Jeremiah Johnson

Singer Songwriter Guitarist

Born and raised in St. Louis, Jeremiah Johnson blends the sounds of the south, with Mississippi River blues and a touch of country flair. Emotionally charged blues rock, powered by the common man’s passion for life and all the struggles in-between. He is known for writing songs with meaning, a powerfully persuasive voice and master class musicianship.  After signing a record deal with Ruf Records in March of 2018, Johnson has released three chart toping releases. Straitjacket (#6 August 2018), Heavens to Betsy (#1 April 2020), Unemployed Highly Annoyed (#4 November 2020).  Combined with his previous two releases, GRIND (#8 November 2015), Blues Heart Attack (#5 August 2016); Johnson’s last five releases have all been in the top 8 of the Billboard Blues Album Charts.  Jeremiah Johnson is a 2022 Blues Music Award Nominee for the best blues rock album, Unemployed Highly Annoyed.  Over the last four years, Johnson has toured the US and performed nearly two hundred European shows, opening for Mike Zito and as a featured artist in the 2020 Ruf’s Blues Caravan.  He was recently a featured artist on the Nov 2021 Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise.