Extraordinary Harmonica

Joe Powers is taking his instrument to new heights with his energetic and engaging performances that cover a full spectrum of musical genres. Read more.

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June 30, 2024

Cheltenham Tango 20 Year Celebration

2023 East Coust Tour

Joe is excited to join Tango Cheltenham for their 20 year Celebration at the historic Tithe Barn. More info on the calendar page.

May 17, 2024

Tango by the Sea

2024 Tango by the sea Festival

Joe performs for the 12th annual Tango by the Sea Festival in the charming port city of Felixstowe, UK. More info on the calendar page.

April 7, 2024

Tango at London’s Jacksons Lane

Tango at Jacksons Lane

On the heels of being recognized as an exceptional global talent by Arts Council England, Joe will perform in London at the elegant Jacksons Lane ballroom for a special event produced by the four leading Tango schools there. More info on the calendar page.

September 17, 2023

East Coast Tour

2023 East Coust Tour

Joe returns to the east coast of the U.S. with performances in New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and his debut performance in Florida for the Tres Esquinas Milonga first year anniversary celebration. See the full schedule on the calendar page.

August 4, 2023

Tango Par La Côte Festival

2023 Europe Tour
New video of Joe and guitarist Stèphane "El Turquito" Koch performing "Sur" at the Tango Par La Côte Festival in Brittany, France. Video by Jean-Pierre Van Loocke. Watch it on YouTube.

May 28, 2023

Europe Tour Announced!

2023 Europe Tour

Joe will perform in 9 different countries and be joined along the way by some of his musicians friends including, pianist Mark Wyman, bassist Boris Franz, and guitarist Stèphane “El Turquito” Koch. See the full schedule on the calendar page.

May 5, 2023

¡Viva La Armónica!

Viva La Armónica Poster

Tickets are now on sale for Joe’s Cinco de Mayo Latin music concert, ¡Viva La Armónica!, on Friday, May 5, featuring musicians: Dan Gaynor, Bernardo Gomez, and Otto Gygax. Buy tickets here.

December 29, 2022

Oregon Arts Watch Review

A Very Harmonica Christmas 2022

Oregon Arts Watch published a full review of Joe’s holiday concert, A Very Harmonica Christmas. Check it out here.

December 21, 2022

A Very Harmonica Christmas!

A Very Harmonica Christmas 2022

Tickets are now on sale for Joe’s holiday concert, A Very Harmonica Christmas, featuring musicians: Dan Gaynor, Ji Tanzer, Courtney Von Drehle, Masumi Timson, and Phoebe MacRae. Buy tickets here.

November 22, 2022

Nightfall Album

Nightfall Album by Rick Seaman

Composer Rick Seaman’s new album features Joe on the title track, Nightfall and on a second one entitled Bles-Sed Are We.

September 22, 2022

Hohner Live Stream

Hohner liver interview

Konstantin Reinfeld and Joe chatted about all things harmonica on the Hohner Live Stream. Watch it on YouTube.

September 3, 2022

Oregon Symphony Waterfront Concert

Oregon Symphony Waterfront Concert

Joe is thrilled to be featured at this year’s Oregon Symphony Waterfront Concert, an annual Portland tradition! He will be joined by accordionist, Courtney Von Drehle. More info here.

July 15, 2022

Happy Hour Harmonica Podcast

Harmonica Happy Hour Podcast

Neil Warren interviews Joe on his Harmonica Happy Hour Podcast about Joe’s music career, albums, Tango harmonica, and more. Listen to it here.

June 18, 2022

New Music Video! (kind of)

El Pollo Ricardo Video

Joe and Stephane “El Turquito” Koch filmed this video three years ago as a musical postcard of their Europe tour. Now that they’re back to performing, they’ve finally released it! Watch "El Pollo Ricardo” here.

June 11, 2022

Con Ojos Nuevos - Album Release!

Con Ojos Nuevos Album Release

Joe has released a NEW duo album called, “Con ojos nuevos” with Italian pianist, Guglielmo Foffani. Listen and purchase on the Music page.

May 29, 2022

Europe Tour!

Europe Tour

After a two-year pandemic hiatus, Joe is very excited to announce his return to the UK and Europe! See the full schedule on the calendar page.

March 30, 2022

Spetsai Tango

Spetsai Tango

Joe collaborated with guitarist, Craig Einhorn to create an experimental Greek Tango Fusion arrangement of Spetsai by Georges Moustaki. Take a listen and purchase here.

March 05, 2022

A Ray of Light

A Ray of Light

Author, Andrea Bindereif wrote an article for her Tango blog, entitled, “Joe Powers - A Ray of Light”. Read it here.

September 1, 2021

The Harmonica Path!

The Harmonica Path Logo

Joe is very excited to announce his brand new online platform for learning to play harmonica, with lessons, videos, songs, and exercises! Read more.

August 12, 2021

Montana Baroque Festival Review

Sanders County Ledger
Joe and Greg Ewer jamming at the Montana Baroque Music Festival  

The Sanders County Ledger featured a glowing review article by Ed Moreth about The Montana Baroque Festival where Joe performed at the beginning of August. You can read it here.

August 3–5, 2021

Montana Baroque Music Festival

Montana Baroque Music Festival

Joe performs as a guest artist for the annual Montana Baroque Music Festival at Quinn’s Hot Springs.

March 11, 2021

Happy 100th Birthday Astor Piazzolla!

Here’s a backstage jam playing “Libertango” with Joe and friends at Icheon Cultural Arts center in South Korea back in 2018.

October 18, 2020

Joe’s Tango Podcast Interview

2020-10-18_Joes Tango Podcast_153

Joe Yang interviews Joe Powers on his Tango Podcast Episode 153 about JP’s activities during the Pandemic.

August 1, 2020

Lost Suitcases Interview

Joe In London

Valerie Pennington interviews Joe about his travels for her program Lost Suitcases on Bella V TV’s Youtube Channel.

July 25, 2020

Harmonica UK Chromatic Weekend

Joe In London

Joe lead a workshop as part of UK Harmonica’s Virtual Chromatic Weekend, featuring top players from Europe and the States.

July 12, 2020

New Video “La Culebra”

During quarentine Joe made a video with violinist, Ariadna Lozano. It’s a famous Mexican Mariachi piece by Rubén Fuentes called “La Culebra” (the snake).

April 6, 2020

Con Alma y Música, Episode 621

Buenos Aires Obelisco

Listen to Joe’s interview (in Spanish) on Enrique Snider’s Buenos Aires based program Con Alma y Música.