John Gogo


Western balladeer & actor John Gogo hails from a musical family in Snuneymuxw (aka Nanaimo), on Vancouver Island. He’s best known for writing & performing his folksongs about the people & places, the true & the tall tales of the west coast, the islands in particular. From Haida Gwaii to St. John’s to Old Crow, John has played community halls & big houses, festivals & pubs, theatres & beer parlours. John’s just wrapped up recording on his 6th album ‘Western Balladeer’ with Duke & Goldie, daughter Jeri Gogo, Tyler Lieb, David Essig, Ed Peekeekoot, brother Paul Gogo, cousin Brent Gubbels, Alan Moberg, Tobin Stokes, Rick Scott, Daniel Lapp, Dazy Weymer & Valdy. Following the great response to his one-man ‘John Gogo Coal & Wood Show’ (watch for the re-launch in 2025!) he continues with solo performances, guest appearances and tours with Duke & Goldie, featuring daughter Jena Gogo.




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