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Nicole Zeitzer Johnson

Nicole Zeitzer Johnson

Director of Communications

Nicole is the Team Q Director of Communications and resident music enthusiast. After a career in television production for CNN and NBC, and media consulting, she followed her deep passion for music and joined the Qello founding members to help create this service to share incredible live music moments with the world. Nicole's musical flavor spans most bands that jam (Phish), '90s alt rock (Pearl Jam), much of the indie selections (Tame Imapala), anything with horns, folk, and she has a special place in her heart for the classics (The Beatles, The Band, Neil Young), Motown, reggae, and basically just all good music. 

Current Rotation:

Michael Kiwanuka - Love and Hate

Sturgill Simpson - A Sailors Guide to Earth

The Live Phish app

My Morning Jacket - It Still Moves

Warren Haynes - Live at Bonnaroo




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Posts by Nicole Zeitzer Johnson

Carrie Underwood: The Storyteller Tour

Nicole Zeitzer Johnson Posted on November 17, 2017

We’ve watched this country girl soar to fame from American Idol to becoming 2016’s “top touring country female of the year” – oh and a seven time Grammy-Award winner.   Today on Qello Concerts, we’re releasing her widely anticipated concert film Carrie Underwood: The Storyteller Tour - Stories In The Round, Live from Madison Square Garden. This was filmed during her 2016 world tour when she performed 100 shows, across nine countries, to more…

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Every Little Thing Sting Does is Magic

Nicole Zeitzer Johnson Posted to New Releases on March 3, 2017

    We’ve been stung. And with sweet venom of the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, it feels, and sounds, oh so good. “Sting Live in Berlin” just hit Qello Concerts. Think: Sting’s greatest hits performed with a symphony orchestra. And what perfect timing. The 65-year-old, 16-time Grammy Award winner is currently on a world tour in support of his latest album, "57th and 9th."  This concert film is culled from a different world tour, the…

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Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame 2017 Nominees

Nicole Zeitzer Johnson Posted on October 17, 2016

We'll have to wait 'til December to find out which of the nominees will become inductees, but here are the artists and bands in the running for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Bad Brains
Chaka Khan
Depeche Mode
Electric Light Orchestra
J. Geils Band
Jane’s Addiction
Janet Jackson
Joan Baez
Joe Tex
Pearl Jam
The Cars
The Zombies
Tupac Shakur

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Watch the LETTUCE LOCKN' Set Tonight & Watch the Documentary "Let Us Play" any time!

Nicole Zeitzer Johnson Posted on September 1, 2016

Want more trippy jams from LOCKN'? Tonight at 9 PM EDT we're rebroadcasting the late night psychedelic freak-adelic Lettuce set for free!  And, any time you want, watch the documentary behind the beloved funk band, "Let Us PLay" now available on Qello Concerts! We love that title, this doc, and this band. Enjoy!     

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Nicole Zeitzer Johnson Posted to Music News on August 23, 2016

Known for the greatest collaborations in live music, the 2016 LOCKN’ Music Festival kicks off on August, 25th in Arrington, Virginia and you can watch it all from your couch (or on the go) with our FREE LIVE Stream!  *(details below) Two nights of Phish (two sets each night)! Two nights of Ween! My Morning Jacket! Phil Lesh & Friends (with members of Phish one night and Gary Clark Jr. and Chris Robinson another)! Tedeschi Trucks Band, a Gary Clark Jr. set! and so much…

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We'll be back at the Lockn' Music Festival for Participation Row

Nicole Zeitzer Johnson Posted on August 16, 2016

  We're so thrilled to be anchoring's Participation Row at the Lockn' Music Festival for the fifth year in a row! Check out the announcement in Jambase!  Or, just read it here:  The 2016 edition of the Lockn’ music festival is set to take place on August 25 – 28 in Arrington, Virginia. Organizers have announced Qello Concerts and HeadCount will team to present an interactive Participation Row social action villa…

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Introducing Evolution of a Song: A New Qello Concerts Original Series

Nicole Zeitzer Johnson Posted on May 12, 2016

I don’t know what’s more exciting, the fact that we’re announcing our first original series or the fact that we can’t wait to watch the next episode. First, the news… We’ve teamed up with Red Light Management, Concord Records, O.A.R., and the brilliant filmmaker, Peter Harding, to bring you a first-of-its-kind weekly series that uncovers the mysterious process of songwriting – in real time. We all have favorite songs. You know the ones. Im…

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Nicole Zeitzer Johnson Posted to Music News on April 14, 2016

  Slightly Stoopid is lighting up Bob Weir’s Tri Studios with a handful of very special guests and we’re streaming it all LIVE for FREE on April 21st at 7pm PT/ 10pm ET. That’s right, not only do you get Slightly Stoopid and the Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir, but also joining them is Karl Denson, Angelo Moore (Fishbone, Dr. Madd Vibe), Marlon Asher (Ganja Farmer), and Roger Rivas (Aggrolites). Consider this your official invitation:
WHAT: Slightl…

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NYC Bowie Tribute Shows

Nicole Zeitzer Johnson Posted to Music News on March 31, 2016

As if pulled from a rock opera storyline, David Bowie had actually planned on attending the Carnegie Hall concert to honor his career.  And then he got sick. And nobody knew. And the show will go on. What was originally going to be a tribute show becomes a memorial.  And New York City will be reverberating the iconic sounds of the great Bowie for the next two nights. Musical director, Michael Dorf has wrangled an impressive gr…

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New Releases: Q Staff Favorites

Nicole Zeitzer Johnson Posted to Artist Spotlight on October 23, 2015

It’s often a game of who can get the Apple TV remote first in our Qello office. Everyone has their favorite concerts they want to watch all day.  Our CEO likes to keep the vibe chill and smooth, while our developers usually want to kick it up a notch or two.  So, this week we decided to share what concert each Team-Q staffer loves most.  Stay tuned for our regularly scheduled New Releases next week. And in the meantime, enjoy these Q-Team Top Picks. David Bo…

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