John Harper has been singing and playing guitar in folk clubs, festivals, theatres, bars and just about anywhere else for over forty years. Based in the South Lakes and North Lancashire, he plays in many music venues in the area. He is also a regular performer at The Robert Gillow, one of the best places in Lancaster to listen to live music.


Next gig:

Tuesday 11th October at 8.30 pm
The Cross Keys Folk and Acoustic Club,
Llanfynydd LL11 5HH

John teams up with old pal Rose Price to play a guest set crammed with selected songs from a variety of influences, but with an emphasis on the singer-songwriter genre of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Wednesday 12th October at 8.00 pm
The Lock Keeper,
Canal Side, Frodsham Street, Chester CH1 3LH

A second evening shared by Rose Price and John Harper in this fine music venue in the heart of Chester.

For details of more gigs, please see the gigs page.

The new CD Hold On To Your Heart is available at all my gigs. You may also buy it from this website – just go to the Store page. I’m pleased with the look and sound of it and I’m looking forward to sharing it with you.

Arlo Guthrie

Someone posted a link to Arlo Guthrie’s Motorcycle Song on Facebook a while back – this prompted me to spend more time than is reasonable watching and listening to most of the songs by Arlo posted on You Tube. Anyway, I was reminded of a song from a long time ago called Darkest Hour that I’ve always loved but never got around to learning. Here it is…