AJ Johnston is an Alt-Country singer/songwriter out of Austin, by way of Amarillo, TX. He is Combat deployed Army Paratrooper, with an above knee amputation lost while serving.
His injury and experience's lead to a thirst for life, and a high energy performance. His band has opened for some of the biggest names in the Country and Texas Country/Red Dirt scene (Casey Donahew, Kevin Fowler, Joe Nichols, Travis Tritt, Charlie Robison, Pat Green, Wade Bowen, Cory Morrow, and etc...), and they have played some amazing, top venues. His songwriting is influenced by heartbreak, people's stories, and personal experiences. Songs like "aged rodeo", stemmed from real life experiences as a former bull rider; and "flag draped box" is influenced from his experiences in Afghanistan, and the men he served with. AJ Johnston's music is Texas Red Dirt with Cali Punk and Grunge roots; creating a unique Alt-Country mix with attitude.