Biography

Sultry with an edge-  Cal Johnson is a multi instrumentalist & versitile singer-songwriter immersed in the styles of rock, jazz, folk-pop and blues while staying true to his song writing roots and creating a fusion. 

No stranger to the scene, Johnson was a Nova Scotia Music award nominee for Indigenous Artist of the Year (2018), has been featured in the CBC "Searchlight Competition" (2018), and also has performed solo on Global News Halifax (2018) along with “The Blue Lane” at Halifax's TD Jazz Festival (2016), Bell FibeOP's "Club One New Releases" and CTV’s Breakfast Television (2016). 

Along with these experiences, Johnson has also obtained a diploma in music arts and has been privileged to attend private songwriting workshops under the instruction of artists such as Matt Anderson, Thom Swift, and Christine Campbell. 

Today Johnson is currently based out of Halifax, N.S. Canada. You can find his debut EP "Come and Go" on 23 different digital streaming platforms including Spotify, iTunes, and Bandcamp. You can also find Johnson performing with his new indie blues-rock group "Cal Johnson & The Former Cause." 

"Like a mix between John Mayor and Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam" - Andrea & Paul of Global News Halifax.