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So Cals Shocks of Mighty / Bio

Genres: Reggae, Rock Steady, Ska

The Shocks of Mighty delivers hard hitting soul and the classic sounds of soulful Rock Steady, Ska, and Reggae. Our most recent shows include The World Beat Center and The Black Box with The Skatalites, The Belly Up Tavern with Pato Banton, The Los Globos with Pat Kelly, The 72North with The Melodians, The Brick by Brick with Derrick Morgan, and, SKAMANIA. We also network and perform with Junoue Francis, Makeda Dred, The Revivers, The Amalgamated, Ottly Mercer, Night Doctors, The Delirians, Oceanside Sound System, Social Green, 2000 TONS of TNT, Skanic,The Fab Rudies and many more….

We are so proud to announce that our latest EP The Good, The Bad, and The Mighty with all of the horns and keys that are now added to the BIG sound of Shocks of Mighty!

Shocks of Mighty originally founded in 1995 are backed with a new line up with the same soulful sounds of reggae, funk and soul. Throughout their history the band has had the fortune to perform with acts such as The Skatalites, Derrick Morgan, Jimmy Cliff, Toot and the Maytals, Eek a Mouse, Pato Banton, The Untouchables, Yellowman, Kari Killz and a host of other international reggae acts. With the road taking them from Tijuana to Mendocino County, to the Big Island! This Southern Californian band has played the top venues spanning these areas including the House of Blues San Diego, The Belly Up Tavern, The Leucadian, Hensley’s Flying Elephant, The World Beat Center, The Coach House, The Empire Room, Los Globos, San Louis Obispo Brewery, The Maddog in TJ, and the Ukiah Brewery. The band also tours the Hawaiian Islands annually where they have filmed their music videos through Crowfoot Kailua Kona video productions. Look for their videos on You tube or find the links on Facebook and ReverbNation.

The new line up consists of original members from Oceanside California, and new members from The USMC, North County San Diego and Mendocino County.

~Mike "Stinky" Thompson Trumpet/Vocals percussion
~Marc Pierre Guitar
~Erin "Dirty" Dunn Bass
~Bob Ceccarelli Drums/backup vocals
~Rick Rhoades Keys
~Josh Baca Sax
~Jonathan Villagomez Trombone

General Info

Band Members
Mike "Stinky" Thompson Trumpet/Vocals, percussion, Erin "Dirty" Dunn Bass, Bob Ceccarelli Drums, Rick Rhoades Keys, Marc Pierre Guitar
Artist Name
So Cals Shocks of Mighty
Home Page
Active Since
World / Reggae / Ska

Contact Info

Oceanside, CA

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