Joe Kidd & Sheila Burke
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Joe Kidd & Sheila Burke

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2012 | SELF

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2012
Duo Americana Folk


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Joe & Sheila share a common heritage of Irish & Native American traditions that comes from the Appalachian region of Kentucky and West Virginia.A perfect blend of Universal and Timeless Americana, Folk, World, & Alt Country music with powerful lyrics and beautiful voices.
Their debut CD release Everybody Has A Purposewas released in late 2015. With songs like the highly charged Soldiers In The Army Of Mercy & Peace which immediately received the Global Music Award for Folk Song Of The Year, this record becomes a must for all audiences.Along with receiving multiple nominations in the Review Magazine Music Awards for Country Vocalists of the Year and Country Song of the Year in honor of songs like Secret Recipe, the Bluegrass Gospel song When The Secret Is Revealed, Sheila has just released the first in a series of children's books titled Just Want To Be Myself taken from the song of the same name.Joe & Sheila received back to back Detroit Music Awards for World Music Songwriters Of The Year.While onstage at Detroit's 2015 Concert Of Colorsthey were presented with a Michigan Governor's Award forArtistic Excellence and their efforts for Social Justice, Peace, Environmental Protection, & Cultural Diversity.  On June 1, 2017 Joe Kidd was inducted into the Michigan Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.
Joe & Sheila have appeared in Mexico (Hyatt Ziva Resort Hotel), Throughout Ontario Canada, and across the USA fromBrooklyn NY (17 Frost Theater), to Nashville TN (Tootsies World Famous Orchid Lounge), to Hollywood CA (Genghis Cohen Theater).They appeared in Joshua Tree Ca (J T Saloon) on January 7 2017.
The record is enjoying international airplay in UK, Ireland, Israel, South Africa, Mexico,  Germany and more, as well as countless radio and internet stations across America.The CD is also receiving unanimous critical praise.It is available on ITunes, Amazon, AmazonUK, and all great outlets.
The last track on the CD, 'Waiting For That Flower To Bloom'  is also featured on the new benefit compilation album titled 'Songs For Standing Rock Vol 5'.Joe & Sheila are currently involved in two separate projects in UK.A live CD recording for UNICEF, and a cover song to accompany a project officially endorsed byPaul McCartney & Ringo Starr based upon a Beatles painting from 1966 titledArt In A Corner.
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