"Excellent new album!" - Cross Blues Radio Station France
"Where Ry Cooder collides with working man's blues, these guys are so down home and so proficient. While their originals are spot on, they take covers to places you never imagined as well." - Midwest Record
"A brilliant all around album!" - The Bear Blues Radio Show Aycliffe UK
"A simply superb album, every track is a gem. The best album I've heard so far this year and it will take some time beating." - Still Got The Blues, Zetland FM, UK
"Tony's voice is everything I've ever wanted from a blues singer. I've had his sultry, smooth, soulful voice floating around in my head all day long. And seriously where do I even start with those warm, rich, intoxicating sounds coming off that Hayburner Guitar?!" - Roots Music Report
"With a laid back tempo somewhat like JJ Cale, "IJ" has a cool melody and super underlying guitar lead." Bman's Blues Report
Whether he is performing at popular venues around the mid-west, building custom oil can guitars, or teaching "blues for kid’s" programs, Joe’s dedication to music is without question. While performing 200+ shows per year, Joe is becoming a very popular act around the midwest
His custom oil can guitars, "Hayburners," have been sold all over the world and have been featured on FOX 9 News, Blues in Britain Magazine, CNET, and The Drive Magazine.
Not only content with performing, Joe also serves as a music teacher and promoter of Blues for Kids, a music education program he created at the non-profit organization, "Discover Music". The program is known for organizing workshops at schools and festivals with the mission of teaching children of all ages about the Blues music genre with harmonica and guitar.
Hayburner Guitars (vintage oil can guitars)
Dunlop Accessories and Strings
Like sages of old, calling down their muse from the mountains, Tony Cuchetti derives his spirit and creativity from an eclectic blend of folk, blues, country and Americana. Compared to the likes of Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Sturgill Simpson, Amos Lee, and Ray Lamontagne, Tony Cuchetti bleeds soul. Whether he is performing songs from his mentors, or his own original compositions, Tony leaves the listener with a deep sense of satisfaction for the power of simple yet provocative music.
Tony has spent his life in and around music. He was born the eighth child of ten siblings in a very musical family. His family even traveled the country for fifteen years performing as a musical family act. It was through all of this that Tony gained his wide spectrum of musical tastes that would later help craft his own unique sound.