• John Jenkins
  • John Jenkins is a firm Liverpool favourite, well known and loved from his appearances around the city

    Back in the day John was a member of The Persuaders and Come In Tokio giving him the opportunity to share stages with Elvis Costello, Echo And The Bunnymen and The Beat.

    For the past 5 years he has followed his own path as a solo artist, often with backing from his superb band The James Street Band.

    In May 2019 he supported Chris Difford (Squeeze),Dean Owens and the Southerners and due to support Jarrod Dickenson.

    His song “Silhouettes “is one of the 5 finalists for the 2019 UkCountryRadio Song Award. The winner is to be announced on Sept 14th 2019

    The debut John Jenkins and The James Street Band album “Looking for that American Dream” was released in June 2019.

    Stereo Stickman: “A blessing of an album, this is the work of a natural and experienced songwriter, with a considerate approach to the art-form”

    The Title track was released as a single in April 2019.

    Liverpool Sound and Vision 9/10: “An exceptional song, 'Looking For That American Dream' is a study of Americana at its very best”

    John was Joint Audience Winner of the 2014 Liverpool Songwriters Challenge and a finalist in 2015 and 2018.

    Previous releases:

    2018: "Day After Day EP"
    2017: "Window Shopping In Nashville"

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