“Carissa Johnson is a musician who has been injecting rock music with a refreshing dose of originality for the past few years. Her blend of ‘70s punk, power-pop and melodic modern flair has put her at the forefront of Boston’s legendary music scene.” - Rob Duguay, Motif Magazine

With a debut album "For Now" winning “Album of the Year” by the Limelight Music Awards, Johnson continues to push ahead, writing enthusiastically honest songs. With influences evident in her music, her and her band's sound pays tribute to seventies punk and new wave, yet remains authentically their own. Johnson is known for her straight-forward lyrics, driving, four on the floor melodies, and her band, the Cure-Alls, inimitable live energy. The band's “heartening anthemic rock” has proven to stand out amongst their contemporaries. In April of 2017 Johnson and the band won Boston's legendary annual Rock and Roll Rumble (previous winners include 'Til Tuesday, The Sheila Divine, The Dresden Dolls, The Neighborhoods), and in December took home the New Act of the Year award at Boston's 30th Annual Music Awards at the House of Blues. Determined to share her music with the world, Carissa Johnson continues to tour and play shows throughout the U.S. and now Europe – (with or without the Cure-Alls) currently in promotion of their latest full-length release, "Talk Talk Talk." (March, 2018)

The Band: Carissa Johnson - Bass/Lead Vox, Steph Curran - Guitar/BG Vox, Nick Hall - Drums

2018 — NOMINATED // TBA — Rock Artist of the Year, Unsigned Artist of the Year, Album of the Year “Talk Talk Talk,” Song of the Year “After All” — Boston Music Awards

2018 — WON — Punk Act of the Year — Worcester Music Awards

2017 — WON — New Act of the Year — Boston Music Awards

2017 — NOMINATED — Rock Act of the Year & Unsigned Act of the Year — Boston Music Awards

2017 — WON — 37th Annual Boston Rock 'N Roll Rumble (1st out of 24 bands)

2016 — WON — Album of the Year "For Now" — Limelight Music Awards

2016 — NOMINATED — Punk Act of the Year — Worcester Music Awards