Minnesota-based singer-songwriter Joe Carey has been making rock and roll noise for over three decades. It all started in St. Paul where, at the age of 10, he’d gotten his first guitar as a gift from jolly ol’ Santy Claus. Having been a part of various groups from the mid 90’s to today, Joe has never lost his passion for playing and writing. His first solo album was released in 2003, and a second solo effort with a decided indie-rock flavor in 2009. A few years later Joe and a top-notch group of musicians called themselves The Chinwaggers, and released a 10-song concept album Wayward Son, in 2014. Joe released his third solo album Comeback in January 2017, which Bill Stieger of St. Paul’s Villager called “a classy recording with well-crafted musicianship and sage lyrics”. Now married to his lovely wife for over a decade and sporting two amazing kiddos, Joe is still hard at work making music every day. He can be found playing shows throughout the upper Midwest year round.