Josh Johnstone

Josh Johnstone recently relocated back to Perth after being based in Melbourne for 10 years. He is best known as front man for a number of local bands, many of which you may have heard on Triple J, 96FM, RTR FM, Red FM, WA FM, Nova and countless other radio networks.

Josh Johnstone recently relocated back to Perth after being based in Melbourne for 10 years. He is best known as front man for a number of local bands, many of which you may have heard on Triple J, 96FM, RTR FM, Red FM, WA FM, Nova and countless other radio networks.

Josh has performed (either solo or with his various bands) at such Festivals as Big Day Out, Australia Survival Day Concert, Broome to Bicton, Rock the Bay Festival (VIC) and St Kilda Festival (VIC). He has also played as support act for the likes of Gotye, The Waifs, John Butler Trio, The Beards, Little Red, Filter, Suicidal Tendencies, Eskimo Joe, Shihad, Gyroscope and many more…

The last 8 years running has seen Josh and his bands tour UK, USA, Europe & Asia, playing festivals alongside such acts as The Killers, Imagine Dragons, Ting Tings, Mika, James Blunt, Pete Doherty & Moby, as well as a memorable sets at iconic Los Angeles venues The Viper Room and The House of Blues.

Alongside this rather successful original music career, Josh Johnstone performs upwards of 250 cover gigs per year as either a soloist, in a duo or in a full band; these shows are often at corporate events, weddings, pubs, clubs, mine sites and various functions. You would be hard pressed to find a quality music venue around Australia that Josh has not performed at!

Josh boasts a massive repertoire of songs and always tailors his song list to suit the event and crowd. Check out his testimonials from previous clients!

  

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Ho Hey – Lumineers

Riptide – Vance Joy

Over The Rainbow – Israel Kamakawio

Marry Me – Train

Budapest – George Ezra

Shotgun – George Ezra

Blame It On Me – George Ezra

Perfect – Ed Sheeran

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran

Give Me Love – Ed Sheeran

Latch – Sam Smith

Yellow – Coldplay

Let Her Go – Passenger

Aint No Sunshine – Bill Withers

My Girl – The Temptations

I”m Yours – Jason Mraz

I Wont Give Up – Jason Mraz

Pumped Up Kicks – Foster The People

She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5

Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars

Treasure – Bruno Mars

Get Lucky – Daft Punk

Lonely Boy – Black Keys

Little Lion Man – Mumford And Sons

I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons

Dirty Old Town – The Pogues

Walk On The Wildside – Lou Reed

Home To Mamma – Justin Beiber / Cody Simpson

Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon

Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon

Dream Catch Me – Newton Faulkner

Train – Drops Of Jupiter

Steal My Kisses – Ben Harper

Save Tonight – Eagle Eye Cherry

Dancing In The Dark – Bruce Sprinsteen

Im On Fire – Bruce Springsteen

Champagne Supernova – Oasis

Wonderwall – Oasis

Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis

Weather With You – Crowded House

Better Be Home Soon – Crowded House

Fall At Your Feet – Crowded House

Don’t Dream Its Over – Crowded House

Mr Brightside – The Killers

Learning To Fly – Tom Petty

Wont Back Down – Tom Petty

Free Falling – Tom Petty

Runnin Down A Dream – Tom Petty

Mary Jane’s Last Dance – Tom Petty

American Girl – Tom Petty

Refugee – Tom Petty

Stay – Lisa Loeb

Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater

Proud Mary – Creedence Clearwater

Down On The Corner – Creedence Clearwater

Fortunate Son – Creedence Clearwater

Have You Ever Seen The Rain – Creedence Clearwater

Heard It Through The Grapevine – Creedence Clearwater

Good Riddance – Greenday

When I Come Around – Greenday

April Sun In Cuba – Dragon

Small Things – Blink 182

Dammit – Blink 182

Laid – James

Falsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash

Ring Of Fire – Johnny Cash

Surfin’ USA – Beach Boys

Billy Jean – Michael Jackson

The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson

Tomorrow – Silverchair

Under The Milky Way – The Church

Foxy Lady – Jimi Hendrix

Tribute – Tenacious D

Gloria – Van Morrison

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Message In A Bottle – The Police

Roxanne – The Police

Cocaine – Eric Clapton

Creep – Radiohead

Betterman – Pearl Jam

Jeremy – Pearl Jam

Last Kiss – Pearl Jam

Learn To Fly – Foo Fighters

Best Of You – Foo Fighters

Zombie – Cranberries

Whats Up – 4 Non Blondes

Wagon Wheel – Bob Dylan/Darius Rucker

Blowing In The Wind – Bob Dylan

Knockin’ On Heavens Door – Bob Dylan

Country Road – John Denver

Bohemian Like You – Dandy Warhols

Santa Monica – Everclear

Call Me Al – Paul Simon

Tip Of My Tongue – Diesel

Cry In Shame – Diesel

Land Down Under – Men At Work

Heart Of Gold – Neil Young

Breakfast At Tiffany’s – D.B.S.

End Of The Line – Travelling Wilburys

Handle With Care – Travelling Wilburys

No Rain – Blind Melon

Dreams – Fleetwood Mac

Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac

500 Miles – The Proclaimers

Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol

Dakota – Stereophonics

Is This Love – Bob Marley

No Woman No Cry – Bob Marley

3 Little Birds – Bob Marley

Could You Be Loved – Bob Marley

Stir It Up – Bob Marley

Disarm – Smashing Pumpkins

1979 – Smashing Pumpkins

Shimmer – Fuel

About A Girl – Nirvana

Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana

Wild Horses – Rolling Stones

Satisfaction – Rolling Stones

Jumpin’ Jack Flash – Rolling Stones

Cant Always Get What You Want – Rolling Stones

Sympathy For The Devil – Rolling Stones

Brown Sugar – Rolling Stones

To Her Door – Paul Kelly

Dumb Things – Paul Kelly

Kiss – Prince

Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd

Another Brick In The Wall – Pink Floyd

Don’t Change – INXS

Never Tear Us Apart – INXS

Faith – George Michael

Hound Dog – Elvis Presley

Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis

Under The Bridge – Red Hot Chilli Peppers

By The Way – Red Hot Chilli Peppers

One – U2

With Or Without You – U2

All I Want Is You – U2

Mr Jones – Counting Crows

Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry

Long Train Running – Doobie Brothers

Listen To The Music – Doobie Brothers

Whole Lotta Love – Led Zeppelin

Rock & Roll – Led Zeppelin

You Really Got Me – The Kinks

Lola – The Kinks

Mamma Mia – ABBA

Shook Me All Night Long – AC\DC

Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd

Mustang Sally – The Commitments

Song 2 – Blur

Stand By Me – John Lennon

Saw Her Standing There – Beatles

Come Together – Beatles

Ticket To Ride – The Beatles

Let It Be – Beatles

Stuck In The Middle – Steelers Wheel

Blister In The Sun – Violent Femmes

I Want To Break Free – Queen

The Gambler – Kenny Rodgers

Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder

Superstition – Stevie Wonder

Sunsets – Powderfinger

These Days – Powderfinger

Take Your Mamma – Scissor Sisters

Livin On A Prayer – Bon Jovi

If You Could Only See – Tonic

Tainted Love – Soft Cell / Living End

Holy Grail – Hunters & Collectors

Throw Arms Around Me – Hunters & Collectors

I Was Made For Lovin’ You – KISS

Roadhouse Blues – The Doors

Break On Through – The Doors

Lightning Crashes – Live

Dance With You – Live

Revolution – Tracey Chapman

Fast Car – Tracy Chapman

Baby Can I Hold You Tonight – Tracey Chapman

Modern Love – David Bowie

Heroes – David Bowie

Simply The Best – Tina Turner

Hey Ya – Outkast

You Outa Know – Alanis Morissette

Two Princes – Spin Doctors

What I Got – Sublime

Roxanne – The Police

Message In A Bottle – The Police

Seven Nation Army – White Stripes

 

… and more! If you don’t see it in the list, just ask!

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  • Our wedding was wonderful but we honestly cant Thankyou enough! Your music, voice, professionalism were all amazing and we had so many comments about how good you were. You really helped make our wedding something to remember. We thank you so much.

    Gemma Willison (Wedding Client, October 2018)
  • From the moment I first contacted Josh until the performance on the night, you were an absolute pleasure to deal with. Booking you was easy and it was great to be able to have you provide the PA at such a competitive rate. Your willingness to perform on the back of the truck (sight unseen) and also dress in theme was fantastic. It made dealing with you very easy! As for your performance, I thought you were a perfect fit for the event and the crowd and we received many favourable comments from guests. The client was extremely happy with your performance. We would both certainly contact you again for our events in Perth. Thank you again for a great performance!

    Victor Goldsztein, V.G. Event Managment (Melb, VIC) victor@vgem.com.au
  • Josh performed at our staff and client function in December. Not only was their slick performance and song selection both spot on, they were incredibly professional to deal with. I would be more than happy to recommend them for other events

    Angelique McAvoy, ACSWA Events Coordinator (Perth, WA) events@acswa.org.au
  • Josh and the guys were absolutely fantastic. Not only do they rock as performers, but they were so down to earth, so easy going and mingled with everyone. They were a huge hit and I’m so grateful to have had them. My total gratitude for making the whole experience an absolute pleasure. The bands professionalism and the high standard of your performers is something you should all be proud of. I will highly recommend to anyone who asks!

    Adrienne Titchener Goldfields Mine Mgmt (Kambalda WA) 0890208653 a.titchener@mincor.com.au
  • The Audience was delighted. The bands perfromance was extremely professional, the music was entertaining and was played at a perfect volume. I would highly recommend Josh and his band Jetpack for corporate events

    Leanne Drewitt. APPEA Confrence (Perth, WA) ldrewitt@appea.com.au
  • Jetpack rock The Exchange Hotel in Kalgoorlie every month and always give our patrons the full show packed with a broad range of covers from classic rock & ballads through to the latest hits, played” exceptionally well with a vibrant stage presence.

    Shane Tyler; General Manager of Exchange Hotel (Kalgoorlie WA)
  • Thanks so much to Jetpack for performing at my wedding. Their set list was a perfect blend of classics for the oldies and contemporary songs for my friends. The band was very professional and incredibly entertaining. I couldn’t recommend them enough

    Joshua & Rebecca Terlick (Perth, WA) josh.terlick@gmail.com
  • Wonderful personality and amazing singer!

    Liina Tä (Facebook Review)
  • Just wanted to say thank you so much for last night! You were fantastic and just seemed to play the right songs for this group! Thanks again Josh

    Melissa Casey, Event Director. Directions Conference & Incentive Management. November 2018
  • Thanks so much for everything on Saturday. The songs at the ceremony were awesome, was so happy, completely added to the atmosphere. All our guests had such a great time at the reception also. You did very well to handle all our guests requesting a million songs! You played everything we asked for so that was perfect and the dance floor was so much fun.

    Kelly & Jason Canigla (Wedding client, January 2019)

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