Exclusive premiere of new song “birds of paradise” on PopMatters !

  #PREMIERE: Delicate vocals meet with intricate, soft-spoken melodies on John Goraj’s emotive #folk tune. https://t.co/A4EBtCJrLg pic.twitter.com/E8fstvnc36 — PopMatters (@PopMatters) October 11, 2017

Shows added in Los Angeles at Hotel Cafe – July 2nd

  I am so excited to announce that I will be playing at the famous Hotel Cafe next month in Los Angeles. Tix can be purchases here —->>>>> Love, Johnny

Seen and Unseen now available on CD !

The physical copies of “seen and unseen” are finally done! If you want one you can get one through bandcamp at the link below. Go to ” seen and unseen” ( compact disc ) Love, Johnny   click here to purchase !    

Interview I recently did with celebrated memoirist, Heather King


birds of paradise

i remember the day when i came home everything rearranged my new skin glowing just to ride my bike through the cemetery just to ride my bike in april in april all my bedspreads changed the walls painted green all mistakes erased in the birth of a day oh the immensity within a being oh the immensity of spring in april you were new and ripening before i knew you walk to work in hospitals near bodies of water oh the lavender blooms the colors…

today is the day

The new album “seen and unseen” is done and officially released today! Thank you all for your love and support of me and my music! I am very blessed. The album is available for streaming and for purchase on itunes and bandcamp right now. The bandcamp site features all of the lyrics for the album, which is awesome. It will also be up on Amazon, Rhapsody, Spotify and Last fm in the next few days. Thank you again for all of your encouragement! Without you, I would not be…

new album

To all of my friends and fans, if you haven’t got a chance to listen to the album yet. you can now listen to the whole thing on my fb page! Both tabs at the top will play the whole play the whole album, click on “music” or “band page” Thank you all for kind words about the album and for all the love! I am overwhelmed! Love, Johnny


Woke up to this incredible gift from God, outside of our house this morning! How beautiful. These are the San Gabriel Mountains and I gaze at their beauty each day, they are the inspiration for the song, “snow on the mountain peaks” from the new record. Love, Johnny

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