Thunder 4:280:00 / 4:28
“Be the change you want to see”
Originally from New Haven, Connecticut Joe Gallagher Jr. moved to Charleston, South Carolina and has accomplished many things as a professional in the music industry. He's written over 2,000 songs in more than 5 genres and has played over 1,000 live shows. His style as a songwriter is a culmination of many influences and in his formative years he studied the legends like Tupac, Wu Tang, Johnny Cash, Stone Temple Pilots, Nirvana, Soundgarden, Jim Croce and the Grateful Dead which ultimately helped to develop his own sound.
Key moments in his career really took shape once he recorded his first album "Side Effects" with notable producer Greig "OB" Session of The Hit Masterz. Shortly after the release, Joe Gallagher Jr. was invited to Los Angeles to play the iconic Whisky a GOGO stage with violinist Christian Carroll who co-founded their new band, Atlas Star. From there, Joe was contacted by Al Gomes of Big Noise Records and is in the process of securing a Grammy nomination with the song "Thunder" from the "Side Effects" album.
Aside from being an artist, Joe is passionate about environmental causes and has rescued over 20 homeless dogs. He's put together special charity events that have received a lot of publicity and he now works with the Mayor of Charleston to help people in the community.
Furthermore, he recently started a full-service entertainment company that focuses on artist development, management, promotion, distribution, production, event planning, tour booking, PR, branding, as well as web and graphic design. The music business has many moving parts and Joe has the expertise to not only propel his own career but he uses his knowledge, experience and skills to help other artists as well.
2019 is a monumental year for Joe Gallagher Jr. and there are many exciting things underway. He has TV appearances booked, radio interviews scheduled and he finally completed a manuscript that is being pitched to film producers in Hollywood.
Joe Gallagher Jr.'s life is like a movie so stay tuned and join his mailing list because you never know what's going to happen next.