Hejsan, Hola, Aloha, Hello, I am Jonah Lake.
I am a musician, songwriter, surfer, skateboarder, seeker and a lot of other things.

Welcome to my webpage!

 Music is my life and music is what I want to leave behind me wherever I go. For me music is a way of connecting people
and explain a certain feeling. Lyrics are really important to me and my songs,
I like writing timeless songs with a meaning and a message. 
Two years ago I released an acoustic reggae album and I'm currently working on a new one.

I try to stay away from the mainstream side of music. I've done most of my recordings through microphones and with acoustic instruments trying to keep it as old school as I can.
Producing, mixing and mastering music is a big hobby as well and I hope to be able to work with those things in the future.

What I love the most with music is to perform live. Recording in studio can be hard and challenging but when I'm live on a stage I feel totally alive, love it!

Stay tuned for new songs, pics, videos etc...

Dreams are for free, so free your dreams!

Peace and love / Jonah Lake
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My fantastic 3 guitars Taylor GS Koa wood, Sigma 000R-28VS and Yamaha LS 6.

The Taylor I use mainly for live gig and a few recordings.

The Sigma is my fingerpicking guitar nr1.

The Yamaha is my weapon when it comes to Busking and strumming.

Live at Baobab Festival on the mainstage, 14th of June 2015


Tour dates Sweden 2016


28th May  Carpet ride festival / Varberg 
3rd June Twentyfourseven Gothia / Göteborg
1,8,22,29 July Surf saloon / Varberg
21 July      Hallifornia, Varberg
23 July, 6 Aug    Strandburken, Tylösand


Free Soul ( The album )

The album Free soul was made from pure stoke, surf, travels and life experiences. It's a full acoustic album recorded live with no loops or auto tuning etc.
The songs on the album is about life as a surfer. Stories about trips, good days, youth and staying true to your dreams.

Read all about the album here :

Free Soul ( Acoustic sessions ): CD

Free Soul ( Acoustic sessions ): CD

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13 Euros including shipping in Europé. 15 Euros, World wide

News & Music updates

  • Back in Sweden after 4 months in New Zealand. Awesome times!!
  • In the studio recording my second Jonah Lake album + (4 bonus tracks in Swedish)
  • Got some new gear for my live gigs this summer.
  • Will be playing at the biggest extremesport festival in Sweden, Hallifornia.

NZ TOUR 2016

Many thanks to all the fans and all the venues on the way! See you next time!!
Free Soul was released in 2013 on Tangled up in blue records.

All music, lyrics, production, mastering etc : Johan Otterdahl ( Jonah Lake )

Free Soul was released in 2013 on Tangled up in blue records.

All music, lyrics, production, mastering etc : Johan Otterdahl ( Jonah Lake )

Life of a surfer/Photos/Stories


Links to Jonah Lake on the web


NEW music video

Live in Sweden, Gothenburg 2013

Sail On / Surf video

Friends, music and blogs

 Check out some of my friends great music, blogs, photography, art etc...

Just click the link

Respect to you all:

Hippie spirits   A webpage dedicated to awesome hippie photos and art.

Heymoonshaker    An amazing blues mixed with beatbox band. Original and amazing.

Sunshinestories   Great blog with photos, surf and stories from a cute Swedish couple.

Steve Moase     My New Zealand Hippiefriend. A great painter with art from the Tutukaka coast also a professional musician.

Sex Fem Fyra   Coolest surf/fashion/café shop in Stockholm

Jon Lewin   A great photographer, friend, chef and surfer. Cool page!

Surfers lodge Peniche  A luxury surf retreat in Portugal with a great restaurante and close to the surf.