JOHN HEWITT & THE NEW AMERICANS @ 10:00pm
John Hewitt is a modern songwriter standing on the legs of the heavy hitting inspiration before him. Taking influences from Tom Petty, Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Van Morrison. John's music represents a student who has adapted everything he's learned from his teachers.
Making Edmonton his home since 2018 he has taken the touring circuit and local scene by the reins and shows no signs of slowing down or giving up.
"American Hotel" his first Alberta release was shelved due to the pandemic, but for John like many others this became the most creative time of his life. Writing and recording an additional 4 albums worth of material he celebrated in April 2022 with a sold out triple album release show at the Station on Jasper.
In December 2021 John Released "Dead lovers" Which has had considerable airplay on CKUA and in December 2022 released "Life Blood & Tears" which hit the top 40 on Campus and College Radio Canada wide.
In May 2023 John will be releasing "Broken Rebels" an album of folk/country and 60's inspired tracks and will be touring the US and Canada to promote its release. John tours in a number of lineups so be sure to follow this troubadours endless schedule of highways, living rooms, festivals and folk clubs.