Our Featured Teller

John Thomas “Johnny” Fowler is a storyteller, musician, author and ballad singer from the Foothills of upcountry South Carolina. Johnny’s work is featured on South Carolina Public TV where he has co-produced a number of documentaries for SC-ETV. Johnny is one of 17 national storytellers captured in the book Southern Appalachian Storytellers (McFarland Press).

Johnny is a recipient of the prestigious Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award presented by the South Carolina General Assembly, the highest award bestowed on a traditional artist in South Carolina.

Johnny tells southern folktales, Jack & Grandfather Tales, stories of haunts and hants, untruths, and family yarns
weaving music, folklore and history.

For more about Johnny Fowler, visit his website: Hairy Toe Productions