Singer Songwriter Storyteller

Holly D Johnston is known on the folk scene as a captivating performer and a singer of stories. 

She is a songwriter and storyteller who morphs between live music, storytelling and poetry. Holly’s heartfelt lyrics woven together in memorable tunes are sung with a voice that is warm, ethereal and passionate. Holly gives listeners an intimate, thought provoking experience, and her songs deliver: 'hauntingly exact observations... with poetic candour'. Her voice is repeatedly praised as 'mellow, clear and expressive', her sound: ‘seductive and enthralling’.  ‘An amazing talent’.


Having completed Masters research into the parallels between storytelling and songwriting, Holly is not only a story singer, but a story teller.  She performs at festivals, clubs and on the radio, and has written an award winning Song Story Performance called 'Toad Woman'.
You can live the story of a slimy, beautiful toad through the live  audio CD. Join Toad Woman as she dreams of a different life, takes a leap into the unknown and travels her own journey.  This is a heart-warming, uplifting tale for all ages to remind us that we are unique, perfectly
formed and unstoppable!