DTJ @ TheGolden Lion, Magor

It was really fun to play at The Golden Lion in Magor on 28th May, 2016. Thanks to Oscar and all the staff for making us feel so welcome and also to everyone who came along to enjoy the music. Thanks also to our good friend Gerald Organ for joining us on Cahon for a few numbers.


DTJ makes Friends with a Fisherman

It was great to find out that Jon Cleave, from the well known Port Isaac sea shantie singing group 'Fisherman's Friends', was one of the guests at a private party where Don't Tell Johnny were providing the live entertainment. It was an even bigger thrill when he sang a few songs with us. Thank you Jon, and to Martin, the party host, it was a real pleasure and an enjoyable occasion.


DTJ @ The Three Tuns

Thank you to Lisa Beckenham and Giles Darby, the new Landlady and Landlord of The Three Tuns in Chepstow for their fantastic Sunday lunch and for inviting us to play on Sunday afternoon, 24th April. We had a great time and it was flattering to see so many people there, enjoying the music and the friendly warm atmosphere. It was a great pleasure to play for you.

DTJ featured in Acoustic Mazazine

Dont Tell Johnny are pleased to announce that their track 'Beyond Your Wildest Dreams' taken from their album 'Better Late Than Never' is featured on the CD that comes free with the May 2016 copy of Acoustic Magazine, along with a short write up about the band inside the magazine itself. Copies on sale now! 









DTJ Album Launch at The Three Tuns

A massive thank-you to everyone who came to the Album Launch of the debut Don't Tell Johnny Album 'Better Late Than Never'. It was our pleasure to play all the songs from the album and many old favourites to a great crowd. We thank you all for your support.

Download copies of the album are now for sale on Amazon, iTunes, CDBaby, etc. or the CD's themselves can be purchased directly from the band by emailing 'donttelljohnny@hotmail.co.uk'










DTJ song on BBC Radio Wales 'Celtic Heartbeat'

A big thanks to Frank Hennessy for playing the Don't Tell Johnny song 'Myn Mawr' and his kind words on the his BBC Radio Wales program 'Cetlic Heartbeat' on 24th January



DTJ Live on Triangle Radio


Dont Tell Johnny performing some songs from their new Album on Traingle Radio on Sunday 31st January, 2016. The song is repeated on Wednesday 3rd February at 6:00pm.


New Band Member for Dont Tell Johnny

Dont Tell Johnny are pleased to announce a new band member. Nerijus Vizbickas, aka Big Nicks, joined the band towards the end of 2015. He is an accomplished guitar and bass player, whose style complements and adds to the music of the band very well. Nerijus, has been working on recording the new DTJ Album 'Better Later Than Never' along with the others.


DTJ @ Scabby Road

Dont Tell Johnny are currently recording their debut album with the help of Mr Paul Hobday at Scabby Road. This long awaited work will be a collection of self penned songs, some new, and some performed by the band over the years. Hopefully released before the end of the year.

DTJ @ St Albans Band Aid 2015

What a great afternoon playing at St Albans Band Aid for such a good cause. A big thanks to Dene Rosewarn for asking us to playing and for organising the event. Check out the vids on this Web Site!

DTJ @ The Malt House, Seaton

Great Gig last night. What a fantastic job Tanya Davies and David Gibson have done on the The Malt House in Seaton. It was a great beer festival in a packed pub. A thoroughly entertaining set from Jam Jar aka Jim MacTaggart and Gerald Organ followed by a real crowd pleasing set of songs from James Marsden left us with no option but to up our game for a crowd that had been put in a real party mood. We really enjoyed playing and its a genuine compliment when members of the audience that you have never met before want to buy you drink afterwards. Thank you all.

DTJ @ The New Inn, Pwllmeyric

It was great to be back at the New Inn in Pwllmeyric last night. A big thanks once again to Peter and all the staff for inviting us back and making us feel so welcome. It was a special evening for us - our first gig with our new bass/cahon player, Nerijus Vizbickas, aka 'bignix'. He certainly bought some new energy and a new dimension to the band with his toe tapping rhythms and bass lines. Thanks also to all the dancers - it's a great compliment to us when people want to dance to our songs. A special thanks must go to the man in the kilt, whoever you are. You were a great sport. Your secret is safe with us. 

DTJ @ Cambridge Folk Festival

It may not have been Stage 1, but we are really pleased to have performed a showcase slot at Cambridge Folk Festival this weekend to a really attentive and appreciative music loving audience. We were totally flattered by the number of festival goers who told us how much they enjoyed our late night performance. It was a fantastic weekend. Big thanks to Terry who secured the slot for us.

DTJ @ The Fringe, Bristol

What a great evening supporting Steve Payne and Paul Hobday at the Fringe in Bristol. Big thanks to Steve and Paul for inviting us to play and to everyone who came along to enjoy the music.



DTJ @ Pritchards at Live and Let Live

Another great chilled Sunday afternoon dining and playing at Pritchards. The Pies and Puds were fantastic - we would recommend. As always a big thanks to everyone who came along to watch us and to Paula for asking us to play.

DTJ @ The Three Tuns

A big thanks to Debbie Burch and everyone at The Three Tuns for inviting us play on Friday 3rd July. A lovely warm summer's evening was topped off with an even warmer and friendly atmosphere - thank you to everyone who came along to see us and enjoy the occasion.




DTJ @ Chepstow Bandstand 2015

A big thanks from Sam, Tim and Johnny to all those who refused to be put off by the rain and came along to watch Dont Tell Johnny on the bandstand on Sunday. The sun eventually shone and it turned out to be a great afternoon. Thanks to the 'Rock Choir' for keeping the crowds entertained during the break and to Ned for inviting us to play.


DTJ @ Afon Gwy

What a great evening playing at the Afon Gwy Summer Solstice Beer Festival with Steve Payne and Paul Hobday. It was a beautiful setting on the River Afon with a great crowd and fantastic atmosphere. A big thanks to everyone who came along and to Joe for inviting us to be part of this event.

DTJ @ Pritchards at Live and Let Live

We had a great time playing at the Bangers and Beer Festival and also enjoyed listening to some really good local music. Thanks to Paula and all the staff for organising the event and asking us to play.

DTJ @ Goosestock

Thanks to Carol and everyone at the Goose and Cuckoo Inn in Upper Llanover for putting in a fantastic beer and music festival. We had a great afternoon performing and entertaining with our friends in Shootin the Crow and Billy Shinbone.

DTJ @ The New Inn, Pwllmeyric

A big thank you to everyone who came to see us on Friday (17th April, 2015) at the New Inn in Pwllmeyric. We had a briliant evening at this great venue. It was great to see everyone having such a good time. Thanks to Peter and all the staff at the New Inn for making us so welcome. Thanks to Helen for pulling everyone on to the dance floor (no is not an option)!


DTJ @ The Shakespeare

A great afternoon at the Shakespeare Pub in Totterdown listening to and playing music. We really enjoyed our set. Big thanks to Ben for organising.

DTJ @ Pritchards at the Live and Let Live

What a great way to spend Sunday afternoon! A big thanks to everyone who came along to see us - we had a fantastic time which was made special by the dancing, the requests and the audience involvement in general. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. We'll be back to do it all again soon! 

DTJ @ The Globe, Alvington

What a fab, laid back Sunday afternoon yesterday, sharing the stage with our good friends from The fantastic Sian Burton Band. A great way to finish off the weekend - thanks to everyone who came along to enjoy the atmosphere and music.


DTJ featured on Electric Landlady Album

We are very proud to have our song featured on the Electric Landlady Album, produced by Paul Hobday. The Album is a celebration of local music talent in Chepstow with all proceeds from sales going to St David's Hospice. The Album was released in December 2015, and copies are still available around Chepstow.