Opening Act

John The Martyr

A collective of musicians in nyc that started one day after an encounter on the subway.

Placed 7th

in the Quarter-Finals

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John the Martyr - Time - 1/31/2019 - Paste Studios - New York, NY


What do you enjoy most about being a musician?

Playing live, collaborating with each other in the band, and feeling connected to our audience.

Which musician would you like to collaborate with?

Res Hot Chili Peppers, Lil Wayne, Neville Brothers, Arcade Fire, Tame Impala, Foundation of Funk, Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, LCD Soundsystem, The Strokes, John Mayer, Alabama Shakes

If you were the next Opening Act, what would you do with $10,000?

We were signed to a label but decided to go independent for our second album. We teamed up with Producer Rob Fraboni and now would use the money to promote though new album and Give some to charity.