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Johnny Shay<\/h1> <\/div>\n <\/div>\n <\/div>\n
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A Toronto-based Slaight Music\/Black Box Recordings artist by way of Limerick, Ireland, Johnny Shay is a singer and songwriter of substance that focuses on the human psyche.<\/p>\n

Influenced by equals parts Bob Dylan and Charles Bukowski with a bit of Thin Lizzy thrown into the mix, Shay \u2013 recent winner of the 2019 It\u2019s Your Shot talent contest \u2013\u00a0and former Men of Twenty front man is more interested in exploring the less conveyed aspects and areas of life, such as mental health struggles and other profound observations.<\/p>\n

\u201cThere are plenty of clich\u00e9s out there,\u201d says Shay. \u201cI want to be more unpredictable.\u201d<\/p>\n<\/div><\/div><\/div> <\/div>\n