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Saturday, January 24th, 2015

The Village Meat Market and Cafe

One-Man, DJ, and the Daddy-O - 11AM-2PM

Czech Village area
Cedar Rapids Iowa [map]
Price: no cover

Happy to be back in Iowa in spite of the weather.  Especially happy to be playing music for Lou and Mark and all the CR blues appreciators with my Pal Dennis and Buddy Dan.  Looking forward to seeing all of you again!  The Meat Gig is the bomb!


Saturday, January 10th, 2015

The Wine Bar

Shivering One-Man Johnson - 7:30-9:30

downtown
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

As the deep chill sets in and I begin to think of the Southland, I have one more gig at the Wine Bar.  Great beer, wine, and the most creative pizzas in the midlands.  Jesse and Aaron and the whole crew await to please you and I will have some hot blues to blow away the winter doldrums!  See you there! 8^)*


Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Skipper's Smokehouse

Damon Fowler Band with Robert 'One-Man' Johnson - 8PM

910 Skipper Rd
Tampa Florida 33602
US (813) 971-0666 [map]
Price: 11/13 dollars

Opening the evening performance for Damon Fowler, one of the best new blues guitarists and songsters going!  He played The Mississippi Blues Festival in 2013 and has returned for area performances recently.  I play from 8-9 and Damon comes on shortly after.  It should be a great time at this beautiful open-air 700 seat venue!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Sackett's Bar and Grill

A Winter's Tale - 8PM

Brown Street
Rhinelander Wisconsin [map]

Winter begins early in the northland,  My home of record has always been a fun place for me to play my music and I make the trek a few times a year, up from Iowa City or over from Minnesota. I hope we have great weather!  I know we will have a great time!  Bob and Chris will make it so!  8^)*


Friday, November 14th, 2014

Peking Szechuan Restaurant

Uncle/Cousin/ Nephew One-Man - 7PM

Wausau Wisconsin [map]

Finally a chance to play at my cousin Mitch's wonderful restaurant in downtown Wausau.  All my relatives and many friends will be there. Great food authentically prepared and presented and my music, which doesn't seem to have a connection to the cuisine, except for my 7 years living in Shanghai.  Hao Chi!


Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Baxa's Sutliff Tavern

One Man on the river in Sutliff - Sunday 3-6PM

by the river
sutliff ia [map]
Price: no cover charge

My first time playing my music at this wonderful rural tavern 'on the river'. The old bridge, converted to a walking and sightseeing spot, is the focal point of this venerable place which I have been stopping at for years for a a burger, a bluegill basket, or just a beer. Great daily specials and home-made food are served along with lots of beer choices.  Randy and the crew welcome all comers, neighbors, local farmers, bicyclists from Iowa City, motorcycle aficionados, and other wanderers of the Iowa countryside.  Inside is warm and cozy but tables out on the bridge are also available.  Just north of Solon, it is an easy and beautiful little drive up from Iowa City or down from Mt. Vernon.  Log it into your GPS!


Saturday, September 27th, 2014

The Village Meat Market and Cafe

One-Man, DJ and the Daddy-O - 11AM-2PM

NewBo area
Cedar Rapids Iowa [map]
Price: no charge

No one has more fun than me when I can improvise with Danny Johnson and Dennis McMurrin.  We take turns surprising each other with tunes we perhaps have never heard before.  We fly by the seat of our britches!  And, the audience and staff at The Village Meat Market and Restaurant are so supportive of live music!  Thanks Lou and Mark!


Saturday, September 27th, 2014

The Wine Bar of the Lincoln Cafe

Back Home Again - 7PM

downtown
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Summer ends and the means good bye to Minnesota, Hello crisp fall weather in Iowa!  Great Pizza awaits at the Wine Bar.  I have a bunch of new songs to sing for you!  I am excited!


Sunday, September 21st, 2014

F.B. and Co.

One-Man, DJ and the Daddy-O - 5PM

Whittier Road (call for directions!)
Waubeek Iowa 319 438 6582 [map]

A return to a great Iowa institution, one of the last remaining roadhouse bars, F.B and Co in Waubeek.  This small-town tavern has been hosting live blues music and festivals for many years.  I will be sharing the stage and trading songs with Hall of Famers, Dan Johnson and Dennis McMurrin.  We always surprise each other with songs that we have never played before as a group.  Improvised excitement!  It is well worth the drive through the scenic Grant Wood landscape to sit yourself down in an old stone building and drink some beers with the local folks. You will be welcomed!


Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Booyah Festival 50 Lakes

Third Annual appearance - 12-4PM

50 Lakes Bar and Bottle Shop
50 Lakes Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Signaling the end of the summer, the Booyah Festival in 50 Lakes features a giant cauldron of stew, cooked all night over an open fire. The ingredients are summer vegetables and a variety of meats both wild and farm raised contributed by the neighborhood.  Pork, beef, chicken, venison, some exotics like bear, raccoon, rabbit, whatever, from the freezer.  I get to provide the musical entertainment. Besides the food, vast quantities of Grainbelt Nordeast beer will be consumed. It is my final Minnesota gig each year.  Then I head back to Iowa City where I hope to play some music for the folks down there!


Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Maucieri's Italian Bistro

Final night at the Bistro - 8PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Packing up the gear for the last time until next summer.  And what a great summer this was...lots of music, fishing and fun!  So long Minnesota, Hello Iowa!


Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Maucieri's Italian Bistro

Labor Day Weekend - 8PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]

The final weekend at The Bistro.  Maucieri's is one of the best Italian food joints I know of.  Everything is still home-made from scratch and Tony's red 'gravy' is absolutely wonderful.  Thin crust pizza in a truly old time fashion!  My stage is made up of a section of old fishing dock set up in front of the fireplace (which will be needed in only a couple of months).  Thanks to Dawn for supporting live music!  I look forward every summer to playing in this club where the patrons seem to enjoy the old time blues music as well as my original songs!


Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Maucieri's Crosslake

One Man Johnson - 8PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no charge

Two weeks in a row! Yay!


Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Maucieri's Crosslake

One Man Johnson - 8PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Fine Italian food and tasty beverages mix well with good old music from the 20s through the 50s (plus a bunch of new songs I have made up in the last few months).  Just back from a short tour of Wisconsin and I am excited to play some music for you all!


Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Sackett's Bar and Grill

One Man Johnson - 8PM

Brown Street
Rhinelander Wisconsin [map]

After a Friday of County Fair fun, I will be back on Saturday in my favorite Wisconsin tavern to sing a bunch of new songs and show off some different guitars including a Danelectro exactly like the one I played with the Debonaires in the RHS gym back in 1958!  I love to play my music for the folks at Sackett's!


Friday, August 1st, 2014

Oneida County Fair

One Man Returns - 4-7PM

Rhinelander Wisconsin [map]

Historic Hodag Park is the venue.  Typical county fair atmosphere with rides, food, and folderol.  I had a great time last year sharing my songs with friends, relatives, former students and tourists alike.


Sunday, July 6th, 2014

Maucieri's

One Man Johnson - 8PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

A Sunday night event on a holiday weekend!


Friday, July 4th, 2014

4th of July in Crosby

4th of July Music and Fireworks - I play at 5:15

Serpent Lake Pavilion
Crosby Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

It's great to be a part of a big group of local musicians entertaining folks prior to the big Fireworks!


Saturday, June 28th, 2014

Maucieri's

First gig of the summer at Maucieri's! - *PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

After a noon time show at the 50 Lakes Day celebration, I will follow up with an evening 8PM start at Maucieri's, my summer home away from home!


Saturday, June 28th, 2014

50 Lakes Day Celebration

4-7PM

Highway 3
50 Lakes Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

My third annual 50 Lakes Day Celebration performance.  A great little Minnesota town shows what being 'neighborly' is all about!  Besides music, there are food booths, games, helicopter rides, mounted police, and plenty of beer!  Always a lot of fun!


Saturday, May 24th, 2014

50 Lakes Bar and Bottle Shop

One Man Returns - about 8 PM following the Meat Raffle and Bingo

Highway 3
50 Lakes Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

The highway is closed so people have to detour to get here, but they will come.  Saturday night of Memorial Day Weekend?  Are you kidding?  Big doings at 50!  The evening begins with a typical Minnesota Meat Raffle followed by calling the Bingo.  When that's all done, probably about 8PM,I will sing and play for the folks.  Lots of new songs, a new sound system and 4 different guitars!  I am pumped!


Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Private Party in Cedar Rapids

One-Man Johnson

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

The Wine Bar of the Lincoln Cafe

One-Man's Farewell till the fall - 7PM

downtown
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Last show before I disappear to the hinterlands of northern Minnesota and a summer at the lake!


Saturday, April 26th, 2014

F B and Co

DJ, The Daddy-O, and One-Man Johnson - 8PM

Whittier Road
Waubeek Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Oh boy!  A trio gig with Iowa Blues Hall of Famers Dan Johnson and Dennis McMurrin.  We will take turns singing with Dan on bass, Dennis on his venerable Gibson, and me with my guitars, harmonica, cymbal, and 12 string bass foot piano.  We plan to rock the joint!


Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Sackett's Bar and Grill

One-Man Johnson and friends - 8PM geezer time!

Brown Street
Rhinelander Wisconsin [map]
Price: no cover charge

I love playing at Sackett's, the epitome of a northern Wisconsin tavern. Bob and Chris are fine folks who love to support live music.  I look forward to seeing old pals and relatives showing up after a long winter, (now officially known as The Winter of 2014) to kick up their heels and sing along (they know all the words to my old tunes).  I am really looking forward to seeing you all!


Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Mularkey's Pub

One-Man Johnson - 8PM

Scott Street
Wausau Wisconsin [map]

I played Mularkey's last year.  Great sound system and set up, friendly people who love to socialize and listen to music.  They even get out and shake a tail feather to my music, the ultimate compliment! Wausau is still one of the best party towns in Wisconsin.  Lots of friends and relatives will be there!  C'mon down!


Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

The Village Meat Market and Cafe

The Trio, Daddy-o, Dj and One-Man - 11AM-2PM

Czech Village area
Cedar Rapids Iowa [map]
Price: No charge

Always a great time with Lou and Mark at the Meat Gig!  We take turns singing with the other guys adding their ideas in accompaniment.  One-Man Johnson on guitars, 12 string bass foot piano and cymbal, with Iowa Blues Hall of Fame members, Dennis McMurrin on guitar and Dan Johnson on bass.  Come for brunch or lunch and stay for the tunes!


Saturday, March 15th, 2014

The Wine Bar of the Lincoln Cafe

One-Man Johnson - 7PM

downtown
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

George's Buffet

One-Man Johnson - 8PM

312 East Market
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no charge

Back from Sunny Florida to Springlike Iowa City!  Always a great night at the best little Tavern in Iowa!


Friday, March 7th, 2014

Babe's

One-Man Johnson - 8PM

Madison Wisconsin [map]
Price: no cover charge

My first show at famed Madison club, Babe's run by a former Hodag, Lynn Haker.  I am looking for some ex-Rhinelander residents to show up out of the woodwork along with the Badger regulars!


Thursday, March 6th, 2014

The Brink Lounge

One-Man Johnson - 8PM

701 E. Washington Ave.
Madison Wisconsin 53703
US 608-661-8599 [map]
Price: no cover charge

My first return to the Brink since my MadToast video concert.  Madison is a very hip town and I am happy to get reconnected with the city.


Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson - 9PM

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Been a while since I have had my Social Club music fix, but it will be great to be back on stage!  See you there!


Sunday, January 12th, 2014

F.B. and Co.

One-Man's Back in Waubeek - 2-5 PM

Whittier Road (call for directions!)
Waubeek Iowa 319 438 6582 [map]
Price: no cover charge

Back by the Wapsipinicon at Tim Kula's wonderful old stone bar called F.B and Co.  I have played there several times over the years for blues fests and plain old tavern gigs and I always have a wonderful time. Recently, I sat in with Bob Dorr, Jeff Peterson, Cricket and Dave Hummel and it was just like old times.  This will be an afternoon gig with the hot stove blazing and people dancing and jumping around as only these wonderful folks can.  Waubeek is sort of like Brigadoon, a very magical place lost to the world.  Come down and check it out!


Saturday, January 4th, 2014

The Wine Bar of the Lincoln Cafe

one-man johnson - 7PM

downtown
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

After the winter break, come down and take the chill off with a great pizza from Aaron and company.  The warmth of the imported Italian wood-fired pizza oven mixes with the welcoming crowd of Mt. Vernon residents along with pizza-philes from Iowa City and Cedar Rapids. Lots of great beers and wines, new songs and very old blues, jazz, ragtime, and folkish stuff from Robert 'One-Man' Johnson on guitars, harmonica, high-hat cymbal and 12 string bass foot piano.


Saturday, December 28th, 2013

The Village Meat Market and Cafe

One-Man, Daddy-O and DJ Johnson - 11AM-2 PM

Czech Village area
Cedar Rapids Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

A special trio gig with Iowa Blues Hall of Famers, Dennis Mc Murrin and Dan Johnson.   Always a great time with brunchers and lunchers arriving to eat Lou and Mark's wonderful food and listen to some inprovised jams by three old friends.  See you there!


Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Lincoln Wine Bar

One-Man Johnson - 6:30 or so

the strip
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Crisp,cold November night, authentic Iowa/Naples pizza hand-made by Aaron and the crew, fine wines and exotic beers, and the only 12 string bass foot piano featured with guitar, harmonica, kazoo and the old-time jazz and blues vocals of 'One-Man' Johnson.


Monday, November 18th, 2013

George's Buffet

One-Man Johnson - 8PM

312 East Market
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

It has been quite a while since I have had a chance to play my music at one of the great taverns of all time.  George's exemplifies what a college town watering hole should be all about.  I am looking forward to a great 'Blue Monday night.  See you there!


Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Jitney Wine Bar

One-Man Johnson - 8-11

downtown
Monticello Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Jitney Wine Bar carries on the tradition to support live music in Monticello.  Good venue, great folks, both staff and audience.  Be there!


Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

Clinton Street Social Club

ONe-Man Johnson - 9PM

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

I have lots of new songs, both my originals and some old tunes from the 30s and 40s to play for you!  See you there!


Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Lincoln Wine Bar

One-Man Johnson

the strip
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]

Back down from Minnesota t' Iowa, doncha know, hey?  I'll have to learn how to talk Iowan again! 

8^)*



Saturday, October 5th, 2013

Uptown Bill's

One-Man Johnson - 7PM

Dubuque Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: donation

Happy to return to Bill's, the best listening room in Iowa City.  Last time I played I had a ball with all kinds of new faces and some from the past.  I like playing taverns and such, but it is a true joy to play Bill's for such attentive and discerning music lovers!


Friday, October 4th, 2013

Voices Warehouse

One-Man with the Waubeek Trackets - tba

1000 Jackson Street
Dubuque Iowa 52001
US [map]
Price: tba

A special end of year event, a gallery crawl of 11 Dubuque art galleries culminating if a concert which will feature yours truly with one of the great Iowa folk groups, The Waubeek Trackers.  Richard, Steve and Patty have been friends for many years and I love their arrangements and harmonies.  We will do separate sets and then join together for a finale set.  I am so excited!


Saturday, September 28th, 2013

The Village Meat Market and Cafe

One-Man and the Daddy-O - 11AM-2PM

NewBo area
Cedar Rapids Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

I am back from the Minnesota summer to swap stories and songs with Iowa Blues Hall of Fame guitarist Dennis McMurrin.  We have been pals for years and his hot licks have graced several of my recent albums. We always get quite crazy and neither of us knows what songs the other is going to call, but great things can sometimes happen that way. Lou will be cooking up her Cajun/Czech food that only adds to the day. Come early for a brunchy thing, or later for your noon meal!


Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson - 9-11PM

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Back in IC after a great summer in Minnesota.  Looking forward to a night on stage at a great bistro/pub.  See you there!


Saturday, September 14th, 2013

Whitefish Chain Yacht Club Fall Commodore's Dinner

One-Man Johnson - 5:30-7PM

Maucieri's
Crosslake Mn [map]
Price: charity event

I am proud to play the Fall Commodore's Dinner, a charity event for the Whitefish Chain Yacht Club to be at Maucieri's.  It should be a lot of fun!


Saturday, September 14th, 2013

50 Lakes Bar and Bottle Shop

Booyah Festival - noon to 4PM

Highway 3
50 Lakes Minnesota [map]
Price: no charge

End of the summer Booyah cookout.  Wildgame stew served up with lots of beer and my music as a celebration of the approaching fall!


Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

An extra date added on to the summer!


Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Saturday, August 10th, 2013

Fitger's Brewhouse

One-Man Johnson - 10PM-1AM

600 East Superior Street
Duluth Minnesota 55802
US (218) 726-1392 [map]
Price: no cover charge

After a great day in the sun and my 2:30 set at the Bayfront Blues Festival, I will take my stuff over to Fitger's to play some more blues for the sunburnt hardcores!


Saturday, August 10th, 2013

Bayfront Blues Festival

One-Man Johnson Blues - 2PM as part of festival

W Railroad St & South 5th Ave W
Duluth Minnesota 55802
US [map]
Price: TBA

I am excited to return to Duluth to take part in one of the best blues festivals in the US.  I will be in the tent playing my set during main stage equipment change.  Three days of great music and food in an incredible setting right on Lake Superior!


Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Sackett's Bar and Grill

One-Man and Quick - 9-1PM

Brown Street
Rhinelander Wisconsin [map]
Price: no cover charge

Following the Fair show, Quick and I will hurry over to Sackett's to do alternate sets and combined finale for the residents at Downtown Brown Street.  Chris and Bob are your convivial hosts and we love playing this place which is the epitome of Rhinelander taverns!


Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Oneida County Fair

One Man & Mike Quick Singing in a Beer Tent - 3-7PM

Rhinelander Wisconsin [map]
Price: no cover charge

Me and Mike Quick split the bill at the County Fair.  Deja Vu from my childhood days when me and my little brother got lost, separated from my 3 older brothers.  Somebody escorted us to the center of the stage at the grandstand and chastised my older brothers for not looking out for us!

Now I'm back in my hometown to play music 60 years later!  How weird is that?


Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

Maucieri's

one-Man Johnson and Friends - 7-10 PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]

Back again!   See you there!


Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

A weekly gig now and it will feel like home to me!


Saturday, July 6th, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Maucieri's

One-Man Johnson - 7-10PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no charge

Very excited to play this club.  Great Italian food and Dawn, the owner loves featuring live music.


Saturday, June 29th, 2013

50 Lakes Day Celebration

One Man at 50 Lakes Day Civic Celebration - 12-4PM

Highway 3
50 Lakes Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

A family oriented outdoor celebration in the little town that Margery and I spend half the year in.  Great folks, lots of fun and food!


Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson - 8PM to around 10:30 or so

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]

Last gig of the summer in Iowa City till September!  See you there!


Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

The Village Meat Market and Cafe

One-Man Johnson with Daddy-o and DJ - 11AM-2PM

NewBo area
Cedar Rapids Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Wonderful food in a small room that is reminiscent of a New Orleans neighborhood smokehouse/meat market.  I really love to play my music in this little place!  I will be joined for this gig by Iowa Blues Hall of Fame members Dennis McMurrin and Dan Johnson.  We will take turns singing our songs and playing together.  Boy, you don't want to miss this!  Come for brunch or lunch.


Friday, June 14th, 2013

The Wine Bar of the Lincoln Cafe

One-Man Johnson - 8-10:30 or so

the strip
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Down from Minnesota to celebrate the wedding of a couple of good friends in Iowa City so I have a special evening scheduled at the Wine Bar!  See you there!


Saturday, May 11th, 2013

The Village Meat Market and Cafe

One-Man Johnson - 11AM-2PM

NewBo area
Cedar Rapids Iowa [map]
Price: no charge

Come and have some great food, Czech, Creole, Cajun, or Cedar Rapidian style, breakfast or lunch, and listen to some blues and ragtime songs.  The small restaurant area is next to the Meat Market itself and Lou and those butcher folk will be glad to see you and I will too!   After the music, take home some sausage, steak or home-made bacon.


Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson - 8PM to around 10:30 or so

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Last show before we head up to Minnesota for the summer.  We will think about you all as we dodge mosquitoes so big they have deer ticks hanging off 'em!  Still, loons calling in the moonlight, fishing for crappies , bass and northerns, 9 dollars for 18 holes of golf, wine on the screened in porch, cool nights for sleeping!  Ahhh!


Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Uptown Bill's

One-Man Johnson - 7PM

Dubuque Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: donation jar

I used to play the old Uptown Bill's when it was in the Uof Iowa Social Studies Building back a long time ago.  The new place has a wonderful stage and it is a joy to listen to music there.  I am really happy to have a chance to do my stuff for a new audience!


Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson - 8PM to around 10:30 or so

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Great food, especially the fries, great vibe, friendly folks...I love playing this place!


Saturday, April 13th, 2013

Stone City General Store

One-Man Johnson - 9PM

downtown
Stone City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Always great to be back on the stage at the General Store.  Fireplace blazing, beer flowing, chatter and laughter from the usual suspects.  I will be showcasing songs from the new CD and lots of old stuff as well!


Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Lincoln Wine Bar

Mike Quick with Robert 'One-Man' Johnson - 8PM-11PM

the strip
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Old friend Mike Quick who tours nationally singing his original songs and wailing away on a Bischoff guitar will do the first set.  Then I will do songs from my new CD, Soft Shoulders, Dangerous Curves and we will close the evening with some stuff done together.   You will really enjoy Mike's unique chord structures and wry lyrics!


Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Jitney Wine Bar

Robert One-Man Johnson with Rob Lumbard - 8-12

downtown
Monticello Iowa [map]
Price: ?

A two-fer.  I will be presenting my stuff along with long-time friend and traveling blues troubador Rob Lumbard.  We will split the bill and then do a finale set together.  This new wine bar, just opened, sounds like a great new venue for live music.


Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Concert at the Heyde Center for the Arts

One-Man Returns to Chippewa - 7PM

High Street
Chippewa Falls Wisconsin [map]
Price: 11 dollars

Very excited to return to the town where we lived for 5 years to sing and play for people whom we haven't seen in many years.  I wrote quite a few songs during that time, many of them about the wonderful people from Frenchtown.  See you there!


Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Mad Toast at Brinks

Mad Toast - ?

downtown address to be announced
Madison Wisconsin [map]
Price: ?

A live podcast, radio broadcast concert/interview that is held at Brink's a bar and music venue in downtown Madison.  High level video will be produced for Vimeo and for YouTube.


Saturday, March 16th, 2013

Benefit for Tim Kula

Benefit for Tim Kula - all day, I'm on at 5PM

Waubeek Tavern
Waubeek Iowa [map]
Price: donations

I used to play music in the bar and did a couple of blues festivals at Waubeek with John Hammond and also Bob Dorr's band. Tim just had a stroke and folks are gathering to offer him support.  I am not sure of all the folks playing music, but I will be on at 5PM.


Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Great Northern Blues Festival

Great Northern Blues Cafe - 1PM

Rothschild Pavilion
Rothschild Wisconsin [map]
Price: TBA

I will be doing the between show presentations during stage changes and maybe a little MC work.  Magic Slim, a blues legend and Corey Stevens, a Texas guitar-slinger will headline along with three other great blues acts.  It will be a great day of the blues!


Friday, March 8th, 2013

Malarkey's Pub

Robert One-Man Johnson - 9PM

408 3rd Ave.
Wausau Wisconsin 54401
US [map]

Blues show preceding day long Great Northern Blues Society Festival on Saturday.  I am looking forward to returning to Wausau to play music for you guys!  It's been a long time!


Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man's Blues - 8PM to around 10:30 or so

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Hopefully warmer weather will have set in to Iowa City.  It's alway toasty up in the Social!  See you there!


Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Lincoln Wine Bar

One-Man Johnson and Friends - 6:30 or so

the strip
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Chase the winter blahs away with a creative, wood-fired oven pizza and lots of songs from my new CD, Soft Shoulders, Dangerous Curves. Unless there is a shipping mishap from New Jersey, I will have copies available for the first time at this gig!  Always a great time, especially when Dale, Steve, and Bob add their instrumentation to my one-man routine!


Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Checkers Tavern

One-Man Johnson Blues - 7-10 PM

3120 6th St. SW
Cedar Rapids Iowa 52404
US 319-364-9927 [map]
Price: no cover charge

It has been a while, but I am very happy to return to a great neighborhood tavern with good food and a nice stage and sound.  See you there!


Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson - 7PMish

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Back at the Social...very cool new gastropub in downtown IC.  It is my third time and I am starting to feel like a regular!


Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

George's Buffet

One-Man's Blues - 8PM to around 11:30 or so

312 East Market
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Blowing the Winter Chill away on a Tuesday night!  New sound system, new songs and hopefully the new CD will be available.


Thursday, December 13th, 2012

The Wine Bar of the Lincoln Cafe

Robert 'One-Man' Johnson Solo - 7PM

Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Shakin' off the winter blues with some pizza and some new and old tunes.  As usual, expect the unusual with drop-in support from the neighborhood musicians!  A new sound system and modifications to the foot piano should make for improved listening.


Saturday, December 8th, 2012

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson - 7PM-10PM

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Starting an hour earlier, at 7PM, at the request of the boss.  I am looking forward to a return visit.  Really great food and the best french fries in Iowa City.  Goat sliders are killer too!  I have a new sound system and will add 12 string for this gig!  See you there!


Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Sackett's Bar and Grill

One-Man Johnson and Friends - 8-12PM

Brown Street
Rhinelander Wisconsin [map]
Price: no cover charge

Back for another visit to my roots.  I have a new sounds system and will be doing the first two sets solo and ending the evening with support from old pal Tommy Swearingen on drums and Jimmy Windorff on bass.  Should be a wild time up in the northwoods!


Saturday, November 10th, 2012

Clinton Street Social Club

One-Man Johnson Folk Blues Concert - 8-10

13 1/2 Clinton Street
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

My first gig at this new venue.  They say the food is great and I am excited to play!


Thursday, October 18th, 2012

George's

One-Man Johnson - 8-11PM

312 East Market
Iowa City Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Always a great evening in a warm and cozy neighborhood bar.  I enjoy playing music in this place!


Friday, October 12th, 2012

Lincoln Wine Bar

One-Man Returns - 8-11

the strip
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Back from up nort', hey?  Looking forward to a great night with all the wonderful MT Vernon folks!


Friday, September 21st, 2012

Maucieri's Crosslake

'One-Man' Johnson - 8-10 PM

Hwy 3 South
Crosslake Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

First time at this club which has really great Italian food!


Saturday, September 15th, 2012

Booyah Festival 50 Lakes

Booyah! with One-Man Johnson - 1-4PM

50 Lakes Bar and Bottle Shop
50 Lakes Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Annual Booyah Festival, featuring a gigantic cauldron of stew served up along with music by Robert 'One-Man' Johnson.  A great end-of-summer deal in the northwoods!


Saturday, September 8th, 2012

Sackett's Bar and Grill

One-Man Johnson - 8-11

Brown Street
Rhinelander Wisconsin [map]

It's been a long time since I played my hometown.  Looking forward to seeing old friends!


Saturday, August 11th, 2012

50 Lakes Bar and Bottle Shop

One-Man Johnson - 8-10PM

Highway 3
50 Lakes Minnesota [map]
Price: no cover charge

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

George's Gourmet

One Man plus Blue Midnight - 8-11PM

Market Street
Iowa City Iowa 52240
[map]

A double bill at a great neighborhood tavern!


Thursday, July 5th, 2012

The Wine Bar of the Lincoln Cafe

ONe-Man Johnson - 8PM

downtown
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: NC

Back from up in Minne-so-ta, doncha know!  Love that pizza!


Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

South Main Events

'One-Man' Johnson/Blue Midnight Trio - 8-12

South Main street
Monticello Iowa [map]
Price: 10 bucks/byob

Sharing the bill with Bob Goffstein, Jim Rossen and Dan Berkowitz.  We each do a set (they do crazy jump blues on guitar, harp and bass) and then we join forces for a wild finale set.  Last time we played the whole place was up and dancing!


Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Brady and Jeannie Foust Monthly Salon

How 28 Years Overseas Affected My Songs

Eau Claire Wisconsin [map]

Private house concert


Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Stone City General Store

One-Man Returns - 7PM

downtown
Stone City Iowa [map]
Price: ?

First concert at Stone City since 1989 (I think).  Excited to be back on the stage that Margery and I hosted for a year and a half back before we went overseas.  Stone City is magical!


Friday, May 4th, 2012

The Wine Bar of the Lincoln Cafe

One-Man Johnson - 8PM

dwontown
Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: NC

Last gig before we head up to Minnesota to fish for crappies, fry them little crappies up in a pan, and eat them little crappies all up!


Saturday, April 7th, 2012

Shuey's

One-Man Johnson - 8-12

Shueyville Iowa [map]
Price: no cover

A great roadhouse near Iowa City.  I played there last year and had a great time!


Friday, March 30th, 2012

The Wine Bar of the Lincoln Cafe

ONe-Man Johnson - 8-10PM

Mt. Vernon Iowa [map]
Price: no cover charge

Looking forward to playing on the new stage amongst the pizza lovers!


Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Checkers Tavern

Robert 'One-Man' Johnson - 7PM

3120 6th St. SW
Cedar Rapids Iowa 52404
US 319-364-9927 [map]

Back from New Orleans with the blues beneath my belt!  


Saturday, March 24th, 2012

South Main Events

Robert 'One-Man' Johnson/Blue Midnight Trio - 8PM

South Main street
Monticello Iowa [map]

Two shows in one and a combined finale set!


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