Joseph Ring in the New Year With Stripped Back Versions of ‘NYE’ and ‘Without You’
Joseph Ring In The New Year With ‘Trio Sessions Vol. 1’
Trio Will Play Jools Holland’s Hootenanny on BBC 2 in the UK on New Year’s Eve
Joseph are ringing in 2020 the best way they know how: dropping a pair of stripped-back, reinventions of tracks from their acclaimed new album ‘Good Luck, Kid’ released this fall on ATO Records. The trio announce ‘Trio Sessions Vol.1’ today, right on time to add these chilled-out offerings to your holiday playlists.
Read more and listen to “Without You” (Trio Sessions Vol. 1) via American Songwriter: https://americansongwriter.com/joseph-explains-genesis-of-trio-sessions-ep-premieres-without-you/jacob-uitti/
Read more and listen to “NYE” (Trio Sessions Vol. 1) via Consequence of Sound and CoS Radio: https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/12/joseph-origins-nye-acoustic-version-stream/
Putting the pristine vocal harmonies that put them on the map front and center, Joseph have re-imagined “NYE” and “Without You”, to stunning effect. The sisters are also set to appear on BBC 2’s Jools Holland’s Hootenanny in the U.K. for New Year’s. Ending 2019 on such a high note can only be a positive omen of what’s to come for this soul-baring, honest family affair.
The pop/rock/folk trio recently released a cover of Tom Waits’ “Come On Up To The House,” the title track to a new tribute album for the legendary musician ‘Come On Up to the House: Women Sing Waits’ that was released November 22nd. Rolling Stone says it’s a “reassuring rendition of Tom Waits’ song of resolve” while American Songwriter praises the “magnetic” vocals and performance.
Listen via Rolling Stone: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-country/joseph-tom-watis-come-on-up-to-the-house-902573/
Joseph recently wrapped their European tour leg, announced their 2020 North American tour dates and played a special show with the Lumineers at WXRT’s Holiday Jam at the Vic in Chicago this past weekend. They’re also set to play Portland’s Live Wire Radio on December 19th at Alberta Rose Theatre.
PRAISE FOR JOSEPH:
“The blend their voices in the eerily close way that only siblings seem able to accomplish” – NPR MUSIC
“A rallying cry and a celebration of the determination and angst that has pulled us all through these toxic times” – NYLON
“Vocal chemistry between the three Closner sisters dominates” – ROLLING STONE
“An uplifting stronghold” – PASTE
“Bewitching three-part harmonies to an album of big, unabashed pop” – ALLMUSIC
Choosing their name in deference to their grandfather Jo, and the tiny Oregon town of Joseph where he lived, Natalie Schepman and her two twin sisters Allison and Meegan Closner, grew up in a musical household (their dad was a jazz singer and drummer, their mom a theater teacher), but didn’t sing together until just a few years ago. Joseph officially formed in 2014 when Natalie, an aspiring performer looking for a creative jolt, asked her sisters to form a band together.
They quickly discovered their gift for songwriting and vocal alchemy and began cultivating a devoted fan base playing secret house party gigs before signing with ATO Records. Since then, Joseph has been named a 2016 Spotify Spotlight artist, toured with James Bay and Amos Lee, performed on Ellen, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Today Show, CBS This Morning Saturday, “Later” with Jools Holland and prestigious festival stages like Coachella, Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits and Outside Lands.
JOSEPH 2020 U.S. TOUR DATES
Friday, Feb 7 — Washington’s — Fort Collins, CO
Saturday, Feb 8 — Fox Theatre — Boulder, CO
Sunday, Feb 9 — Bluebird — Denver, CO
Tuesday, Feb 11 — Madrid Theatre — Kansas City, MO
Wednesday, Feb 12 — Delmar Hall — St. Louis, MO
Friday, Feb 14 — Majestic Theatre — Madison, WI
Saturday, Feb 15 — Turner Hall — Milwaukee, WI
Sunday, Feb 16 — The Vogue — Indianapolis, IN
Tuesday, Feb 18 — Mercury Ballroom — Louisville, KY
Thursday, Feb 20 — Bijou Theatre — Knoxville, TN
Friday, Feb 21 — Terminal West — Atlanta, GA
Saturday, Feb 22 — Saturn — Birmingham, AL
Tuesday, Feb 25 — House of Blues — Houston, TX
Wednesday, Feb 26 — Aztec Theatre — San Antonio, TX
Friday, Feb 28 — Meow Wolf — Santa Fe, NM
Saturday, Feb 29 — Crescent Ballroom — Phoenix, AZ
Monday, Mar 2 — Mystic Theatre — Petaluma, CA
Wednesday, Mar 4 — Spanish Ballroom @ McMenamins Elks Temple — Tacoma, WA
Thursday, Mar 5 — Spanish Ballroom @ McMenamins Elks Temple — Tacoma, WA
Saturday, Mar 7 — Sessions Music Hall — Eugene, OR
Sunday, Mar 8 — Tower Theatre — Bend, OR
Monday, Mar 9 — Knitting Factory — Boise, ID
Wednesday, Mar 11 — The Commonwealth Room — Salt Lake City, UT