"A fantastic singer who carries on the traditions"
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Joe Jencks is a 22-year veteran of the international Folk circuit, an award-winning songwriter and a celebrated vocalist based in the Chicago area. Joe delivers engaged musical narratives filled with heart, soul, groove, and grit. Blending well-crafted instrumentals and vivid songwriting, Jencks serves it all up with a lyric baritone voice that has the edgy richness of a good sea-salt caramel. Co-founder of the harmony trio Brother Sun, Jencks has penned several #1 Folksongs including the ever-relevant Lady of The Harbor. From Carnegie Hall to Lincoln Center to Festivals across the US and Canada, Jencks has become a fan favorite throughout North America and beyond. He is known for his performances of musical beauty, social consciousness and spiritual exploration. Joe’s most recent solo CD Poets, Philosophers, Workers, and Wanderers earned #1 Artist, Album, and Song on the North American Folk DJ Chart as well as spending several weeks at #1 on the SIRIUS XM Americana Chart. Joe is a dual US-Irish citizen and has served as a Cultural Ambassador with the US State Department.