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Joey O

Joey O. Bio

Joey O. has been featured in such magazines as Guitar World (New York), Music Connection (Los Angeles), Metro Times (Detroit), Whatz Up (Fort Wayne) and many more. And numerous newspapers from around the world.

Joey O. has endorsements with Fender Guitars/Amps, D'Addario Strings, Planet Waves Cables, and Seymour Duncan Pickups. He has played everywhere from the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, to touring in Germany, Nicaragua & Honduras.

Joey O. has played with/or members of: David Bowie, Billy Idol, The Rembrandts, Gino Vannelli, Santana, King Crimson, Rick Springfield, Doyle Bramhall, The Verve Pipe, The Drifters, Larry Carlton, Mr. Mister, Richard Marx, Pezband, Off Broadway, Jimmy McNichol, Art in America, Tommy Tu-Tone, Producer Bill Drescher, Manager Joe Gottfried/Carman Productions and many more.

Joey O. has opened for: Van Halen, Bob Seger, Cheap Trick, Billy Idol, UFO, James Brown, Humble Pie, Loverboy, Foghat, Leslie West, Edgar Winter, Henry Lee Summer, Koko Taylor, Indigenous, Kansas, Tommy Castro, Leon Russell, Rick Derringer, Duke Robillard, Duke Tomatoe, Larry Garner, Phil Guy, Studebaker John, Cub Koda, Dick Wagner, Harper, Anthony Gomes, Head East, ? & the Mysterians, and many others.

For all of you Stevie Ray Vaughan fans, Joey O. has the distinct honor of being asked to audition for the Arc Angels prior to their break-up. He was also asked to audition for the Black Crowes, Canned Heat and Jellyfish.

The Joey O. Band has been tearing up stages since the fall of 1995. In the summer of 1997, Joey moved to Indiana and eventually made some line-up changes in the band. The band has been able to really stretch out, thanks to their stellar musicianship & deep love of improvising. Bringing together their love of classic rock & blues, pop, & rock & roll.

Joey O has released 7 cd's, The Joey O Band - 2001, Still Dreaming -2007, Bad Habit - 2009, From The Vault - 2011, & Joey's Blues - 2012, 2013 - 2013, & Wish Upon A Starr - 2015.

Joey O. formed Start Me Up - the ultimate Rolling Stones tribute, in 2010. Start Me Up headlines concerts all over the world. The band consists of some of the very best musicians in the mid-west, with band members from Michigan, Ohio, & Indiana. This spectacular band, is the perfect vehicle for Joey's soulful, blues based guitar playing. You have to see it, to believe it! This is one great, high energy, rock & roll show!