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Cheezy and the Crackers / Bio

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 Junior 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. Their latest EP "Goodness Gracious" peaked at #4 on Amazon.com Reggae chart.

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 106.3 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 Snoop Dogg, ZZ Top, Matisyahu, Rebelution, Collie Buddz, Less Than Jake, Culture Club, O.A.R., Darius Rucker, The Wailers, Juelz Santana, Alice in Chains, Badfish (Sublime Tribute), Cracker, The Goo Goo Dolls, and more. Festivals include Musikfest '15 Bethlehem, PA, a headlining slot at the Surfrider Treasure Coast International Surfing Day Festival in Jensen Beach, 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 10 years, to the West Coast every 6 months, and up and down the East Coast weekly.

Other accomplishments include

1st selection for Guitar Center's Fresh Cuts Vol 7 w/ Sublime With Rome.

VH1's Make A Band Famous - Top 20

Extensive touring scheduled throughout 2015-2016.

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!

General Info

Band Members
Cheezy McNasty, Mike Sarkady, Dante DeFeo, Mike Dreyer, Mike Norris
Artist Name
Cheezy and the Crackers
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Reggae / Fusion / Alternative

Contact Info

Millville, NJ

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