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JOE SUIHKONEN

Multi-instrumentalist, Improviser, Composer, Educator

Working in the realms of jazz and improvised music, rock and roll, country, the avant garde, and beyond

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BIO

Joe Suihkonen is an improviser, composer, and multi-instrumentalist residing in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. After graduating Oberlin Conservatory in 2016, he has become an emerging artist in Chicago’s avant-garde, jazz, country, and rock music scenes. To his name, he has national and international touring credits, as well as grant awards and residencies from CIGSIE, STEIM, and Avaloch Farm Music Institute. His alter-ego Joey Deal leads the genre-bending Sonnet Rock outfit, The Deals. Joe also teaches private lessons on guitar, trumpet, bass, drums, theory, and composition.

 

SOUNDS

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10/15

Jazz Quartet, Junior Ranger. Eric Krouse (Piano), Emerson Hunton (Drums), Noah Gershwin (Guitar)

12/19

Shoegaze/Post-Punk Quartet, Gentle Heat. David Algrim (Guitar/Vox/Keyboards), Tim Mack (Drums), Margaret McCarthy (Bass/Vox)

11/17

Rock Trio, Gratitude Journal. Emerson Hunton (Drums), Dan Pappalardo (Bass)

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09/17

Electroacoustic Trio, Sarsaparilla. Josh Harlow (piano), Paulus Van Horne (Synth/Electronics)

11/18

Country Western Quartet, Razor Shines. Ben Murray (Bass/Vox), Ben Cruz (Guitar), Emerson Hunton (Snare Drum)

01/19

Songwriter, Alex Cowling. Alex Cowling (Guitar, Bass, Keys, Vocals), Nick Alvarez (Drums, Percussion, Shruti Box), Greg Martin (Saxophone), Katelyn Cohen (Cello)

 
 

APPEARING LIVE

3/19/19

Gentle Heat with Great Deceivers and Honeygold (IA) - 7:30PM//Suggested Donations

3/28/19

Razor Shines as part of the Folkways Happy Hour - 7:00PM//No Cover

3/29/19

Gentle Heat with Carins, Large Print, and Joey Nebulous - 8:00PM//$5

4/16/19

Suihkonen/Moore Duo with Gerrit Hatcher (Solo) and Jake Wark Quartet - 8:00PM//$5

4/24/19

Razor Shines with Jared Rabin Band and Rural Jurors - 8:00PM//No Cover

4/29/19

Duo performance with Molly Jones - 7:30PM//No Cover

4/30/19

Gratitude Journal with Gentle Heat and Storm Jameson - 8:00PM//$8

5/02/19

Macie Stewart (Ohmme) with Midatlantic Rift (Margaret Mccarthy/Ben Cruz/Emerson Hunton) - 8:00PM//No Cover

5/13/19

Gentle Heat with Nicholas Aflleje/Sarah DeLaine (Little Girls comic release) and Kachi - 7:00PM//No Cover

5/26/19

Gentle Heat with Snooze, Invalids, and Use Big Words - 7:00PM//$8

6/09/19

Harlow/Suihkonen Duo with Aliya Ultan - 9:00PM//$10

6/18/19

Debris with Nora Barton/Billie Howard and Jen Hill - 9:00PM//$10

6/20/19

Debris - 7:00PM//$6

6/21/19

Debris - 8:30PM//$10

6/25/19

Duo performance with Josh Harlow - 9:00PM//$5

7/20/19

Adam Shead's Adiaphora Orchestra - 9:00PM//$10

8/02/19

Katie Ernst (Solo) with Storm Jameson - 8:00PM//No Cover

9/03/19

Gentle Heat with The Bombats, and Ex-Okays - 9:00PM//No Cover

9/14/19

Joey Deal (Solo) with Abe Hollow (CA) and Rachel Austin (NY) - 7:00//No Cover

9/15/19

Gentle Heat with Spirit of the Beehive and Not For You - 9:00PM//$15

10/10/19

Joey Deal (Solo) with Cee Dertz - 7:00PM//No Cover

10/11/19

Elliott Smith Tribute Set (Duo w/ Ben Cruz) with Submerser - 9:00PM//$5

10/19/19

Gentle Heat with Peaer and Moontype - 7:00PM//$10

10/26/19

Adiaphora Orchestra - 8:30PM//$10

11/07/19

Options with Spirit Was and Sean Henry - 9:00PM//$5

11/18/19

Ernst/Harris/Suihkonen with Jeff Kimmel Trio - 9:00PM//$10

12/10/19

Gentle Heat (EP Release) with The Bascinettes and Faux Furrs - 9:00PM//$10

1/14/20

The Deals (Tour Kickoff) with The Feeders and Cheap Vacation - 9:00PM//$5

1/15/20

The Deals with Sunday Pills and Child Princess - 9:00PM//$7

1/16/20

The Deals with Killgulls and Duncan Kissinger - 9:00pm//$5

1/17/20

The Deals with Dewdrop and Carte de Visite - 9:00PM//$5

1/20/20

The Deals with Little Fevers and Out All Night - 9:00//$5

1/21/20

The Deals with Able Baker - 9:00PM//$5

2/22/20

Options with Little Kid and Special Death - 8:00PM//$5

3/11/20

Gentle Heat with Wombo, Sad Baxter, and Sunblood - 9:00PM//$5

3/13/20

Gentle Heat with Operations and Haunter - 10:00PM//$5

4/10/20

The Deals with Kevin Krauter and Sports Boyfriend - 8:30PM//$12

4/30/20

Adiaphora Orchestra Record Release - 8:30PM//

 

CONTACT

(612)-309-4999

Photo by Vanessa Valadez

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