Joe Vicino & The SmokeDaddys

Joe Vicino & The SmokeDaddys

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2005 IBC Finalist in Memphis a 3pc. Blues Band that can go from Delta Acoustic, to Contemporary Blues Rock, Soulfull Vocals and Melodic Guitars with the chops to back it up

Biography

A 3pc. Power Trio with Soulfull Vocals and Musical Chops that will astound, captivate & entertain an audience. Established in 1998 the tightness of this band will awe their critics. A very versatile group that can turn from Delta Acoustic, Early Electric Blues & Swing, Psycadelic & Modern Austin Demolition Blues Rock. Band Lead Singer/ Guitar player Joe Vicino has become one of New York’s top unsigned guitar players and it is only a matter of time before his name becomes a household word in the Blues. They have Headlined Their Hometown’s Annual Blues Festival in Riverhead 2 times & were a Headline act at Blues2000 in Ellenville N.Y. They have become a force on the Long Island Blues Scene winning Best Long Island Blues Band in 2004 by the Long Island Blues Society and were sent down to Memphis, Tenn. Where they placed as Finalist is the International Blues Competition in Feb 2005. Now it is time for the rest of the country to know about Joe & his band.

Vicino is an Automatic Guitar Monster, he can go from Delta Acoustic to Austin Demolition in a heartbeat.”
Mark Gresser- Backyard Blues Mag.

“Frankly Joe Vicino reminds me a lot of what is right about this Genre of music, He and his Band’s approach is Straight On!”
Tom Branson- Bluesrockers.ws

“The dudes sound like they are from the heart of Austin Texas Instead of Long Island NY, I was reminded of Traditional Blues and the Electric Energy of Stevie Ray Vaughan more than once”
Keith Hannaleck- muzikreviews.com

“the guitarist was impressive. Fast and frenetic or sweet and soulful, Mr. Vicino moved effortlessly between styles, from pre-World War II blues masters like Robert Johnson to their adoring British progeny, like Jimmy Page and Eric Clapton”
Bayles Green- East Hampton Morning Star

Discography

Smokedaddys(1998), Road Scars(2001),
One Night Stand(live 2002), Shine(2004)

Set List

a typical Smokedaddys set list is one hour Long with half originals and half covers, a set might look like this: Hideaway, Shine, Squeeze Toy, You Got it Going On, 44 Blues, Black Cloud Blues, Rum Boogie, It Hurts Me Too, Walking Blues, Shake Your Money Maker. for Bars & Venues The Band will usually do 3/ 1hr. sets or Depending on The Venue's needs.