Big Toe

Big Toe

 San Diego, California, USA
BandAlternativeRock

Big Toe is a hard rock band that mixes feel good harmonies with catchy riffs. This band takes listeners and audiences on an emotional journey from self reflection, to frenzy. As fun as we are deep, Big Toe Will always leave an impression. Like, Love, or Loathe us.. You will never forget us.

Biography

The Big Toe Buzz Is Growing louder everyday, thanks to an international following. When an unlikely Youtube Video went "Viral," Television networks in the U.S.A. and abroad began literally lining up to feature Big Toe. At one point, two rival Korean networks, (SBS and MBC) arrived simultaneously to film a Big Toe show, resulting in a near conflict. "that was fun!"
Formed by frontman Mark Goffeney, and Guitarist St. James,
The band.s name is derived from a favorite line in a movie, apart from the fact that the Bass/guitar player front man was indeed Born Without Arms and plays with his Feet! Although a band featuring an "armless guitar player who can "shred" with his feet has surely brought much publicity, Big Toe is committed to the idea that good song writing and exciting live shows are most important. "We are not just a novelty"
One night, while preparing to open side stage for Tom Petty and Beck, Petty.s Manager approached Mark Goffeney and informed him that a youtube video of Mark performing "Mary Janes' Last dance" had more views than Tom Petty's. Worried, Goffeney asked if he was in trouble. "We think its great" was the reply.This video was at one time the most watched video on the internet in a day PERIOD!
This exposure has landed appearances On National T.V shows in Holland, Germany, Turkey and Korea.
At home in the U.S. Big Toe was given two thumbs up by producer David Foster, (winner of sixteen Grammy Awards) and Travis Barker (of Blink 182) on NBC Star Tomorrow in 2006. In Oct. of 2007, Big Toe performed on the Fox network Show “The next Great American Band”. Created by Simon Cowell of “American Idol”. After the performance, Johnny Resnik, lead singer of the Goo Goo Dolls and judge, said ‘you kick ass on the bass guitar!”
More recently, in Dec. 2009, Mark Goffeney of Big Toe was featured in a 1 hr. special on T.L.C /Discovery channel titled
"Born without Arms". The show chronicled the adventures of Big Toe on a European tour. Now airing world wide, Big Toe is gathering new fans every day!


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Discography

"Big Toe" self titled EP. Singles include. "We are the same" Played on NBC "Star Tomorrow', TLC/Discovery Channel special "Born Without Arms, B 100 (now Jack FM In San Diego), 94.9 with Tim Pyles.
"Why Try" Aired on KPRI San Diego with "Madison in the Morning" Also the 1st track on the KPRI San Diego Ocean Beach Street Fair Commemorative CD.
"Run Into" Aired on 94.9 San Diego with Tim Pyles.
and featured on the KPRI San Diego Imperial Beach Sand Castle Competition and the Ocean Beach Street Fair Commemorative CD's.

Set List

Big Toe is currently Playing all Original Material, But has an impressive set of popular covers.