Boston rock artist Carissa Johnson has proven to leave her mark and she is only getting started. Carissa has been recognized (especially in the Boston scene) for her debut album "For Now." The debut release won Album of the Year 2016 by Limelight Magazine and her band was nominated for Best Punk Act by the Worcester Music Awards. She is known for her straight-forward lyrics and live energy, playing shows both with her band and acoustically. She started out in a punk band in 2010 called Left Hand Blue, but left in 2014 to pursue her own project after joining various Boston bands as a bassist. Her music has been given radio play on WZLX Boston Emissions, VanyaRadio, the River 92.5, WMFO, WEMF, WCAP, and more. She continues to tour periodically and play shows throughout the United States in promotion of her sophomore album "Only Roses" released in May 2016.
Album of the Year 2016 "For Now" - Limelight Magazine (Won) Punk act of the year - Worcester Music Awards (Nominated)