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posted by Bruce Jordahl
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Johnsons In Heat At Beachside Billy’s

Thanks to all that came out to our recent show at Beachside Billy’s. Temperatures were up that day but thanks to our cool crowd a splendid time was enjoyed by all. Our Tom Petty set was well received, our friends Red, Hot and Blue played a set, and we finished the night with a LCD Classic Rock Dance Party. Miss the fun? Join our mailing list to keep fresh on upcoming gigs.

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posted by Bruce Jordahl
Monday, June 24, 2019

Johnsons Petty Tribute @ Volente Friday June 28

Johnsons To Revive Petty Tribute at Beachside Billys

Head out to Beachside Billy’s in Volente this Friday, June 28th for a whompin’ good time. First set is our Tom Petty Tribute show, featuring Robert Mokry. Second set … anything goes!! But how about some ZZ Top? Join us on the water for a cool evening 8-11 pm.

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posted by Bruce Jordahl
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Johnsons To Play Tom Petty Tribute Show October 13th @ Sidelines

The Swingin’ Johnsons will be performing a Tom Petty Tribute Show on Friday, October 13th at Sidelines Sport Grille in Cedar Park. The music will happen from 7:30 – 10PM, but come early for Heartbreaker related activities. If you miss Tom as much as we do, you won’t want to miss this special performance.

Sidelines’ address is 200 Buttercup Creek Blvd, Cedar Park, TX 78613.

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posted by Bruce Jordahl
Monday, June 26, 2017

Johnsons Rock Lone Star Grille At Leander High School Reunion

Saturday June 24th, a little ole’ group named the Swingin’ Johnson tore the roof off at Cedar Park’s Lone Star Grill & Amphitheater. Leander High School ’82 Alumni were joined by previous and future classmates at a LHS throw down. Elvis made a guest appearance, and everybody had a really great time. It’s a fabulous venue with super food – and you can even eat outside. In fact, the weather gave everybody a break, and it was pleasant enough to eat outside! After one, two or three sets, the neighbors called the police, and they arrived on several occasions to comment on the band’s volume! Now that’s rock n’ roll. As always, the band vows to bring smaller amps next time. Thanks to all that came out, The SJ’s love you!

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posted by Bruce Jordahl
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Swingin’ Johnsons To Perform at Texas School For The Deaf Benefit

The Johnsons are playing a set at 5pm this Saturday May 6th at Oasis Texas Brewing Company for SND ROCKS. Come check us out, along with all the other great bands playing this weekend!

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posted by Bruce Jordahl
Thursday, January 26, 2017

Johnsons Get Outdoors For LDI 2017

FLASHBACK (October 2017): The lighting industry’s own Swingin’ Johnsons performing outside the 2017 Lighting Dimensions Exhibition at the Las Vegas Convention Center

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posted by Bruce Jordahl
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Thommy Hall Performs With Ned LeDoux at NFR

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Swingin’ Johnsons drummer Thommy Hall was coerced onstage to perform with his friend Ned LeDoux during the recent National Finals Rodeo in Cowboy Corral in Las Vegas. Ned commented to Thommy, ‘you rock!’. While the Swingin’ Johnsons are in hiatus to record their highly anticipated third album, band members are filling in the time with sweet gigs such as this. Johnson’ guitarist Robert Mokry recently completed his third Dobro Summit in Nashville, and other Johnsons Scott Church and Bruce Jordahl are just trying to stay out of trouble. Stay tuned for more Swingin’ Johnsons news, including upcoming performances in 2017. Happy Holidays from the Johnsons!

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posted by Bruce Jordahl
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Swingin’ Johnsons Perform At LDI 2016 Tradeshow

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Lighting industry house band The Swingin’ Johnsons once again performed at the Lighting Dimensions International trade show in Las Vegas. This year the group played outside the hall as part of the LDI Outdoors Celebration following the first exhibition day. Although it was a short set, there were many epic musical moments, and The Johnsons secured their spot as a band that will bend over backwards to entertain the industry. Singer / guitarist Bruce Jordahl commented, “It was a short gig but I think one of our better ones overall. Thanks to LDI and the crew for making this happen!”

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Johnsons Rock Sidelines With Leander Class of ’82

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The Swingin’ Johnsons are recovering nicely after playing an epic gig last weekend at Sidelines Sports Bar in Cedar Park, TX. Joining the band and the venue’s regulars were many members of Leander High School’s Class of 1982 graduates, on hand to watch fellow Leander Lion Robert Mokry lead the band through a tasty mix of introspective classics, feverish dance opuses(es) and other musical gumbo. The band played late into the evening, closing with ‘Play That Funky Music’, which caused the entire stage and bandstand to levitate and shake, rattle and roll. Stay tuned for more Johnsons gigs on the patio this summer, and thanks to all that came out!

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posted by Bruce Jordahl
Thursday, June 30, 2016

Sj’s To Play Sidelines Sports Bar July 1st

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The Swingin’ Johnsons will be performing live on the patio Friday night, July 1st at Sidelines Sports Bar in Cedar Park, TX  from 7-ish to 10:30pm.

According to sources close to the band, the Johnsons are really going to mix it up a bit at their next gig. First, they are unveiling a host of material that will be largely unfamiliar to the regular crowd, including new dance material sure to please the ladies. Next, the group will be utilizing a new state-of-the-art Class D powered PA system for an even cleaner and more balanced sound. They have even brought in noted lighting designer Chip Bullock from India to focus the LED PARs for a classic ‘Studio 54’ look. It’s also been rumored that the band will no longer smoke or eat red meat on the bandstand. Finally the group is offering a ‘direct to the public one day only’ sale of CDs and apparel.

Sidelines is located at 200 Buttercup Creek Cedar Park, TX 78613. They offer great food and drinks, and a splendid time is guaranteed for all. The Swingin’ Johnsons are Robert Mokry (guitar, vocals, keyboards, harmonica, dobro and mandolin, harmonica, etc.), Bruce Jordahl (guitar, vocals, keyboards), Jason Rasberry (bass) and Spencer Clarke (drums and percussion).

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