Joe Cruz Performs Beatles and Elton John Retrospective April 5th at Classic Wineseller

Arts & Entertainment
The Classic Wineseller
20 Church
Kay S. Miller
Apr 05, 2013
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Courtesy of: Joe Cruz Joe Cruz, who has opened for notables such as Chicago, Santana, Bonnie Raitt, and Average White Band, performs music of the Beatles and Elton John on Friday, April 5th at 7pm at the Classic Wineseller in Waynesville.

The Classic Wineseller’s Friday Night Live will feature Joe Cruz (vocals, piano) in a Beatles and Elton John retrospective on April 5, 2013, from 7:00-10:00pm, 20 Church Street, Waynesville. Small plate fare is prepared in the Classic Wineseller’s kitchen from 5:30-9:00pm.

Joe Cruz grew up in New York City, singing in church, and performing since he was a young child. Although piano, keyboard and vocals may be considered his forte, he is also an established songwriter, producer, and arranger. His musical works have been used for Dateline, New York, The Discovery Channel, The Cartoon Network, WLIW Channel 21 in Plainview, NY, the Apple Insurance radio jingle, the Playing for Keeps movie and soundtrack, as well as providing keyboards and lead vocals for MiraMax Production Company.

From 1970-1999, Mr. Cruz performed in concert venues in NYC and TRI-State area nightclubs. He has performed as a headliner and warm up act for many well-known bands and musicians including: Chicago, Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Chicken Feat, Jean-Luc Ponty, Stevie Ray Vaughn, and Average White Band. Joe Cruz lives in Haywood County, North Carolina with his wife, Tracey, and their children.

Each week the Classic Wineseller's popular Friday Night Live music series showcases local, regional, and on occasion--national talent. For more information about Friday Night Live and other events visit us online at, on facebook, or call 828-452-6000.