Joseph Keith is a young singer/songwriter with a talent for catchy riffs and melodies. He currently writes, sings, records, and performs in the DC, Virginia and Maryland area. Joseph Keith started playing guitar when he was 10 years old. In 2008, at the age of 13, he formed his first band, Backfire. Backfire played mainly cover songs of popular bands like Green Day, Blink 182, Good Charlotte, etc. They played local charity events in the DC area, as well as major night spots such as Jammin’ Java, JAXX Night Club and the 9:30 Club. It was during his time with Backfire that Joseph Keith first started writing songs. Some were recorded and performed by Backfire. In 2009 Joseph left Backfire to form Nine Days Gone and became their principle singer/songwriter. Nine Days Gone's self titled first album is available on iTunes. Their second album was released April 2012. www.ninedaysgone.com They performed regularly in the DC, Baltimore, Richmond area. Also during this time Joseph started writing songs that reflect a slightly softer, more acoustic side. Inspired by such artist as John Mayer, Rob Thomas, Jason Mraz and the Goo Goo Dolls, he has written over 100 songs so far. His debut CD, A Lighter Side, was released in, 2011. His second album, Don't Know Why, was released on March 23rd, 2012. The third Joseph Keith solo album, Not Done Yet, was released on January 31, 2013. In the summer of 2013, Joseph became a member of ASCAP and NSAI and stepped up to play with the big boy's of Nashville. On his Yesterday's Gone EP, Joseph Keith has the worlds best players with him. The awards this group of musician a room could not hold. With the a cast with the likes of, Chris Leuzinger: Electric, Acoustic and Baritone Guitars,Mike Dunbar: Bass, Upright Bass, Acustic Rhythem Guitar and Background Vocals,Joseph Keith: Acoustic Rhythm Guitar, Jim Kirby: All Keybords, Andera Zonn: Violin, Viola, John Catchings: Cello,Pat McInerney: Drums and Percussion and Ticia Miller: Background Vocals.
Joseph’s next album, entitled Winter, was released in March, 2014. It was recorded at Cue Studios in Falls Church, VA and features some of the area’s top session musicians. Produced by Jim Ebert, it gets back to his roots with an eclectic selection of pop/rock and acoustic songs.
All Joseph Keith music is available on iTunes.