• 1099 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442
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  • 12-8pm Sunday-Thursday 12-10pm Friday/Saturday
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Joseph Demaree live at STAX in Morro Bay

June 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Joseph Demaree plays a unique, stylized, form of Rock n Roll, Indie, old Country, Folk and Alternative music with a Surreal, Punk Rock background. Influence range from Angus Stone, Johnny Cash, The Ink Spots, Vetiver, Brightblack Morning Light, The Rolling Stones, The Velvet Underground, Carl Perkins, Hank Williams, Bob Dylan, Billie Holiday, Casa Loma Orchestra, Duke Ellington, Salvador Dali, Vincent Van Gogh, Rene Magritte, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, The book “Dancing The Dream” by Jamie Sams and many more artist inside and outside of song writing.
Demaree is originally from San Jose, CA. where he found interest in music through the late 80’s and early 90’s punk and skateboard scene. At the age of 14, Demaree began singing in Flying Dead Skin and then took on many rolls in many other bands (Ringwurm, Lemming, Your Mother, The Unit Breed, Emo Summer). Joe would host shows in his home for local and national acts, record most of his groups material as well as others, and release much of his own music and art (Nothing, Nothing Everything, Nothing Enterprises). Demaree left art school in 2003 and moved to Portland OR in 2004. He continued writing, recording, performing and touring as The Unit Breed. Idiomism Records would be born. In 2010 The Unit Breed would be put to rest and Joseph would land back in San Jose CA to begin a cable access show called “Welcome Back!” and record and release Captain Nowhere’s “Party Time Inc.”. With another move south to Encinitas CA (2011), Demaree picked up an acoustic guitar and began writing his first album under his name. He moved around landing in Ranchita CA, and Oceanside CA before returning to Portland OR. Demaree would move back to the Bay Area, living in Los Gatos CA and San Jose CA, before returning to Portland OR. Joseph Demaree found himself on the open road touring as a solo act and painting plein air landscapes between Portland OR and San Diego CA. Landing in Hayfork CA for a couple months, Demaree settled in Portland OR again. With a brief stay in the Foothills of CA, Demaree would move to Maui HI and record “Sleeping On A Cloud In Heaven” (2015). Demaree, uprooted again, traveling and painting plein air landscapes of England, Scotland & Greece before returning to CA. Here he stayed in LA, Amador City & San Jose CA before returning to Portland OR. Demaree left Portland to tour as a solo musician and paint plein air landscapes (May 9 – July 28 2018). The tour would take him through OR, WA, CA, AZ, UT, ID, HI. Demaree would settle in LA and then Long Beach CA. Joe is now living back in his hometown of San Jose CA where he is working on a new album titled “Release Me” and playing live with Paco Excel on drums.
Available Releases
Sleeping On A Cloud In Heaven / Solo (demo) Recordings – 11 song solo demo / Nov 2015
Maui Demo – 11 song solo demo / Feb 2015
Stuck On It – Single with Muller & Tomek / Dec 2012
A Room Made of Windows – 5 track solo album / Dec 2012
Mirrors (solo) – 8 track solo album / Dec 2012
(demo) – 10 track solo demo / May 2012
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June 20, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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STAX Wine Bar and Bistro
1099 Embarcadero
Morro Bay, CA 93442 United States
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