Oct 17, 2023
John Lomax III harkens from the first family of American Music Folklore. The Lomaxes have been chronicling and preserving American Folk music for over 100 years and five generations. John was born in New York then moved to Houston, Texas; he studied history at the University of Texas and has worked as a journalist, publicist, author, music distributor, and has managed musicians including Kasey Chambers, Steve Earle, and the late Townes Van Zandt. He has donated archival material that has been exhibited in museums and used in documentaries and is the recipient of the Jo Walker Meador International Award awarded by the Country Music Association. John Lomax lll and his wife currently make their home in Nashville, Tennessee.