Joe Man Murphy is an Irish born Folk and Roots singer-songwriter and artist.
With vibrant influences from Paul Simon, John Butler, David Gray and The Eagles, Joe Man’s music has evolved to become a unique blend of its own. Growing up in Ireland, living in three countries and working over 50 jobs his tales are as unique as his family history.
Joe Man has performed at music festivals throughout Australia, including the National Folk Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Tablelands Folk Festival and Majors Creek Festival amongst many others.
Joe Man Murphy is known to most as a singer, guitarist and songwriter of highly successful Australian band The Timbers. Their high energy music has allowed them to share the stage and many festival line ups with acts such as John Butler Trio, Ball Park Music, The Pierce Brothers, Xavier Rudd and The Beards to name a few.
Joe Man has been writing music for over twenty years. For Joe Man music is an addiction, a constant companion and a freedom that shows through his music.
Many of his songs are life experiences, personal, humorous and truthful. The lyrics of the songs are accompanied by his unique guitar ability crossing many styles and boundaries to the sound it has become today.
Joe Man’s third solo album Happy Days will be released in March 2018. The album features 10 tracks celebrating stories of his upbringing surrounded by a large family of characters living life outside the establishment.