John Jenkins is a firm Liverpool favourite, well known and loved from hisappearances around the city
Back in the day John was a member of ThePersuaders and Come In Tokio giving him the opportunity to sharestages 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, oftenwith backing from his superb band The James Street Band.
In May 2019 he supported Chris Difford (Squeeze),Dean Owensand the Southerners and due to support Jarrod Dickenson.
His song Silhouettes is one of the 5 finalists for the 2019UkCountryRadio Song Award. The winner is to be announced onSept 14th 2019
The debut John Jenkins and The James Street Band albumLooking for that American Dream was released in June 2019.
Stereo Stickman: A blessing of an album, this is the work of anatural and experienced songwriter, with a considerate approach tothe art-form
The Title track was released as a single in April 2019.
Liverpool Sound and Vision 9/10: An exceptional song, ‘Looking ForThat American Dream’ is a study of Americana at its very best
John was Joint Audience Winner of the 2014 Liverpool SongwritersChallenge and a finalist in 2015 and 2018.
2018: “”Day After Day EP””
2017: “”Window Shopping In Nashville””