Ricky Montijo & The Mojitos

Ricky Montijo & The Mojitos

 Paso Robles, California, USA
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Soul. Rock. Latin. Blues. Reggae. Ricky Montijo is touring the U.S. He defies the boundaries of genre and appeals to a wide demographic. He is the artist to watch! And to book in almost any type of event! Enjoy 100% original sets or experience the addition of unique covers. Solo, duo, or full band. His new original album, The Sauce Pot Sessions, is available at www.RickyMontijo.com.

Biography

Soul. Rock. Latin. Blues. Reggae.

Within 4 months of becoming a full-time musician, Ricky Montijo was selected to play stages across California, and in Oregon and New Mexico including festivals, charity events, car shows, concert in the park series, commercial and private parties, and weddings. Now, he is touring Oahu in September and October, as well as completing a mid-west tour from California to Illinois in October and November 2017!

Ricky Montijo crosses all genres and his music appeals to a wide demographic which makes this artist the one to watch! He also writes with influences of reggae and pop. He can complete sets of 100% original music and is diverse enough in talent, genre, and vocal ability to also perform unique covers in numerous genres. These qualities make him easy to book almost anywhere and quite marketable.

His new album, The Sauce Pot Sessions, is available now at www.RickyMontijo.com.

Festivals, Car Shows, & NFP References:

We have recently worked with the Santa Barbara County Fair, California Mid State Fair & the Crushed Grape stage, Must! Charities, the American Cancer Society, the Hispanic Business Association, the FFA, Paso Pops (a Paderewski Festival event) and numerous Concert in the Park series (Calistoga, Hanford, Atascadero, Templeton, Grover Beach, and Paso Robles). We are contracted with the Avocado and Margarita Festival 2017 of Morro Bay (over 10,000 in attendance), Vintage Vibe Fest of Palm Springs, the 2017 Paso Robles Wine Festival (over 3,000 in attendance), the 2017 Santa Barbara Jazz Festival Redux, the San Francisco International Beer Festival, the Good Old Days Festival in Pacific Grove (30,000 in attendance) the San Joaquin Asparagus Festival, Stone Soup Festival of Grover Beach, opened for The Young Dubliners, and performed as the headliner at the 2016 Cayucos Car Show. We have also been invited back as the headliner for the 2017 Cayucos Car Show.

Radio Stations 
American General Media, The Krush 92.5FM, The Rock 97.3FM, KPIG 94.9FM, Pacific Tiger Radio (Stockton's University of the Pacific).

Concert in the Park Series:
California: Atascadero, Calistoga, Grover Beach, Hanford, Paso Robles, Templeton.

Winery & Brewery References:

Winery references include B.R. Cohn Winery (Sonoma), Tobin James Winery, (2,400 people in attendance), Eberle Winery, Castoro Cellars, Cass Winery, Cottonwood Canyon Winery, Robert Hall, Terra Mia Vineyards, Tolosa Winery, Halter Ranch, Hearst Ranch, Pomar Junction, and more. We are also contracted to perform at the 2017 Paso Robles Wine Festival. Brewery references include Firestone Brewery, BarrelHouse Brewing Co., Figueroa Mountain Brewery, Blast 825 Taproom, the Pourhouse Brewery, Tap It Brewery, Manrock Brewery, and many more. We have also performed for numerous wine and zinfandel festivals.

Management:
We run our band like a business. It is professionally managed on and offsite and we play with musicians who must meet and maintain qualifications in skill, professionalism, timeliness, and reliability. 

Fans
The band is highly danceable and packs seats with its fan base, affectionately known as "Mojithens". Mojithens are comprised of a diverse demographic and range in age from 17 to 72.

Mojithen {Mo-hee-then}

   noun
           1. a person possessing characteristics to include obsession with, fixation on, mania for, passion for, idolization of, devotion to, worship of, or veneration of Ricky Montijo & The Mojitos.

            2. a member of the well-established and rabidly growing fan base of Ricky Montijo & The Mojitos.