Johnny Hayes and the Loveseats are a Soul/Rock band out of Nashville, Tennessee.
Johnny Hayes originally moved to Nashville in 2011 to play and write with some of the world’s most talented song writers and performing artists. After a couple of years of honing his craft while performing at numerous writers rounds and showcases, Johnny formed the band, “Johnny Hayes & The LoveSeats”. The high energy and crowd pleasing 7-piece band quickly gained popularity playing their unique array of rock, country, and soul influenced original songs as well as select covers from artists such as James Brown and Otis Redding. The band frequently performs at many of Nashville’s most popular venues as well as regularly tours the southeast performing at festivals, performance theaters, and casinos.
In 2017, Johnny Hayes successfully auditioned for Season 12 of NBC’s The Voice, performing a rendition of Otis Redding’s classic cover “Try a Little Tenderness”. Johnny immediately caught the attention of Gwen Stefani and Adam Levine, getting two chair turns and a spot on Team Adam where he advanced to the top 24.
“It’s like it’s an event when this guy sings” – Blake Shelton, NBC’s The Voice