Keith Johns

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Indie Folk/Americana singer, writer and guitarist, hailing from the curious, maturing city of Miami. | RSVP for Miami Folk & Indie Fest here:

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Thank you for the wonderful piece, @miaminewtimes. And, as always and 100x over, thank you to the @wynwoodyard and @prismcreative.group for being not only brave enough to do things differently, but capable enough to make it happen.

And, most of all, thank you to everyone who's face is in this photo. You are the real MVPs.

This might feel like an ending, but the lifetime of the Yard has been a resounding, triumphant victory for our city and it's because of all of us. 📷: @fujifilmgirl
It's a lazy Saturday afternoon here after how incredible last night was. Wonderful people of Miami, thank you for showing up to show love to the @wynwoodyard and all the bands that lit up that stage with their energy! You've filled me with a renewed hope in our city, and I love you for it. See you again very soon!
We got together with the awesome team of @wynwoodsfinest to shoot a little performance of 'Hold On to Me', a new song that will feature on the acoustic side of our upcoming album. Check out the full video on YouTube if you'd like to hear the whole thing!

Regarding this song, sometimes (often) I get way too in my head when it comes to songwriting -- striving to play or pen down something different, unique, more 'skilled' or innately impressive, etc.

Time and time again, my friends and listeners have shown me instead that it's okay to keep it simple and heartfelt; let the sentiment stand with no fancy egoistic decorations purposefully cloaking the meaning. 'Hold On to Me' is in this camp of songs, along with, I would say, 'Maps & Plans', 'We're Alive!' and 'Two Trees' from our past releases.

In other news, if you enjoy this kind of music and live here in Miami, we're putting on the Miami Folk & Indie Fest this evening with all kinds of good music from 5-11pm. Free with RSVP, follow the link in my bio if you want to join in!
We got together with the awesome team of @wynwoodsfinest to shoot a performance of 'Hold On to Me', a new song that will feature on the acoustic side of the double album project we're finishing up.

Check out the video on YouTube if you'd like to hear the full thing - also, if you like this kind of music, you should totally come out to the Miami Folk & Indie Fest at the @wynwoodyard tonight! Free, good music starting at 5 and going all evening.

Regarding the song, sometimes (often) I get way too in my own head when it comes to songwriting; I find myself striving to play or pen something that is different, unique, more 'skilled' or innately impressive, etc.

Time and time again, my friends and listeners have showed me that it's okay to keep it simple every now and then. Let the sentiment of the song stand on its own, instead of going out of the way to make it more musically and lyrically complex.

I'd say 'Hold On to Me' is in that camp along with 'Maps & Plans', 'We're Alive!' and 'These Words Are True' from our past releases, which happen to be among the more popular ones of ours, probably by no coincidence. I hear what you're saying, internet. 😜
Also coming up this week (tomorrow, really): The next monthly installment of #VezaSurUnplugged! I'll be joined by @oigomusic and his insane looping abilities that span all kinds of genres. It's incredible to witness. See you tomorrow night y'all!
*Free RSVP link in bio!* Who's hyped up for Friday!? Known as Miami Folk and Sunset Bayou in years past, we're partnering up once again with @prismcreative.group and the @wynwoodyard to bring you Miami Folk & Indie Fest! From 5-11pm we'll be bringing out some of South Florida's insanely talented folk & indie acts for a night to celebrate music and spend time together as a community. See you all there, remember to RSVP!
Fun week of shows this week!

Wed - Solo sets at @bayclubmiami, 8:30-11:30pm

Thurs - #PatioJams on the @univmiami patio, 12pm

Thurs - #VezaSurUnplugged at @vezasurbrewingco w/ my good fella @oigomusic! 8pm

Fri - The 3rd annual Miami Folk and Indie Fest at the @wynwoodyard! Joined by some incredible acts on the night - @foxlovetrio, @alejandroelizondomusic, @thebandkids, @theshbooms, @lefthandedjacket. Music starts at 5pm!

Much love to you all, hope to see some friends this week!
Planted! Tomatoes, bush beans, kale, spinach, parsley, basil and cilantro. Still need to get some rainbow chard and green onions. Now to see if we can keep these things alive... 🤞
Phase 1 of veggie garden complete! Took almost no time at all.

First-time farmers here though, so we're gladly accepting any scraps of wisdom if anyone wants to share theirs.. Soil mixture goes in tonight or tomorrow! 💩
A little Friday fun for everyone :) not perfect but it was a good time 🤷🏻‍♂️happy weekend!

Song: 'Rich Girl' - Hall & Oates
#VezaSurUnplugged tomorrow night! I'm starting off the night with a short host set at 8:30 then handing it off to the acoustic powerhouse that is @fabiworldmusic! If you haven't been to @vezasurbrewingco yet, you're missing out - insanely good beer, great patio hang and a delicious food truck on the property. Always a good time. See you tomorrow night!
Sunset out by the Everglades from this weekend. Two shows tonight and tomorrow! Solo tunes at @bayclubmiami tonight 8:30-11:30, then #VezaSurUnplugged at  @vezasurbrewingco tomorrow night with @fabiworldmusic also at 8:30!