Joe Orlando
Joe Orlando
Joe Orlando
Joe Orlando
About Joe Orlando
Joe Orlando

Joe Orlando is founder and musical director of THE CRYERS, one of America's top independent bands currently performing across the United States and Canada.

He is a vocalist, bassist, guitarist and composer and has performed across the United States as a solo artist.

Brooklyn born and bred, singer, songwriter, Joe Orlando has a myriad of musical influence growing up in a multicultural environment. Being of Hispanic origin, Joe's father would play 78s on the turntable from the great Latin crooners of the 40's and 50's. Joe's mother loved TV and all of the musical variety shows at the time, exposing Joe to early rock & roll, classical and country music. The British Invasion and the Psychedelic '60s and all the great groups of the time is easily identified in Joe's work, combined with his own life experiences and unique personal style.

He is also an accomplished musical instructor and co-owner of the Monmouth Academy of Musical Arts, New Jersey's Premier Music Teaching Facility.

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Congrats Denny!
The Cryers with Denny Laine

The Cryers would like to extend a HUGE congratulations to our friend and bandmate DENNY LAINE for his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with The Moody Blues! Denny is a founding member of The Moody Blues, and brought you hits like Go Now," "I'll Go Crazy," and "Can't Nobody Love You," which Denny performs with The Cryers, who have been playing with him since 2006. The induction will take place on April 14, 2018.

Catch the band performing with Denny in 2018 on January 9th at BB King Blues Club & Grill in New York City, January 20th at Imagine Something Yesterday Take III in Upland, CA, April 26th at Knuckleheads Saloon in Kansas City, MO, April 27th at The Club at Classic Rock Coffee in Springfield, MO, and April 28th at Poor David's Pub in Dallas, TX. More dates to be announced soon! Ticket and venue info can be found on the Tour page.

Fall Tour

The Cryers have kicked off their Fall Tour with Denny Laine on Sept. 8 in Ohio. You still have a chance to help us celebrate 50 years of music and stories throughout Denny's career, including his time with Paul McCartney & Wings and The Moody Blues. The remaining tour includes stops in Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida. Check out thecryers.com/tour for dates, tickets, and venue info, and follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/thecryersrockon/ for the latest updates from the road. We hope to see you rockin' out on there with us!