“John McDonough is one of the more interesting artists in the next wave of U.S. singer/songwriters.”
— Ung Tro Music Magazine
With intricate guitar work, passionate vocals, engaging lyrics, and 25 years experience performing in Austin, Texas, John McDonough has honed a modern singer/songwriter sound rarely heard. Since retiring from psychotherapy in 2011, John has released five CD's of original music, played over 500 gigs, performed in eleven music festivals, made several appearances on local and national radio, and toured the United States. John's previous three releases, 'Dreams and Imagination,' 'Surrounding Colors,' and 'Can You See Me Now' all received great reviews and airplay all over the United States and Europe with all three releases spending six straight months on the Americana Radio Chart in the United States. McDonough's latest recording, 'Second Chances,' fulfilled his dream of making an acoustic CD. Released in 2021, 'Second Chances' consists of fresh acoustic versions of his favorite songs from previous releases. McDonough has relocated to the Chicago area, is excited to record a concept EP in 2022, and tour the United Sates and Europe.