Born and bred in the Western North Carolina mountains, 6'4" 18 year old Singer/Songwriter Joe Lasher Jr. is quickly becoming one of the most recognized Southern Country Rock performers. Although he's young in age, his voice and musicianship are that of a seasoned veteran. Joe's influences range from mainstream country artists to classic rock icons. High school Senior by day, Joe's other passions include archery hunting, fishing, horses, farming, and all things outdoors.
Joe first picked up the guitar at the age of 8 and started singing and writing his own music shortly after. Like most performing artists, he began his public appearances at local "open mic" nights. From there, he picked up regular shows at regional rodeo events, honing his skills as a solo performer in front of larger audiences. Joe fronts his own band consisting of young musicians with a passion for performance.
In February of 2014, Joe released his debut album, "Devil In A Jar". The release includes 11 tracks, including his first radio single, "Cowboy Love Song". Download the album, or individual tracks, on iTunes, Amazon, JoeLasherJr.com, or many other online outlets.
2013 was a break out year for Joe Jr. and his band. He has been called "one to watch" and "a force to be reckoned with". If you love contemporary and classic country music, classic rock and blues, or just good music with a youthful southern flare, you won't want to miss a show by Joe Lasher Jr.