John Floridis in concert
- Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 8:00pm
- Strand Union Building - view map
John Floridis is a Missoula, Montana based guitarist, singer-songwriter and composer. He has been a resident in the "Big Sky" since 1993 having moved there from the strong shouldered, down-but-never-out city of Cleveland, Ohio. He has released 7 recordings mixing bluesy, folk-rock vocal tunes with adventurous solo acoustic guitar compositions including two seasonal recordings "December's Quiet Joy" and "The Peaceful Season." His most recent recording is "Live From 11th and Grant", the soundtrack from his Northwest Emmy award winning performance for the program of the same name produced on Montana PBS.
He has been named Missoula's best musician by the Missoula Independent and performed in the Western region for over a decade. He has performed with artists as diverse as Shawn Colvin, Derek Trucks, Patty Griffin, Richard Thompson, Emmylou Harris, Bruce Cockburn, Kelly Joe Phelps, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Patty Larkin. John also fronts Burning River, a blues-funk-rock concept that performs in the Western region. He is also a producer of programs for Montana Public Radio and a former Registered Music Therapist.
John Floridis performs with guitar, vocals and sometimes manipulated, sampled and looped sounds.