“The future of Folk Music” – John Renbourn
With his honey-on-gravel voice and mesmerising fingerstyle guitar, John Smith has built a reputation as one of the UK’s finest guitarists and songwriters. Steeped in the lineage of British folk, taking his cue from Richard Thompson and John Martyn, Smith’s intimate take on love, loss and the journey we make has captivated audiences around the globe. “Staggeringly good” Acoustic Magazine.
A contributor and collaborator, John has quickly earned the esteem of his comrades and heroes. He’s opened for folk greats John Martyn and John Renbourn, and the likes of Iron and Wine, Gomez and Ben Howard. A genuine folksinger, inquisitive truth-seeker, devoted song interpreter and enchanting writer.