Jack Johnson (born May 18, 1975) is an American folk rock singer-songwriter, surfer, filmmaker, musician known for his work in the soft rock and acoustic genres. In 2001, he achieved commercial success after the release of his debut album, Brushfire Fairytales. He has since released five more albums, a number of EPs and surfing movies/soundtracks. He is also known for organizing an annual event, the Kōkua Festival. Notable songs from Johnson's repertoire include "Upside Down"; "Flake"; "Sitting, Waiting, Wishing"; "If I Had Eyes"; "You and Your Heart"; "Taylor"; and "Better Together".
Johnson has been working on a new album From Here to Now to You with his band set to release on September 17, 2013. His first single, to promote the album, "I Got You" was released on June 9. On Saturday, June 15, Jack and the Band performed as headliners at the 2013 Bonnaroo in Tennessee. Also, in June 2013, Jack played two acoustic concerts, one at London’s Tabernacle in Notting Hill and the other at New York City’s Allen Room at Lincoln Center overlooking Central Park, featuring songs from his upcoming album.