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JOE WILKINS GLOUCESTER  MA  US americana folk-rock indie

Play I'd Rather Feel I'd Rather Feel
Play Bury Me Close Bury Me Close
Play The Image True The Image True
Play Two of You Two of You
Play Fish Brook (Live) Fish Brook (Live)
Play Funky Sally (Lay Down Sally Cover) Funky Sally (Lay Down Sally Cover)
Play Holy Lies Holy Lies
Play Water & Bread Water & Bread
Play McCready Springs McCready Springs
Play Hole Hole
Play Run from the Sun Run from the Sun
Play Waiting on the Wind Waiting on the Wind
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Don't Miss Amy Helm with her band 2/7/15 @Shalin Liu
Amy Helm - A dynamic singer and talented songwriter
Amy Helm (her dad is the late great Levon Helm, her mother is songwriter Libby Titus) infuses her particular brand of Americana with heavy doses of gospel, folk and country. Amy and her band the Handsome Strangers will entertain you from the first note.
Don't Miss Amy Helm with her band 2/7/15 @Shalin Liu
UPCOMING SHOWS
Joe Wilkins Local Music Seen as Allen Estes Guest
Wilkins - Red House - Rhumbline, Gloucester
Fish Brook Live
INSTRUMENTATION
(Joe) Wilkins: Guitar, Vocals
Geoff Goodhue: Mandolin, Fiddle, Guitar, Drums, Vocals
Dennis Monagle: Drums
Luke Conlin: Bass
Ryan Goodhue: Accordian
BIO
Joe (WILKINS) is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer. Living on Boston’s North Shore, Wilkins writes, records and performs continuously in the Greater Boston area and beyond. Listening to and absorbing everything from Afrobeat to Zydeco – Wilkins’ songwriting and sounds are eclectic and varied – Americana, Bluegrass, Folk, and Gypsy Jazz are all styles that influence The Wilkins Noise. Performances vary from full band with electric guitar - to intimate, acoustic gigs, often accompanied by accordion, mandolin and stand up bass. Wilkins enjoys collaborating and performing with a large group of musicians hailing from all around the north east – Geoff Goodhue, Ryan Goodhue, Luke Conlin, and Dennis Monagle are a few names that you’ll find repeatedly working, writing and performing with Wilkins.

At a young age Wilkins’ Uncle would send him cassette tapes of strange sounds and instruments. These tapes would end up being the catalyst for a lifetime of musical creation. Starting on drums and percussion, Wilkins picked up the guitar at about 15 years old and has been playing ever since. Recording and touring in Pop, Afrobeat, Folk, Rock, and Fusion/Funk bands – Wilkins is a seasoned player in many genres and is adept at Electric Guitar as well as Finger-style and flat-pick Acoustic Guitar. He also plays Bass Guitar, Drum Set, Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele and Oud.

Wilkins’ influences are numerous – but some artists continue to inspire his songwriting and singing such as Thom Yorke and Radiohead, The Grateful Dead, Led Zeppelin, Joni Mitchell, Greg Brown, Ryan Adams, Paul Simon and Rufus Wainwright as well as other more obscure folk artists like Will Oldham (Bonnie “Prince” Billy), and the UK’s Scott Matthews.

From eclectic acoustic originals to classic rock standards - Wilkins and his band (The Wilkins Noise) does it all and are a good pick for a night of upbeat and soulful music spanning many styles.

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