Welcome to The Johnathans

                                                     Exactly What You Need To ROCK


Pat O'Bryan

October 5, 2019 at 8:10 PM

"The Johnathans" were a time warp extravaganza at Rileys.

I'd never seen these guys before - they put on a fun show. Coasters, Elvis, Beatles, Orbison... some 4 part harmony, some surf instrumentals.

You ought to check 'em out.

Pat O'Bryan


     Meet The Johnathans

We are an “oldies” band specializing in the years 1955 to 1965. We play hits by  Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, The Ventures, Beatles, Elvis, and various Doo-Wop songs and more! We are a four-piece band with guitar, bass, drums and a sax/guitar/piano man.  Three out of four of us are named Jon….

We currently play at Gruene Grove, New Braunfuls, The Farm Street Opry, Bastrop, Central Market South, and North, and many private functions. Weddings, anniversaries, Birthday Party's. We’ve found that we are a great fit for listeners of all ages.  Over the years our members have played with Alvin Crow and The Pleasant Valley Boys, Al Dressen, Chapparal, The Association, Ace in the Hole Band, and Squirrel Nut Zippers to name a few. The band members are: Jon Ricketts, lead guitar & vocals, Jon Kemppainen, sax, guitar, keys, & vocals, John Chandler, drums, humor, & vocals, Paul Wilson, bass, 12 string guitar, vocals & witty banter.



Live at Sam's Town Point


Rock Around The Clock

Live at Central Market


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