JAMESTOWN  Bio

Tyriq Johnson is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and has been performing since he was a child.  Tyriq has performed as a solo artist in many

 

venues in the Wisconsin area such as African World Festival, Summerfest, Jamie’s Night Club, and Astor Street.  Tyriq has opened for national acts

 

such as the Bar Kays, Mint Condition, and The Time.  Tyriq spent two years in Minneapolis, Minnesota performing with the band, Sonny Boy. 

 

While in the Twin Cities, the band produced a CD entitled “Afro Soul.”  While with Sonny Boy, Tyriq performed at Prince’s Paisley Park where he

 

left his musical imprint.  Tyriq has also tested his skills on the stage; he worked with CAPITA Productions in Struttin’ Uptown and Jesus Christ

 

Superstar, where he played the role of Jesus.  The band frequently performed throughout Milwaukee, Wisconsin and surrounding cities.

Tyriq’s smooth vocals can also be found on several CD’s, Joe Jordan’s “Can You Find Your Soul”, Peter Mac’s “Oustside Looking In,” and Edlin Jackson’s

 

“Give Me a Chance.”  His voice can also be heard on commercial jingles, voice-overs for the Wisconsin Tobacco Coalition and cover tunes for Hal

 

Leonard’s Productions.  Tyriq also performs Monday nights at the Palms Hotel and Casino with Santa Fe and the Fat Horns.

 

Tyriq also performed with Clint Holmes in the Broadway hopeful show Jam, Also Tyriq performed with the Legendary Lead Singers of the Temptations.

 

Tyriq is Currently leading his own band called Jamestown, Featuring Tyriq. Tyriq has been voted Best Male Vocalist of 2009 at the BMA Awards,

 

Jamestown was also voted Best R&B Band of 2009. Facebook/Tyriq Johnson.