A Legendary Performer
Available for Festivals & Events
Johnny performs with his band, solo or duo.
Johnny has experience touring nationally & internationally!
*Noted on a Mississippi Highway Blues Marker in Alligator Mississippi
*Recognized by the City of Chicago for his contribution to Chicago music.
*First Place In The International Songs Writers Competition (2016)
*The Chicago Blues Hall of Fame - Johnny Drummer has been Inducted Twice into The Chicago Blues Hall Of Fame
ABOUT JOHNNY DRUMMER
Johnny Drummer is an International performer who performs consistently in major festivals and shows throughout the world. He is now living in Horn Lake MS after spending many years in Chicago.
Johnny toured in Poland and Finland in 2018 and is a regular at the world renowned Juke Joint “Reds” in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Johnny Drummer says that “he travels by Globe rather than map.”
Travels include acclaimed performances at the Chicago Blues Festival, Pocono Blues Festival, University of Illinois Blues Festival, Mississippi Valley Blues Festival, Money Road Festival in Mississippi, and several others in the US, Canada including places such as The Netherlands, Germany, Finland, Poland, Quebec, France, and Beirut, Lebanon.
***Noted on a Mississippi Highway Blues Marker in Alligator Mississippi
***Recognized by the City of Chicago for his contribution to Chicago music.
***First Place In The International Songs Writers Competition (2016)
***The Chicago Blues Hall of Fame - Johnny Drummer has been Inducted Twice into The Chicago Blues Hall Of Fame
***Awarded the honor and title “Master Keyboardist, Drummer and Vocalist” in the Fraternal Order of Celestial Musicians sponsored by The Black American Blues Historical Society of Canada
Johnny Drummer won First Place In The International Songs Writers Competition (2016), for his song AIN'T NO SECRET IN A SMALL TOWN, released by Earwig Music on the cd BAD ATTITUDE.
Mac Arnold’s 13 annual Cornbread and Collard Green Blues Festival .Fountain Inn SC. April 25, 26, 27-2019
Johnny Drummer’s Birthday Party Wild Bills, Juke Joint All Stars Band, Memphis,TN March 1, 2019
Johnny Drummer and Terry Big Williams, Peabody Hotel, Memphis TN March 1, 2019
Motor Row Brewing, Chicago, IL, Feb 21, 2019, Johnny Drummer and the Starlighters with the Original Chicago Blues All Stars
Tour of Finland & Poland 2018
Johnny Drummer and the Starlighters have played ALL MAJOR CLUBS in Chicago such as Buddy Guy’s Legend, Kingston Mines, B.L.U.E.S, Nicks Beer Garden, Lee’s Unleaded Blues
Red's Juke Joint Clarksdale, MS (2019)
Money Road Festival, Greenwood, MS
Tour Poland & Finland (Videos in Poland)
Unleaded Blues Release Date, May 20, 2000
Rockin' In The Juke Joint Release Date, January 9, 2007
Bad Attitude Release Date. January 28, 2014
Angels Sing The Blues Release Date March 23, 2015
It's So Nice Release Date, September 20, 2016
Note: Angels SingThe Blues is a live performance recorded in 2007 at Chicago's Taste Entertainment Center--Liz Mandeville, Mary Lane and Shirley Johnsons. Backed by keyboard player Johnny Drummer, and his soulful, funky band The Starliters.
Honeyboy 100 - Film & Concert CIMMFest Centennial Celebration
Johnny Drummer and Buddy Guy