Joe Rainey

JOE RAINEY SR. is an enrolled member of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians in Northern Minnesota. However, Joe was born and raised in South Minneapolis, MN, and has been a resident of Wisconsin for the last 11 years. Joe is a father of five. He is a well-traveled pow-wow singer and pow-wow music archivist. He has traveled with Midnite Express and Iron Boy singers, also from Minnesota. Recently he has worked and performed with Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, Marijuana Deathsquads, Trever Hagen, Spank Rock (Naeem), LOW, and Andrew Broder. He attributes his love and knowledge of music and Native music to his grandmother Ruth, his past music teachers in school, and to older drum brothers / drum teachers. His focus now is to ensure the transmission of the teaching cycle of pow-wow singing and protocol to the next generation.

Past Shows


Jan
12
th
2022
Turf Club
Jan
12
th
2022
Turf Club
Cancelled

Andrew Broder & People

Back on Our Bullshit January 2022 Residency
with Joe Rainey, Rachel Lime and Alan Sparhawk

More Shows

Mar
28
th
Turf Club

Genesis Owusu

Feb
15
th
7th St Entry

Bruise Violet and RiGBY

May
29
th
Turf Club

The Body

Feb
11
th
7th St Entry

Purple Funk Metropolis

with The Controversial New 'Skinny Pill' and shrimp olympics