DETROIT'S FAVORITE ACOUSTIC SOUL TWO-MAN PARTY BAND

Hi everybody. We're ME + JOE SMITH. We rock party jams by everyone from Johnny Cash to Snoop Dogg, performing pop, soul, hip hop, rock + country — all in our signature acoustic-soul style. Drummer, Eric Wilhelm joins singer/guitarist, Joe Smith to deliver an entertaining show that engages audiences both young + old. We'd love to rock your party. Thanks for checking us out. 


HISTORY + EXPERIENCE

STAGES

  • Detroit Tigers Opening Day Party, 4th Consecutive, Aloft Lounge, 2019

  • The Parliament Room @ Otus Supply, Ferndale, MI, 2018

  • Detroit Caribbean Cultural Festival, 2018

  • Campus Martius Park, Detroit, 2014

  • Charles H. Write Museum, Detroit, 2013

  • Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, 2011

  • The Elizabeth Theater, Detroit, 2014

  • Volt Lounge in the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

  • Dozens of Clubs from Detroit to Traverse City and beyond

PRIVATE EVENTS

  • Dozens of private performances for home and clubhouse parties, 2016 — 2019

  • Private Performance for the Detroit West Indian America Association, 2018

  • Three private wedding performances, 2018

  • TV performance for Jim Power’s Pow Wow music show, 2018

  • Two private wedding performances, 2017

  • Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Vets Dinner, Sponsored by GM, Les Stanford Chevrolet, Dearborn, 2014 + 2015

  • Integrated Marketing Company Party, 2013 + 2014 + 2015 + 2016

  • Team Detroit Company Christmas Party, 2012

  • Countless Super Cool Private Parties, including Several Weddings across Metro Detroit

FESTIVALS

  • Eastern Market Apple Fest, Detroit, MI

  • The Rootenanny, Ellsworth, MI

  • People's Art Festival, Detroit, MI

RESIDENCIES

  • Bistro Joe’s, Birmingham, Weekly, 2019 — Present

  • Thomas Magee's, Detroit, Weekly, 2015 – Present

  • Tin Roof Detroit, Monthly, 2019 — Present

  • New Hudson Inn, New Hudson, Monthly, 2016 — Present

  • Detroit Shipping Company, Monthly, 2018

  • The Park Bar, Detroit, Weekly Host, 2013 – 2016

  • Burroughs Tavern, Brighton, Weekly, 2012 – 2014

  • L!V Resto Lounge, Detroit, Monthly 2011 – 2012

  • TV Bar, Detroit, Weekly, 2009 – 2010

  • Double Olive Cocktail Lounge, Dearborn, Weekly, 2007 – 2010

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