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Joe Kwon

Cellist for The Avett Brothers

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 Joe Kwon Biography

Joe Kwon is the cellist in The Avett Brothers. He also lends background vocals on songs and in concert and plays the musical saw on rare occasions.

Joe joined the band in 2006 and his music first appeared on the 2007 album Emotionalism. He has been a full time recording and touring member since.

Joe Kwon was born in South Korea around 1980 and moved to the United States with his family when he was one year old. Joe began playing the cello as a young child and planned on becoming a classical cellist. He attended the Idyllwild Arts Academy in California for high school but failed to get into University of Southern California’s prestigious Thornton School of Music. Instead he went to University of North Carolina and got his degree in computer science. He worked at IBM for two years before quitting to resume his passion for music.

Joe played and recorded with the the band Bus. for their album Moving People which was released in 2007. He was performing with the band Big Pretty and the Red Rockets in 2006 when he met Bob Crawford who asked Joe, Leon Godwin, and Ingrid Stenzel of Big Pretty to help record and tour with New Jersey Transient. NJT opened for The Avett Brothers in 2006 while the band was recording Emotionalism. Seth, Scott and Bob decided they wanted a cellist for some songs on Emotionalism so they asked Joe to record with them.

Joe's first performance with The Avett Brothers was on December 30, 2006. He sat down like a classic cellist for the first few moments of the show before abandoning the chair to stand, dance, and rock like the rest of the band. He was then asked to tour with them, and since then has become a permanent fixture in the band. He did not participate in the recording of 2008's The Second Gleam but recorded for I and Love and You, The Carpenter, Magpie and the Dandelion, and True Sadness. He is considered to be "an Avett Brother" in the band.

Joe is is also an avid foodie and photographer. In March 2015 Joe married Emily Meineke. The two live together with their dog Buckley in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Joe Kwon

Cellist for The Avett Brothers

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Joe Kwon Biography

Joe Kwon is the cellist in The Avett Brothers. He also lends background vocals on songs and in concert and plays the musical saw on rare occasions.

Joe joined the band in 2006 and his music first appeared on the 2007 album Emotionalism. He has been a full time recording and touring member since.

Joe Kwon was born in South Korea around 1980 and moved to the United States with his family when he was one year old. Joe began playing the cello as a young child and planned on becoming a classical cellist. He attended the Idyllwild Arts Academy in California for high school but failed to get into University of Southern California’s prestigious Thornton School of Music. Instead he went to University of North Carolina and got his degree in computer science. He worked at IBM for two years before quitting to resume his passion for music.

Joe played and recorded with the the band Bus. for their album Moving People which was released in 2007. He was performing with the band Big Pretty and the Red Rockets in 2006 when he met Bob Crawford who asked Joe, Leon Godwin, and Ingrid Stenzel of Big Pretty to help record and tour with New Jersey Transient. NJT opened for The Avett Brothers in 2006 while the band was recording Emotionalism. Seth, Scott and Bob decided they wanted a cellist for some songs on Emotionalism so they asked Joe to record with them.

Joe's first performance with The Avett Brothers was on December 30, 2006. He sat down like a classic cellist for the first few moments of the show before abandoning the chair to stand, dance, and rock like the rest of the band. He was then asked to tour with them, and since then has become a permanent fixture in the band. He did not participate in the recording of 2008's The Second Gleam but recorded for I and Love and You, The Carpenter, Magpie and the Dandelion, and True Sadness. He is considered to be "an Avett Brother" in the band.

Joe is is also an avid foodie and photographer. In March 2015 Joe married Emily Meineke. The two live together with their dog Buckley in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Joe Kwon Videos

  • The Avett Brothers Joe Kwon Cooks for Chef Ashley Christensen
    She's known for her excellence with her Raleigh restauraunts like Poole's Diner and Beasley's Chicken + Honey, but now the whole world ...
  • Joe Kwon: Joe Kwon: Symmetry
    Joe Kwon at CreativeMornings Raleigh, February 2019. Free events like this one are hosted every month in dozens of cities. Discover ...
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  • How to book Joe Kwon?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Joe Kwon for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Joe Kwon, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Joe Kwon or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Joe Kwon?

    Booking fees for Joe Kwon, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Joe Kwon, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Joe Kwon?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Joe Kwon for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Joe Kwon for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Joe Kwon or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Joe Kwon or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Joe Kwon is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Joe Kwon for your event is available upon request. Joe Kwon generally travels from Raleigh, NC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Share Ross, Chris Thile, Maluma, Blueface and Nilüfer Yanya. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Joe Kwon for an upcoming event.

Joe Kwon Speaker Videos

  • The Avett Brothers Joe Kwon Cooks for Chef Ashley Christensen
    She's known for her excellence with her Raleigh restauraunts like Poole's Diner and Beasley's Chicken + Honey, but now the whole world ...
    Joe Kwon: Joe Kwon: Symmetry
    Joe Kwon at CreativeMornings Raleigh, February 2019. Free events like this one are hosted every month in dozens of cities. Discover ...
  • My Home, NC | Joe Kwon of The Avett Brothers
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