Joel DaSilva & the Midnight Howl
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Joel DaSilva & the Midnight Howl


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""Confessing The Blues" Radio Syndicate"

"The crisp self titled debut album will hit a blues fan right between the eyes with the diverse sounds of Chicago, European Flair, meab Licks, and straight ahead rockin' music. One of the few albums you'll find where every cut strikes a chord of emotion. Joel DaSilva and the Midnight Howl.....Legit Blues from start to finish."
- Cleve Baker
"Confessing The Blues" Radio Syndicate

- "Confessing The Blues" Radio Syndicate

"WLRN Radio Review"

"He delivers the horny lyrics in a voice that recalls vintage rockabilly, but his lacerating leads are as potent as any laid down by the late great Hubert Sumlin." - Robert Weinberg and Ed Bell WLRN 91.3 NPR Radio

- NPR Radio

"New Times Magazine"

"....."Hangin' On" and "Boogie Real Low" both are forward-thinking tracks that aren't too far off from the Black Keys' dusty tracks, and "Try" is one of several acoustic-based songs on the disc that are much closer to a singer-songwriter approach....."

- County Grind by Reed Fischer

""Two Thumbs ...WAY UP ""

"Two Thumbs ...WAY UP " - Ken Shankman - Elmore Magazine

" Pat Boyack"

"Joel is a great guitarist, vocalist and artist, along with being one soulful cat". - Pat Boyack , guitarist for Marcia Ball and Austin Legend W.C. Clark

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"BLUES REVUE Magazine"

"...bristles with guitar squeals and groans as Joel DaSilva squeezes what sounds like three or four solos into one..." - BLUES REVUE Magazine

"-- Sean Piccoli –Sun-Sentinel"

"Joel lays down some funky guitar..." - Sun-Sentinel

"-- Excerpt from a LIVE Performence from New Times Magazine--"

"Joel Da Silva, the young guitarist at center stage, rips into a vicious blues riff that's tinged with the melancholy of country music. When he sings he has the swagger of a young Elvis. You can hear the time-honored traditions of rhythm and blues in both his voice and guitar, but his energy is closer to punk rock." - New Times


----- DEBUT CD Available NOW at :

With the Hep Cat Boo Daddies:
Cd- Long Time Comin'
DVD - Invasion of the Hep Cat Boo Daddies
(DVD currently sold out )
Our song "Drinkin till Dawn" was featured M-F on 93.1 FM , one of south florida's biggest radio stations, at 5pm.
For the Documentary "Fatboy:The Movie", you can hear one of our original songs "The Fatboy Shake". Which you can find at your various online and store video locations worldwide.
Some of our songs are featured on various radio and internet stations domestic and overseas.

Written Boo Daddies Songs By Joel DaSilva are Streaming at &



--2013 International Blues Challenge Semifinalists--
in Memphis TN
Joel DaSilva :
Joel DaSilva has blues running through his veins. Born and raised in his sweet home, Chicago, DaSilva hails from a musical family. His mother and father traveled throughout Brazil and Ukraine, his mother a singer and father accompanying her on guitar. His father passed away when he was 3, but Joel continues to channel that soulful energy in his live performances to this day.
As soon as he was old enough to work, Joel took a job as a bar back in a blues joint where his older brother bartended. The goal was to get closer to the music, immersing in the scene. Eventually he was setting up equipment for touring bands, and getting to know them in exchange for lessons in Music Business 101.
By the age of 18, DaSilva joined his first band, Junior Drinkwater & the Thirstquenchers. He went on to play in jump blues, psychobilly, and surf-oriented (Hep Cat Boo Daddies) blues bands before breaking out on his own as a solo artist.
Joel DaSilva and the Midnight Howl formed and DaSilva is currently in the studio working on his debut untitled solo album.
With a resume that includes performances with heavy hitters like B.B. King, Jeff Beck, the Roots, and Rev. Horton Heat, and opening for acts as varied as The White Stripes, Leon Russell, Bang Camaro, and Jimmie Vaughan, DaSilva has already made a mark in the industry; and is poised to become a power player.