The Joe Ferraro Band is a jam/ blues/classic rock and originals for clubs and parties kind of band, with up to a five hour performance from a eclectic collection of both original music from Joe's cds; Skinny Village and Mojave Mojo, as well as covers by varied artists like, Jimmie Hendrix, Cream, Johnny Winter, Robin Trower, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Stevie-Ray Vaughan and ZZ-Top as well as traditional blues from artists; Albert King , Paul Butterfield, Elmore James, James Cotton, Peter Green, Jr. Wells, Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters.
Smooth, tight and polished are typical descriptions heard from friends and fans. With a combined performing experience over a hundred years, The Joe Ferraro Band brings a level of professionalism that can only be had with seasoned players.
The Joe Ferraro Band has been performing around the South-West for the past ten years. The Band has appeared in concert for Henderson, Nevada, Parks and Recreation, L.A. County Dept. of Health Services, Marine Corp Logistic Base, Barstow, The Route 66 Rendezvous, Tustin's Tiller Day's Festival, Wrightwood Mountain Music Festival, Spring Valley Lake Homeowners Association, and The Adelanto Motocross Grand Prix, .
Notable club appearances include; B-B King's at Universal City, Pappy & Harriet's at Pioneer Town, The Lake Alice Trading Co. in Riverside, The Cask 'n Cleaver in Cucamonga and Old Town Orange, The Road House in Sugarloaf, Jake's Saloon in Lone Pine, The Etiwanda Roadhouse, La Sierra's in Mammoth Lakes, The Lodge at Snow Summit and Pounder's in San Diego.
Released spring of '04, The Joe Ferraro Band's first cd, "Skinny Village", has been getting radio play on blues shows in Washington State, Connecticut, Australia, Germany, Spain and Croatia. The Joe Ferraro Band was recently a featured artist on KBHR 93.3 radio in Big Bear City.
Joe has just released a new solo cd and the first reviews are great. "Brother,Trouble" and "Got Me a Shotgun" are in general rotation on jango. Both recordings are available on itunes and other popular internet music sites.