Kingskerswell Parish Church, Newton Abbot.
John Smith has played to audiences all over the world, he tours relentlessly with his guitars, looking to communicate through a song and to share something intangible with those willing to listen. His uniquely intimate take on love, loss or even a mythic murder ballad, combined with his innovative guitar work, have won him a loyal following.
John plays a rumbling acoustic fingerstyle but sometimes uses a slide or plays the guitar on his lap. His playing and honey-on-gravel vocals have brought crowds the world over to pin-drop silence and rapturous applause.John has self-released four albums: "The Fox and the Monk" (2006), "Map Or Direction" (2009), "Eavesdropping" (2011) and ”Great Lakes" (2013).His new album was released in the Spring of 2017.
“He’s a magician”-Ben Howard “Spellbinding”-Time Out