Johnny Reid breaks into “Love Sweet Love” and before he reaches the hook everyone in the venue is dancing. That’s the kind of fun you can expect at a Johnny Reid concert. The effable, blue-eyed soul crooner is at home on the stage. He brings along a bunch of quality musicians and makes it his mission to give those with Johnny Reid tickets a great night of entertainment.
Johnny Reid is labeled a country music artist but his sound has elements of big band, swing, jazz, and country western music. His voice is rough and gravelly, reminiscent of Rod Stewart. Fortunately, his indelible pipes come across very well during a Johnny Reid concert. Other artists that have been used to describe his performance style are Bruce Springsteen and Bob Seger. That puts Reid in elite company.
Who Is Johnny Reid?
Johnny Reid is an award-winning country music singer and songwriter from Canada. He broke onto the scene in 2000 with the release of his self-titled sophomore album. The opus produced three singles that found their way onto the charts.
Reid experienced his first chart success on the album side with his 2007 release Kicking Stones. It peaked at #21 in Canada.
His first number one album was A Place Called Love. The opus dropped in 2010 and went on to earn 2x platinum certification in Canada.
When Was Johnny Reid Born?
Johnny Reid was born Aug. 21, 1974 in Lanark, Scotland but moved to Canada in 1988. After attending Bishop’s University in Quebec, Reid moved to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue his music career.
On July 1, 2010, Johnny Reid played for the Queen and Prince Philip as part of the Canada Day Celebrations. Reid performed at the “Noon Show” along with Barenaked Ladies, The Campbell Brothers, and Isabelle Boulay.
Johnny Reid and his wife Jennifer have four children.