JOEL KACHEL, original singer-songwriter/performer (Minneapolis/St. Paul), a child of the new ACOUSTIC POP ROCK wave will be sure to get your attention with his engaging stage presence and lively music. This high energy acoustic guitar player and singer will be sure to have you off your seat and wanting more of these original tunes. Joel’s entertaining and creative songs bring life to everyday experiences and stories to which today’s young people can easily relate. Whether about a happy or disheartening experience, his music conveys an upbeat or encouraging sentiment. Through his music, Joel creates an image of a glass at least half full, never half empty, leaving his audience excited, uplifted and having fun. Joel Kachel has played a broad circuit of venues and events from local restaurants, bars and clubs, colleges, coffee shops, fairs, private parties, fund-raising events, live radio interviews, and more.
NEW NEWS: "AWAY AWAY" is Coming SOON! This May Joel will be releasing his NEW single "AWAY AWAY" along side with a brand NEW MUSIC VIDEO. "Away Away" was written with Pro Australian Songwriters Pal and Zelda Sheldon. Joel originally met this couple in back in the Fall of 2010 on his freshman tour to Nashville and has been working with them ever since to make this release perfect for YOU! Most of the audio was recorded in Australia and the vocals in Minneapolis @ Waterbury Studios. The video was shot in LA by Matt Genesis, and is SCREAMING SUMMER! Now that this song has been around the world and back it is FINALLY HERE FOR YOU! Check out the Video on YOUTUBE &--------->$$$ BUY IT on iTunes Today!
Back in 2009 Joel was asked to open for Howie Day at University of Iowa. In the Fall of 2010 Joel launch two separate tours; one two week tour in Alaska with Third Wheel Project, and a two week tour in Nashville, TN. While in Alaska Joel played 13 shows, 12 out of the 14 Days, along with studio performances on 4 different Radio stations and a spot on a local T.V. show. After Joel returned back to the promise land of MN, he headed to Chicago, Indianapolis, Louisville, and Nashville for another two week tour living in and out of his van, playing a new place every night. Ever since Joel has made this an Annual tour.
The Spring of 2011 Joel went into Waterbury Studios in Minneapolis with World Renowned Producer and Jazz Guitar Player David Becker To produce his upcoming EP release “Sounds of Crow”. David Becker has worked with artists from Miles Davis to Colbie Caillat and now he has added Joel Kachel his list! Joel’s “Crow” song has already received multiple awards and won him a number of songwriting competitions including a Texas Song Writing Cruise Competition, and a Student Emmy for his “Crow” music video.
This past February Joel launched his Independent “Sounds of Crow” European Tour. For five weeks Joel traveled playing shows in Ireland, Netherlands, Germany, France, and Spain. On the first day of Joel's European tour he got the opportunity to meet Lisa Hannigan and open up for her in Dublin. He also played a show with good friend and mentor with David Becker while in Germany. To top off this tour Joel ended up playing the world famous Whelan’s on Wexford St. in Dublin, Ireland.
At this point Joel continues to travel meeting new people and making new connections along the way. “Make sure to keep your eyes and ears open for this one.. He is going to be HUGE!”