Ever since seeing Marty Mcfly in Back to the Future play guitar, he wanted to be a rockstar. Musician Jokull Jonsson, singer of The Evening Guests, tells us all about his journey from Iceland to Hollywood.
Jokull Jonsson is the lead singer and founder of The Evening Guests and composes music for The Smiley Face and The Frown Entertainment Group.
During this chat with Jokull Jonsson, we discuss the music business and other topics like:
- Michael J. Fox´s character in Back to the Future made him want to be a guitarist
- His mom did voiceover for movies like The Lion King and Hercules
- Recommends playing in Pennsylvania, best show there!
- Playing in Iceland vs. LA
- Being Icelander abroad
- “Not in Kansas Anymore” his album about his first impressions of Hollywood
- “What a Show” , anger towards the Icelandic economy
- Pay to Play, worst thing ever!
- Speaking Icelandic
- Meeting your idols, Josh Homme vs. Donald Faison
- Legendary Tattoo stories
- Re-enacting Back to the Future
- Doc Brown´s house being turned into Burger King
MUST READ BOOKS
Tao of Pooh
MUST SEE FILM
The Evening Guests