Bright Silence

Soaring Smart Singable

Colorado-born singer Kevin Johnston founded Bright Silence (which MTV's John Norris calls "Rousing, anthemic and remarkably intimate") in Brooklyn in 2010. Emerging from NYC's open-mic-singer/songwriter scene, Johnston has performed original songs on Jimmy Kimmel Live fronting the Michael Eisner produced pioneering web series “The All-For-Nots.” He has worked with Kjartan Sveinsson (Sigur Ros) singing a 2-month-long piece of polyphonic music as the centerpiece of Ragnar Kjartansson’s “Me, My Mother, My Father and I” at NYC's New Museum where he met Björk. He has performed to a sold-out crowd of more than 9,000 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre with Ian Cooke Band paying tribute to the music of Prince. Between frequent European tours and the release of Bright Silence’s sophomore album Time Is New (w/ guitarist Kirk Schoenherr & bassist Tim Lappin of Chet Faker aka Nick Murphy) and drummer Zach Jones (Sting, Secret Someones, A Great Big World), Johnston has made the new Denver chapter of Bright Silence are excited to be digging back into Johnston's native Colorado music scene in support of Time Is New which Bandwagon Magazine calls “wide-eyed, optimistic, frequently lifting into pure moments of rapture."