Josiah Whitley is a traveling singer-songwriter, storyteller and former Nashville session guitarist.
As a self-promoted solo artist Whitley incorporates 150 plus shows a year into his schedule. A recording artist since 2015 he has released three full-length albums, two EP's and two singles. Ride This Train from 2016's In The Dark went to #4 in Canada on the Independent Radio Charts.
Notable performances include over a dozen colleges including Rutgers University, North Dakota State, prestigious listening rooms such as The Listening Room Cafe in Nashville, and The Blue Plate Special Radio Show in Knoxville, TN. Whitley has also been on TV for Midday Kentucky on ABC's Channel 36 in Lexington, KY and City Nights based out of Cincinnati, OH.
He has also shared the stage and bill with: Jason Wilber of John Prine and Emmylou Harris, Joe Diffie, Josh Thompson, Earl Thomas Conley, Casey Weston of The Voice, Brian "Head" Welch of Korn, Paul Colman of The Newsboys, Among The Thirsty, hit songwriter Rick Ferrell, The Young Fables and many more.
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HOLD THE NOTE MAGAZINE
"He puts his focus on the songwriting and his lyrics. He invokes a little bit of John Prine"
THE PLAIN FOLK CAFE
"The place can get rowdy. But he has had it so full and quiet in here that people have said whenever Josiah plays here and they walk in mid-performance they feel like they're walking in the middle of church"
THE SCIOTO VOICE
"Whitley is a local icon and a storytelling songwriter. When Josiah Whitley has a story to tell you listen"
WDVX 89.9FM THE BLUE PLATE SPECIAL
"Your music is a movie to the ears"
MIDDAY KENTUCKY CHANNEL 36 NEWS ABC
"I can easily see someone like Chris Stapleton doing one of Josiah's songs"
"We're happy to have him in our collection"
CINCY LOCAL MUSIC BLOG
"Josiah is always recognizable in his trademark hat and jacket and his unique talent will draw you in and keep you mesmerized"
THE HARRISON PRESS
"...An accomplished singer-songwriter"
THE PORTSMOUTH DAILY TIMES
"Whitley is on his way to success"