New York, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2013
Award winning singer-songwriter Lara Johnston is in the middle of her first ever New York City residency, performing at The Bitter End (http://www.bitterend.com) at 8:00pm on Tuesday, October 22nd, and again at 9:00pm October 30th.
Johnston’s soulful voice, magnetic stage presence, incredible beauty and artfully crafted songs are winning legions of fans from coast-to-coast. 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.
A graduate of USC’s Thornton School of Music and daughter of a professional touring musician and songwriter, Lara has spent the past year writing and
co-writing songs as well as recording in studio sessions with partners in LA, London, and Nashville. Her busy touring schedule has seen Lara performing at theatres, amphitheaters, fairs, festivals and clubs stretching from her Bay area home to all four corners of the U.S. and points in between.
Lara has appeared in Las Vegas at Caesar’s Palace, the California State Fair main stage, on national television’s Wendy Williams Show and Piers Morgan Tonight, and shared the bill with legendary performers including Journey and Heart, country superstars Luke Bryan and Willie Nelson, Huey Lewis and the News, Bonnie Raitt, Steve Miller, Don Henley and Timothy B. Schmit from The Eagles, Bad Company, Pablo Cruise, The Kopecky Family Band, Gin Blossoms, The Doobie Brothers and many others.
Lara gives back as well, donating her time and considerable talents to fundraisers for many worthy charities including Wounded Warriors, The Guardsmen, Redwood Empire Food Bank, and the Sonoma Valley Education Foundation.
Her Bitter End residency shows are free with a student ID. Tickets are $8 for non-students, 21 and over only. Visit Lara online at http://www.larajohnston.com or check out her Facebook at http://www.Facebook.com/LaraJohnstonSings
For interview requests, meet and greet passes, media credentials or more information, contact Burke Allen at Allen Media Strategies at (703) 589-8960 or burke(at)allenmediastrategies(dot)com.