Mr. Johnson brings his massive, well known and highly influential
song book to life in this one man acoustic performance drenched in the blues
and folk music that inspired his Big Sugar catalog. Singing his modern classics
“Turn The Lights” and “Ride Like Hell”, the Newfoundland anthem “All Hell For A
Basement” and even classics he’s written for other artists like “Highway Of
Over the past year and a
half Gordie Johnson entertained a loyal army of fans online with anecdotes from
his storied career: encounters with The Rolling Stones, ZZ Top, RUSH, heroes
and villains. Tales of triumph and disaster told with his impeccable comedic
timing, the One Man Big Sugar Show brings all of this live to the stage.
2014 saw the highly
successful album and sold out tour YARDSTYLE “THE ACOUSTICAL SOUNDS OF BIG
SUGAR”. “This will be a far more intimate presentation.” says GJ, “Come on in
my kitchen and I’ll cook us up a mess of tunes.” We can see the ingredients as
they go in the pot… and cook he does. Acoustic Blues served up by one of
Canada’s all time great guitarists, GJ’s sardonic wit also makes for an evening
of irreverent laughter and a truly memorable experience.
The Acoustical Sounds of Gordie
Johnson is a ONE MAN BIG SUGAR SHOW.