Name: Freedy Johnston
Birthplace: Larned, Kansas
Home: New York City; Madison, Wi.
- Freedy first came to SXSW twenty years ago to promote his Can You Fly album.
- Since then he has made five records of original songs (This Perfect World; Never Home; Blue Days, Black Nights; Right Between the Promises; Rain on the City) and one cover record (My Favorite Waste of Time), and done the musical score for the movie Kingpin.
- His current project is a band with Jon Dee Graham and Susan Cowsill, The Hobart Brothers featuring Lil’ Sis. They will be playing SXSW this year. You won’t want to miss it. Their new CD “At Least We Have Each Other” will be released in March.