AMERICANA/Western Swing

The Big Joe Kinser Band

The  Big Joe Kisner band, a Des Moines based Americana/Western Swing band, plays uptempo twang all over Central & Southern Iowa.

Powered by acoustic & electric guitar, keys bass & drums they surround their Big Joe penned original songs with like minded Western swing, Honky tonk, Outlaw,, Bluegrass, blues and a little Southern Rock, paying homage to old testament prophets like Bob Wills, Hank Sr, Waylon, Willie, Merle & Cash, as well as new testament disciples like the Mavericks, Dwight Yoakam, Asleep at the Wheel  & Lyle Lovett.

Big Joe- Lead & harmony vocals, acoustic & electric rhythm guitar, & harmonica, Tom- lead & harmony vocals, keys & trumpet, Dean- Drums, percussion & harmony vocals, Jeff Olinger- bass & harmony vocals, Rick Dressler, electric lead guitar, lap steel & harmony vocals.

Alt country & Western Swing