John Finley lives to sing, write and perform. Performing his potent soul style, John and band Jon & Lee & the Checkmates opened twice for the Rolling Stones in Toronto. John has penned songs for Three Dog Night, Ivan Neville and Melissa Manchester, and has performed in studio with Michael MacDonald, Donna Summer and many others. His 2020 recording, “John Finley, Soul Singer,” received rave reviews from Kurt Elling, Paul Shafer and the late Ronnie Hawkins. His soulful style is testament to his musical life.