Manchester Show Rescheduled + New Dates Announced

Unfortunately we have to reschedule our show in Manchester on 4/21 at Gorilla to August 7th. All existing tickets will be honored on 8/7!

Additionally we just announced two more shows surrounding our August visit to Manchester.

8/5 – Edinburgh, Scotland @ Liquid Rooms
8/6 – West Yorkshire, UK @ Picturedrome

Edinburgh is on sale this Friday, while all other dates are onsale now at


Tom Robinson Session

Joan joined Tom Robinson in the 6 Music studios to perform some new tracks. You can listen to it here.


European Tour + #JAPWLive Photo Contest

Are you coming to see me on my upcoming tour (check out the dates here).  If so, any photos you post be sure to tag #JAPWLive or #JoanAsPoliceWomanLive and you’ll be entered to win a signed CD of my new album! Platforms accepted include Twitter, Instagram, and Flickr! One per gig! I’ll pick my favorite photo and then we’ll get in touch with you. See you on the road!!!

In the meantime, head on over to the JAPW Facebook Page and you’ll notice a tab called #JAPWLive. Keep up to date on all submissions over there!


The Lady: An Homage to Sandy Denny

Tune in to BBC4 on Friday, November 9 at 10pm to see the broadcast of The Lady: An Homage to Sandy Denny.


Dream Amsterdam 2012

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be playing at the opening night of Dream Amsterdam 2012 – Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon, presented by the Dream Amsterdam Foundation. It’s at Paradiso on October 30th. More info is available here, and tickets are here.



Join us on Saturday, September 24th at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC for Word, Rock, & Sword: A Musical Celebration of Women. The lineup is incredible, including my good friends Toshi Reagon, Meshell Ndegeocello, and many more. Hope to see you there!



We’re excited to announce a new round of shows in Europe in November! Details can be found here, and all shows go on sale this Friday, August 12th. These will be the final JAPW shows of 2011, so don’t miss out!

For those of you in the UK, don’t forget to grab your tickets for our UK run (w/ Krystle Warren) starting August 31st in Edinburgh!


Blogging through Italy on Il Post

The JAPW Tour of Italy has come to a close, but you can read about our adventures in each city here.


New “Chemmie” Video

… is out now! Head over to the Videos Page and take a look!


500K + UK Tour


First and foremost, a huge THANK YOU to all of you who helped our video for “The Magic” reach HALF A MILLION hits on YouTube!! 500K!! You’ve left us speechless (with the exception of the following updates)…

Final NYC Show of 2011
That’s right. We’ll be playing The Bell House in Brookyln this Wednesday, June 15th for our LAST SHOW in the U.S. this year. We’d love for you to join us for this final blast off into summer. This is one of my (Joan’s) favorite venues. It’s gonna be a party y’all!

European & UK Tours
In addition to our European Tour beginning in July, we’re happy to announce that we’ll be coming to the UK in September! Click Here for details and tickets. We can’t wait to see you!