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John Swardson

John Swardson

Americana Minneapolis, MN  US
Lucky Man
Lucky Man
Dancing In The Dark (Springsteen)
Dancing In The Dark (Springsteen)
Senseless Transgressions (Silver Dust)
Senseless Transgressions (Silver Dust)
Vegas (Ablaze)
Vegas (Ablaze)


John Swardson Singer/Songwriter


  • Fri

    Apr 10

    Saint Paul, MN, US | 8:00pm

    Opening solo set

  • 2014

    Dec 5

    Minneapolis, MN, US | 8:00pm

    Songwriter Night. Tonight's theme is "Ice".

  • 2014

    Oct 25

    Trempealeau, WI, US | 8:00pm

    Solo with my friend Ryan Holweger

  • 2014

    Oct 18

    Saint Paul, MN, US | 6:00pm

    Rock N Roll fest at the turf in st paul. Bad Blood! set time tba

  • 2014

    Oct 11

    Minneapolis, MN, US | 12:00pm

    The return of my band Bad Blood. Hullabaloo Festival at Indeed Brewey. 10 bands. music starts at noon. Bad Blood at 7.



John Swardson

Vocals, guitar


Sounds Like: Solo Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder, Lucinda Williams, Tom Waits, Neil Young

Bio: My name is John Swardson, I'm a singer-songwriter based in Minneapolis. I have 2 records out, (Ablaze 2006, and Silver Dust 2008) that are available on itunes. I put out a record with my band Get Gone called 'Dogs in the Woods' in the summer of 2012 which is also available on itunes. Get Gone has...See Full Bio

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John Swardson has a show on 04/10/2015 at 08:00 PM @ Turf Club in Saint Paul, MN http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5qly6m #concert


"...Gorgeous, soul-soothing batch of back-parlor picking, devil-may-care ditties, and high lonesome, love-lost-to-the-trail tales....dribbles of Eddie Vedder's laconic delivery, shooters of Gram Parsons ancient soul-wisdom, and the genius-laden, inebriated schoolroom rowdiness of Robert Polard."

— Tom Hallett, Pulse of the Twin Cities

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