Wendy Clark Band (formerly Tequila Mockingbird)
Rock / 120-Proof Whiskey Roots Rock / Indie Roots Rock
Members: Wendy Clark, Jim Ruberto, Rhett Haney
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Howdy Amigos!

 

Happy Spring in the Big D! We have cool news to share, so we wanted to check in and give you a head's up.

 

In the upcoming near future, we are playing a few shows in a mixture of venues - as usual - listed below, at the bottom of this email, and on our site.

 

Maybe you have noticed that we are happily tagging along with Denver's very talented and handsome multi-instrumentalist and studio virtuoso - bassist Jim Ruberto, playing most recently with us at The Hard Rock Cafe. Jim is awesome and super-cool and has a catchy, natural, dynamic sound. We dig him a lot. Read more about him below in his authorized autobiography. Or Google him. Jim willl be playing with us at The Pit Stop Tavern (Friday, April 12) and at The Highland Cork & Coffee (Sat, May 25) so please make a pit stop on West Coolfax or at The Highland, have a listen, and enjoy yourself with us!

 

In other news, we are pleased and excited to be joined by our another awesome, longtime friend and bassist, Rhett Haney who will be sitting in on bass and backups at The Toad Tavern this Saturday, April 6 at 8pm - $4 with discount ticket here*! Rhett will also join us on the bass at McCarthy's (Sunday, April 14 at 1pm). And catch up with Rhett and buy him a beer!

****Link to print out $4 tickets: bit.ly/ToadTix4-6 or just go to our website. Please print them out, cut out the individual tickets, and feel free to pass them out.. Thanks!

 

Spotlight on Bassist Jim Ruberto

Jim Ruberto has been a staple of Denver’s music scene for a damn long time. In recent years most of his efforts have been in the recording studio serving an extensive list of clients and producing critically acclaimed releases by such artists as Jen Korte & the Loss, Achille Lauro, and Charlotte Sass. He is currently a staff engineer at Blue Tower Studio and Mighty Fine Productions, but still likes to get out of the studio and perform now & then, and has been spotted on stage in 2012 with Charlotte Sass, John Common & Blinding Flashes of Light, Art Compost & the Word Mechanics and The Spotlight Dance & Variety Band. Check out his music and more on his website.

 


Jim Ruberto (2009 Lewis Cooper - gonzoshots.com)

 

More incoming news and shows still in the pre-phases so we will keep you informed and not overly, but feel free to write us anytime for more information.

 

 

Cheers!

Wendy and the Gang

-Tequila Mockingbird

http://tequilamockingbirdmusic.com


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PRESS CLIPPINGS

"In addition to your votes, we've included a Top 10 list of our own. While we didn't see eye to eye on everything, it looks like when it comes to FBR, Flobots, Tequila Mockingbird and Paper Bird, great minds think alike. One thing I think we can all agree on, as noted by voter Paula Boddicker: "We are so lucky to have so many great local bands!" Additional Facts Our picks 4. Tequilla Mockingbird - "Luck and Trouble" "  By Coloradoan staff, Coloradoan

"The five-piece, fronted by singer Wendy Clark, mixes it up throughout the record, from the driving opener "Blue" and the alt-country of the title track to the bouncy ska of "La Carta" and a few straightforward rockers like the chugging "Actual Size." Since the band's lineup hasn't changed in eight years, it's damn impressive that its members are still getting into trouble together."  Jon Solomon, Westword

"Luck and Trouble is the strongest testament yet of this longtime Denver band’s ability to shake loose the branches of more sedentary, laid-back alternative roots-rock. Give Wendy Clark some serious credit here, she stands toe-to-toe with Chrissie Hynde in the ‘chicks that rock’ department."  Chris K., The Colorado Sound


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