/27 Pacific Lodge, Amherst, MA
8/5 Pines Theater at Look Park, Florence, MA
8/6 Iron Horse Music Hall, J Scott “Bow Bow” Brandon Memorial Show
8/12 West Springfield Town Common, Taste of The Valley
8/19 Look Park Food Truck Festival, Florence, MA (solo show)
8/19 The Calvin Theater, Northampton, MA (opening for Kenny Wayne Shepherd)
8/20 Homefield Brewing Co., Sturbridge, MA (Two Man Guy: Alex J and Scott Hall)
8/22 The Pines Theater, Florence, MA
9/8 Private Party–Salem, New Hampshire
9/9 Mine Oyster–Boothbay Harbor, ME (Boothbay Harbor Festival)
9/15 Manhattan Pizza, Burlington, VT
9/16 Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA
9/22 13th Floor Music Lounge–Florence, MA (solo show)
11/1 Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA (opening for The Yardbirds)
11/4 Healy Guitars, Easthampton, MA (solo show)
11/16 Whetstone Station, Brattleboro, VT
12/2 One Caroline, Saratoga Springs, NY
12/31 The Parlor Room, Northampton, MA

2016

1/9  The Basement, Northampton, MA
1/16 Bread Euphoria, Haydenville, MA
2/12 The Low Beat, Albany, NY
2/13 Ralph’s Rock Diner, Worcester, MA
2/19 Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA
3/12 The Basement, Northampton, MA
3/19 Aeronaut Brewing Co., Somerville, MA
3/25 VIVA Paragon Cafe, Providence, RI
3/26 The Bowery Electric, New York, NY
3/30 The Half Door, Hartford, CT
3/31 The Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA
(opening for Delta Deep feat. Phil Collen of Def Leppard
and Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots)
4/23 Bread Euphoria, Haydenville, MA
5/6 The Calvin Theater, Northampton, MA (supporting Foreigner)
5/12 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (Alex solo show)
5/14 The Skinny Pancake, Burlington, VT
5/20 Metropolis, Brattleboro, VT
6/17 Taste of Amherst, Amherst, MA
6/24 Ashfield Lakehouse, Ashfield, MA
7/9 Green River Festival, Greenfield, MA
7/14 The Bitter End, New York, NY
7/23 Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA
7/27 The Half Door, Hartford, CT
7/30 The Eclectic, Willimantic, CT
7/31 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show)
8/4 The Beachcomber, Wellfleet, MA
8/11 Plan B, Springfield, MA
8/21 Boston Green Fest, Boston, MA
8/21 Aeronaut Brewing Co., Somerville, MA
8/30 Look Park, Florence, MA, Transperformance 26: Labor Party
9/3 The Root Cellar, Greenfield, MA w/ Flux Capacitor
9/10 Rapscallion Brewery, Two Man Guy (Alex and Scott Hall)
9/16 La Boca, Middletown, CT
9/17 The Basement, Northampton, MA
9/23 The Skinny Pancake, Hanover, NH
9/24 North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival, Orange, MA
9/25 Whetstone Station, Brattleboro, VT
10/2 Narrows Center For The Arts, Fall River, MA (opening for Ian Hunter)
10/6 The Outer Space Ballroom, Hamden, CT (opening for Richard Lloyd of Television)
10/22 Pauly’s Hotel, Albany, NY
11/13 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show)
11/18 Pour Judgement, Newport, RI
12/2 Arlene’s Grocery, New York, NY
12/9 Narrows Center For The Arts, Fall River, MA (opening for Quinn Sullivan)
12/31 The Parlor Room, Northampton, MA

2015

1/8 Iron Horse Music Hall (David Bowie Tribute)
2/19 The Outer Space, Hamden, CT
2/20 Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA
3/20 One Bar, Northampton, MA
4/19 The Bowery Electric, New York, NY
4/28 Bourbon and Branch, Philadelphia, PA
4/29 The Coffee Pot Roadhouse, Roanoke, VA
4/30 Deep South, Raleigh, NC
5/1 Clare And Don’s, Falls Church, VA
5/7 The Narrows Center For The Arts, Fall River, MA
5/14 Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA (album release)
5/15 Radio Bean, Burlington, VT
6/18 Amherst Common, Taste of Amherst, MA
6/25 Florence Concert on the Porch, Florence, MA
7/29 The Half Door, Hartford, CT
9/19 The Basement, Northampton, MA                
10/10 Hyland Orchard Pavillion, Sturbridge, MA (early show)                                                                              
10/10 The Spot Underground, Providence, RI (late show                                                                       
10/23 Radio Bean, Burlington, VT
11/4 The Half Door, Hartford, CT
11/7 Hank’s Saloon, Brooklyn, NY
11/22 Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA (opening for The Yardbirds)
12/31 St John’s Episcopal Church, Northampton, MA (First Night Northampton)

2014

5/1 30 N. Maple St. Florence Night Out, Florence, MA
5/17 Chicopee Kielbasa Fest. Szot Park, Chicopee, MA
5/24 Iron Horse Music Hall
6/20 Taste of Amherst, Amherst, MA
6/22 Millside Park, Easthampton, MA
7/24 Sierra Grille, Northampton, MA
7/27 Sidewalk Sales, Downtown Northampton, MA
8/10 Hyland Orchard and Brewery, Fiskdale, MA
8/26 Pines Theater, Northampton, MA
9/28 Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA
10/10 Luthier’s Co-op, Northampton, MA
10/22 The Cantab, Cambridge, MA
12/12 The Basement, Northampton, MA
12/31 Theater 14, Smith College, Northampton, MA

2013

3/3 The Parlor Room, Northampton, MA
6/29 Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA (album release)
9/20 The Elevens, Northampton, MA
12/13  Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA (opening for The Z3 with Ed Mann)
3/16 Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA (opening for Matt Schofield)
4/5 Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA (with Mark Schwaber)

 

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