Folk-Pop singer/songwriter with catchy uplifting songs, thought-provoking lyrics, and a general feel good vibe reminiscent of 1960s singer/songwriter movement. Songs cover topics of love, acceptance, universal truths, overcoming obstacles and being true to oneself. Good mix of upbeat songs and ballads, finger-picking and strumming (rhythm), originals and covers. Sounds like the Avett Brothers, Tom Petty, James Taylor, Indigo Girls, Cat Stevens, Ray Lamontagne.
Named one of the "Hottest 100 Live Unsigned Artists" of the year by Music Connection Magazine, Joseph Eid has had extensive experience playing locally as well as touring. His album "Human" has received considerable buzz and praise
What to Expect
A folk-pop artist with catchy originals and covers. My originals are heartfelt, thought-provoking, sometimes funny, engaging songs with lyrics that are relatable and universal and melodies that are catchy. The songs range in tempo from back porch mellow vibes to upbeat rhythms and strumming energized songs. Covers include songs by Ryan Adams, Ray Lamontagne, Avett Brothers, John Mayer, Bob Dylan, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Amy Winehouse, and more. An all ages show that will leave you and your audience feeling connected, uplifted, and inspired.
Americana-Folk Singer/Songwriter Joseph Eid released his debut full studio album Human in late 2013. He will be releasing a new album in 2017. Eid has been garnering considerable buzz with his music and recently named as one of the 100 Hottest Live Unsigned Artists 3 years in a row by Music Connection Magazine.
His music displays the pastoral beauty, delicate and emotional guitar work and intricate but relatable lyrics that have become Eid’s trademark. He seamlessly blends sharp, melodic pop lyricism with traditional folk sensibilities evoking folk troubadours both past and present. His album’s first single “Ready Now”, is propelled by a driving rhythm section, lush instrumentation and an instantly unforgettable infectious hook. The album has received praise from music blogs and reviewers. It was featured in American Songwriter Magazine's "Best New Music" section during release week.
Joseph grew up in the suburbs of New York. He was raised in a strict and traditional home where the arts were only supported as a hobby and never as a career. During his college years, Eid studied psychology and pre-med but all the while, he was always dreaming about a potential career in music. After his first semester at med school, the dream got too big to hold and Joseph made the bold choice of dropping out and moving to New York City to pursue music and follow his dream. He joined a band, picked up a guitar, and the songs poured out like rain. His journey led him to Los Angeles in 2007 where he started playing regularly at open mikes and showcases. Shortly after, he began working with world-renowned guitarist/songwriter David Lamar, honing his songwriting at weekly showcases at the Stone Bar, leading the prolific singer/songwriter to write over 30 new songs as well as record his debut EP Cardiac Output.
Known as a dynamic solo performer, Joseph Eid has brought his cathartic one-man live show to many of Los Angeles’ premier music venues, including stints at Room 5 and El Cid. He has held residencies at the following Hollywood venues: The Stone Bar, Crane’s Hollywood Tavern, Room 5, and Bar Lubitsch.
He has also enjoyed touring regionally as well as nationally in the past few years playing wineries, pubs, parks and festivals.
Additional Booking Notes
Solo singer/songwriter. Uses one microphone and one input for guitar. Has own portable amp that has both a microphone and guitar input. Can be used for private parties, pubs, wineries, and various indoor and outdoor events.
Past Booked Events
|September 17, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Herringbone, Santa Monica, CA|
I play a lot of originals but with shows over one hour, I add covers as well. Covers include songs by:
The Avett Brothers
and more. . .
Influences & Inspiration
Tom Petty, Indigo Girls, Jackson Browne, Ray Lamontagne, Suzanne Vega, George Michael, Michael Jackson, John Hiatt.
Guitar input, microphone input. I own all my equipment and can bring if necessary.