Lisa Marie Johnston is a soulful singer-songwriter whose music resonates with raw emotion and heartfelt storytelling. Born and raised in the vibrant San Francisco Bay Area, Lisa's musical journey began at a young age, inspired by the rich tapestry of sounds that surrounded her. Drawing from influences ranging from blues and folk to rock and Americana, she has crafted a distinctive sound that captivates audiences around the world.

With a voice that effortlessly traverses highs and lows, Lisa's music reflects her own experiences, struggles, and triumphs. Her lyrics, imbued with honesty and vulnerability, invite listeners on a journey of self-discovery and introspection.

Throughout her career, Lisa Marie Johnston has released several albums and EPs, each showcasing her evolution as an artist and storyteller. From intimate acoustic ballads to foot-stomping anthems, her music defies genre boundaries, blending elements of tradition with a contemporary sensibility.

In addition to her work as a musician, Lisa is a passionate advocate for social justice and equality. She uses her platform to raise awareness about important issues, speaking out against injustice and using her music as a tool for positive change.

Since 2020, Lisa has been playing in False Bottom Band, a seven-piece newgrass band from Half Moon Bay, California. 

A vibrant part of the Bay Area music scene for many years, Lisa regularly performs in the Fillmore Poster Room at San Francisco's historic Fillmore and is featured on KFOG’s local scene with her song “Home To Oakland.” She recently played at a TED Talk in San Francisco and performed on the Women’s Stage at SF Pride in 2012 and 2014.

In spring 2016, Lisa released a collection of recordings produced by Matt Winegar, including two duets with Lukas Nelson (POTR), featuring Arion Salazar on bass, Anthony Logerfo (POTR) on drums, and contributions from many other talented musicians. Her latest release, "Blue Reflections," produced by Jeff Berkeley, came out in April 2024 and features three original songs.