Hailing from south-central Kentucky, One Shot Johnny has been working the blues trio format in the Kentuckiana region since the band’s inception in late 1997. The trio has self-released 6 recordings consisting primarily of original material including “Times Like These” which went to the semi-finals at the International Blues Challenge in 2010. Guitarist/vocalist Randy Colvin was a solo performer at the International Blues Challenge in 2013 and 2015 and was a semi-finalist in 2015. One Shot Johnny was a semi-finalist at the 2018 International Blues Challenge. The band melds numerous influences such as ‘50’s era blues, rockabilly, swing and ‘70’s blues/rock into a tight, modern blues sound.
Cincy Blues Society
1623 Dalton Avenue 141080
Cincinnati, OH 45250
The Cincy Blues Society is a member-supported, 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to promote and advance the culture and tradition of Blues music as an original American art form. Formed in 1990, the Cincy Blues Society strives to fulfill its mission by encouraging and facilitating both performance and educational events and projects. Our focus is on “Keeping the Blues Alive!”