|Location: Old Hickory, TN, USA|
|Biography: Biography overview 2006
Born and raised in Iceland Gis's musical path was set at an early age. The son of well-known Icelandic folk artist, Gis (pronounced geese) started playing the guitar at the age of 7. After graduating high school in Iceland, Gis moved to Los Angeles and quickly became a well known southern California regional act.
Gis regularly appears at some of Californias most respected Rodeos and County Fairs across the western region. He has appeared with artists such as Lonestar, Phil Vassar, Buddy Jewell, Hal Ketchum and Dwight Yoakam. In May of 2006, Gis relocated to Nashville TN.
Gis' debut album Bring Me You was released in August of 2002. It immediately gained European distribution through the Sonet Corporation based in Iceland as well as through numerous online outlets.
His second album Native Son, released in late 2004, is heard on various US radio stations as well as on online radio stations. Also distributed through the Sonet Corporation, Native Son is distributed in the US through various online outlets such as TowerRecords.com Bestbuy.com and Amazon.com.
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Gis Johannsson Bio Overview
Since coming onto the music scene in 2000, Gis Johannsson (pronounced geese) has embarked on four successful international tours and has appeared as a supporting act for artists such as Lonestar, Phil Vassar, Buddy Jewell, Hal Ketchum and Dwight Yoakam. He regularly performs at some of the hottest country music venues, rodeos and fairs on the west coast. In May of 2006, Gis relocated from Los Angeles to Nashville, TN.
Gis' two albums, Bring Me You (2002) and Native Son (2004) were independently released by his company, G-Force Productions. The records are distributed by retailers such as Bestbuy.com, Amazon.com and Towerrecords.com, as well as in Europe by the Sonet Corporation Inc. Gis' third album is scheduled out by the fall of 2006.
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