Jack's new record, From Here To Now To You, available now! www.jackjohnsonmusic.com
Q: Where did you grow up?
A: On the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii
Q: When did you start playing guitar?
A: I started playing when I was 14.
Q: What was the first song you learned on the guitar?
A: I learned two at the same time: "One" by Metallica and "Father and Son" by Cat Stevens.
Q: What did you do before you put out Brushfire Fairytales?
A: I made surf films.
Q: What are some of your favorite Surf Movies?
A: The Seedling, Litmus, Filthy Habbits, Blazing Boards, Bunyip Dreaming, Green Iguana, and Endless Summer.
Q: Who are some of your (musical) influences?
A: I dig Nick Drake, The Beatles, Hendrix, Tribe Called Quest, Dylan, Ben Harper, Radio Head, G. Love and Special Sauce, Otis Redding, Neil Young, Marley, Kurosawa, Tom Curren and so on.
Today at 10 am MT, the 2nd Denver show goes onsale to the general public with special guest Rogue + Jaye. Thanks to everyone for the support on this tour. While Chicago Night 1, Denver Night 1, Both nights in Santa Barbara, Berkeley Night 1, Bend, Burnaby and Lake Tahoe are all sold out, tickets are still available to the other shows and details can be found at www.jackjohnsonmusic.com/tour
Photo by Emmett Malloy
As a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme, Jack encourages people around the world to take action for #CleanSeas. Today UN Environment has launched a new global campaign to turn the tide on ocean plastics and build a movement that harnesses the power of people, governments and businesses to tackle the issue and find solutions to plastic ocean pollution. Take action for healthy oceans at
Thank you to everyone who will be coming out for Jack’s 2017 Tour! Several shows have sold out including Chicago, Denver, Santa Barbara, Berkeley, Bend, Burnaby and Lake Tahoe, but some second shows have been added and tickets are still available. For the 2nd show in Colorado, tune in to your favorite local radio station for info on a 2nd presale opportunity tomorrow, and then tickets will be available to the general public on Friday at 10am MT. We've held back some great seats for the radio pre-sale and public on-sale, so don't miss out! For more info, visit www.jackjohnsonmusic.com/tour
Photo by Emmett Malloy
Reminder tonight is your last chance to register for the Jack Johnson Fan Presale for the 2nd show at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre in Englewood, CO, on Thursday, July 13th. Tickets for this show will be available through the Fan Presale on Wednesday, February 22nd at 10am MT, Thursday, February 23 via local Radio Presale at 10am MT, and the General Public Onsale Friday, February 24th at 10am MT. Registration closes Monday at midnight MT. Register here: https://join.jackjohnsonmusic.com.
Due to overwhelming demand a second show has been added at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre in Englewood, CO, on Thursday, July 13th. Tickets for this show will be available through a Jack Johnson Fan Presale on Wednesday, February 22nd at 10am MT, Thursday, February 23 via local Radio Presale at 10am MT, and the General Public Onsale Friday, February 24th at 10am MT.
For anyone who has already registered through Jack’s Fan Presale you will once again be given the opportunity to participate in the Fan Presale and do not need to re-register. If you would still like to register for this show visit https://join.jackjohnsonmusic.com. Registration closes Monday at midnight MT.
**Due to overwhelming demand a second show has been added in Chicago, IL, on Thursday, June 1st. Tickets on sale now!
Today is the public onsale for Jack’s 2017 summer tour at 10am local time, except Santa Barbara bowl which is Saturday at 11am PST. Hope to see you at a show!
Fans who purchase a ticket will receive a free download of Jack’s new song, “Fragments”, from the film, The Smog Of The Sea, a documentary that provides a new perspective on the once pristine oceans of the world, while making an artful call to action for rethinking single-use plastic. Directed by Peabody Award-winning and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Ian Cheney (King Corn). If you’re not attending a show the track is available for streaming or purchase starting today. Photo by Morgan Maassen
For more info visit https://jackjohnsonmusic.com
Due to overwhelming demand a second show has been added in Berkeley, CA, on Thursday, July 27th. Tickets for both Berkeley shows will go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 17 at 10am PST.
Reminder: Friday’s public onsale is at 10am Local time. (Santa Barbara is Saturday at 11am).
The face value of tickets on this tour are no higher than $85 before service fees so beware of any tickets priced above that. No shows are sold out yet and will not be before the public onsale so you do not need to buy tickets from the secondary (scalper) market.
More info on all dates here: https://jackjohnsonmusic.com
Thank you to everybody who participated in yesterdays fan presale. A limited number of tickets were made available and sold out. If you weren’t able to secure the tickets you were looking for, there are several more opportunities to buy tickets, including a Pandora listener presale (http://blog.pandora.com/us/presale-jack-johnson/), local radio station presales in most markets on Thursday, and then Friday’s public onsale at 10 AM Local time. (Santa Barbara is Saturday at 11AM).
**PLEASE NOTE The face value of tickets on this tour are no higher than $85 before service fees so beware any tickets priced above that. No shows are sold out yet and will not be before the public onsale so you do not need to buy tickets from the secondary (scalper) market.
blog.pandora.com debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, Johnson’s fourth chart toping album to date. Tune into Jack Johnson’s takeover of the Laid Back Beach Music station to listen to his music and hear his exclusive interview with Pandora: