Singer/songwriter Johnny Tanner hails from South Carolina’s rural low-country. Tanner began writing songs and playing guitar at age 15. He has developed a unique, crowd-pleasing guitar style and has penned hundreds of folk and blues-style songs, from spiritual to silly.
Johnny Tanner is a winner of the prestigious MerleFest songwriting competition. Johnny has written songs with Gary Ferguson as well as with Ireland’s own Charlie McGettigan and Roy Thompson. This July trip will be Tanner’s fifth visit to Ireland and Northern Ireland and will include gigs in Dublin, Sligo, Enniskillen, Randalstown, Castledawson, and Cookstown.