Joe Guerra is a singer/songwriter and worship leader based out of Grand Rapids, MI. He started playing guitar during his highschool years and has since then developed a love for performing and writing music. Over the last few years his talents and geographic reach continue to improve as he has played shows all over the mid-west region at various venues and has lead worship for many youth camps/retreats. Joe's original music contains a passionate and upbeat acoustic driven sound; combining catchy melodies with thought provoking lyrics. He brings a performance that is both entertaining and down-to-earth; and is enjoyed by a wide range of ages.
In the summer of 2007 he released his first EP, which was received with great enthusiasm by his listening audiences. It featured songs such as "Run", which tells the story of a girl struggling to deal with her past and how she needs to run to the future; chasing tomorrow’s sun instead of letting the past control who she is today.
The spring of 09’ brought with it the release of Joe’s second recording project “Free to Fly” This six track EP deals with the issue of finding and embracing our true potential in Christ. The title track, “Free to Fly”, really sets the theme for the whole album, one of breaking from the mundane everyday and finding a vibrant new life lived to the fullest; a life that can only truly be found by reaching closer to the heart of God.
Often when people leave a performance by Joe Guerra they leave with much more than just an entertaining music experience; they leave changed and inspired by his bold and challenging lyrics about life and our purpose here on earth. Joe’s songwriting possesses a canny ability to strike a chord deep in the heart of those who listen. Many say that they feel they can really relate to what Joe has to say in his songs and come away from his music encouraged by the passion so easily found in his performances.
Over the past few years, Joe has been able to acquire a lot of experience both performing and ministering in many different settings across the nation. He has worked with many different venues as well as churches and youth groups. He is currently available for booking many different types of situations; offering performances of his original music as either solo performances, or with his band. Also, Joe is available for worship leading at retreats, camps, churches, or wherever else you might need a worship leader.