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MELEKAI JOE / Bio

Versatile!!!! Top ranked as a Country, and Mainstream Independent Songwriter, Melekai Joe is making waves in the international Music Scene.. A 12 string guitarist that moves, and soothes the soul. Melekai Joe can also lay down A solid Bass, and Solo guitar in any setting.. Jam or otherwise..
Just breaking out in June 2012 as an Independent Artist, Melekai Joe has attracted attention and befriended some of the Best ALL time Industry Leaders and Artists of today...
Born In Ware Ma. in the late 60's, he grew up traveling to different events, venues, and fairs with his parents on Carnivals until the age of 14. At 18 he went into the Army National Guard with honors until 1991...
After marriage, and having 2 wonderful Children in the late 90's
Melekai Joe, In 2005, decided to take his family of 4, and a cat, for a Sailing adventure that has lasted 9+ years, on the 50' Sailing Catamaran "Melekai" which was built in Hawaii, in 1975. "Melekai" is Polynesian for "Song of the sea", which is also his stage name.
Melekai Joe, and his family have sailed From USVI's, to Puerto Rico, to Newport RI ,through NY's East River, by the Statue of Liberty, and Back down south 5 short miles off the coast of Cuba, with stays in Isla Mujeres Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala.
In his travels he has, Jammed, performed on stage, and hung out with a great mix of musicians, and experienced different styles of music. Sept. 2014 he is heading to Asia to include Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, and other great countries.. For Covers and influence Melekai Joe plays the likes of Dylan, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton, Allman Bros, Bob Marley and many more.......

General Info

Band Members
MELEKAI JOE
Artist Name
MELEKAI JOE
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/melekai
Active Since
01/03
Genres
Singer Songwriter / Alt.Country / Alternative

Contact Info

Location
Gilbertville, MA