It’s by no accident that Nelson native Johnny McCuaig was born to rock and roll, and with an intensity that rise’s from his soul.
Officially rebranding as ‘Arcana Kings’ from their previous act as The Johnny McCuaig Band, the band recently released their debut album ‘Lions As Ravens’ in 2019. With a sound that guarantees to make you move Arcana Kings are a crushing blend of Rock, Pop and Punk.
As ‘The Johnny McCuaig Band’, they have toured overseas in countries such as Japan, Sweden and Mexico, and have secured fans from across the Western United States through tours and annual performances on Fremont Street in Las Vegas.
And while it’s no mystery that Johnny’s musical roots may be seeped in more common Scottish folk elements and examinations, his intuition of learning to celebrate a more modern traditional approach and interpretation of classic time-honoured sounds and ancestral lore that he so fondly grew up around, may be Arcana Kings secret to success.
In this edition of The Daily Dose, Editor Jeff Sawyer sits down with Johnny McCuaig and discovers that the rock gathers no moss for Nelson’s premier touring group Arcana Kings.
See the full interview here.