Doc Mojoe
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Doc Mojoe

Waco, Texas, United States | SELF

Waco, Texas, United States | SELF
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"Shiner Rising Star Series"

They came from Waco, Waxahatchie, and points in the Dallas area, and each of the three bands brought with them fans, talent, and excitement.

Shiner Rising Star’s Round 1 Week 6 saw The Calamity Janes (Waxahachie), Doc Mojoe (Waco), and Jeremy Powers (Dallas) taking turns on the Southern Junction (Rockwall) stage. Judges Tip Jones (Overdrive Entertainment), Allan Peck (KHYI), and Amber Ferris (Somebody’s Darling) stayed enthralled with the different performances, commenting on their various choices of cover songs and their own talents as songwriters.


Doc Mojoe, hailing from Waco, consisted of more acoustic musicians than electric, and played more Americana, folky songs that C&W or Texas country. Their cover was by The Carpenters, also a surprise selection for the judges.

Their best song, according to the judges later on, was a song about springs under the Gruene Hall dance floor. They remembered to thank Shiner Beer (a sponsor of the contest, Southern Junction, and KHYI.

Peck’s critique came first. He said the “Springs stands out in my ear.” He offered one critique, as hopefully helpful, saying, “I had to bring you down on stage showmanship. Turning around with your back to the audience is a no no, if I paid a cover charge at the door, I wouldn’t want to see your back side.”

Jones’ comments were that he loved the Texas toe-tapper, the mandolin, and the feel of old-school bluegrass bands. On the cover song, “You did a great job.”

Ferris concluded this final critique by saying, “You looked like you were having fun on stage. Good job.”


- the Scene in Town Dallas, Tx


"Doc Mojoe LIve"

The southern rock band, Doc Mojoe, performs at the Icehouse on Fri. Sept. 12 starting at 9 pm. Even if you haven’t heard of Doc Mojoe, you will recognize the members of the band. They are a fusion of members from the Jackson Edwards Band and the Nate Rodriquez Band. They call their style “Americana”. The band members play dance music that reminds me of the music I listened to in college in the 70’s before these band members were even born. It’s ‘feel good’, ‘wanna enjoy the week-end’ kind of music that puts me in an energetic mood.

The leader of Doc Mojoe is Jackson Edwards who sings, plays guitar and blues harp (harmonica). Lead guitar and singer is Dustin Clifford. Dan Garrett plays bass and sings. Playing all kinds of percussion including the tambourine is Matt Shroyer.
- Waco Tribune Herald (Sandi Horton)


"Review of Doc Mojoe"

"Doc Mojoe is a cluster of shining stars in a lackluster sea of karoke performers" MLargo talent scout Road Hard Music - Road Hard Publishing


Discography

Single "Springs Neath the Dance Floor" Released on the Songs for West Compilation, June 2013. On Soul Chemist Records

The singles "Dangerous Curves" and "No Promises "
re released on Danus Records Dec. 2009

the Single "No Promises" recorded on Good Evil Records june 2006

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What does'nt influence us ? I can say for sure that we listen to everything but we damn sure try. While we may not dig it all we respect the art of song creation and the guts it takes for an artist to put themselves out there. . We try to connect to our audience at every show . Our own originals sound Roots Rock , Folk, Red Dirt, and Americana acoustified. We can amplifify to suit the needs of any venue.
Our Accolades include:
2013 Shiner Beer& KHYI the Range Radio's Rising Star Bands.
We have been featured multiple years at Six Flags Over Texas's Local and Live series.
Performed at multiple Fairs, Rodeos, and Rallys

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