Joyful Whiskey


Joyful Whiskey is a Mountain-Americana band based in Park City, Utah established in 2016.

The high-altitude trio performs all original alt-country, rock, blues, jam, and reggae music that’s sure to make you raise a drink and get out of your seat!


Mark Varela: guitar and vocals

Mark grew up playing drums and guitar in rock, bluegrass and progressive groups.  He is a self-taught guitarist and the songwriter of the group.  He has written over 300 songs about love, loss, lies, and living.

Gregory Thomas: percussion and vocals

Greg was practically born playing the drums having started at a very early age.  He brings heart and soul to the rhythm section with lead vocals and harmonies to match.

Steve Kun: bass and vocals

Steve provides the low-end groove as the newest member of the band. His background and love for multiple genres of music is evident in the trio’s sound.


Be Happy:

Next Last Round:

Whole Damn Thing:

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