AVAILABLE FOR BOOKING
Joanne Lurgio 
SINGER/SONGWRITER ~PERFORMER~ RECORDING ARTIST ~WORKSHOP FACILITATOR

 

Intimate Coffeehouse Settings
Music Venues, Restaurant/Bar
Sr. Entertainment, Memory, Nursing &
Assisted Living Residence
Faith based,  Non-Denominational concerts & services
House Concerts
Private Parties & Events   
Soloist, funerals and memorial services
Contact jmlurgio@verizon.net for more info


ONE PAGE INFO SHEET

Short Bio
Joanne Lurgio ~ her songs, singing and guitar work, honed and polished in the venues of New England, have brought her to be voted Best Singer/Songwriter by Motif Magazine. Joanne has a distinct Americana feel with New England charm, moving from country to bluegrass, folk and r&b to gospel, all with a bluesy undertone.  Her songs of life and love are bound to make you ask, “Is she talking about me?”

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Joanne Lurgio ~ a talented songwriter, combined with her gifted voice and wonderful guitar work, will prompt you to chase your dreams and offer a tale or two about ordinary people who, like her, excel and inspire. Her songs, singing and guitar work, honed and polished in the venues of New England, have a distinct Americana feel with New England charm. She moves from country to bluegrass, folk and r&b to gospel, all with a bluesy undertone. A hard-hitting voice that fills the room with original songs that will awaken your soul with visions of life's great" moments.
Writing songs of life, love and simply being during our ever changing lives; bound to make you ask, “Is she talking about me?” 

A new recording, Rise From the Storm, released March 2015 and already getting rave reviews;

         "
Intoned intimacy. A likable lilt. And a powerful pull. Well-written lyrics speak for themselves. Instrumental flourishes
          complement one another and ring out. But how do words, reviews, blogs like this do justice to a voice that compels?"

          Patricia Ann Dadonna

other notes:
2017 ~ Nominated 2017 Motif Music Awards, Americana Female Vocalist
2017 ~ Nominated, Just Plain Folk Music Organization Awards; Rise From the Storm (Americana Album), Pennies (Americana        Song), Walking On Sacred Ground (Gospel Song) ~ TO BE ANNOUNCED AUGUST 5, 2017
2016 ~  Honorable Mention, SolarFest Singer Songwriter Showcase, Manchester VT
2016 ~  Finalist, Rose Garden Coffeehouse Performing Songwriter Competition, Mansfield, MA
2016 ~ Nominated Americana, Singer/Songwriter, Female Vocalist, RISE FROM THE STORM, CD of the Year, Motif Music Awards
2016 ~ Opened for Vance Gilbert, Stone Soup Coffeehouse, Pawtucket, RI
2015 ~ Nominated Americana, Singer/Songwriter of the Year, Motif Music Awards
2014 ~ Opened for Amy Helm, Manchester 65, RI
2014 ~ Nominated Americana Female Vocalist of the Year, Motif Music Awards
2013 ~ Nominated Singer/Songwriter of the Year, Song of the Year (Won't Ever Quit) , Limelight Magazine Music Survey
2013 ~ Opened for Vance Gilbert, Stone Soup, RI
2013 ~ Opened for Jon Vezner, Stage Door Lounge, RI
2012 ~ Opened for Cheryl Wheeler, Newport Tennis Hall of Fame, RI
2012 ~ Won't Ever Quit ~ 1st Place, Jane's Joint Songwriting Contest
2012 ~ Female Vocalist of the Year, Motif Magazine
2008 ~ Opened for Don White, Stone Soup, Pawtucket, RI
2006 & 2010 ~ Album of the Year, Motif Magazine
2007 & 2011 ~ Singer/Songwriter of the Year, Motif Magazine
Board Member, RI Songwriters Association ~ Vice-President (2016-present)
                           membership coordinator/treasurer (2008-2016)
Member New England to Nashville Songwriters group
Member NSAI
BMI songwriter
Providing 'music as therapy' for memory care patients & seniors (former Hospice Volunteer)


 

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