Joe Goodkin's Odyssey is a 35 minute original musical composition for solo acoustic guitar and voice.  

Drawing on his Bachelor's Degree in Classics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his years as a professional musician, Joe's performance represents in a contemporary musical mode both the abridged plot and the performance circumstances of Homer's original oral composition of The Odyssey.

Part lecture, part musical performance, and part interactive discussion, the centerpiece of Joe's program is a 35 minute continuous performance of 24 original songs with lyrics inspired by Odysseus' famous exploits.

Often performed without amplification, Joe's Odyssey is an oasis of simplicity and substance in our modern desert of technology and style.

Joe has performed his Odyssey over 300 times in 39 U.S. states and Canada, and has been honored with several ASCAP Composers awards.

You can read an article Joe wrote about being a modern bard at the journal Eidolon

To inquire regarding booking a performance of The Odyssey (or anything else) please contact Joe at joe(at)joesodyssey.com

SEE THE ODYSSEY

Mar24

University of Rochester

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Private classroom show

Mar25

Woodstock Union High School

Woodstock Union High School, 100 Amsden Way, Woodstock, VT

Private classroom show

Mar26

Trinity College

Trinity College, Hartford, CT

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Purchase the full-length recording:
At joegoodkin.com by clicking HERE 
At iTunes by clicking HERE 

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