LARA JOHNSTON
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LARA JOHNSTON

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Music – San Francisco, CA

Lara Johnston is a singer-songwriter whose powerful voice, dynamic stage presence, and catchy, soulful pop songs have captivated worldwide music audiences. She has shared the bill or performed with Luke Bryan, Willie Nelson, Sammy Hagar, Buddy Guy, Huey Lewis and the News, Journey, Heart, Bonnie Raitt, Steve Miller, Don Henley, rapper J. Dash, and many others. In December of 2011, Lara duetted with America\'s Got Talent winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. on The Wendy Williams Show and the Piers Morgan Tonight Christmas Special on CNN. In September of 2012, Lara was selected from over 7,500 competitors as the first Grand Prize Winner of the Unsigned Only Competition for her song, K.I.S.S. In February of 2013, Lara\'s songs \"K.I.S.S. and \"Here At The End Of The World\" were chosen from over 20,000 entries as finalists in the famed International Songwriting Competition. K.I.S.S. went on to win first place in the Adult Contemporary division. In March of 2013, Lara ventured to Austin, Texas, to play four shows during the city\'s legendary SXSW music festival. Lara is often featured as Artist of the Week on ReverbNation . While pursuing her career, Lara also studied her craft at USC’s Thornton School of Music, where she just graduated in the inaugural class of the Popular Music Program. Lara’s debut album release is fast approaching. Until then, you can hear her music online. ...more