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John Batdorf

Rank #14 US Canoga Park, CA Singer Songwriter / West Coast Acoustic Roc...


Sounds Like: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Buffalo Springfield, Stephen Stills, Don Henley, America (The Band)


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John Batdorf was born in Springfield, OH on March 26, 1952 and musically it all came together for him in the '60s when he saw the Beatles. He knew at that moment that music was what he was meant to do. Self-taught, except for a year of sight-singing courses in 1983 at the Dick G... See Full Bio

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  • Fri

    Sep 19

    West Chester, OH, US | 7:30pm
    House Concert at Casa Del ...
    West Chester, OH, US
    Fri Sep 19 7:30pm


    Showtime will be 8 PM

  • Sat

    Sep 20

    Dayton, OH, US | 7:00pm
    House Concert Hosted By Ra...
    Dayton, OH, US
    Sat Sep 20 7:00pm


    Show time is 7:30 For reservations and directions contact Randy at RCMills05@aol.com

  • Sun

    Sep 21

    Urbana, OH, US | 11:30am
    Urbana, OH, US
    Sun Sep 21 11:30am


    Festival hours and prices: The festival will be 4-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 (music extended to 10 p.m.); 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 (music extended to 8:30 p.m.); and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21. Admission is $4; $2 for ages 3-12; free for under age 3. Attendees can pay once and return free with a hand stamp. Admission provides access to all live music concerts, the sturgeon petting zoo, fish and critter displays and more. Parking is free. The festival is located at Freshwater Farms of Ohio, 2624 N. U.S. Route 68, one mile north of Urbana. For more information, visit fwfarms.com/festival, or call 937-652-3701 or 800-634-7434.

  • Sun

    Sep 21

    Columbus, OH, US | 7:30pm

    Columbus, OH, US
    Sun Sep 21 7:30pm


    Showtime is 8 PM. I will be doing two 45 minute sets.

  • Thu

    Oct 9

    Houston, TX, US | 8:00pm

    Houston, TX, US
    Thu Oct 09 8:00pm


    I will be in the round with two other artists.

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  • JC & Laney (Artist) JC & Laney
    Liked and shared a couple of my favorite John Batdorf songs on my Facebook page! Stellar work John...hope your Washington tour is going well.
  • Stuart (Artist) Stuart
    Good job keep it up! I really like your music especially "Me and You" check out my music I hope you find something you like I think "Two little children" is a track for you !
  • Lil Roge (Artist) Lil Roge
    - Real Fans, Plays, Widget Hits and Video Views on Reverb Nation - Real Likes from Real People on Facebook - Real Followers from Real People on Twitter - Rea...
  • AITG/Agony In The Garden (Artist) AITG/Agony In The G...
    Me and You is a great song. Fantastic sound. Cheers!
  • Laura Taylor Whitfield (Artist) Laura Taylor Whitfield
    WoW JB, I look so forward to listening to every numbuh you have posted! Where Are You NOW is brilliant! beautiful guitbox, voice & arrangement! Light sent to you NOW! LTW
    "Where are you Now"..I was hooked in immediately by the intro..great pickin'. Excellent vocals..love the harmony bits. Great work~Paul
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Q: Hi John finally going to get to see you live. Been a fan from the start. What kind of guitars do you play and why? Donna Cacia
A: Thanks for the support! I have always played Martins. I currently have a 1976 D-28, 1966 D-21, and a Baritone. I am a finger picker and a banger and these guitars handle both. Beautiful instruments indeed!! John

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