Jack Johnson, Foo Fighters Set to Rock the Vote
: August 21, 2012
The Foo Fighters and Jack Johnson are among the big name acts that have signed on to support this year’s Rock the Vote tour.
Rock the Vote, a non-partisan voting registration ...
Dave Matthews, Neil Young, Jack Johnson Spearhead Farm Aid in September
: July 10, 2012
Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Jack Johnson and Dave Matthews have been announced as the headliners for this year’s annual Farm Aid benefit concert.
The event wil ...
Jack Johnson Plans 2010 Summer Tour Dates
: March 24, 2010
Jack Johnson is resting his surfboard for the summer as he embarks on his first concert tour in two years. Johnson will kick off the 32-city trek in Hartford, Connecticut on June 9 ...
jack johnson Biography
The American folk rock songwriter-singer and musician Jack Johnson was born in Oahu, Hawaii on May 18, 1975. Johnson is best known for his acoustic and soft rock music. He first achieved commercial success in 2001 after releasing Brushfire Fairytales, his debut album. Since then Johnson has released another four albums along with surfing soundtracks/movies and EPs. Jack Johnson also organizes the Kokua Festival every year. The festival helps to support environmental education in Hawaiian schools and communities.
Jack Johnson has sold more than 15 million worldwide albums. Sing-A-Longs and Lullabies for the Film Curious George is Johnson's highest selling album, which has shipped over 4 million worldwide albums. Notable songs from Jack Johnson include Better Together, You and Your Heart, If I Had Eyes, Sitting, Waiting, Wishing, Flake and Upside Down.
Johnson's five albums include 2001's Brushfire Fairytales, 2003's On and On, 2005's In Between Dreams, 2008's Sleep Through the Static and 2010's To the Sea. After releasing his third album, Johnson founded the Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation which helps to promote environmental awareness and help children in Hawaii. From 2009 through 2010, the organization has raised over $750,000.