Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Not Just a Regular Joe

Continuing with coverage of the Narrows Festival 2010:

On the inside stage, a Chicago fellow named Joe Moss (above) gathered his troops around 3 p.m. Sunday.

Your humble blogger, who was emceeing two stages (one inside the Narrows proper and one down the street at a park sporting the "Gates of the City"), wasn't able to hang out and listen. But fortunately we had the ears of mvyradio.com morning host (5:30 to 11:00 a.m. M-F) Laurel Redington tucked next to the sound board:

"Joe Moss completely blew my mind. He plays it off like he has no talent, a humble, gracious guy...and then he launches into his set and your jaw drops! Joe should be known by circles outside the die-hard blues fans! His voice has depth and raspy passion. His guitar playing is outrageous...plays as well behind his head and with his teeth! His band is tight, soulful and groove-y!"

'Nuff said!


Kenn Kasica said...

Nuff said and Well said. I remember seeing Joe for the first time. At the NEBF and he walked about like he had worked a 12 hour shift at Jiffy Lube but when he got on stage, his band was "good, greased, and gassed!"

Kim Ducary said...

Laurel has been enlightened,
"...tight, soulful and groove-y!" and what a beautiful person she is.
The Narrows Festival brought out many new fans that were also blown away by their talent. Let's keep that momentum going! Music is the medicine of the mind...keep on healing!! ♥ ♫ ☺

Kelly said...

I have had the pleasure of getting to know Joe and his band lately, and they are just great guys!! I have been hooked on Joe's band for a couple years now, and will be a fan for life! I love to watch the faces on the people around me, as they start playing! Especially when he puts his guitar behind his head!! The jaw dropping is somewhat an understatement, and you can see new fans becoming hooked!! Can't wait to see them again!!!