Australian newcomer Vance Joy is thrilling audiences on his home turf and overseas with his fresh ukelele-infused folk. The indie sensation has a voice that’s both smooth and gritty, and it shines on heartfelt fan favorites like "Riptide" and "Play With Fire". Whether he's crooning alongside a full band or showcasing his guitar and vocal chops solo, Vance Joy doesn't disappoint on his must-see tours, treating fans to rousing performances of tracks from his EP God Loves You When You're Dancing.
Vance Joy, a.k.a James Keough, got his start in 2013 playing local gigs around his native Melbourne, Australia. His debut EP God Loves You When You're Dancing featured the triple platinum single "Riptide", which peaked at No. 1 on Australia's Triple J Hottest 100 and No. 6 on the ARIA Singles chart. Joy has opened for Of Monsters and Men and Julia Stone, played major festivals, and been praised by critics and fans alike for his humble demeanor and profound music. The singer-songwriter's earnest lyrics and catchy uke-filled melodies will have fans in high spirits during his pitch-perfect live performances.