Yup! That’s Venice behind me and my Voyage-Air guitar—a full-size electric guitar that folds in half for travel.

John Bohlinger @ Blue Lagoon in Iceland with his blue TelAir


Featured in the November 2012 Issue click here.

Best known as the band leader for 6 seasons of NBC’s hit program Nashville Star and music director for the “CMT Music Awards” 2009,2010, 2011, 2012. John originally moved to Nashville to pursue a song-writing career but soon found guitar playing a more stable means of feeding his family. John became the consummate Nashville sideman; he has accompanied over fifty major label artist throughout his tenure in Nashville including Miranda Lambert, Jewel, Sheryl Crow, Little Big Town, Joe Walsh, The Commodores, Luke Bryant, Bret Michaels of Poison, Sara Evans, LeAnn Rimes, Hank Williams Jr, Kenny Rogers, Justin Hayward (of The Moody Blues), Tanya Tucker, Lamont Dozier, The Beach Boys, Randy Owen of Alabama, and many others. A versatile multi instrumentalist, John has recorded master sessions on electric and acoustic guitars, bass, pedal steel and mandolin.

The Songwriter: Hundreds of John’s musical compositions play continuously on television. John’s songs have also been recorded by major and independent label artists.