John Stevens

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Wow! It’s 2020. When did that happen? I’ll be out and about at the end of February, playing a few all original shows at Special Treats on the 28th, and then at Leveneleven on the 29th as a part of their anniversary extravaganza. Then in March the Townes Tribute show I’ve been organizing is taking place on the Seventh at the legendary Kraken in Chapel Hill. The line up is amazing, I am stoked. See you out there!

Upcoming shows:

  • February 21 – Copper Cricket, Sanford
  • February 28 – Special Treats, Chapel Hill
  • February 29 – Leveneleven, Greensboro, Anniversary Show 3-5
  • March 7 – Kraken, Townes Van Zandt Tribute Show

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 Stevens 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