Posts Tagged ‘Chris Johnson’
More rock star. Less Woody Guthrie. Chris Johnson. Photo by Jeff Prince.

The Bearding Hotels

Telegraph Canyon’s folksy predilections aren’t all gone, but they have been supplanted by some experimental sonics.
Jeff Prince
Lead singer Chris Johnson lowered the keys when arranging songs on Telegraph Canyon’s just-released third album You from Before. It was a subtle but important decision. Johnson’s razor-thin tenor anchors the sound. But sing...


Songwriters Galore At Grotto Tonight

Jeff Prince
Generally speaking, singer-songwriter nights at area clubs can be painful. Droning hacks abound. Eardrums assaulted. Abort! Abort! But I can say with confidence that listeners are in for a treat tonight at The Grotto — Gu...



Chill With Chris

Jeff Prince
Telegraph Canyon is among the freakiest of bands, cramming a large number of musicians and instruments onto small stages and playing anthem-ish, acoustic based alt-rock that kicks major ass. And when you strip everything away a...


Chris Johnson Of Telegraph Canyon Nails 47 Herkies

Jeff Prince
Talk about suffering for one’s art — look closely at the current issue of Fort Worth Weekly and you can see the sheer misery in the eyes of a few Telegraph Canyon band members who were freezing their asses off when the ...



Road Warriors

Telegraph Canyon builds its rep by racking up the miles.
JEFF PRINCE
Put yourself in Telegraph Canyon’s shoes. Seven band- members drove a thousand miles from Fort Worth to Chicago to play a gig at the historic Park West Theater not long ago. The show went great. Made new fans. Earned mone...