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Joe Martin is set to release his debut album ‘Empty Passenger Seat’ followed by a UK tour in the spring of 2023. Billed as a night of ‘New wave Americana, with stories and songs that will move the deepest parts of your soul’.

Over the years, Joe has been bringing his vision of American Country/Folk to audiences all over the UK and Europe, this time he will be touring with his band, and will deliver a show not to be missed! Joe explains: ‘I’ve been sat on these songs for a long time, but wanted to wait until I had the right collection of songs that would work together as an album. Empty Passenger Seat, written on tour at the end of 2021, was the song that tied the album and concept together. Being on the road, missing home, dreaming of what the future holds and what lies beyond the horizon that you’re traveling towards.’

Joe Martin writes with a quality of empathy beyond his years. His descriptive lyrics capture stories of people and encounters picked up on the road. These tales of friends and strangers blend seamlessly with Joe’s own experiences into masterfully crafted songs that paint a picture with every verse, and the magic of his of his live performance lies is in his ability to connect a room of people of all ages through his lucid and powerful lyrical style. He is deservedly gaining attention on both sides of the Atlantic seeing him play shows around the UK, Europe and legendary venues in Nashville, Tennessee.

He grew up listening to the greats and has been influenced by artists from James Taylor and Bob Dylan to more recent artists such as Jason Isbell and Kacey Musgraves which is evident his sound and lyrical style.

Joe is also currently producing a studio album with a group legendary including Steve Cropper, Graham Gouldman, Ralph McTell, Snake Davis, Mark Brzezicki, as part of the project ‘A World United In Music'.

‘The night I was at the Bluebird, a young Englishman with a rich voice named Joe Martin seemed primed for bigger things’ - Jeremy Egner, New York Times

‘Joe Martin is an artists who knows who he wants to be and has a voice of his own, a rare original glimmer in a sea of Nashville wannabe’ - Six Shooter Country

‘With a voice not unlike an English Lyle Lovett and a fistful of country-textured tunes Joe Martin is an undoubted cut above most similar songsmiths.’ - God Is In The TV

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Joe Martin Band

Type:Music

The Live Room, Caroline Street Social Club, Caroline Street, Saltaire, West Yorkshire, BD18 3JZ
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Season (28 Apr 2023)
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Friday19:00

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Performers At The Live RoomThe Live Room, Saltaire, SaltaireThe Live Room is located in Caroline Social Club, Caroline Street in the World Heritage village of Saltaire in West Yorkshire.

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