12/11/2012 9:13:00 PM Sirius XM to feature local musician
The Coffee House on Sirius XM will feature the music of Coal City native Johnny Edward.
Known to many in the community as Johnny Gomolka, the singer/songwriter has been performing in the Chicagoland area and last year released his first album, "Perfect Sense to Me."
The satellite radio station features acoustic singers and songwriters and has had Johnny Edward in its rotation for weeks.
He was recently invited to the company's New York headquarters to record a live performance of his music for "The Coffee House Live," a weekly close-up of acoustic performances by the station's favorite singers and songwriters.
The performance is set to air on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 11 a.m. on channel 31 with a rebroadcast at 11 p.m.
Johnny Edward is a 2004 graduate of Coal City High School. He currently resides in Chicago where he works in advertising. His mom, Bonnie Swanson, lives in Coal City.