Wedding Music

Posted on April 13, 2013 by Susan in Album News, Band Member News

Fiddle Player Tim Johnson performs his violin wedding music at weddings to make your wedding event memorable and different with the sweet sounds of a violin playing in the background of your wedding. Below are samples of his wedding music to get you in the mood. Contact Tim Johnson for more information on how to [...]

Tim Johnson goes solo for ‘Next Generation’

Posted on March 7, 2013 by Susan in Album News

The Fresno Bee posted this article on Tim Johnson’s newest album titled ‘American Cowboy Swing Next Generation’. The CD and MP3′s are available online on Tim’s page. A former member of Sons of San Joaquin is performing in two CD release concerts. Tim Johnson, who played seven years with Sons of San Joaquin, and [...]

Tim Johnson CDs Now Available on

Posted on March 7, 2013 by Susan in Album News

Tim Johnson and the Sierra Cowboy Riders Newest Album “American Cowboy Swing Next Generation” is now available to purchase and download on Tim Johnson’s album “American Fiddler” CD is also available on American Cowboy Swing Next Generation     by: Tim Johnson/Sierra Riders © Copyright – Tim Johnson/Sierra Riders / Tim Johnson/Sierra Riders [...]

Tim Johnson CD Release Party March 3, 2013

Posted on March 1, 2013 by Susan in Events

Howdy Y’all! Due to high demand, Tim Johnson and special guests will be hosting an additional concert at 2 PM on Sunday March 3, prior to the 4 PM concert I mentioned below. The band consists of an all star-cast of well-known professional musicians as follows: Tim Johnson – fiddle and vocals John Kilburn – [...]

String students who performed at the Fall 2012 Recital

Posted on September 11, 2012 by Susan in Oakhurst Community String Orchestra

To all members, friends, and supporters of the OCSO: Bravo, Bravo, and Bravo. For the record, this recital/performance was packed- to overflowing at the Oakhurst Lutheran Church; The Standing Ovations you received from the audience are a testament to your commitment to excellence; students, you are “the talk of the town.” Excellent work; I applaud [...]

Sharp dressed alumnus plays on

Posted on September 7, 2012 by Susan in Band Member News

The Fresno State Newspaper wrote this article on Tim Johnson. For generations, women have come to admire a man in uniform. In the 1980s, ZZ Top touted, the “Sharp Dressed Man.” A young man outfitted in a tuxedo stands head and shoulders above the rest. However, if you add a Stetson hat, and a violin, [...]

Tim Johnson plays on Sons of the San Joaquin album

Posted on June 25, 2012 by Susan in Band Member News

For the Young, and the Young At Heart is the eleventh Sons of the San Joaquin album. It was the first to be independently produced and distributed since 1998′s Christmas. Read full article here.

Sierra Star Newspaper Article

Posted on June 25, 2012 by Susan in Band Member News

Sweet strings: New community string orchestra shines in recent concerts. Read full article here.

Merced-Sun Star Newspaper Article

Posted on June 25, 2012 by Susan in Band Member News

Tim Johnson doesn’t believe in letting the grass grow under his feet — or letting his fiddle case collect dust. As band leader of the Sierra Cowboy Riders, conductor of the Oakhurst Community Strings Orchestra and a private violin instructor, when he’s not saddling up a horse for his daughter, Madison, his fiddle accompanies him [...]

Wiley Cattle Ranch – 90th Birthday Party

Posted on June 25, 2012 by Susan in Events

The Sierra Cowboy Riders will perform at the Wiley Cattle Ranch July 28, 2012 to celebrate a 90th Birthday Party.