Mike Pinto Band Biography
Mike Pinto has crafted an exceptional style of songwriting, with a truly unique take on Roots, Vintage Rock, Folk, Reggae, Ska and Classic Surf, but it’s his distinct voice and seamless storytelling that has brought him success both in the States and overseas. With the release of his debut album, Pinto began his attack on the Philadelphia music scene as a solo artist. An underground success and a rabid growing fanbase allowed him to expand westward with two nationwide solo acoustic tours. After the second tour, Pinto decided to relocate to San Diego where he immersed himself in the thriving Southern California music scene and quickly gained a name. Pinto’s music quickly traveled out of the continental States and can be found on Japanese compilations, on Hawaii's top radio stations by huge supporter and top radio personality Shaggy Jenkins as well as topping charts in Guam. As in Pinto fashion, the hype was followed up with tours where he sold out shows in Guam, Big Island, Maui and Oahu, creating even more buzz in the wakes. Mike Pinto is a songwriter to the core that defies categorization. When coupled with the “Band,” which includes bassist Matt Brein and drummer Todd Elrod as well as a varying cast of horns and other musicians, you get the timeless songs and unique lyrical deliver of Pinto with energy of a live show truly unique unto itself.
Cisco Adler Biography
Cisco Adler is a Singer/Songwriter/Producer from Malibu, California known for bringing back the “California Sound.”. He is one half of the alternative hip hop group Shwayze. The duo have released two records that have reached Number #1 on the US Itunes charts and their self-titled first album debuted at #10 on the US Billboard Charts and gave us the hit singles Buzzin’ and Corona and Lime. Their most recent album LET IT BEAT is in stores now and has spawned the ubiquitous club hit GET U HOME.
Tribal Theory Biography
Genre aside, Tribal Theory is the hottest musical act out of San Diego in quite some time. This talented and impressive group has created a new breed of World Music that’s polished and fresh. Tribal Theory takes their Pacific Islander roots and fuses it with Reggae, Ska and a little bit of Rock to make a sound that’s uniquely their own.The three original members; vocalist AJ Blount, ukulele player/vocalist Dominic Blas and guitarist Rich Duenas began as performers in a Polynesian dance group. They picked up their first guitar and ukulele and began jamming in their friends’ backyards by makeshift bonfires and barbecue pits. Vocalist Ku Hawkins later joined the group along with bassist Mike Paulino, drummer/vocalist Nico Tuilesu, and keyboardist Paul Bowen. The multi-talented group quickly gained recognition throughout the region and the Tribal Theory vibe has continued to spread.Tribal Theory has established themselves as one of the most sought after “live” performing groups in Southern California. They have performed alongside other artists such as The Wailing Souls, Barrington Levy, Collie Buddz, Katchafire, Natural Vibrations and Sashamon just to name a few.