Honky Tonk House Concerts was born from Jay Johnson’s love of music and his desire to share the artists that he admired with his friends. Since 2006 Jay and Tammy have opened their home to many great musicians and fans alike. The shows are hosted in their home in Streetsboro, Ohio, there is a pot luck prior to every show, all shows are BYOB and a donation for the artist is appreciated but not mandatory.
We hope to see you all at a show soon, and don’t forget to bring Jay a beer!
This one has been 30+ years in the making. It harkens back to the late 70s and early 80s when I was a faithful attendee of Alex's weekly gigs at the Stone Jug in Kent, Ohio. If memory serves, Marty Block and a few others played with Alex regularly. It's highly possible, however, that memory doesn't "serve." We're talking 30+ years ago. I was in college and hammered most of the time.
About Tommy Womack
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About Arty Hill
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Taylor grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, ...