Upcoming Dates

Saturday, November 24th, 2018

Woodstock Colonial Restaurant
Piano at the Woodstock - 6:30 to 9:30pm
1959 Topsail Rd.
Paradise, NL
Can
(709) 781-2222
Price: N/A

Gary plays all your favourite jazz and pop standards. Requests encouraged.

Be sure to let me know if it's your birthday or wedding anniversary!

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Woodstock Colonial Restaurant
Piano at the Woodstock - 6:30 to 9:30pm
1959 Topsail Rd.
Paradise, NL
Can
(709) 781-2222
Price: N/A

Gary plays all your favourite jazz and pop standards. Requests encouraged.

Be sure to let me know if it's your birthday or wedding anniversary!

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Handel's Messiah - 8:00pm
95 Allandale Road
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6
CA
(709) 729-3900
Price: $28 - $38

The Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra under the direction of guest conductor Stephen Candow, together with the Philharmonic Choir of the NSO presents Handel’s Messiah. Set in the historic and captivating Basilica, soloists include: Suzie LeBlanc, soprano; Aleks Romano, mezzo-soprano; E. Mark Murphy, tenor; and Joel Allison, baritone. Handel’s Messiah takes place at 8PM on Friday, December 7, 2018 and Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. 

Saturday, December 8th, 2018

Handel's Messiah - 8:00pm
95 Allandale Road
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6
CA
(709) 729-3900
Price: $28 - $38

The Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra under the direction of guest conductor Stephen Candow, together with the Philharmonic Choir of the NSO presents Handel’s Messiah. Set in the historic and captivating Basilica, soloists include: Suzie LeBlanc, soprano; Aleks Romano, mezzo-soprano; E. Mark Murphy, tenor; and Joel Allison, baritone. Handel’s Messiah takes place at 8PM on Friday, December 7, 2018 and Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. 

Saturday, December 8th, 2018

The Black Sheep
Beresford Blues Band - 10:30pm
164 Water St
St. John's, Newfoundland A1C 1A8
Canada
7096827162
Price: $10

Shawn Beresford - guitar, Gary Johnston - keys, Wade Pinhorn - bass and Chuck Bucket - drums

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Jazz East presents Ellington's Nutcracker - 9:00pm
Solomon's Lane
St. John's, NF
CA
(709) 753-3870
Price: $10

Jazz East Big Band presents Duke Ellington's jazz arrangement of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite

 

Gary Johnston on piano

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Woodstock Colonial Restaurant
Piano at the Woodstock - 6:00 to 9:00pm
1959 Topsail Rd.
Paradise, NL
Can
(709) 781-2222
Price: N/A

Gary plays all your favourite jazz and pop standards. Requests encouraged.

Be sure to let me know if it's your birthday or wedding anniversary!

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018

Woodstock Colonial Restaurant
Piano at the Woodstock - 6:30 to 9:30pm
1959 Topsail Rd.
Paradise, NL
Can
(709) 781-2222
Price: N/A

Gary plays all your favourite jazz and pop standards. Requests encouraged.

Be sure to let me know if it's your birthday or wedding anniversary!

Saturday, December 29th, 2018

Woodstock Colonial Restaurant
Piano at the Woodstock - 6:30 to 9:30pm
1959 Topsail Rd.
Paradise, NL
Can
(709) 781-2222
Price: N/A

Gary plays all your favourite jazz and pop standards. Requests encouraged.

Be sure to let me know if it's your birthday or wedding anniversary!

Past Dates

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Denise with Eastern Owl - 7pm
81 Cochrane Street
St. John's, Newfoundland A1C 3L7
CA
7097542532
Price: Free!

Part of the Spirit Song 2018 Stage Show

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Woodstock Colonial Restaurant
Piano at the Woodstock - 6:30 to 9:30pm
1959 Topsail Rd.
Paradise, NL
Can
(709) 781-2222
Price: N/A

Gary plays all your favourite jazz and pop standards. Requests encouraged.

Be sure to let me know if it's your birthday or wedding anniversary!

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Masterworks 2: Ra, Ra, Rafael - 8:oopm
95 Allandale Road
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6
CA
(709) 729-3900
Price: $33 - $48

A musical filled evening with guests Rafael HoekmanJeffrey Rink and the PCNSO. Rafael Hoekman, cello, is known for his spirited and fiery performances and will join guest conductor Jeffrey Rink with the NSO to perform Ra, Ra, Rafael including: Glinka’s A Life for the Tsar Overture, Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1, Borodin’s Symphony No. 2, Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor.

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

Woodstock Colonial Restaurant
Piano at the Woodstock - 6:30 to 9:30pm
1959 Topsail Rd.
Paradise, NL
Can
(709) 781-2222
Price: N/A

Gary plays all your favourite jazz and pop standards. Requests encouraged.

Be sure to let me know if it's your birthday or wedding anniversary!

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Beresford Blues Band - 10:30pm
164 Water St
St. John's, NL A1C 1A8
Canada
7097659714
Price: $10

The Shawn Beresford Blues Band featuring Shawn Beresford on guitar, Gary Johnston on keys, Wade Pinhorn on bass and Chuck Bucket on drums

Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Woodstock Colonial Restaurant
Piano at the Woodstock - 6:30 to 9:30pm
1959 Topsail Rd.
Paradise, NL
Can
(709) 781-2222
Price: N/A

Gary plays all your favourite jazz and pop standards. Requests encouraged and accepted.

PS: be sure to let me know if it's your birthday or anniversary!

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

D.F. Cook Hall
Jazz East 20th Anniversary Concert - 8pm
MUN School of Music
St. John's, NL
Price: TBA

Gary plays keys with Jazz East Big Band

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Arts and Culture Centre
NSO Pops Concert - 8pm
St. John's, NL

Denise with the NSO

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

Judy Knee School of Dance
Jazz East - Judy Knee School of Dance - 8pm
St. John's, NL

Jazz East plays for Judy Knee dancers - ballroom dancing

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

NSO Masterworks 4
NSO Masterworks 4 - 8pm
Arts and Culture Centre
St. John's, NL

Denise with NSO

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Spirit of Newfoundland
Skeets, Snobs and Peppermint Nobs - 8pm
Cathedral St
St. John's, NL

This one's in Holyrood!

Gary on Keys

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Spirit of Newfoundland
Skeets, Snobs and Peppermint Nobs - 8pm
Cathedral St
St. John's, NL

Dinner Theater - Gary on keys

Friday, February 9th, 2018

Arts and Culture Centre
NSO Masterworks 3 - 8pm
St. John's, NL

Denise with NSO

Friday, February 9th, 2018

Arts and Culture Centre
NSO Masterworks 3 - 8pm
St. John's, NL

Denise with the NSO

Saturday, January 27th, 2018

NSO Big Band Concert
NSO Big Band Concert - 8pm
Arts and Culture Centre
St. John's, NL
Can

Denise with the NSO

Friday, January 26th, 2018

NSO Big Band Concert
NSO Big Band Concert - 8pm
Arts and Culture Centre
St. John's, NL
Can

Denise with the NSO

Friday, January 26th, 2018

The Crow's Nest
January Weepers - 5:30pm - 7pm
Water St
St. John's, NL
Can
709-753-6927
Price: by membership

Gary and Denise performing jazz standards and originals in St. John's most unique pub setting

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Spirit of Newfoundland
Skeets Snobs and Peppermint Knobs - 8pm
Cathedral St
St. John's, NL

Gary on Keys

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Spirit of Newfoundland
Sinatra on the Rock - 8pm
Cathedral St
St. John's, NL

Gary on keys

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Spirit of Newfoundland
Sinatra on the Rock - 8pm
Cathedral St
St. John's, NL

Gary on keys

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Delta Hotel Ball Room
Reception - NLTA - 7pm
Gower St
St. John's, NL
CA

Gary and Denise will perform for meeting attendees

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Spirit of Newfoundland
Skeets Snobs and Peppermint Knobs - 8pm
Cathedral St
St. John's, NL

Gary on Keys

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Spirit of Newfoundland
Sinatra on the Rock - 8pm
Cathedral St
St. John's, NL

Gary on keys

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Arts and Culture Centre
NSO Masterworks 4
St. John's, NL

Denise

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

Holy Heart Theatre
Opera on the Avaon - Call theatre for details
55 Bonaventure Avenue
St. John's, NF A1C 3Z3
CA

Denise in the pit orchestra

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

Spirit of Newfoundland
Women Doing Men - 7pm
Cathedral St
St. John's, NL

Gary plays with house band as Dana Parsons, Janet Cull and Mara Noftle perform hits originally recorded by men!

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Spirit of Newfoundland
Women Doing Men - 7pm
Cathedral St
St. John's, NL

Gary plays keys with 4 pce band featuring Sandy Morris, Scott Mansfield and Frank Fusari

Janet Cull, Mara Noftle and Dana Parsons sing hits originally performed by men!

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Holy Heart Theatre
Opera on the Avaon - Call theatre for details
55 Bonaventure Avenue
St. John's, NF A1C 3Z3
CA

Denise in pit orchestra

Friday, April 11th, 2014

The Rockhouse
That 70's Tribute - 10pm
George St
St. John's, NL
CA

Gary with Shawn Beresford 7-piece band. Celebrating the dance music of the '70s!

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Delta Hotel Ball Room
Fundraiser for Daffodil House - 6 - 7:30pm
Gower St
St. John's, NL
CA

Gary - solo piano

Friday, April 11th, 2014

The Basilica
NSO Masterworks 4 - 8pm
Military Rd
St. John's
CA
Price: $45/$40

Denise with NSO. Details here!

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Arts and Culture Centre
NSO Main Event - 8pm
St. John's, NL

Denise with NSO

Click for more info!

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Arts and Culture Centre
NSO Masterworks 3 - 8pm
St. John's, NL
Price: $45/$40

Denise with NSO. Click here for details.

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

Delta Hotel Ball Room
NSO Silver Ball
Gower St
St. John's, NL
CA
Price: $150

Denise with NSO. For details click here!

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Arts and Culture Centre
NSO Big Band Concert - 8pm
St. John's, NL
Price: $45/$40

Denise with the NSO. Click here for details.

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Capital Hotel
New Year's Eve Dance - 9:30pm
Kenmount Rd.
St. John's, NL
Can
(709) 738-4480

Gary with the Traces Dance Band

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

The Basilica
NSO presents Messiah
Military Rd
St. John's
CA
Price: $28/$25

Denise with the NSO. Details Here!

Friday, December 13th, 2013

The Basilica
NSO presents Messiah
Military Rd
St. John's
CA
Price: $28/$25

Denise with the NSO. Details here!

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Club One
Shawn Beresford and the Soulution - 9pm
George Street
St John's, NF A1C 1J1
CA
709-753-7877

Gary with Shawn Beresford and the Soulution

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

The Ship Pub
Jazz East - 10 pm
Solomon's Lane
St. John's, NF
CA
Price: $10 at the door

Johnston and Lear with drummer Rich Spurrell

Pre-show featuring the music of Vince Guaraldi from "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

Friday, November 29th, 2013

NSO Holiday Pops Concert
Holiday Pops with the NSO - 8 pm
Cochrane St. United Church
St. John's, NL
Price: $30/$25

Denise with the NSO

Click here for details!

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Arts and Culture Centre
NSO Gala Concert - 8pm
St. John's, NL
Price: $100

Denise with the NSO. Details Here!

Friday, May 24th, 2013

'70's R & B - 10pm
George Street
St. John's, NL
Can
(709) 579-6832

Gary with Shawn Beresford and the Soulution

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Sheraton Hotel
NLTA Conference
Cavendish Square
St. John's, NL
Can

Gary with Traces Dance Band

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Arts and Culture Centre
Masterworks 4 - 8pm
St. John's, NL
Price: call box office

Denise with the NL Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Woodstock Colonial Restaurant
6:30 - 9:30pm
1959 Topsail Rd.
Paradise, NL
Can
(709) 781-2222

featuring Gary only on the piano

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Arts and Culture Centre
NSO Big Band Concert
St. John's, NL

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Holiday Inn
Private Wedding
180 Portugal Cove Rd
St. John's, NL
Can
(709) 722-0506

Gary with Traces Dance Band

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Sheraton Hotel
Gary with Traces Dance Band - 9:00 pm
Cavendish Square
St. John's, NL
Can

NLTA Convention

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

CD Release Party - The Soulution
Torbay Rd
St. John's, NL
Can
709-753-2352

Details to follow

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

Boogie for Bowels - Gary with The Soulution - 10 pm
George Street
St. John's, NL
Can
(709) 579-6832

Fundraiser for Crohn's Disease

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Christina Parker Art Gallery
Tina Dolter Art Exhibit - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
7 Plank Rd
St. John's, NL A1E 1P8
Can

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

The Masonic Temple
Big Night Out - Gary with Jazz East - 7:00 pm
6 Cathedral St.
St. John's, NL
709.579.3023
Price: $20 - $55

Fri Feb 25th & Sat Feb 26th

BIG NIGHT OUT! with Jazz East Big Band, directed by Bill Brennan
Featuring: Jazz East with Katie Hopkins & Peter Halley
Special Guests: Mark Fewer Jazz Trio featuring Jim Vivian & Bill Brennan

7:00pm Dinner & Dance, $55.00+HST
9:00pm Dance Only, $20.00

Masonic Temple, 6 Cathedral St
To book tickets call 579.3023

Friday, February 25th, 2011

The Masonic Temple
Big Night Out - Gary with Jazz East - 7:00 pm
6 Cathedral St.
St. John's, NL
709.579.3023
Price: $20 - $55

Fri Feb 25th & Sat Feb 26th

BIG NIGHT OUT! with Jazz East Big Band, directed by Bill Brennan
Featuring: Jazz East with Katie Hopkins & Peter Halley
Special Guests: Mark Fewer Jazz Trio featuring Jim Vivian & Bill Brennan

7:00pm Dinner & Dance, $55.00+HST
9:00pm Dance Only, $20.00

Masonic Temple, 6 Cathedral St
To book tickets call 579.3023

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Exit Realty Gala
Exit Realty Gala - 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Delta Hotel
St. John's, NL A1E 1P8
Can
Price: Private Function

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

Reid Community Centre
Frosty Festival Dinner and Dance - 9:30pm
Smallwood Drive
Mt. Pearl, NL
Ca
(709) 748-1002

Gary with Traces Dance Band

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Woodstock Colonial Restaurant
Gary Plays Solo Piano for Dining - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
1959 Topsail Rd.
Paradise, NL
Can
(709) 781-2222

Friday, December 31st, 2010

Capital Hotel
New Year's Eve dinner and Dance - 6:30pm to 1am
Kenmount Rd.
St. John's, NL
Can
(709) 738-4480

Gary with Traces Dance Band

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

Positive Thinker's Club - Battery Hotel
Positive Thinker's Xmas Breakfast Meeting - 9am
54 Battery Rd
St. John's, NL
Can
709-739-4000

Friday, December 17th, 2010

Murray's Pond Country Club
Gary with Shawn Beresford and the Soulution - 8pm
Price: $12.50

Fundraiser for the band's upcoming CD - Call My Name

 

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Sheraton Hotel
Private Xmas Party - Oceanex
Cavendish Square
St. John's, NL
Can

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Portobello's
Private Xmas Party - Re/Max United
115 Duckworth Street
ST. John's, NL
Can
709-579-7050

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Capital Hotel
9:30pm to 1am
Kenmount Rd.
St. John's, NL
Can
(709) 738-4480

Gary with Traces Dance Band

Friday, November 26th, 2010

The Crow's Nest
Weepers - 6-8pm
Water St
St. John's, NL
Can
709-753-6927
Price: Members Only

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Arts and Culture Centre
NL Symphony Orchestra - 8pm
St. John's, NL

Denise plays bass with the NSO!

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

Private Party
Anniversary Party - 8-11pm
St. John's

Friday, November 12th, 2010

The Fat Cat Blues Bar
Funk Out wit da Junk Out - 10:00
George Street
St. John's, NL
Can
709-739-5554

Gary plays keys with the Shawn Beresford and the Soulution. Shawn's birthday celebration.

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Capital Hotel
Fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House - 9:30pm to 1am
Kenmount Rd.
St. John's, NL
Can
(709) 738-4480

Gary with Traces Dance Band

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Sheraton Hotel
9:30pm to 1am
Cavendish Square
St. John's, NL
Can

Gary plays with the Traces Dance Band

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Sheraton Hotel
9:30pm to 1am
Cavendish Square
St. John's, NL
Can

Gary plays with the Traces Dance Band

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Shrine Club
NL Phillipine Women's Assoc. - 9:30pm to 1am
Topsail Rd.
St. John's, NL
Price: $10

Gary plays Keys with Traces Dance Band. come join in the Hallowe'en fun!

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Woodstock Colonial Restaurant
Music for Fine Dining - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
1959 Topsail Rd.
Paradise, NL
Can
(709) 781-2222

Gary plays all your favourites and requests on the Woodstock's fine grand piano.

Saturday, December 8th, 2018

Woodstock Colonial Restaurant
Piano at the Woodstock - 6:00 to 9:00pm
1959 Topsail Rd.
Paradise, NL
Can
(709) 781-2222
Price: N/A

Gary plays all your favourite jazz and pop standards. Requests encouraged.

Be sure to let me know if it's your birthday or wedding anniversary!

July 2013

The Wreckhouse International Jazz and Blues Festival
Various
St. John's, NL
Can

Time and date TBA