Part Baez/part Emmylou” - Mike Davies

— FATEA Records UK

"...significant insights and pleasing melodies; what more could we desire from folk music? Bello's deep resonant voice carries her melodies with presence and poise."  -- Music reviews and thoughts @Fervor Coulee

...an emotional, personal, and well-produced release”

— The Bandcamp Diaries

Particularly thoughtful song-writing” - Gordon Sharpe

— Americana UK

Josie has received accolades and fans through her music. Here are what some people are saying and some of her noteworthy accomplishments.

Have Purpose Live Long is an album that's grounded in truth and speaking from the heart...an unusual signature sound, setting Bello apart from the pack. A folk album at heart, this is a mix of Americana genres” - Melissa Clark

— Americana Highways

Atmospheric Lo-Fi Americana worthy of a David Lynch Country Movie...Josie Bello's music takes a little from a lot of genres to combine to become something quite unlike anyone else I can actually think of; which is a rarity around this office”

— The Rocking Magpie

significant achievements & events