Troubadour Rocker, Johnny Irion has earned a reputation as one of the most exciting artists across the folk-rock spectrum.
Johnny comes by his American roots bona fides honestly. In addition to being married to Sarah Lee Guthrie for 20 years, he has performed and collaborated with icons such as Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie, Jeff Bridges and John Goodwin (Crazy Heart), Superchunk, The Jayhawks, Wilco, Glen Phillips, and Ramblin Jack Elliot.
In 2018 Johnny released his acclaimed solo album “Driving Friend” produced by Tim Bluhm and features members of Wilco and Dawes. It was rated “4 Stars” by Sylvie Simmons at Mojo Magazine.
In 2011 Jackson Browne invited Johnny to perform his song “Hard Working People” in Washington DC. In 2019 “Hard Working People” was featured on Amazon’s Fresh Folk & Americana Playlist which is a testament to the staying power of his music.