Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Odessa @ The Bootleg HiFi 4/27

Johnzo West & The Wayward Souls will be supporting Odessa on the final night of her residency at The Bootleg HiFi in Los Angeles, CA, Monday April 27th. Doors are at 7:30 and it's a free show.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Friday, March 6, 2015

'By Your Side' video premiere on AXS.com

The video for my new single 'By Your Side' premiered on AXS this week. Read the write-up here.

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Cause and the Cure

The Cause and the Cure is now available on iTunes, Spotify, BandCamp, SoundCloud and everywhere else you can stream or download music. Massive thanks to all of you who have already streamed, purchased or shared it. Cheers and Happy Friday the 13th!!

iTunes | BandCamp | Spotify | SoundCloud

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

New EP 'The Cause and the Cure' drops Friday the 13th

Happy to announce my brand new 5 song EP 'The Cause and the Cure' will be available digitally everywhere Friday, February 13th!! Good times...

Monday, January 26, 2015

Things to come...

Getting excited about releasing my new EP, "The Cause and the Cure"! Also got a new video on the way, as well as some show announcements. Here's a pic of me all blissed out after some bomb tacos at Clutch in Venice. Cheerz!

Wednesday, November 19, 2014


Loopin out with the Boss RC-3, an Earthquake Devices "Hoof" and an old school MXR Phase 90

Monday, November 10, 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Indiana Summer Shows

Thrilled to be heading home for a Hoosier state doubleheader...

6/27 Melody Inn - Indianapolis, IN

6/28 Casey's Lanes - Laporte, IN

Friday, May 16, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

"Honey Don't" Video Premier On Huffington Post

I'm excited to announce the video for my cover of Carl Perkins' "Honey Don't" is premiering today on Huffington Post! The song is featured in the film Perfect Sisters which opens in theaters today. The official Perfect Sisters soundtrack will be released on April 29th.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

Update From The Studio

Good times with Rob Humphreys, Bunny The Dog, Bird and Davey Allen. Workin on some new tunes!

Monday, March 31, 2014

Honey Don't Video Shoot

Just shot a video for my "Honey Don't" Carl Perkins cover being featured on the soundtrack of the film Perfect Sisters. The video was directed by Stan Brooks, the director of Perfect Sisters, and was shot at The Record Parlour in Hollywood. Check out my Instagram for more behind the scenes photos. Video coming soon!

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

'Perfect Sisters' Soundtrack

I recently recorded a really cool cover for the 'Perfect Sisters' soundtrack that I'll be releasing next month accompanied by a sweet video. Coming soon! In the mean time watch the trailer for Perfect Sisters here...

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Barn Burner @ The Kibitz Room

Come join Davey Allen and I for this glorious celebration of music with friends at Canter's Kibitz Room this Friday, February 28th. 9pm. 21+. Free Show!!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Girl From The North Country

I recorded an instrumental version of Bob Dylan's "Girl From The North Country" a while back for a film. Here she is...

Friday, February 7, 2014

"Don't Let Me Dance" - Live @ The Troubadour

We used crowd-sourced cell phone footage to create this awesome video for "Don't Let Me Dance" when we opened up for Moon Taxi at The Troubadour last month. Check it!

Monday, February 3, 2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014

MTV's Artists To Watch 2014 at House Of Blues

Joined my bro Ryan Beatty on stage tonight at the MTV Artist's To Watch 2014 event at House Of Blues. Rob Humphrey's on percussion. Power trio. Great night!

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Free Download of FSC's "Best of 2013 Medley"

Fortress Social Club did a little medley of our favorite tunes of 2013 and we're giving it away for free! The download also includes our song "Don't Let Me Dance" of our latest record Make Love Not Babies, as well as our cover of Foxygen's "San Francisco". Download it free here... 

Monday, January 20, 2014

Monday, January 13, 2014

Hillbilly Heart performance with BRC on Seriously Cyrus' Sunday Sessions

I recently popped on over to my good friend Billy's house to jam a little "Hillbilly Heart" for his new Sunday Sessions series on the Seriously Cyrus YouTube channel. Good times...

Monday, January 6, 2014

FSC on RollingStone.Com

We played a house party in LA, shot a video for "I'm Not A Praying Man, But..." and ended up on RollingStone.com! Check out the write-up here.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Davey Allen + Johnzo West @ Saint Rocke

Really excited to be sharing the stage this Saturday with my good friend and fellow Hoosier music maker, Mr. Davey Allen. Davey and I will be trading tunes and accompanying each other throughout the set... New songs, old songs, Davey songs, Zo songs. Stoked!

Saturday, August 24, 2013


sneak peak screen shot from the dream girls video shoot with fortress social club

Tuesday, February 5, 2013


Glory has officially been released into the wild...

Glory - Johnzo West

Free download available on BandCamp

Thursday, January 31, 2013

The Warlocks, The Abigails, Magic Wands and Fortress Social Club live @ The Fortress

Fortress Social Club joins The Warlocks, The Abigails and Magic Wands this Friday @ The Fortress in downtown LA. 21+ $10 Doors at 8pm. More info here.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Fortress Social Club 7" EP Release Party

So stoked to kick off the new year with Fortress Social Club celebrating the release of our 7" vinyl EP. FREE SHOW January 18th @ 3 Clubs!!! For more info visit the event page on Facebook...

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Billy Ray Cyrus to Debut New Single on the Tonight Show 9/6

Me and the boys, aka Good Bad Habit, hit the stage with Billy Ray Cyrus on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno this Thursday, September 6th. We are performing Billy's new single "Change My Mind" which is now available on iTunes.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Billy Ray Cyrus @ Bootleg Bar 8/31

The Johnzo West Band plus guitarist Rowan Robertson, aka Good Bad Habit, will be backing up Billy Ray Cyrus at The Bootleg Bar on Friday, August 31st. Show starts at 9pm. Tickets available here...

Monday, May 7, 2012

Sunday, April 22, 2012

'Hillbilly Heart' performance with Billy Ray Cyrus on 90210

Johnzo joins Billy Ray Cyrus in a performance of the song 'Hillbilly Heart' in a recent episode of 90210. 'Hillbilly Heart' is a track off Billy's upcoming new album on which Johnzo recently played guitar. Billy returned to 90210 to reprise his role as Austin (Justin Deeley)'s father, country western star Judd Ridge.

Friday, April 6, 2012

The Parlor this Saturday, April 7th...

Johnzo hits the stage at 8pm! w/ The Michael Williams Band (currently on tour with George Thorogood and Jonny Lang), Barely Legal, and Everyday Animals. This Saturday, April 7th at The Parlor...

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Miley & Johnzo to perform at Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night

Miley & Johnzo will be performing at this year's Muhammad Ali Celebrity Fight Night event in Phoenix, AZ this weekend! "Recognized as one of the nation's elite charity events, Celebrity Fight Night is a star-studded evening presented in honor of our featured guest, Muhammad Ali. Celebrities and professional athletes from all over the country participate in a night filled with incredible live auction items and live musical performances by many of today's brightest stars." For more info click here...

Monday, February 20, 2012

Friday, December 9, 2011

Miley & Johnzo perform 'The Climb' at Trevor Live

Miley and Johnzo performed 'The Climb' last weekend at the Trevor Live charity fundraiser event held at The Palladium in Hollywood. Good cause, good times! Watch the video here...

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Midwest Holiday Run 2011

12/21 Nashville, TN - The Basement
   w/ The Cadillac Black, Dead Leaves

12/22 Indianapolis, IN - White Rabbit Cabaret
   w/ Gypsy Revival, The Vallures

12/23 Michigan City, IN - Ye Olde Benny's
   w/ The Lazer Band, The Solution

Chimes of Freedom

Back in August, Miley Cyrus and I recorded a version of Bob Dylan's 'You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go' for Amnesty International's Dylan tribute album due out early next year. Other artists on the four CD release include Adele, My Morning Jacket, Elvis Costello, Patti Smith, Cage The Elephant, Bad Religion, Maroon 5, Queens Of The Stone Age and many more. Check out the official track listing here. Listen to and pre-order here!!

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Silverlake Lounge November 22nd

Usage Panel 8pm, Vanish Valley 9pm, Johnzo West 10pm, Patrolled By Radar 11pm 
Tuesday, November 22nd @ Silverlake Lounge $8

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Last Minute Show Announced

This Sunday, October 16th @ Hemingways
w/ Jade of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and St. James Band
FREE entry 9:30-10:30pm Come on come all!

Thursday, September 22, 2011