Joyann Parker 12/13 8:00pm


“’Hard To Love’ is a colorful musical tapestry woven by a consummate artist out of the warp and wool of jazz, soul and blues. Parker’s passionate vocals deliver what might be one of the best albums of the year so far.” (Henry Carrigan/Living Blues Magazine)
 a singing, songwriting, guitar-playing, self-producing, self-aware powerhouse, but the driving force is unquestionably her voice — a formidable instrument she wields with soul and taste.“. (Pasadena Weekly)
There’s some serious singing and musicianship afoot here…She’s got the pipes and comes across honestly and passionately” (Elmore Magazine)
“Joyann Parker presents a package of originals and serves notice that she’s a blues performer to the bone. Bravely risking emotional exposure, this Minneapolis- based singer and multi-instrumentalist shows a penchant for depicting a unique response to the ups and downs of life.” (Frank-John Hadley, DownBeat Magazine)

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“A powerful, animated blues-rock singer, capable guitarist and pianist, and a writer of praiseworthy originals.” (Jon Bream/Minneapolis Star Tribune)
Joyann Parker brings a full range of talent to her performances as an accomplished singer, pianist, guitarist and songwriter.  She has performed for thousands at major venues and festivals across the country, frequently sells out the most prestigious clubs in the Twin Cities and her newest record, “Hard To Love,” has been featured in DownBeat and Living Blues magazines.

Joyann is a 2018 Blues Blast Magazine Sean Costello Rising Star Award nominee and Heritage guitars artist. She has opened for Grammy winner Robert Cray, taken the stage for Grammy nominee Elvin Bishop in a pinch, represented Minnesota at the 2015 International Blues Competition in Memphis, TN and won the award for 2016’s Best Self-Produced CD from the Minnesota Blues Society.

$10 advance $12 dos