Country music singer Joe Diffie will entertain on the Michigan Street Stage on Saturday, September 3rd at 8 p.m.
Since he first topped the charts in 1990 with Home, Joe has remained on a steady course, staying true to his Oklahoma roots and delivering hit after hit totaling twelve number one’s, twenty top 10’s and four gold and platinum albums. When you attend a Joe Diffie concert, you’re not waiting for him to sing his hit – you’re waiting for him to sing your hit. Whether it’s Ships That Don’t Come In, Pickup Man, John Deere Green, or If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets), Joe’s music always makes you remember where you were the first time you heard it.
Joe’s journey to Nashville began when a song he wrote called Love on the Rocks was recorded by country legend Hank Thompson. The taste of success lured Joe to move to Nashville where he really got serious about songwriting and found an additional means of income by singing demos on music row. As his reputation as a demo singer burgeoned, it wasn’t long before he caught the attention of music row’s record executives and Joe was on his way to becoming the star he is today.
As a songwriter, Joe’s success is equally impressive. In addition to the numerous hits he kept for himself, Joe’s songs have been recorded by Holly Dunn, Tim McGraw, Tracy Lawrence, Conway Twitty, Doug Stone, and most recently Jo Dee Messina, who’s recording of My Give a Damn’s Busted became a big hit.
If you’ve ever been to a Joe Diffie concert, you don’t need to be told what an energetic, hit-filled show he delivers. If you haven’t seen Joe’s live show, do yourself a favor and make sure you see him at the Marshall County blueberry Festival where all of the entertainment over the Labor Day weekend is FREE!