“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 the music, her band's sound pays tribute to seventies punk and new wave, yet remains authentically their own. It’s an aesthetic that’s proven appealing to fans of all ages. Johnson and her band The Cure-Alls are known for their straight-forward lyrics, driving, four on the floor melodies, and 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 their music with the world, Carissa Johnson & the Cure-Alls continue to tour and play shows throughout the U.S. and Europe – now in promotion of their third full-length release, "Talk Talk Talk."

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