Cheezy and the Crackers is a Fusion/Alternative/Reggae group #based in New Jersey. In 2005, the band started out playing at local bars and clubs. During these shows, they would showcase their original material, which created a steadily growing fan base in Southern NJ. Quickly building a following, and with the immense amount of positive feedback towards their original material, the band was motivated to record their debut album, "Don't Talk About It, Be About It..", which released in April 2011. Selling over 1,000 copies in 6 months, lead singer Cheezy McNasty, with the help of the Crackers, released the material that they complied while recording 'Don't Talk About It...', titled "Cheezy McNasty for Mayor" in December 2011. Their latest release, "Bananas for Sasquatch", hit the Top 100 on the iTunes Reggae charts, and was released at Hemp Heals Music Festival w/ Matisyahu September 7th.
With a unique style all their own, Cheezy and the Crackers are broadening their horizons by playing many types of shows, festivals, and private parties throughout the Northeast, as well as up and down the East and West coast. As a result, this continentally touring act has had songs played on RADIO 104.5, 93.3 WMMR & 94 WYSP Philly, WSJE 106.1 NJ, WILD94 Tampa, a number of college radio and indie radio stations all over the U.S. and Europe, as well as securing shows with artists and bands such as Matisyahu, Rebelution, Collie Buddz, Less Than Jake, The Wailers, Juelz Santana, Badfish (Sublime Tribute), Cracker, The Goo Goo Dolls, Jo Dee Messina, a headlining slot at the Surfrider Treasure Coast International Surfing Day Festival in Florida, Surf and Song Festival in Ft. Myers, Fl, Hemp Heals Music Festival '13 in Philadelphia, Pa, Irie Vibes Music Fest in Greutli Laager, Tn, and many more.
Wherever they go, the Crackers are sure to sell out merchandise and make a ton of new fans and friends in the process! In support of their 2 full length albums and recent EP, the band has toured nonstop throughout the past 3 years, to the West Coast every 6 months, and up and down the East Coast every 3. Also, Cheezy and the Crackers were hand selected by Sublime with Rome to be featured on Guitar Center's Fresh Cuts Vol. 7 sampler, being picked 1st for the CD, right after Sublime as the 2nd track. You can get your free copy of the sampler at any Guitar Center location nationwide! Extensive touring scheduled throughout 2013.
Cheezy and the Crackers are about having a good time, being an individual, and being original. We feel it, and we hope you do too!