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Joseph Allred

Joseph Allred

Sun   Mar   24   2024 - 3:30 PM Jig and Reel

“Quite possibly the greatest living guitar player.” – Aquarium Drunkard

Joseph Allred is a Tennessee-based guitarist, singer, multi-instrumental composer, and visual artist with deep roots in the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee and Kentucky. Their guitar playing draws from diverse musical styles including Appalachian folk, bluegrass, blues, flamenco, and classical guitar, as well as from folk iconoclasts John Fahey and Robbie Basho, figures of the 20th century avant-garde like Albert Ayler, Derek Bailey and Henry Flynt, and the musical traditions of India, Iran, and the Arab world. They have released music on Feeding Tube Records, Worried Songs, Scissor Tail Editions, AKTI, Island House, Blue Hole Recordings, Garden Portal, Reverb Worship/Future Grave, and their own Meliphonic Records imprint. Allred’s most recent record, The Rambles & Rags of Shiloh, was released in 2022. 

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Knoxville, TN · USA

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