Press Kit

Joe Herbert is a singer/songwriter living in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Originally from Pennsylvania, he’s been writing and performing since 1992, and will be recording his latest batch of songs for release in the spring of 2011. Joe has performed at many of the clubs, bars and outdoor festivals in and around Washington, DC, Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Either as a solo act, or with a full band, he has shared the stage with a wide and eclectic list of artists ranging from the legendary s Todd Rundgren, acid jazzed Fat Mama, neo punks Good Charlotte and jamband mainstay Keller Williams.

Drawing from a diverse musical background, his influences are evident in the wide range of genre defying styles. Blues, Rock, Swing, Jazz, Hip Hop and World influences abound. Listing Dylan at the top of the heap, Herbert quickly rattles off a varied list of other artists who’ve pushed him along. Pete Townshend, Elvin Bishop, Neil Young, The Dead, Morcheeba, Bruce Cockburn, Neil Diamond, Van Morrison, Nick Drake and Pearl Jam have all contributed to the overall mix.

Joe Herbert has been the subject of feature interviews in the Winchester Star, Metro Music Connection, The Northern Virginia Daily, Mind Candy, The Broadside, (GMU’s Student Newspaper), and The Shenandoah Valley Herald to name just a few. He’s been selected as Musician of the Month several times at ShenandoahMusic.Com, and has played many benefits and fund raising events throughout the years. Lyrics, Mp3 song files, artwork, photos, and information on upcoming shows can all be found at his website –

You can catch Joe Herbert performing live in and around Washington DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and all along the East Coast. He is currently in the studio recording his latest material, and has a video project underway.

Booking and Contact Info:

Official Website
Face Book

Below are two music samples to check out.
Updates are posted about once a month.

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Some of the Stages Played

Cafe Amsterdam, Fairfax, CA
Sweetwater Tavern, Mill Valley, CA
19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA
Finnegan’s, Novato, CA

Carnival Cruise Main Stage, Jamaica

Wilmer’s Park, Brandywine, MD
Halloween Stomp, ’99 w/ Fat Mama, Dreamscapes Project
Radio Mosaic, Good Charlotte and others
Washington Area Croquette Tournament, Point of Rocks, MD
The 8X10, Baltimore, MD (with Fat Mama)

Cinco De Mayo Celebration, Northwood, NH
The Press Room, Portsmouth, NH
Fletch’s Party Of Madness, Madbury, NH
House of Life, Newmarket, NH
The Stone Church, Newmarket, NH

Knox Millworks, Chenango Bridge, NY
Davey’s Last Chance, Chenango Forks, NY

Songwriter’s Festival, Middleburg, PA
The Corral Lounge, Luzerne, PA
Cyrusfest, Wilkes-Barre, PA
JC’s, Kingston, PA
Kunkel Fire Hall, Kunkel, PA
Murray’s Complex, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Old Tymes Pub, Parsons, PA
Outsiders Saloon, Wilkes-Barre, PA
The Polish Club, Hudson, PA
The Saloon, Wilkes-Barre, PA
River Street Jazz Cafe, Plains, PA
W-B Twnshp Fire Hall, Wilkes-Barre, PA
The Naked Grape, Plains, PA
Gabriella’s Cafe, Pittston, PA
Bones’ Bar, Wilkes-Barre, PA
The Triangle Club, Miners Mills, PA
The Waterfront, Plains, PA

The Art Group, Mt. Jackson, VA
Bad Habits, Fairfax, VA
Balls Bluff Tavern, Leesburg, VA
The Blue Fox, Winchester, VA
Brady’s Irish Pub, Manassas, VA
Carmella’s, Edinburg, VA
Cary Street Cafe, Richmond, VA
CecilFest, Charlottesville, VA
Chappalino’s, Woodstock, VA
Cristina’s Cafe, Strasburg, VA
Coalie Harry’s, Winchester, VA
The Coffee House, Occoquan, VA
The Cork Street Tavern, Winchester, VA
The Cowboy Cafe, Arlington, VA
Crossroads, Fairfax, VA
Dave’s Downtown Taverna, Harrisonburg, VA
The Down Under, Occoquan, VA
Shenandoah Riverside Fest, Strasburg, VA
Edinburg Gymnasium, Edinburg, VA
Edinburg Pavilions, Edinburg, VA
Edinburg Street Festival, Edinburg, VA
Fast Eddie’s, Fairfax, VA
Fat Tuesdays, Fairfax, VA
The Firehouse Grill, Fairfax, VA
Foolio’s, Woodbridge, VA
Gekko’s, Woodbridge, VA
GoodFellas, Winchester, VA
Hero’s, Manassas, VA
The Hungry Dog, Strasburg, VA
Iota, Arlington, VA
Island Delights, Winchester, VA
Jammin’ Java, Oakton, VA
Jaxx Night Club, Springfield, VA (opened for Todd Rundgren)
Joe’s Pizza, Woodbridge, VA
Joseph’s Bar, Arlington, VA
JV’s, Annandale, VA
Kings Court Tavern, Leesburg, VA
King Street ArtWorks, Strasburg, VA
The Larz from Mars TV Show! Arlington, VA
The Little Grill, Harrisonburg, VA
Mexicali Blues, Arlington, VA
Mossy Creek Cafe, Staunton, VA
Mt. Jackson Arts and Music Fest, Mt. Jackson, VA
Ned Devine’s, Sterling, VA
The Old Mill, Edinburg, VA
The Old Town Grill and Bar, Winchester, VA
Patriots Cafe, Fairfax, VA
The Royal Oak Tavern, Front Royal, VA
Red Rocks, Centreville, VA
Rock Bottom Brewery, Arlington, VA
7 East Gallery, Woodstock, VA
The Shark Club, Centreville, VA
Sharpshooters, Manassas, VA
Sign of the Whale, Annandale, VA
SkiniFatz, Woodbridge, VA
SoundQuilt Music Fest, Gore, VA
State Theatre, Falls Church, VA (opened for Modereko and Keller Williams)
Strasburg Mayfest, Strasburg, VA
Stonewall Jackson’s, Front Royal, VA
The Strasburg Theater, Strasburg, VA
The Sunset Grill, Annandale, VA
The Tiffany Tavern, Alexandria, VA
Tino’s Sports Bar, Sterling, VA
The Village Idiot, Front Royal, VA
The Wayside Theatre, Middletown, VA
Whitey’s, Alexandria, VA
Winchester City Market, Winchester, VA
Zig’s Bar, Alexandria, VA

Club Heaven and Hell, Washington, DC
Grog and Tankard, Washington, DC
Madam’s Organ, Washington, DC
The Velvet Lounge, Washington, DC

Buffalo Gap Jam Fest, Capon Bridge, WV
The Jammin’ Crab Cafe, Martinsburg, WV
Sunshine Daydreams, Terra Alta, WV
The Brick House, Martinsburg, WV
Healing Waters Camp, Capon Bridge, WV
Rainbow Bill’s, Berkeley Springs, WV
Club 313, Martinsburg, WV