Joon Wolfsberg
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Joon Wolfsberg
Joon Wolfsberg
Joon Wolfsberg Live 2017 Bautzen.jpg
Joon Wolfsberg performing in 2017.
Background information
Joon Wolfsberg Band
Origin Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany
2012 (2012)-present
Labels Cow Universe Records
Members Joon Wolfsberg
Joe Wolfsberg
Toni Funk
Michael Nowatzky
Joon Wolfsberg Live in 2015.

Joon Wolfsberg (born March 8, 1992 in Cologne, Germany) is a Singer-Songwriter from Germany and best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter, and name giver of the band ,,Joon Wolfsberg"


She was introduced to music at the age of 6, taking piano, drums and singing lessons at the public music school Erfurt in Germany. At the age of 15 she taught herself how to play the guitar. After high school in 2010 she completely dedicated herself to music. At this time she already performed her own songs on the street as a street musician.


In 2007 with the age of 15 she began to write her own songs. In 2008 Joon Wolfsberg composed a song for a project from the singer Will.I.Am of the Black Eyed Peas, [1]at this time she still worked under the artist name ,,Joon W." [2]Since 2010 she writes all her songs together with her dad Joe Wolfsberg (who also is the producer of all the records she made)

Joon Wolfsberg, March 2012

In January 2011 she recorded her debut album ,,Made In USA" in the ,,Tracking Room Studios" in Nashville together with Dave Roe (last bass player of Johnny Cash), Buddy Hyatt (piano player at Toto), Shawn Fichter (drummer of Peter Frampton), Smith Curry (guitar player of Kid Rock) and Bobby Terry (Guitar Player for Amy Grant). [3]

The record ,,Made In USA" was released on April 1st 2011 as digital version and on May 14th 2011 as physical copy. The single ,,Please" received hot rotation airplay on Radio Swiss Pop and became very well known among the Swiss. It still gets airplay constantly.[4]

The ,,Made in USA" album got a lot attention and was also shared in the music scene of Los Angeles. In this way the connection to the band members of Blind Melon, Brad Smith (Bass) and Christopher Thorn (guitar) and Dave Krusen (first drummer of Pearl Jam) took place. With them she recorded her second album ,,Wonderland" again in the ,,Tracking Room Stuios" Nashville /TN in 2012. [5]

The Financial Times Germany elected the Wonderland Album to be the album of the week on June 3rd 2012 and gave it 5 out of 5 points. [6]

In the end of 2012 Joon Wolfsberg founded her first band in Germany. In 2013 she recorded the third album ,,Revolujoon" and in 2014 the fourth album ,,The Deluxe Underdog" together with her new band members Toni Funk (guitar) and Michael Nowatzky (drums) in a german recording studio.

The Rolling stone elected the album ,,The Deluxe Underdog" to be on place 9 out of the 52 worst albums of 2014. [7]

International Critics

Joon Wolfsberg wurde zwar in Köln geboren und wuchs in Erfurt auf - klingt aber ziemlich international. Irgendwo zwischen der Jefferson-Airplane-Sängerin Grace Slick, Folkrock-Elementen und ganz viel Joon Wolfsberg singt sich die von ihrem Vater produzierte 20-jährige Newcomerin durch echte Ohrwürmer. Einige ihrer Songs wie ,Big Fish' oder ,Free Your Mind haben' sogar Chartqualitäten. Gut - die Texte sind nicht immer das Gelbe vom Ei, aber geschenkt: Hier steht die Musik im Vordergrund. [...]

-- Willy Theobald [8]

Doch wenn man ihren ins Alt driftenden Gesang und den zwischen abgeklärtem Folk-Rock und in Nostalgie badenden Alternativ-Rock-Sound ihrer Band vernimmt, könnte man meinen, die Dame hätte schon viel mehr hinter sich als zwei Dekaden Leben.

-- [9]

Joon Wolfsberg, ,The Deluxe Underdog': 1,5 Sterne. Halb Totenkopf, halb Rock-Chick - die Erfurterin müht sich an großem Blues-Rock ab.

-- Fabian Broicher [10]


  • Green Boots (Demo Album) (2010)
  • Made in USA (2011)
  • Wonderland (2012)
  • Revolujoon (2013)
  • The Deluxe Underdog (2014)
  • 1220 Wells Street (2017)

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