fun, interesting, and full of surprises”

Skope Magazine

tasty, funky grooves”


I feel like I’ve been hiding under a rock by just discovering Joe Olnick’s music”

Frank McClue/Music You Can Use

Any fans of hard-hitting, rock-leaned instrumental music with a progressive, experimental backbone will completely fall in love with this group”

Daniel Boyer/Burned Out Borders blog

Joe Olnick Band

The Joe Olnick Band is a trio that writes and performs original, groove-based instrumental jazz/funk, in the vein of Soulive as well as Medeski, Martin & Wood.

Experienced band members have played venues such as World Cafe Live (Philadelphia), York Fairgrounds, Wetlands (NYC) in various projects over the years.   The latest album has been well received by radio stations, with airplay verified on over 130 independent stations, and the band again hitting the  national college radio charts.

Availability:  Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from April to June 2019.  Primarily mid-Atlantic US region.



Press photos



World Cafe Live/Philadelphia 2017

World Cafe Live/Philadelphia 2017


WXAV Chicago, IL

WNIA Buffalo, NY

KOTO Telluride, CO

WRST Oshkosh, WI

WERU Bangor, ME

WMCO Zanesville, OH

KAFM Grand Junction, CO

KTSW San Marcos, TX

KWCR Ogden, UT

WESS East Stroudsburg, PA

WWSU Fairborn, OH

WXPN Philadelphia, PA 

KCMJ Colorado Springs, CO 

KPTR Jacksonville, FL 

KKFI Kansas City, MO 

WAER Syracuse, NY 

WKVR Poughkeepsie, NY 

WDYN Rochester, NY 

WMSE Milwaukee, WI 

WDGP Upper Marlboro, MD 

WTSR Trenton, NJ 

KSCR Benson, MN 

KXSR Groveland, CA

Source 96.1 FM Falmouth/Cornwall, UK


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Joe Olnick Band

Private Event

Performance/interview session.