Johnsmith Music Comes to Prineville

Prineville Mayor Betty Roppe is bringing Johnsmith Music into the City of Prineville for a free concert on October 16 at 4pm at Lutheran Church on the corner of Harwood and Third Streets.

“My purpose is to give the citizens of Prineville a big “thank you” from me for their help in making my six years as their Mayor successful,” says Mayor Roppe.

Johnsmith is one of those artists so often under-recognized – he possesses a genius that cannot be denied, ignored or overlooked. For the past thirty-plus years, Johnsmith has been sharing his music all across America and abroad. He has become a favorite at festivals, clubs, and house concerts alike.

In addition to being a Kerrville New Folk Winner, Johnsmith has released seven solo CDs to rave reviews, leads musical tours to Ireland, teaches songwriting and has served as a staff songwriter in Nashville.

With his faded jeans, his twinkly blue eyes, and his infectious smile, John immediately connects with audiences. You get the sense of a man who loves his life, his family and friends, and who loves nothing more than sharing that love in song and stories all across this land.

Check out John’s newest CD, The Longing Road, at


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