Joe Kidd & Sheila Burke
United States
Influences: North American , West European , African
Genres: folk, world, americana, traditional country, americanaworld, nativeamericana, country
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August 2023 #40 - Top 40 for North American Influence Shadow At The End Of The Road (track)
February 2023 #38 - Top 40 for North American Influence Shadow At The End Of The Road (track)
January 2023 #37 - Top 40 for North American Influence Shadow At The End Of The Road (track)
2 times in the Global Top 40
We are sending you this email as an introduction. Much of our information is offered on our very comprehensive website.

We hope that this contact is useful to you and that your will appreciate our work.

The new album is written and being rehearsed now. Recording facilities are being considered.

Joe & Sheila share a common heritage of Irish & Native American traditions

that comes from the Appalachian region of

Kentucky and West Virginia, now based in Ann Arbor/Detroit Michigan.

They have used their experiences and their visions in the writing of this profound recording.

A perfect blend of Universal and TimelessAmericana, Folk, Bluegrass,& Worldmusic with powerful lyrics and beautiful voices.

With that in mind, we ask you to consider

Joe Kidd & Sheila Burke

Their debut CD release Everybody Has A Purpose

was released in late 2015.

With songs like the highly charged Soldiers In The Army Of Mercy & Peace

whichimmediately received the 2015Global Music Award for Folk Song Of The Year, and the universally uplifting title track,this record becomes a must for all audiences.

It has been described as sounding more like a career spanning greatest hits album, than a debut CD.

'Soldiers In The Army O Mercy & Peace has been chosen and is receiving airplay and great response in the Holy Land at the borders of conflict between Israel, Palestine, & Lebanon.

Joe & Sheila received back to back Detroit Music Awards for

World Music Songwriters Of The Year in 2013 & 2014.

While onstage at Detroit's 2015 Concert Of Colors

they were presented with a Michigan Governor's Award for

Artistic Excellence and their efforts for Social Justice, Peace, & Cultural Diversity

by their State Representative.

On June 1, 2017 Joe Kidd was inducted into the Michigan Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

The son 'They Call It Romantic' received World Songwriting Award - Best Duo in December 2018.

Joe & Sheila have appeared in Mexico (Hyatt Ziva Resort Hotel), OntarioCanada, and across the USA from

Brooklyn NY (17 Frost Theater), to Nashville TN (Tootsies World FamousOrchid Lounge),to Hollywood CA (Genghis Cohen Theater), they appeared in Joshua Tree Ca (J T Saloon), Serpent Mound Ohio, The Ark (legendary folk venue) in Ann Arbor Michigan, to name a few concert appearances.

Michigan/Midwest region shows are too many to mention. A short list of recent appearances is documented in the TOUR section of our official website.

The record is enjoying international airplay in UK, Israel, South Africa, Mexico, Australia, Germanyand more,as well ascountless radio and internet stations across America.

It recently received the Soldiers Of Peace Award from Ear 2 The Ground Music Blog NYC.

The CD is also receiving unanimous critical praise (as evidenced on the official website).

It is available on ITunes, Amazon, AmazonUK, and all great outlets.

The last track on the CD, 'Waiting For That Flower To Bloom' is also featured

on the new benefit compilation album titled 'Songs For Standing Rock Vol 5'.

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official website

most recent TV appearance - PBS

most recent album review - Nov 25 2018