Singer-songwriter Josh Wantenaar grew up in the small town of Hilton on the Midlands of South Africa. Josh combines a soft melodic vocal style with intricate acoustic and electric guitar work to achieve a very accesible and pleasant sound. He plays a multitude of instruments to achieve a new/fresh sound in the acoustic folk genre. Lyrically, he writes somewhat poetically about life experience, whether happy or sad, they carry a great deal of truth as he percieves it. He is well-known for his positive world-view and often sings about the power of love and the importance of maintaining an attitude of hope. He explores ideas of life an spirituality in many of his songs.
Josh has received a lot of acclaim for his popular and folky renditions of well-known songs across a multitude of genres, making him easy to sing along with and enjoy. His style makes it easy for him to adapt to playing in many different settings: from big stage to smaller venues, as well as everything in between.