An eclectic blend of numerous musical genres, Mumbo Gumbo deftly maneuvers from rock to soul, zydeco to country, Afropop to lush balladry, melding the mix into a celebratory, danceable sound. Opening act is Brothers of the Baladi from Portland,a Grammy nominated Middle Eastern / World Music band.
MUMBO GUMBO - GENRE BENDING AMERICANA
For over twenty years, on the group’s nine albums and during countless concerts around their native California and the western half of the United States, Mumbo Gumbo has created a sound that is less a specific style than a particular feeling: the sound of sheer joy!
Additional Mumbo Gumbo info: - Several appearances at major festivals including:
- the Kerrville Folk Festival (Texas) - the Strawberry Music Fest (California) - the Rocky Mountain Fest (Sun Valley)
- Winners of numerous SAMMIE Awards (Best Band in Northern California)
- Winners of Best of Sacramento Awards (Best Band)
- Co-lead singer Chris Webster has released five solo albums and appeared frequently in the top five on the Gavin charts
Opening act is Brothers of the Baladi.
“Brothers of the Baladi mix the insistent beat of Middle Eastern Music with equal parts Rock and Roll.”
--Monterey Herald, Monterey, California