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Download my EP for FREE - November 21, 2011

If you'd like to download my latest 6-song EP, WHEN THE DAY BREAKS, head over to:

Happy Holidays and here's to a great 2011!!! - December 21, 2010

Hello everyone -

I just wanted to wish you all Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year, and say a sincere thank you for all of your support in 2010.

This past year has been absolutely amazing with the successful release of my EP back in June, two showcases during the Americana Music Conference in Nashville and playing the Country Throwdown tour stop in Philadelphia, on top of playing shows all around the Northeast.

Add to that, being able to open for such incredible acts as Alejandro Escovedo, Jim Lauderdale, Justin Townes Earle, Cadillac Sky, Rod Picott, Amanda Shires, Chuck Prophet, Steve Forbert, Tony Joe White and Ellis Paul, and it's been a pretty awe-inspiring year, and I wouldn't have been able to do it with out your support.

2011 is already shaping up to be a great one too. With all the interest in the EP in The Netherlands and UK, I'm looking into tour dates over there over the summer. I'll also be playing some more shows in NYC with my incredible band and hopefully getting in the studio to start work on a new full-length album.

Anyway, to say thank you and my Christmas gift to you, head over to the MUSIC page and download an mp3 of an unreleased song, called 14 Days, that I recorded with the band and will hopefully be on the next record.

Enjoy, and I'll see you soon.

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!!


It's finally here!! My new EP, When the Day Breaks, is now available for FREE download at:
Go pick it up and send a friend or 2 as well!!!


NEW EP RELEASED ON JUNE 8th!! - May 26, 2010

It has been almost 3 years since I released my last record, Devil in the Details, and I figured it was high time to get some new material out there. Since I have been playing the majority of my shows as a solo act lately, it seemed to make more sense to put something out there that reflected the more stripped-down nature of what I was doing. However, not content to just put out a solo acoustic record, I invited my guitarist (Dan Marcus) and bassist (Catherine Popper) to sit in on a few tracks to fill things out a little.

What came out of that was my new EP, WHEN THE DAY BREAKS. Recorded between
February and April 2010 (with one track recorded last summer), it's a collection of songs that deal with everything from the typical theme of love & loss, to the Great Flood of 1927, to the plight of a soldier, to the story of a trucker who can't seem to give up the road.

I'm incredibly proud of this record, as it's probably the most intimate work I've ever done, as well as some of the best songs I think I've ever written, which is why I want to share it with as many people as possible by giving it away for FREE.

Just go to:
on June 8th, enter your e-mail address and where you'e located, and it's all yours!

I truly hope you enjoy it and will pass the link on to all your friends, family and colleagues.

Brookdale Guitar Show - February 15, 2010

This is from yesterday's Brookdale Guitar show. I'm about 40 seconds in... News/Guitar Show at Brookdale/51961168001/51727489001/66512840001

It's Official! - December 17, 2009

It's official, I'm now a part of the YNM Management family, under Warren's watchful eye. Great things are coming...

It's Been a While - June 29, 2009

Well, its been quite some time since I updated the news on here. For the most up to date stuff, go over to:
It's been a crazy few weeks. I got to play during CMA Fest in Nashville in fromt of the legendary Ryman Auditorium and in July, I'm opening for the incredible Rosanne Cash!

Keep checking back for what's coming next!

My New Album is Available NOW!!!! - October 16, 2007

My new album, DEVIL IN THE DETAILS, is finally available via iTunes, CD Baby and directly from my MySpace page!!!

Please pick it up and support independent music.

Thank you!!!

Go to the "BUY" page on my site, or just click below:

Buy Joe Whyte’s music on iTunes!
Get a Joe Whyte cd!

Visit Joe Whyte on Myspace!
For those of you in Ireland and the UK, it is also available on iTunes and exclusively in Ireland at Road Records in Dublin.

Back from IRELAND/UK Tour - October 12, 2007

I'm finally back from a short, yet amazing tour of Ireland and the UK. I did 2 shows in Dublin with The Duhks, who were as nice as they are incredible, and Gavin Glass, whose new album is nothing short of amazing.

I also played to a packed house in London in support of Foy Vance, which was a fantastic night, especially since it was my first show ever in England.

The highlight though had to be the Darvel Music Festival in Scotland. Not only were our hosts Neil and Sheila the 2 coolest people around, but we had the opportunity to play with 3 incredible acts, Endrick Brothers, Redlands Palomino Co. and Richmond Fontaine, who were all really down to earth, cool people as well.

Here's a small mention I got on the Crooked Rain website (Thanks, Paul):

"Darvel really is a diamond in the rough. Whilst corporate juggernauts and beer promotion vehicles hog all the headlines with mediocre lineups for extortionate prices, this small Ayrshire town puts on a fest by music fans for music fans. It's future is always in the balance with regards to funding but hope fully these crazy diamonds will shine on for a few more years - Viva Darvel!


We first came across Joe about a year ago with his Wrecking Ball EP; it was a fine effort but maybe a bit too safe. His new album 'Devil in the Details' address that point however, and features some fine songwriting. He has a classic east coast voice and put in a good set tonight helped in no small measure by Dan Marcus on mandolin and electric guitar. This addition helped Joe rise above the normal acoustic performer level and he played some nice tracks, rounding off with the mandolin led lullaby 'No More' A thoroughly nice bloke too."

All in all, things couldn't have gone any better. Thanks so much to all the other acts we played with, Paul Lee, Neil and Sheila McKenna, Will Rees, Orla Keeshan, Dec and Jane, Kiernan McMullan, Edel Coffey, Helen Pyke and everyone else who was kind enough to come up to talk afterwards and buy a CD.

Hope to see you all soon!!

AmericanaOK - me on helium!! - September 24, 2007

For those of you that tuned into the AmericanaOK podcast this weekend, they were kind enough to feature 3 songs from the new album. Unfortunately, something happened and the songs got sped up somehow, which is why I sounded like Alvin from The Chipmunks. So no, that's not how I really sound!

Anyway, please go over to my MySpace page ( to hear the real versions of the tracks.

Thanks to Tom at AmericanaOK anyway for putting me on the show. I'm a huge fan. Hopefully we can sort it out for next time.

Track of the Week - August 16, 2007

Just found out that my song "This Foolish Heart" is the Americana Track Of The Week on

Check it out:

5 Stars on Harris Radio!!! - August 16, 2007

Harris Radio and Indie Sounds NY gave the new album 5 stars and named it the Album of the Month!!!

You can also read an interview I did in this month's issue here:

New Website!!! - August 16, 2007

Welcome to the new website. It's been quite a while since I've done anything with the page, so I hope you like it. Trying to keep it simple and easy to read, yet give you some music and pics.


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