JOEL KACHEL, original singer-songwriter/performer (Minneapolis/St. Paul), a child of the new ACOUSTIC POP ROCK wave will be sure to get your attention with his engaging stage presence and lively music. This high energy acoustic guitar player and singer will be sure to have you off your seat and wanting more of these original tunes. Joel’s entertaining and creative songs bring life to everyday experiences and stories to which today’s young people can easily relate. Whether about a happy or disheartening experience, his music conveys an upbeat or encouraging sentiment. Through his music, Joel creates an image of a glass at least half full, never half empty, leaving his audience excited, uplifted and having fun. Joel Kachel has played a broad circuit of venues and events from local restaurants, bars and clubs, colleges, coffee shops, fairs, private parties, fund-raising events and more.
Back in 2009 Joel was asked to open for Howie Day at University of Iowa. In the Fall of 2010 Joel launch two separate tours; one two week tour in Alaska with Third Wheel Project, and a two week tour in Nashville, TN. In Alaska Joel played 13 shows, 12 out of the 14 Days, along with studio performances on 4 different Radio stations and a spot on a local T.V. show. After Joel returned back to the promise land of MN, he headed to Chicago, Indianapolis, Louisville, and Nashville for another two week tour living in and out of his van, playing a new place every night. Ever since Joel has made this an Annual tour.
The Spring of 2011 Joel went into Waterbury Studios in Minneapolis with World Renowned Producer and Jazz Guitar Player David Becker To produce his upcoming EP release “Sounds of Crow”. David Becker has worked with artists from Miles Davis to Colbie Caillat and now he has added Joel Kachel his list! Joel’s “Crow” song has already received multiple awards and won him a number of songwriting competitions including a Texas Song Writing Cruise Competition, and a Student Emmy for his “Crow” music video.
This past February Joel launched his Independent “Sounds of Crow” European Tour. For five weeks Joel traveled playing shows in Ireland, Netherlands, Germany, France, and Spain. While in Europe Joel got the opportunity to unofficially open up for Lisa Hannigan, Played a show with David Becker in Germany, and ended up playing world famous Whelan’s on Wexford St. in Dublin, Ireland. Because of this tour Joel Has made more contacts and are pushing him to another level! “Make sure to keep your eyes and ears open for this one.. He is going to be HUGE!”