"Move over, Jimi Hendrix. Joe Flip’s amazing abilities rival yours on psychedelic electric."
- Blues Blast Magazine
- Blues Blast Magazine
Award winning musician, Joe Flip, performing with his hand-made oil can guitars, is releasing his new album, “Home Sweet Home,” along with singing a new record deal with Loud Folk Records.
His 2019 album, “Tin Can Tunes,” charted #2, along with his song “Mess Around,” charting #1 on the international RMR Radio Charts earning him a Blues Blast Magazine Music Award nomination. Joe Flip also represented Minnesota at the 2019 International Blues Competition in Memphis, TN, advancing to the semi-finals. Since then, he has also earned three nominations by the Midwest Country Music Organization.
His hand-made 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 501c3 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.
2023- Home Sweet Home
2019- Tin Can Tunes, Feat. Tony Cuchetti
2017- Amazing Grace, Feat. Indiara Sfair
Award Winning Artist
Winner of the MN Road to Memphis Blues Competition
#1 Song, "Mess Around" Roots Music Report
#2 Album, "Tin Can Tunes" Roots Music Report
Featured on FOX 9 News, Blues in Britain Magazine, and CNET
Semi-Finalist at the IBC's in Memphis
Nominated for "Acoustic Blues Album of the Year"- Blues Blast Magazine
SRV Tribute Show Nominated Twice for "Best Tribute Act of the Year" - Midwest CMO
2019 "Alumni of the Year" Dakota County Technical College
300,000+ Streams on Spotify
1,500,000+ views on Youtube
Played with/Opened for:
Some Past Performances:
IN THE NEWS
-Midwest Country Music Originals Radio Show
-BOB Total Country FM Radio
-FOX 9 News
-The Drive Magazine
"Move over, Jimi Hendrix. Joe Flip’s amazing abilities rival yours on psychedelic electric." Blues Blast Magazine
"This new album by Tony Cuchetti & Joe Flip is a brilliant piece of Blues magic, demonstrating how the Blues can and should be showcased. They are among a handful of artists that are truly keeping the Blues alive. Joe and Tony are diamonds in the Blues Rough." -Blues Highway 61
"This album is pure listening pleasure. Hear that amazing Hayburner and then be thrilled with the way everything fits together. Highly recommended!" -Making a Scene Magazine
"Left me in awe of such a fine performance." Blues Matters Magazine
"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. Hot stuff." 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
"Excellent new album!" Cross Blues Radio Station France
"Joe Flip: Discover Real Music." -Keeping the Blues Alive- Greece
"Genius builds guitars out of old oil cans, world becomes better place, guitars made from vintage oil cans might be the best thing you'll hear all day." - CNET
”In musician's hands, vintage oil cans become electric guitars" - SOUTHWEST BULLETIN
“Neighbors strike a chord with their labor of love” FOX 9 NEWS
"Check out Joey's hot electric guitar licks on "I Can Tell" and "Mess Around." It's a sure bet that Joey Flip is sure to be heard for years to come."
Blue Monday Monthly Magazine
Local students get music lessons from local blues musician- Woodbury Bulletin
Blues Musician Coming to the Range- Hibbing Daily Tribune
Park Grad blazes career as songwriter and guitarist- South Washington County Bulletin