John Smith earns five-star live review at The Independent and will release his new album ‘Headlong’ on May 19th.

Acclaimed guitarist and singer-songwriter John Smith received a fantastic five-star review at The Independent for his performance at London’s Union Chapel on April 6th. You can read the full review here – “It’s rare these days to find an audience so wrapped up in a performance” ***** – The Independent.

John Smith’s new album Headlong is due out May 19 2017 through BARP RecordsProduced by Sam Lakeman, mixed by Ruadhri Cushnan (Mumford & Sons, Flo Morrissey, The Maccabees) and featuring Cara Dillon on backing vocals, Headlong – dedicated to the memory of John Renbourn – is the follow up to Great Lakes, John’s widely-applauded and Radio 2-supported release of 2013. Smith is trailing the announcement with the first new track to emerge from Headlong’Far Too Good’ – premiering over here at Folk Radio. Following a string of UK dates, John will embark on the European leg of his tour, beginning in Stade, Germany on April 22nd.


Euro Headline Tour

22 April STADE Hanse Song Festival
23 April BERLIN Grüner Salon
24 April MÜNSTER Pension Schmidt
26 April ODENSE Dexter
27 April COPENHAGEN Beta
29 April BASEL-CITY Parterre
30 April WINTERHUR Albani
1 May AARAU Tuchlaube
4 May BARCELONA Antiga Fàbrica Damm
7 May ZARAGOZA Delicias
8 May CASTELLÓN DE LA PLANA Teatra Del Raval
10 May FERROL Centro cultural Torrente Baluster

Summer Festivals
22 July Deer Shed Festival 8
31 Aug-3 Sept End Of The Road




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