About John

It’s about music.

It’s about song writing.

It’s about so many cherished experiences… performing at amazing festivals on the shores of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic Oceans, and countless wondrous places in between.

John SpearnIt’s about the art of performing live, and being inspired by so many wonderful, talented, humble people…so much real friendship, integrity, and so many people who care.

It’s about the wonderful gifts we’re all given… of voice, emotion, dexterity, energy…and magical musical instruments.

It’s about Canada…so vast, and with so many freedoms, so much humility, so much rich history… and so many wonderful stories that need to be told.

It’s about spreading the word…the real Canada being there for all to see, experience and abide…through so many indescribably wondrous festivals, people, celebrations, the immeasurable scenic beauty, and the art of song lyric.

Its about good times, lots of laughs, and lots of fun!

…We are particularily happy for the opportunity to alert you to John Spearn’s important Canada Songs Project.” -David and Rosaleen Gregory, editors: Canadian Folk Music magazine (Summer 2007, Vol. 41.2).

…We have a song!”,-Vern Flatekval, Armstrong, BC, WW2 Veteran, Lancaster Bomber Tail End Charlie, Memorial Mountain Project, April 2009.

…He wears his heart on his sleeve”,-Natalie Appleton, Vernon Morningstar, Section B headline feature article, July 8, 2008.

…You’re coming back”,-Rick Newberry, Artistic Director, Atlin Arts and Music Festival, B.C.

…This material should be on the front shelf of every library”, -Lionel Conant, Music on the Mountain Festival Artistic Director, B.C.

…I want you back here!” -Troy Greencorn, Artistic Director, Stan Roger’s Festival, Canso, N.S.

…You should be on the bill at every festival in Canada!” -Don Alder, International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion.

…Unbelievable…The Find of the Year!”, -Jim Marino, Freewheelin’ Folk, CFMU Radio, (June 30, 2012) Hamilton, On.

Hear Canada’s stories…like you’ve never heard before.

There’s a rumor goin’ round that John Spearn has a maple leaf-shaped heart…and it’s not too hard to figure out why. His silky-voiced, guitar-scorchin’ ballads can knock the socks off of anybody who has taken our country’s roots lightly. If there’s a story that needs to be told, a tribute that’s long overdue, a lost love or adventure, an outlaw, a legend, the truth, a fable, or a good laugh…he’s on it-with a vengeance. He has performed at festivals on the shores of all three oceans, and countless places in-between. Come check out this nationally-acclaimed, multiple-award-nominated songsmith…and hear for yourself. Goosebumps Guaranteed

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John Spearn