Joe Dretsch

Joe Dretsch

 Fargo, North Dakota, USA
BandAlternativeSinger/Songwriter

A fresh new face in the Midwest, Joe Dretsch is a singer/songwriter from Frazee, Minnesota. Add to the mix “utility guy” Bryan Loweree and you’ve got a dynamic acoustic duo that draws crowds most full bands envy. Fresh off Midwest tours including colleges in 12 states, the duo have shared the stage with national acts such as Ryanhood, 32 Below and Emerson Drive.

Biography

A fresh new face in the Midwest, Joe Dretsch is a soulful blend of talent and passion. A musician, singer, and songwriter from Frazee, Minnesota, Joe’s natural ability has captured audiences at hundreds of shows over the past few years. Add to the mix “utility guy” Bryan Loweree and you’ve got a dynamic duo that can go from waltzes to modern rock and back again. Sporting only acoustic guitars and a bare bones percussion set, Dretsch and Loweree draw crowds most full bands envy. Fresh off Midwest tours including colleges in Wyoming, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, the duo have shared the stage with local favorites 32 Below, and national acts such as Ryanhood and Emerson Drive. Their laid back style, vocal harmonies and onstage joking resonate with country, pop, rock, and oldies fans alike.

Set List

Generally, set lists consist of both originals and covers. A set list from a recent show:

Settling - Aaron Espe
Back To You - Joe Dretsch
You Look Good in my shirt - Keith Urban
Invisible - Joe Dretsch
Waiting - Renee Cassar
What Goes Around - Justin Timberlake (loop pedal)
All These Lives - Daughtry
Wonderwall/Fine Again/Always - Medley
Lips of an Angel - Hinder
867-5309 (Jenny) - Tommy Tutone
Anything At All - Joe Dretsch
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Hollywood's Not America - Ferras

Sweet Home Alabama/All Summer Long/Werewolves in London

Comfortable - John Mayer
Collide - Howie Day
Not My Place - Joe Dretsch
Quit Coming Around - 32 Below
Hands Down - Dashboard Confessional
More (You and Me) - Joe Dretsch
All the Same - Sick Puppies
This Time - Jonathan Rhys Myers
Far Away - Joe Dretsch
Some Day - Nickelback
Cold - Crossfade
You Shook Me all Night Long - ACDC
Time of My Life - David Cook
Your Own - Joe Dretsch

Too many cover songs to put down an exha