What are your names?
Juna N Joey
What is the bands name?
Juna N Joey
How did you come up with the band’s name?
Juna N Joey: Joey couldn’t say my full name — Juliana — when he was a baby, so he started calling me Juna and it stuck. Now we go by Juna N Joey.
What is your genre of music?
Our genre of music is country!
Give us a little bio about you.
Juna N Joey are Brother/Sister, Singer/Songwriter, Country Pop Duo (Dan + Shay and Lady A). Born in W Palm Beach, FL and recently moved to Nashville, the duo’s popularity exploded organically by posPng covers on YouTube with over 7.8 million collecPve views and a few viral videos Tik Tok of 8.6 million views. Now officially influencers. Juna at 17, is a charismaPc singer/songwriter with the confidence of a seasoned professional. Joey at 19 both are multi-instrumentalists. The duo collaborates with top songwriters in Nashville, New York and Los Angeles. Juna N Joey released their two singles of their Self-Titled EP, “Something Good To Miss” and “‘Til Your Heart Breaks”. The songs exceeded their expectations landing on Spotify’s New Music Nashville, Apple’s Best New Music and New In Country and Pandora’s AMP: Fresh Cuts, among others and designation of Top 100 Spotify Artist of 2021 on Fresh Finds playlist. The media cannot get enough of this duo premiering in countless media outlets Hollywood Life, CelebMix and The Daily News and Taste Of Country to name a few. Performing at Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam coming in second in the battle-of- bands. On to Nashville to Ole Red, a tour of the N East and Florida. The fall, they opened for Twinnie in the UK,The British Country Fest, then S Florida Fair and WIRK Rib Round Up. In summer 2022 they will tour Europe starPng June at LeeStock, in Wales at Welshstock, TVW Stockfest, and a school tour throughout the UK. Visit their bandsintown and tune in for updates of weekly live performances on their Social Media platforms.
What made you go into music?
Juna: I started music around the age of 3/4 doing classical piano and vocals. Then later when joey found out he could sing, we formed a classic rock band, playing songs by Led Zeppelin, Blondie, and Heart.
Joey: I was into sports my whole life. I played basket ball, football, baseball, and a whole bunch more. I went to one of my sisters lessons and found out I could sing and that’s how it all started. Like Juna said, we really enjoyed the rock band and playing all the classic rock hits, but then we decided that country music was where our hearts were setand we noticed this especially when we got into writing music.
Who are your inﬂuences?
Juna: Cody Johnson, Morgan Wallen, Gabby Barrett, Ashley Mycbride, Lady A, Kelsea Ballerini, Koe Wetzel,Ernest, and many more.
Joey: Morgan Wallen, Luke Combs, Hardy, Ernest, and more.
Are you signed?
Juna N Joey: Yes! We are independently signed with River Run Records. We are so grateful to be apart of this label
You released your new single ‘Til Your Heart Breaks’, tell us more about the single.
Juna: We recorded the song in Nashville during the peak of Covid with Ken Royster and it was an amazingexperience to go into a professional studio and have some insane musicians play on and be apart of ourrecord, including Kenny Chesney’s guitar player and Taylor Swifts drummer!
Joey: We wrote this song with a brother and sister co writing duo and when we walked into the write weknew it was going to be a country ballad. We love how emotional and heartfelt the song is and how relatable it is for a lot of people.
What is the meaning behind the single?
Juna N Joey: This song is about not appreciating a great love you had and a great relationship you sharedwith someone until you’ve lost them completely and you don’t realize how good you had it until your heartsbroken and you’re left with nothing.
What was the writing and recording process like?
Juna N Joey: It was nice to write a more emotional song and really express our feelings through this latestsong and write it so our listeners can relate to it in their own ways and connect with it. It was also a greatexperience recording this in a professional and awesome studio.
Describe the track in two words.
Juna: Country Ballad
Joey: deep and heartbreaking
Who did you work with on the single?
Juna N Joey: Like mentioned before, we wrote with a brother and sister writing duo, as well as someextremely talented musicians, our producer, Ken Royster, and of course each other.
Will we see a Music video for ‘Til Your Heart Breaks’, what can we expect from the creative process?
Juna N Joey: Yes! We are currently planning on ﬁlming a music video for the song and we are so excited.We plan on doing some collaboration with actors in the video as well as making sure it is portrayedvisually just as dramatic and intense as it is in the track.
Will we see an EP or Album and if so, can you give us a teaser of what to expect?
Juna N Joey: As we ﬁnish up with releasing the songs oﬀ our Self-titled EP including Something Good toMiss, Til Your Heart Breaks, and two others that are being released this year, we are in the works of creating an album with some new stuﬀ. We have been writing a lot and have acquired some songs we can’t wait to record and put on our album! You can expect some different vibes and a more detailed look at what our listeners can expect from our music moving forward.
Do you have any live shows or a tour coming up and if so let us know where we can catch you at?
Juna N Joey: We are playing a show opening up for Chris Cagle at Renegades, a country venue here in Florida and in England over the summer time! You can keep updated with all out upcoming shows through out bandsintownwhich you can ﬁnd us under Juna N Joey!
What else can we expect in 2022?
Juna N Joey: We are planning on going back to England to get on another tour over there, as well as put out newmusic, get on some national television shows, and make connections and meet as many people as possible to really get out name out there!
Will we see any collaborations and if so can you tell us more about them?
Juna N Joey: we plan on collaborating with some artists from Florida, our hometown, to do a “Florida Tour” as well assome inﬂuencers from TikTok and other platforms.
Where do you see yourself now in 5 Years?
Juna N Joey: We see ourselves headlining a tour, writing with our favorite artists, and traveling overseas more.
What quote or saying do you always stick by?
Juna: I ain’t here for a long time, I’m here for a good time as the legend himself, George Strait says. Joey:You cansleep when your dead, live life to the fullest. Take every opportunity.
When you are at a gig, what are 5 things you cannot forget?
Juna N Joey: Guitar, Merch, Mic’s, Tuner, and last but not least, our Setlist.
Do you have social media accounts so your fans can follow you?
Juna N Joey: We have all social medias and music streaming plat forms such as TikTok, Youtube, Instagram, and more as far as social medias and Spotify, Apple Music, and Pandora, and more when it comes to the music streaming platforms. You can ﬁnd everything through our website JunaNJoey.com
August 26, 2022 at 5:54 pm
I sang till your heart breaks for karaoke today and my eyes started to tear up and I started to cry while I was singing