Folk vocalist/songwriter Johnsmith was created into a category of 10 kids in Dewitt, IA. After understanding how to play your guitar at 19, he started writing songs, resulting in a profession that discovered him playing over 150 times a year. Successful of the brand new Folk competition in the Kerrville Folk Event, he in addition has won songwriting honours in the Telluride, Rocky Hill People, and Falcon Ridge Folk Celebrations. He self-released his debut recording, Opening in the Clouds, in 1998, and implemented it with Towards the Four Directions (2000), Traveller (2002), and Kickin’ This Rock (2004). He in addition has documented two duo albums with Dan Sebranek, Runaway no Turning Back again, and was area of the duo Smith & Mayer, who released In the Mix. On Apr 18, 2006, he released his 5th solo record, Break Me Open up.