January 14, 2013: New Hickman Dalton Gang and Johnny Hickman and Ed Anderson (of Backyard Tire Fire/Magic Box) shows! Check the Shows page for details.
October 3, 2012: I now have a confirmed full band solo show on Friday the 21st of December! I will be doing a full set with The Piggies backing me and opening for The Railbenders at The Bluebird in Denver. In addition, I am ALSO playing the NEXT night with the full Hickman Dalton Gang at the Goat Soup and Whiskey Tavern in Keystone on Saturday the 22nd!
August 6, 2012: Blurt magazine's review of Tilting online today!
July 6, 2012: Summer tour with Cracker, Big Head Todd, Blues Traveler and Barenaked Ladies kicks off today! Shows all summer long including a few Cracker-only gigs. See Crackersoul for more info.
July 3, 2012: My solo album Tilting is finished and available today! Available hard copy in the store or at CDBaby, digitally at CDBaby, iTunes, Amazon, et cetera.
June 18, 2012: Of the reviewers who have previewed Tilting, Johnny is especially fond of Rock Guitar Daily's take on Tilting.
June 25, 2012: The video for the Tilting track Another Road is now available on YouTube. Watch now!
May 10, 2012: I now have a release date for my 2nd solo album, Tilting. July 3, 2012! We're taking pre-orders now in the Campstove store. My pre-release party will be in Fort Collins, CO at Avo's on Sunday, 6/24. Also, this coming weekend I'm headed out for 3 shows in California opening for my good friend Roger Clyne! See shows for more info.
April 7, 2012: Northern Colorado, don't forget next week is FOCOMX! 2 days, April 13 and 14, 300+ bands, $20 gets you all-weekend access. I'll be playing at the Beach House on College on Friday from 9:15 to 10, and seeing a bunch of other great acts all weekend (my son Hans will be DJing at the silent Disco at Tony's on Saturday night too, as Starcrusher). I will also be part of the Pro-Dev panel held at the Armory on Saturday early afternoon. See FOCOMX.org for more details.
March 12, 2012: Canadian pop-rockers The Barenaked Ladies announce "The Last Summer On Earth" tour, featuring many bands including Cracker, who will be on the majority of this national tour. Late June through Mid-August, nationwide. Note from Johnny: "I'll do my best to get the solo record finished and released before touring takes me away for the entire summer. Thanks fans, for your patience. Things are blazing along in the studio, shouldn't be much longer now."
February 26, 2012: A few Fort Collins notes: The Northern CO music scene is getting to be a closer-knit and more amazing community, thanks in huge part to the organizations like FOCOMA, the Bohemian Foundation, and listener-supported KRFC. Don't forget: KRFC birthday bash at the Lincoln Center March 16th, and I'll also be playing at FOCOMX coming up April 13 and 14.
December 7, 2011: Get on over to YouTube and check out The Hickman-Dalton Gang's new video for Construction Man. We think it's obvious how much fun it was to make. http://youtu.be/JBoqSb4gy4Q
November 19, 2011: WOW! Heartfelt thanks to the 207 supporters who supported my Kickstarter campaign! Over 200% funded! Back into the studio I go!!
October 5, 2011: While Cracker is on hiatus until Christmas, Johnny will be working on a 2nd solo project, as well as doing a Hickman-Dalton Gang show or two this Fall, starting with 10/14 in Denver.
June 23, 2011: Hickman-Dalton Gang Volume II CD - PREORDER NOW! (Orders placed between 6/22 and noon on 6/27 will ship regular U.S. mail on 6/27.)
The Hickman-Dalton Gang, Volume II, is a 10-song alt/outlaw/vintage country album and the 2nd collaboration between Johnny Hickman (Cracker) and Jim Dalton (Raibenders, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers.) For more info, see www.hickmandaltongang.com.You can buy Volume II from us (ships from Colorado), and starting on its release date, Tuesday 6/28, from CDBaby (physical CDs ship from Oregon) or digitally at online outlets such as iTunes and Amazon.