Martyn Joseph is a performer like no other: Shades of Springsteen, John Mayer, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Matthews there may be - but he stands in his own right, built on a reputation for giving what thousands have described as the best live music experience of their lives delivering his "songs of lyrical intelligence" according to BBC Radio 2's Bob Harris.

Contacts and Links

All enquiries: Email

UK bookings:
Nikki Woodhead at Imageacoustic :
Tel: 01524 840539

Festival Bookings:
Leila Cooper at Apex Music
Tel: 07810 831317

Canada and US bookings:
Jim Fleming at Fleming Artists
Tel: 734-995-9066

European (excluding Germany, Austria and Switzerland) Bookings:
Sandra Zuidema at Lucky Dice Bookings
Tel 020-6996607

German, Austrian and Swiss bookings
Angela Teistler at Geheimagentur
Te: +49 (0)30 9700 2044

Alternatively you can call us on +44 (0) 1524 840539

or write to us at
Pipe Records,
PO Box 235


Musical Links

Songs For The Coming Home – Independently run online resource of MJ lyrics covering most of Martyn’s catalogue

EFDSS – EFDSS is the national folk arts development organisation for England. They are there to champion the English traditional arts – music, song, dance, storytelling, customs and traditions – as part of the rich and diverse cultural landscape of the UK. They support many projects, including Sweet Liberties which Martyn was involved with in 2015/16.

Bob Harris – Our favourite broadcaster and champion of independent artists and Patron of Martyn’s charity “Let Yourself Trust”.

Willy Porter – US based guitarist and songwriter who wowed Martyn’s audiences when he joined him on tour recently.

Antje Duvekot – Powerful American singer songwriter who has joined Martyn and Let Yourself Trust on recent volunteer trips.

Grace Petrie – Compelling UK political singer songwriter who has been hailed in The Guardian as “a powerful new songwriting voice”

Steve Knightley – Martyn and Steve have successfully worked as an occasional duo since 2003, following their collaboration in Faith Folk and Anarchy with Tom Robinson in 2001/2. They recorded the CD The Bridgerow Sessions together in 2005.

Luke Jackson – Luke is a young roots singer/songwriter from Canterbury in Kent. Martyn produced Luke’s debut album in 2012 and his first 2 CDs were released on Pipe Records.

Lowden Guitars – Maker of the guitar Martyn has toured with for many years and the producer of many beautiful instruments.

David Oddy Luthier – David Oddy is the maker of Martyn’s 4 string tenor guitar….It was crafted from a mahogany desk that used to belong to David’s father.

Orchid Electronics – Manufacturers of Martyn`s pre-amp.

Elixir Strings – What strings do you use?!



Let Yourself Trust – Martyn’s charity working with grassroots organisations worldwide.

Advantage Africa –  Advantage Africa supports the vision of inspirational people to overcome poverty and disadvantage. Read more on the “Community”page.

Amos Trust – Their  current projects focus on promoting the rights of street children, creating a just peace for Palestine and building sustainable rural communities in Nicaragua and India.

Casa Alianza – An international, non-governmental organisation dedicated to the rehabilitation and defence of street children in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Mexico.

Project Somos –  A Canadian based Non-Profit Organization working to establish the Project Somos Children’s Village in Guatemala. This village will be a safe and loving environment for orphaned and abandoned children. Read more on the “community”page.

The Bevan Foundation – The Foundation are the social justice Think Tank for Wales. They organise research, promote debate and discussion and publish articles and reports and arrange events. Martyn took part in a seminar organised by Bevan with Billy Bragg discussing the issues