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Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson - 9-11PM

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Back in IC after a great summer in Minnesota.  Looking forward to a night on stage at a great bistro/pub.  See you there!


Saturday, September 14th, 2013

Whitefish Chain Yacht Club Fall Commodore's Dinner

One-Man Johnson - 5:30-7PM

Maucieri's
Crosslake Mn [map]
Price: charity event

I am proud to play the Fall Commodore's Dinner, a charity event for the Whitefish Chain Yacht Club to be at Maucieri's.  It should be a lot of fun!


Saturday, September 14th, 2013

50 Lakes Bar and Bottle Shop

Booyah Festival - noon to 4PM

Highway 3
50 Lakes Minnesota [map]
Price: no charge

End of the summer Booyah cookout.  Wildgame stew served up with lots of beer and my music as a celebration of the approaching fall!


Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

An extra date added on to the summer!


Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Saturday, August 10th, 2013

Fitger's Brewhouse

One-Man Johnson - 10PM-1AM

600 East Superior Street
Duluth Minnesota 55802
US (218) 726-1392 [map]
Price: no cover charge

After a great day in the sun and my 2:30 set at the Bayfront Blues Festival, I will take my stuff over to Fitger's to play some more blues for the sunburnt hardcores!


Saturday, August 10th, 2013

Bayfront Blues Festival

One-Man Johnson Blues - 2PM as part of festival

W Railroad St & South 5th Ave W
Duluth Minnesota 55802
US [map]
Price: TBA

I am excited to return to Duluth to take part in one of the best blues festivals in the US.  I will be in the tent playing my set during main stage equipment change.  Three days of great music and food in an incredible setting right on Lake Superior!


Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Sackett's Bar and Grill

One-Man and Quick - 9-1PM

Brown Street
Rhinelander Wisconsin [map]
Price: no cover charge

Following the Fair show, Quick and I will hurry over to Sackett's to do alternate sets and combined finale for the residents at Downtown Brown Street.  Chris and Bob are your convivial hosts and we love playing this place which is the epitome of Rhinelander taverns!


Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Oneida County Fair

One Man & Mike Quick Singing in a Beer Tent - 3-7PM

Rhinelander Wisconsin [map]
Price: no cover charge

Me and Mike Quick split the bill at the County Fair.  Deja Vu from my childhood days when me and my little brother got lost, separated from my 3 older brothers.  Somebody escorted us to the center of the stage at the grandstand and chastised my older brothers for not looking out for us!

Now I'm back in my hometown to play music 60 years later!  How weird is that?


Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

Maucieri's

one-Man Johnson and Friends - 7-10 PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]

Back again!   See you there!


Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

A weekly gig now and it will feel like home to me!


Saturday, July 6th, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no charge

Very excited to play this club.  Great Italian food and Dawn, the owner loves featuring live music.


Saturday, June 29th, 2013

50 Lakes Day Celebration

One Man at 50 Lakes Day Civic Celebration - 12-4PM

Highway 3
50 Lakes Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

A family oriented outdoor celebration in the little town that Margery and I spend half the year in.  Great folks, lots of fun and food!


Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson - 8PM to around 10:30 or so

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]

Last gig of the summer in Iowa City till September!  See you there!


Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

The Village Meat Market and Cafe

One-Man Johnson with Daddy-o and DJ - 11AM-2PM

NewBo area
Cedar Rapids Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Wonderful food in a small room that is reminiscent of a New Orleans neighborhood smokehouse/meat market.  I really love to play my music in this little place!  I will be joined for this gig by Iowa Blues Hall of Fame members Dennis McMurrin and Dan Johnson.  We will take turns singing our songs and playing together.  Boy, you don't want to miss this!  Come for brunch or lunch.


Friday, June 14th, 2013

The Wine Bar of the Lincoln Cafe

One-Man Johnson - 8-10:30 or so

the strip
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Down from Minnesota to celebrate the wedding of a couple of good friends in Iowa City so I have a special evening scheduled at the Wine Bar!  See you there!


Saturday, May 11th, 2013

The Village Meat Market and Cafe

One-Man Johnson - 11AM-2PM

NewBo area
Cedar Rapids Iowa [map]
Price: no charge

Come and have some great food, Czech, Creole, Cajun, or Cedar Rapidian style, breakfast or lunch, and listen to some blues and ragtime songs.  The small restaurant area is next to the Meat Market itself and Lou and those butcher folk will be glad to see you and I will too!   After the music, take home some sausage, steak or home-made bacon.


Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson - 8PM to around 10:30 or so

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Last show before we head up to Minnesota for the summer.  We will think about you all as we dodge mosquitoes so big they have deer ticks hanging off 'em!  Still, loons calling in the moonlight, fishing for crappies , bass and northerns, 9 dollars for 18 holes of golf, wine on the screened in porch, cool nights for sleeping!  Ahhh!


Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Uptown Bill's

One-Man Johnson - 7PM

Dubuque Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: donation jar

I used to play the old Uptown Bill's when it was in the Uof Iowa Social Studies Building back a long time ago.  The new place has a wonderful stage and it is a joy to listen to music there.  I am really happy to have a chance to do my stuff for a new audience!


Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson - 8PM to around 10:30 or so

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Great food, especially the fries, great vibe, friendly folks...I love playing this place!


Saturday, April 13th, 2013

Stone City General Store

One-Man Johnson - 9PM

downtown
Stone City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Always great to be back on the stage at the General Store.  Fireplace blazing, beer flowing, chatter and laughter from the usual suspects.  I will be showcasing songs from the new CD and lots of old stuff as well!


Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Lincoln Wine Bar

Mike Quick with Robert 'One-Man' Johnson - 8PM-11PM

the strip
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Old friend Mike Quick who tours nationally singing his original songs and wailing away on a Bischoff guitar will do the first set.  Then I will do songs from my new CD, Soft Shoulders, Dangerous Curves and we will close the evening with some stuff done together.   You will really enjoy Mike's unique chord structures and wry lyrics!


Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Jitney Wine Bar

Robert One-Man Johnson with Rob Lumbard - 8-12

downtown
Monticello Iowa [map]
Price: ?

A two-fer.  I will be presenting my stuff along with long-time friend and traveling blues troubador Rob Lumbard.  We will split the bill and then do a finale set together.  This new wine bar, just opened, sounds like a great new venue for live music.


Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Concert at the Heyde Center for the Arts

One-Man Returns to Chippewa - 7PM

High Street
Chippewa Falls Wisconsin [map]
Price: 11 dollars

Very excited to return to the town where we lived for 5 years to sing and play for people whom we haven't seen in many years.  I wrote quite a few songs during that time, many of them about the wonderful people from Frenchtown.  See you there!


Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Mad Toast at Brinks

Mad Toast - ?

downtown address to be announced
Madison Wisconsin [map]
Price: ?

A live podcast, radio broadcast concert/interview that is held at Brink's a bar and music venue in downtown Madison.  High level video will be produced for Vimeo and for YouTube.


Saturday, March 16th, 2013

Benefit for Tim Kula

Benefit for Tim Kula - all day, I'm on at 5PM

Waubeek Tavern
Waubeek Iowa [map]
Price: donations

I used to play music in the bar and did a couple of blues festivals at Waubeek with John Hammond and also Bob Dorr's band. Tim just had a stroke and folks are gathering to offer him support.  I am not sure of all the folks playing music, but I will be on at 5PM.


Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Great Northern Blues Festival

Great Northern Blues Cafe - 1PM

Rothschild Pavilion
Rothschild Wisconsin [map]
Price: TBA

I will be doing the between show presentations during stage changes and maybe a little MC work.  Magic Slim, a blues legend and Corey Stevens, a Texas guitar-slinger will headline along with three other great blues acts.  It will be a great day of the blues!


Friday, March 8th, 2013

Malarkey's Pub

Robert One-Man Johnson - 9PM

408 3rd Ave.
Wausau Wisconsin 54401
US [map]

Blues show preceding day long Great Northern Blues Society Festival on Saturday.  I am looking forward to returning to Wausau to play music for you guys!  It's been a long time!


Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man's Blues - 8PM to around 10:30 or so

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Hopefully warmer weather will have set in to Iowa City.  It's alway toasty up in the Social!  See you there!


Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Lincoln Wine Bar

One-Man Johnson and Friends - 6:30 or so

the strip
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Chase the winter blahs away with a creative, wood-fired oven pizza and lots of songs from my new CD, Soft Shoulders, Dangerous Curves. Unless there is a shipping mishap from New Jersey, I will have copies available for the first time at this gig!  Always a great time, especially when Dale, Steve, and Bob add their instrumentation to my one-man routine!


Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Checkers Tavern

One-Man Johnson Blues - 7-10 PM

3120 6th St. SW
Cedar Rapids Iowa 52404
US 319-364-9927 [map]
Price: no cover charge

It has been a while, but I am very happy to return to a great neighborhood tavern with good food and a nice stage and sound.  See you there!


Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson - 7PMish

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Back at the Social...very cool new gastropub in downtown IC.  It is my third time and I am starting to feel like a regular!


Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

George's Buffet

One-Man's Blues - 8PM to around 11:30 or so

312 East Market
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Blowing the Winter Chill away on a Tuesday night!  New sound system, new songs and hopefully the new CD will be available.


Thursday, December 13th, 2012

The Wine Bar of the Lincoln Cafe

Robert 'One-Man' Johnson Solo - 7PM

Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Shakin' off the winter blues with some pizza and some new and old tunes.  As usual, expect the unusual with drop-in support from the neighborhood musicians!  A new sound system and modifications to the foot piano should make for improved listening.


Saturday, December 8th, 2012

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson - 7PM-10PM

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Starting an hour earlier, at 7PM, at the request of the boss.  I am looking forward to a return visit.  Really great food and the best french fries in Iowa City.  Goat sliders are killer too!  I have a new sound system and will add 12 string for this gig!  See you there!


Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Sackett's Bar and Grill

One-Man Johnson and Friends - 8-12PM

Brown Street
Rhinelander Wisconsin [map]
Price: no cover charge

Back for another visit to my roots.  I have a new sounds system and will be doing the first two sets solo and ending the evening with support from old pal Tommy Swearingen on drums and Jimmy Windorff on bass.  Should be a wild time up in the northwoods!


Saturday, November 10th, 2012

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson Folk Blues Concert - 8-10

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

My first gig at this new venue.  They say the food is great and I am excited to play!


Thursday, October 18th, 2012

George's

One-Man Johnson - 8-11PM

312 East Market
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Always a great evening in a warm and cozy neighborhood bar.  I enjoy playing music in this place!


Friday, October 12th, 2012

Lincoln Wine Bar

One-Man Returns - 8-11

the strip
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Back from up nort', hey?  Looking forward to a great night with all the wonderful MT Vernon folks!


Friday, September 21st, 2012

Maucieri's Crosslake

'One-Man' Johnson - 8-10 PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

First time at this club which has really great Italian food!


Saturday, September 15th, 2012

Booyah Festival 50 Lakes

Booyah! with One-Man Johnson - 1-4PM

50 Lakes Bar and Bottle Shop
50 Lakes Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Annual Booyah Festival, featuring a gigantic cauldron of stew served up along with music by Robert 'One-Man' Johnson.  A great end-of-summer deal in the northwoods!


Saturday, September 8th, 2012

Sackett's Bar and Grill

One-Man Johnson - 8-11

Brown Street
Rhinelander Wisconsin [map]

It's been a long time since I played my hometown.  Looking forward to seeing old friends!


Saturday, August 11th, 2012

50 Lakes Bar and Bottle Shop

One-Man Johnson - 8-10PM

Highway 3
50 Lakes Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

George's Gourmet

One Man plus Blue Midnight - 8-11PM

Market Street
Iowa City Iowa 52240
[map]

A double bill at a great neighborhood tavern!


Thursday, July 5th, 2012

The Wine Bar of the Lincoln Cafe

ONe-Man Johnson - 8PM

downtown
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: NC

Back from up in Minne-so-ta, doncha know!  Love that pizza!


Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

South Main Events

'One-Man' Johnson/Blue Midnight Trio - 8-12

South Main street
Monticello Iowa [map]
Price: 10 bucks/byob

Sharing the bill with Bob Goffstein, Jim Rossen and Dan Berkowitz.  We each do a set (they do crazy jump blues on guitar, harp and bass) and then we join forces for a wild finale set.  Last time we played the whole place was up and dancing!


Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Brady and Jeannie Foust Monthly Salon

How 28 Years Overseas Affected My Songs

Eau Claire Wisconsin [map]

Private house concert


Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Stone City General Store

One-Man Returns - 7PM

downtown
Stone City Iowa [map]
Price: ?

First concert at Stone City since 1989 (I think).  Excited to be back on the stage that Margery and I hosted for a year and a half back before we went overseas.  Stone City is magical!


Friday, May 4th, 2012

The Wine Bar of the Lincoln Cafe

One-Man Johnson - 8PM

dwontown
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: NC

Last gig before we head up to Minnesota to fish for crappies, fry them little crappies up in a pan, and eat them little crappies all up!


Saturday, April 7th, 2012

Shuey's

One-Man Johnson - 8-12

Shueyville Iowa [map]
Price: no cover

A great roadhouse near Iowa City.  I played there last year and had a great time!


Friday, March 30th, 2012

The Wine Bar of the Lincoln Cafe

ONe-Man Johnson - 8-10PM

Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Looking forward to playing on the new stage amongst the pizza lovers!


Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Checkers Tavern

Robert 'One-Man' Johnson - 7PM

3120 6th St. SW
Cedar Rapids Iowa 52404
US 319-364-9927 [map]

Back from New Orleans with the blues beneath my belt!  


Saturday, March 24th, 2012

South Main Events

Robert 'One-Man' Johnson/Blue Midnight Trio - 8PM

South Main street
Monticello Iowa [map]

Two shows in one and a combined finale set!


Thursday, March 8th, 2012

George's Gourmet

One-Man Johnson - 8-11PM

Market Street
Iowa City Iowa 52240
[map]
Price: free

Back from New Orleans and looking forward to playing my music in one of the great neighborhood taverns!


Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Prytania Bar

One-Man Johnson and Tiit Raid - 8-10

Prytania Street
New Orleans Louisiana [map]
Price: no cover charge

Impromptu gig at a local NOLA tavern.  Maybe a foot in the door!


Saturday, June 25th, 2011

Boundary Waters Blues Festival

6:30-7:30

Grand Rapids Minnesota [map]

I will be doing my show on the Acoustic Stage.


Sunday, June 12th, 2011

South Main Events

Evening concert with afternoon Kids Concert - 4PM kids show 7PM Adults

South Main street
Monticello Iowa [map]

It will be great to be back to South Main, a great venue with a house concert feel.  I have offered Pam and the crew to do an afternoon show for the kids with songs from my children's album Don't Make a Dinosaur Sore and traditional kids folk songs.  Then, in the evening, I will sing a bunch of my new songs written this year while in Bangkok mixed with songs from my 9 CDs and a whole lot of ancient blues tunes from all those old dead guys!  Looking forward to seeing you there!


Friday, June 10th, 2011

Lincoln Wine Bar

7PM

the strip
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]

A great little place to enjoy music and a glass or two of wine before and after your meal at the Lincoln Cafe.


Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Checkers Tavern

9PM

3120 6th St. SW
Cedar Rapids Iowa 52404
US 319-364-9927 [map]

Checkers is Cedar Rapids finest venue for Blues music.  


Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Ad Here the 13th

8PM

Samsen Road, Banglumpoo
Bangkok Tha [map]
Price: no cover charge

Ad Here the 13th is a tiny little blues bar with a great ambience.  It has music 7 nights a week and is the only true Blues venue in Bangkok.  I will be playing every Tuesday in April and May as an opening for a blues group that begins their first set at 9:30.


Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Phuket Blues and Rock Festival

three day festival - 3PM at Hilton 76PM Mainstage

Hilton Complex
Phuket Tha [map]
Price: TBA

I will be playing three afternoon shows in the Hilton Lobby and opening the Festival music performances at 6PM on the 24th.  Headline acts during the festival include Curtis Salgado, blues diva Kandy Kane and many others.


Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Nomads

opener for Soi Dog Blues Band - 8:30-10 PM

Silom Soi 4
Bangkok Tha [map]
Price: no cover charge

Easy to get to just off Silom on Soi 4 at the end of the single block.


Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Nomads

one-Man Johnson solo - 9-12 PM

Silom Soi 4
Bangkok Tha [map]
Price: no cover charge

blues, rags, field hollers and lots of original songs on guitar, harmonica, foot bass box and cymbal


Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Log Home

regular Monday night gig with Don, Joe and Muek - 8-9:45

Thong Lo Soi 13
Bangkok Tha [map]
Price: no cover charge

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Nomads

One-Man Johnson solo - 9-12 PM

Silom Soi 4
Bangkok Tha [map]
Price: no cover charge

blues, rags, field hollers and lots of original songs on guitar, harmonica, foot bass box and cymbal


Monday, November 15th, 2010

Log Home

one-Man Johnson solo - 9-12 PM

Thong Lo Soi 13
Bangkok Tha [map]
Price: no cover charge

blues, rags, field hollers and lots of original songs on guitar, harmonica, foot bass box and cymbal


Monday, November 8th, 2010

Log Home

usual Monday night gig with Don, Joe and Muek - 8-9:45

Thong Lo Soi 13
Bangkok Tha [map]
Price: no cover charge

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Phuket Blues and Rock Festival

Hilton
[map]

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Log Home

8-9:45

Thong Lo Soi 13
Bangkok Tha [map]

Regular Monday night gig with Don, Joe and Muek.


Monday, October 11th, 2010

Log Home

Regular Monday gig with Don, Joe and Muek - 8-9:45

Thong Lo Soi 13
Bangkok Tha [map]
Price: no cover charge

A variety of music styles and genre with me singing original and classic blues, rags and rock and supporting Joe and Don on cover songs from the 70s. I play guitar and harmonica along with high hat cymbal and a bass stomp box. Joe does acoustic guitar with folk songs, especially Dylan. Don plays electric guitar and sings almost anything from Johnny Cash to Van Morrison. Muek plays keyboards.  Sometimes other folks sit in and sometimes Nong sings powerful woman blues. Expat crowd mixed with Thai music aficionados.


Friday, October 8th, 2010

Nomads

One-Man Johnson with Matthew Fisher and Andy Martin - 8:30 opening act; my set begins at 10:00

Silom Soi 4
Bangkok Tha [map]
Price: no cover charge

Nomads is a live music club featuring all types of music from Punk to Funk and Blues to Rock from various time periods.  It is located at the far end of Silom Soi 4 and worth the one block walk.  

I will be singing my original and classic blues with guitars (electric and slide), harmonica, high-hat cymbal and bass stomp box.  My set begins at about 10:00.

Opening act at 8:30 is Matthew Fisher and closing show at 11:30 is British blues singer, Andy Martin.


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