Joe Cooney – Joe Cooney is a performing musician from Harrisburg, PA. Joe plays guitar and sings with fervor that shakes the stage. He has been performing in the Central Pennsylvania area since 2010.  His solo and combo (Joe Cooney and Friends) performances have been well received by venue owners, managers, and especially their customers.  Joe played well over 100 gigs in 2019 and is on track to do the same this year.

Joe plays acoustic covers of classic rock, folk, country, and blues.  Joe’s lifelong love of all types of music shows through when he performs.  “I like songs that have a special magic that keeps them fresh and exciting through the years.  I try to treat them with the reverence that they deserve.”

Some of Joe’s favorite artists to cover are Gordon Lightfoot, Neil Young, Van Morrison, and Bob Seger.

Joe Cooney and Friends – I frequently perform in duos and trios with some of my great music friends.  We can configure an ensemble that would be perfect for your event!

  • Dan Gierhart – Dan is a great guitar player and brings extensive music knowledge and experience.
  • Brian Sanders – Brian Sanders can do it all: Harmonica, Guitar, Banjo, Hammer Dulcimer, percussion, and vocals.
  • Russell Yohe – Russel is a seasoned professional percussionist.  He has been a member of nationally-known bands including The Classics Four.
  • John Gladman – John is an extraordinary bass player and lends much to any performance.
  • Others 

We specialize in live music for parties and events.  Rates are quite reasonable.  Call 717-599-1181 or email for more details.


Joe and Dan at Hershey Vineyard

Joe Cooney and Friends - Dan and Joe
Joe Cooney and Friends – Dan and Joe

Joe Cooney and Friends