Joe Rathburn
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Joe Rathburn

San Diego

Joe Rathburn turned pro in 1972 and hasn't looked back. With a world of experience on stages big and small from concerts to coffeehouses, opening for a diverse list of artists from glam rockers Kiss to folk icon Dave Van Ronk, headlining his own shows, to playing corporate events, Joe is ready for just about anything.

Joe knows what to bring to the gig. With enough cover material in his head to do 8 four hour gigs without repeating a song, and enough strong original material to do 3 two hour shows, Joe will provide the right music for you, if he can't, he'll tell you. He's very particular about which gigs he accepts, and wants to make sure that his repertoire fits with what the client has in mind. He's mostly about playing the music that has spoken to him over the decades, not necessarily what's most popular. He's good at what he does, but he knows he's not for everyone, and he doesn't try to be. One thing Joe will tell you right up front: "If you're looking for an all night...

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Gigtown Pro  August 03 2021

Perfect vibe and song selections for our private party!

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Gigtown Pro  June 15 2019

Great vibe and song selections!

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Gigtown Pro  November 05 2021
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Gigtown Pro  October 22 2021
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Gigtown Pro  September 03 2021

Acoustic Guitar