"Thanks so much. Our kids and their families LOVE your music! Keep on the good work!"  Boys and Girls Clubs, Bagley Unit. 

Chris in Cookeville, Tn  recommends Joel Clyde.

"One of the most outstanding musicians I have ever had the pleasure of listening to. Joel's music comes alive He knows how to please a crowd!" Chris in Cookeville, Tn.


"Joel was fun, interactive and played all the right music. Joel made the event what we hoped it would be. Thanks"   Reese in Cleveland, Tn.

"We hired Joel to sing at the Highway 111 Flea Market and he was wonderful and very talented. He had such a varitey of songs and not a single person complained. We will defintly have him back"  Charlie in Cookevile, Tn..

"When we needed a musician for our parent's 50th Wedding Anniversary celebration over the holidays, Joel made himself readily available to us. He incorporated song requests that truly surprised my parents..a few oldies from their college days and some romantic favorites. When Joel rocked out, no one could sit still. We haven't stopped talking about that special night. And we won't forget it for years to come. Thank you Joel."  Lisa in Dalton, Ga.

"Joel was booked by our daughters for a surprise wedding anniversary celebration in our home. What a delight to have great music while we ate our dinner. He entertained us with many of our old favorites and all the family had fun dancing to a variety of musical selections. Joel is very talented & versatile and was is truly a "one-man band' with all his special equipment. Highly recommend!" Suzanne and Charlie in Chattanbooga, Tn.


Lounge Performer Extrarodinaire...

Joel Clyde has been a professional musician for over 4 decades, and has been a side-man, and/or opened for many well-known national acts. 

Joel spends most of his time theseadays busking in cities like Chattanooga, Tn, Pensacola, Fl, Myrtle Beach, SC, etc... Buskling is a time-honored tradition among entertainers, and many top-name acts started out as buskers, such as Robin Williams, Garth Brooks, Sheilds and Yarnell, and more...  For more information about busking, especially in the Chattanooga area, go to https://soundcorps.org/https://soundcorps.org/

He performs oldies, country, big band, ethnic music, and more, playing several instruments, including acoustic, electric, classical and bass guitar, banjo, fiddle, harmonica, keyboard, and makes his own backing tracks. He has State-Of-The-Art equipment. He can do it all, from lounge-acoustic, to a full-sound dance-band show. In addition Joel Clyde plays to the crowd, and has an almost supernatural ability to feel what an audience wants to hear at any given time. He does requests, and with a repertoire of over 4000 songs spanning 5+ decades, he seldom gets stumped. Joel Clyde is also an accomplished songwriter, with a unique style and ability to craft thoughtful, haunting, and at times, tongue-in-cheeek lyrics and melodies. He has a sometimes soulful, sometimes sarcastic, and often, deliciously irreverent take on life and its many complexities. 

But there is more to Joel Clyde than just great music and incredible talent. He is 100% professional, from start to finish. You will never have to worry about drunkeness, illicit drugs, or inappropriate behavior.  Joel Clyde does not tolerate alcohol, drugs, or improper behavior, before, during, or after shows,  from himslef, or anyone performing or associated with him. You can be assured that your event will be one you, and your guests, will be proud of. 

If you want a first-class act to make your next event a fun and memorable occasion , you are in the right place.

Tip Jar donations

More and more, people are opting not to carry cash, and use PayPal, and credit/debit cards for their financial transactions. I do it myself.  But it does make it hard to leave tips, so for your convienience, I have created a Virtual Tip Jar here, so you can secuerly leave a tip with your smart phone, iPad, or any other internet device. You can also take care of booking fees, and deposits here. As always, thanks for listening. 

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