Joseph Keefe

Folk Singer

Birthday February 5, 1982

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Boston, MA

Age 41 years old

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Vocalist and guitarist best known as a founding member of the American folk-rock act Family of the Year. He and the band experienced a surge in popularity when their single "Hero" hit number one on Billboard's Adult Alternative Chart in 2014.

Before Fame

He lived in Wales as a teenager before moving to Martha's Vineyard. Prior to forming Family of the Year, he was a member of the Boston-based bands Unbusted and The Billionaires.


He sang "Hero" on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Conan and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Family Life

He is the brother of Family of the Year drummer Sebastian Keefe. 

Associated With

His band has played shows with Atlas Genius, fronted by Keith Jeffery.