Joe Jencks is an international touring musician, award-winning songwriter, and celebrated vocalist known for his performances of musical beauty, social consciousness and spiritual exploration. A 20-year veteran of the international Folk circuit, Jencks has released 15 CDs in that time. Merging conservatory training with his Irish roots and working-class upbringing, Joe delivers engaged musical narratives filled with heart, soul, groove and grit. Blending well-crafted instrumentals and vivid songwriting, Jencks serves it all up with a lyric voice that is rich and meaningful.
If you were lucky enough to catch folk music supergroup Brother Sun, you know Joe’s talented guitar work and his richly resonant tenor voice. The intelligence, emotion, and humor he brings to his compositions and his performances truly an illuminating, powerful and uplifting affirmation of the best of Everyman. Joe’s magic reaches beyond explanation and into a place where music, art, and meaning meet the heart.