Joey Cape

Joey Cape

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Hometown: San Francisco, CA (USA)


Joey Cape is an American singer, songwriter and producer. Active since 1989, Cape is best known as the frontman of the seminal Calfornia punk rock band Lagwagon, who have released seven studio albums to date (2008). In addition to his work with Lagwagon he was the lead vocalist for the experimental band Bad Astronaut until they disbanded due to death of drummer Derrick Plourde and is also the guitarist in the cover band Me First and the Gimme Gimmes.

In addition, Joey Cape released a split CD with Tony Sly of No Use for a Name, featuring acoustic versions of Lagwagon and No Use For a Name songs. Both Cape and Sly also contributed one unreleased/new song to the split. Cape's was entitled, 'Violet', a song written for his daughter of the same name. He has also contributed a song called 'Minus' for the album Protect: A Benefit for the National Association to Protect Children.

Related Bands

Bad Astronaut, Lagwagon, Me First and The Gimme Gimmes


Joey Cape / Tony Sly Acoustic Volume 2

Joey Cape / Tony Sly

Acoustic Volume 2 (2012)

Fat Wreck Chords

Joey Cape Doesn't Play Well With Others

Joey Cape

Doesn't Play Well With Others (2011)


Joey Cape / Jon Snodgrass Liverbirds

Joey Cape / Jon Snodgrass

Liverbirds (2010)

The Crank Lab

Joey Cape Bridge

Joey Cape

Bridge (2008)

Suburban Home

Joey Cape / Tony Sly Acoustic

Joey Cape / Tony Sly

Acoustic (2004)

Fat Wreck Chords

Joey Cape / Tony Sly Acoustic

Joey Cape / Tony Sly

Acoustic (2004)

Fat Wreck Chords

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Current Releases

Joey CapeStitch Puppy

Joey Cape

Stitch Puppy

September 4, 2015


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Joey Cape (Lagwagon)

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 8:00 PM (EST)

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Joey Cape

Monday, August 13, 2012 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Joey Cape (Scorpios)

Monday, July 15, 2013 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Joey Cape (Lagwagon)

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

Related News

Media: Joey Cape: "Life Is Strange"
Joey Cape released a video for the song "Life Is Strange." "Life Is Strange" will be released off of this new album titled Stitch Puppy out on Fat Wreck Chords on…
August 26, 2015
Media: Fest 14 announces new bands
Fest has announced a group of new bands playing this year. (FYI, Punknews is a sponsor!) Bands added to the lineup include The Gamits, Joey Cape, The So So Glos, Dave Dondero, Strange Wilds, Bob Nanna, Deforesters, Options, The Record…
August 25, 2015
Media: Joey Cape releasing 'Stitch Puppy' in September
Lagwagon frontman Joey Cape has announced the release of a new solo album. The LP is titled Stitch Puppy and it will be out on September 4, 2015 via…
July 10, 2015
Media: Fat Wreck Chords announces three-day 25th anniversary celebration
Fat Wreck Chords has announced new details about the label's 25th anniversary celebration in San Francisco. The three-day event will take place August 21-23, 2015 at Thee Parkside in San Francisco. The first night will include a screening of NOFX's Backstage Passport 2 followed by a Q&A with members of the band, plus a live performance by an…
June 03, 2015
We'll Do It Live: Joey Cape
That's it for tonight. Big ups to Joey for hanging out with us. You can read the complete Q&A below. Tonight, we're excited to be hosting Joey Cape in this edition of We'll Do It Live. He just released…
November 04, 2014
We'll Do It Live: Joey Cape (TONIGHT! NOT NOW!)
Joey Cape will be joining us for our next edition of We'll Do It Live tonight at 8 p.m. EST. He just released Hang with Lagwagon. They'll be…
November 04, 2014
Videos: Chris Cresswell (The Flatliners): "Arrhythmic Palpitations" (Dead To Me)
Flatliners lead singer Chris Cresswell, is currently on a solo acoustic tour with Joey Cape of Lagwagon where he has been playing his own material, Flatliners music and a handful of covers. One of them happens to be Dead To Me's "Arrhythmic…
September 10, 2014
Videos: Chris Cresswell (The Flatliners) records solo album with help from Joey Cape (Lagwagon)
Chris Cresswell of The Flatliners is most of the way through recording his first solo album. To help him out, he enlisted the aid of Fat Wreck Chords label mate Joey Cape who reported on the collaboration. Cape said just this: Very…
February 17, 2014
Videos: Joey Cape talks about new Lagwagon album
Joey Cape of Lagwagon spoke to The Washington Times about progress on the next Lagwagon album.…
December 16, 2013
Videos: Bodyjar: "Hope Was Leaving" (with Joey Cape of Lagwagon)
Australia's Bodyjar have posted a video for "Hope Was Leaving." The track includes guest vocals from Joey Cape of Lagwagon and appears on Role Model which is out now. You can click Read More for the…
October 21, 2013

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