Hi friends, I’m slowly recovering from NERFA 2014. I had a wonderful time listening, hosting and performing. I’m still tired but I’m jazzed up about writing, performing, and all that goes with it. Chris LaVancher and I hosted a guerrilla showcase room: Suds and Songwriters Exchange. We went home with more beer then what we… Read More


Hi Friends, Man I haven’t been working my site. 2014 started out rockin’. Then there was some snow shoveling with slippers on. I think that was my mistake. It’s July for heaven’s sake and I’m still complaining about Winter. What I’m saying is I haven’t been out playing. Until recently… Played last night in Lambertville,… Read More


Hi Friends: I know I’m late to the party: Happy New Year to you all. I’ve updated my calendar at www.johnsonntag.com/tour finally. You’ll see I’m still giggin’ with Alon Bennett. Man, we’ve been at it now for seven years! It’s been so much fun. This year’s gonna rock for sure. Also I’ll be catching up… Read More


Hi Friends, I’ve been busy musically… for sure since my last post. Thunder Pumpkin is the culprit here. Working Jeff Ashey, Arlon Bennett and others. Finally updated my calendar with fall dates. Doing my own gigs as well is with Arlon. NERFA is coming up in Nov. which I’m attending a playing quite a bit… Read More


Hi Friends, My Friend Jeff Ashey has a new project happening. Jeff and I go way back to our youthful days and Hoboken.He’s been recording with me at Thunder Pumpkin for most of this year. Through osmosis I’ve become part of his band: The Dashboard Hula Girls. He’s recorded a song he wrote called “Suit… Read More