Winner - Best Songwriter - San Diego Honoring Acoustic Talent (H.A.T.) Awards
First Place- Best Traditional Folk Song - Just Plain Folks Music Awards
Featured on Taylor Guitar's Expression System Video
Three Original Music CDs on Betterworld Records
Producer- Life After Debt, The Save Mikey's Project - Best Compilation - Just Plain Folks Music Awards
Creator and Host of Joe Rathburn's Folkey Monkey Songwriter Showcase
Leader of Joe Rathburn's ISLAND - Tropical Rock Band
San Diego Gaslamp District Entertainment Institution - Tin Fish Restaurant before Padres Home Games.