FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Halifax, NS, Canada -- "Good Morning Mr. Blue Sky" -- Hi folks. My good buddy CBC's Weekend Mornings host Stan Carew and I have written a song we think is pretty timely given the awful winter we had. We're very excited about this. Hope you like it. Featuring David Myles on trumpet. Click "Read more..." for more info and a link below to listen listen now!
John Campbelljohn first got together with Stan Carew to write songs for Good To Go, East Coast Music Awards nominated...
Dunlop Capo/Slide Converter saves me a lot of hassle...
This little gem has been a big breakthrough for me carrying multiple guitars on the road. Strap it on your guitar neck and you have an instant, high action slide guitar or dobro styled "squareneck" guitar. For more information, click here. Click here for a Jim Dunlop interview with Capo/Slide Converter developer Ken Davidson.
May 22, 2013
Proud To Be Jim Dunlop Artist
I'm very proud to have been recently added to the Jim Dunlup family of artists, alongside such greats as Billy Gibbons, Buddy Guy and Eddie Van Halen just to name a few. For more information click here.
May 22, 2013
Celtic Blues Steps Up A Notch!
Had a great week of gigs with awesome fiddler & fellow Cape Bretoner Dwayne Coté. Exciting things to come!
September 25, 2012
NEW RELEASE For European fans!
The Land Of The Livin' "On the occasion of Canada’s exceptional Blues Artist John Campbelljohn's tour in September/October 2012 & Blues News, Germany's official Blues Magazine, proudly presents 25 selected tracks on a double CD. John celebrating his 40th On Stage anniversary with “Land Of The Livin”.
On Wednesday, March 28, John did a special slide guitar performance of our national anthem for an enthusiastic Cape Breton crowd of hockey fans at Center 200 arena, Sydney, Nova Scotia. It was game 4 of the playoffs between the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles and St. John Seadogs. John's performance marked a pre-game tribute to the Cape Breton East Coast Music Awards nominees. Pics here - http://www.capebretonpost.com/Slideshow
September 26, 2011
CBC East Coast Music with Bob Mersereau Music Review: John Campbelljohn - Celtic Blues Live In Hamburg
With the news full of doom and gloom for the economy, I've picked up a recurring theme from the commentators. It's said Canada needs to lessen its reliance on our biggest trading partner by far, the U.S. With our economies so connected, we are hooked to a country that ain't exactly doing great these days. We need to strike up more trade with others that are doing well, such as China, Brazil, or Germany.
Hey, some Maritime artists have been working that angle for awhile. Acadians have long been...
NEW RELEASE for our European friends & fans, John Campbelljohn Band - Live In Nova Scotia available on ZYX Music / Pepper Cake Records!
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“The string magic of the front man fascinates!” Rolling Stone
“What applied to Neil Young or Joni Mitchell in former times, now applies to John Campbelljohn…an exceptionally gifted slide guitarist who plays at a level of Sonny Landreth or Ry Cooder.” Blues News, Germany
“A fabulous entertainer, who conducts a blues whistle-along, and tosses in a strain of Smoke On The Water just to see if everybody is listening. They were. They came, they whistled, and they roared, and Campbelljohn conquered.” Halifax Herald, Canada
"Campbelljohn is clever, inventive, powerful, entertaining, and unique...an artist who’s a rare gem." Blues Revue, USA
Blues Revue USA: Celtic Blues ISSUE #132 NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2011 - Having recently seen John Campbelljohn’s strong band performance at this year’s (2011) edition of the Mont... Read more...
Blues News Germany: Good To Go Once again John Campbelljohn proves that the quality of Canadian musicians establishing themselves abroad, is above average and guarantees high... Read more...
Blues News Norway: Good To Go ZYX Music / Pepper Cake Records - John Campbelljohn from Canada has received awards like “Blues Guitarist Of The Year” and ”Canadian Slide... Read more...