Boston rock artist Carissa Johnson has proven to leave her mark and shes only getting started. She has recently toured beyond New England with her solo project and has been recognized, especially in the Boston scene for her debut album “For Now.” The debut release won Album of the Year by Limelight Magazine and her band was nominated for Best Punk Act by the Worcester Music Awards. She is known for her straight-forward lyrics and live energy, playing shows both with her band and acoustically. She has played at such venues as the Hard Rock Cafe Boston, TT the Bears, Jewel Nightclub, Middle East Downstairs, O'Brien's, Zorba Music Hall, etc. She started out in a punk band in 2010 called Left Hand Blue, but left to pursue her own project after joining various local Boston bands as a bassist. Her music has been given radio play on WZLX Boston Emissions, VanyaRadio, the River 92.5, WMFO, WEMF, WCAP, and more. She is currently touring periodically and playing shows in the New England area in promotion of her sophomore album Only Roses, released in May 2016.