Joe Dillstrom is an acoustic singer-songwriter based in Southwest Missouri. A modern troubadour, Dillstrom's songbook consists of his own songs and standards from jazz, blues, country, and folk artists from the 30's-70's. His primary Influences are Hank Williams, Chuck Berry, early Tom Waits, and Neil Young, among others.
With an understated guitar style and a smooth baritone voice, his music is tasteful, articulate, and melodic. His warm and engaging stage presence aspires to the timelessness of his influences. His previous album, Highways & Byways, is a solo acoustic collection of 'road songs, singalongs, and bar-fly lullabies'. He is currently recording his next album, Heart String Tugs, with his trio, tenor saxophonist Ryan Dunn and upright bassist Mike Williamson. Whether solo or with his trio, Joe Dillstrom ensures a pleasant and memorable experience - his grandfather Charley used to say,
"Keep 'em smiling!"

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