John Stevens

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Had a great time at Carrboro Music Fest this year! October looks to be whole lot of fun too. Heading back to Funguys brewing, playing in a John Prine Tribute show, and have my first show at Fullsteam Brewery on the 20th.

Upcoming shows:

  • January 11 – Greensboro Curb Market Alternate Location 9-11
  • January 12 – Neville’s Quarter Songwriter Bonanza III at the Pit in Chapel Hill
  • January 18 – Leveneleven Brewery Greensboro 7-10
  • January 29 – NC Vibe Songwriter showcase 2nd Wind, Carrboro 8-11

Artist Information:

Genre: Folk / Americana — Hometown: Hillsborough, NC — Sounds Like: Gordon Lightfoot, Eddie Vedder, Sturgil Simpson — Influences: Townes VanZandt, Todd Snider, Jason Isbell — Label: Cedar Cat Records

Sentimental Johnny is a singer/songwriter from Hillsborough, NC. His musical roots grow from timeless troubadours like Townes VanZandt, John Prine, and Todd Snider. His sharp lyrics, smooth baritone, and spare guitar picking come together to pull listeners in close, enchanting and entertaining them with his songs from the heart.

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Click here for my single, Cold November Night, available for download everywhere!


Who needs you РWords and Music © John Stevens 2017
My take on Prince’s Classic, “Nothing Compares 2 U
Covering the amazing Tom Petty’s “Yer So Bad”
This is a new song called “Marie” I entered in NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert this year. Words and music ¬©John Stevens 2019