In the late 70’s Joe moved to San Francisco and became established over time as a guitarist/sideman/bandleader and vocalist. He’s played thousands of gigs with hundreds of different bands, learning the business side of music, dealing with agents and club owners, booking, promoting and putting great bands together for special occasions. He’s played on many records, including his own solo release, “Smokin” released in 2019.
As a seasoned pro, Joe Lococo, is highly respected by his peers as a sideman and bandleader. He currently plays regularly in a number of bands, including residencies at San Francisco Saloon with the late Johnny Nitro’s Door Slammers, Lucky Strike, and the Lisa Kindred Band. Joe was a member of the legendary saxophonist Jules Broussard (Carlos Santana, Van Morrison) Band for over 15 years.