Joe Johnson is a dynamic entertainer and teaching artist who blends American Roots music with a touch of electricity to create a modern, but familiar sound. Classically trained and sharpened in barrooms, churches, and front porches Joe delivers a powerful and moving performance. Joe has played across the American Southeast from Atlanta to Memphis and in between. Joe studied Education and Music at Mississippi State University. He taught music in Mississippi and Arkansas public schools integrating language arts and mathematics into the music classroom. He received a Masters degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and did more post-Graduate work at the University of Georgia. He approaches his work as a working musician with the mind of an educator and continues to seeks out opportunities to enrich the lives of other musicians as he shares in numerous collaborative projects. Joe lives in Memphis, TN with his wife, dog, and cat.