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Facebook Live Video

Performed a live video stream on April 23rd, 2020 of some original songs. Check it out…Facebook Live

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Monthly Saturday Show at Java Beach Cafe, San Francisco

I am playing Saturday evening shows once a month at Java Beach Cafe, San Francisco. Performances start at 8 pm.  Check the online calendar for exact dates. Acoustic guitar, vocals, and harmonica with stand up acoustic bassist/ukuele through a Bose sound … Continue reading

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New Years Day 2015

Kicked off 2015 performing with This Old Band with Wavy Gravy and others in the house. Bill Muccular’s brother Gary joined us on guitar with Vincent sitting in on bass.  

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Charley’s in Maui, Hawaii

Performed a few songs at the renown Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon on the island of Maui, Hawaii in late August. It was cool to connect with some local musicians and artists. Charley’s was established in 1969 and has some cool Willie Nelson … Continue reading

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Orbit 1 – Plastic Feedback Video

Orbit 1 video by Plastic Feedback is now available online.  Visual effects by Jeffrey Gordon.  Orbit 1 was one of our spacey explorations in the studio: Plastic Feedback members: jeffrey gordon – vocals, guitar joe rizzo – vocals, guitar drum … Continue reading

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Creative Workshop with Suzanne Vega in San Francisco

  I attended a creative workshop taught by singer songwriter Suzanne Vega at the California Institute for Integral Studies in San Francisco on Friday February 8th, 2013. Suzanne Vega is a folk singer known for her hits ‘Luka’, ‘Left of … Continue reading

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This Old Band

  I have been performing with This Old Band, a rhythm and blues trio . The group consists of Bill Muccular on lead vocals and guitar, Tim Nightway on violin and backing vocals, and myself on lead guitar and backing vocals. … Continue reading

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Panama Red show Sat May 12th, 2012

Joe will be performing all original music live at Panama Red Coffee in Concord, California Saturday May 12th, 2012.  Karaj Lost Coast, another local singer-songwriter, will be performing at 10 am. For More info:

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Streaming Live Performances

I have been performing two to five acoustic shows per week broadcast live over the Internet.  For show times and more information on how to tune in check

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New Year’s Eve Live Broadcast 8 pm Pacific Time

Rock in the New Year with a free live broadcast at 8 pm pacific (11 pm eastern).  Tune in on your computer via iTunes radio streaming, using an Apple portable device or in the virtual world of Second Life. For … Continue reading

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