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Give Up the Junk

Give Up the Junk

R&B/Soul / Horn Funk Chino Hills, CA  US
Ain't No Stoppin Us Now - LIVE (McFadden and Whitehead)
What is Hip? (Tower of Power)
Give it to Me (Rick James)
Smooth- LIVE (Santana)
Treasure- LIVE (Bruno Mars)


  • Spice of Life
    Spice of Life Released on Mar 11, 2013
  • Hands Up!
    Hands Up! Released on Mar 11, 2013
  • Hipness Is...
    Hipness Is... Released on Feb 11, 2013
  • Nightlife
    Nightlife Released on Feb 11, 2013


  • 2014

    Aug 9

    La Verne, CA, US | 6:00pm

    MORE INFO TO COME GIVE UP THE JUNK is so excited to announce that we will be headlining at the famous Hafif Foundation Concerts Under the Stars again this year! We hope to see you there!

  • 2014

    Jul 7

    Redondo Beach, CA, US | 6:00pm

    Give Up the Junk Makes its Debut at the Redondo Beach Summer of Music Festival! Right on the Redondo Pier! Join us for a FREE outdoor beach concert featuring So- Cals Hottest Live Horn Heavy Dance Band! See You There!

  • 2014

    Jul 4

    Claremont, CA, US | 8:00am

    Come enjoy the beautiful downtown Claremont Atmosphere at the city's 66th Annual 4th of July Celebration! 8am to 10am, enjoy a pancake breakfast and the groovin sounds of SoCals hottest dance band! Hope to see you there!

  • 2014

    Jun 20

    Norco, CA, US | 6:00pm

    Give Up the Junk Takes Stage at Norco's Annual NORCO ROCKS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES! Join Us at Pike's Peak Park in Norco at 6:30pm for a FREE ALL AGES LIVE PERFORMANCE from the Ulitmate Horn Heavy Dance Band! There will of course be food and refreshments provided by the City of Norco, as well as Give Up the Junk Merchandise! Don't miss this awesome event and chance to see GUTJ Live and for free in the beautiful town of Norco, CA! We can't wait to see you there!

  • 2014

    Jun 7

    Chino Hills, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Give Up the Junk Returns to Sandra's Calimex with all new music, merchandise and special guests! Don't miss this awesome event! Get ready to get down with So-Cal's Hottest Horn Heavy Dance Band! Saturday Night, June 7th!


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  • Eddy Khaimovich (www.eddykhaimovich.com) (Artist)
    Eddy Khaimovich (www.eddykhaimovich.com)
    Sounds groovy and funky, guys, cheers!
  • BsaxC (Artist)
    Keep the horns Alive. great to see your band I also play in a horn section so you guys and gals were a great find and I love the vids also BsaxC
  • Shawn McBride (Artist)
    Shawn McBride
    Great to see there's still some fellow funksters out there! Keep up the great work, hope to play some shows with you real soon! -Shawn McBride (reverbnation.com/shawnthemusician)
  • Smith III (Artist)
    Smith III
    Nice work! I came by to show you some love and support, you can return the favor by stopping by out page. Put A Stamp On it!
  • David Niles (Artist)
    David Niles
    I totally feel this! Great sound! Keep on delivering!
  • Sonic Sobriety (Artist)
    Sonic Sobriety
    Thanks guys......great music! Cheers from Sonic Sobriety!



Sounds Like: Tower of Power, Earth, Wind & Fire, Average White Band, Carlos Santana, Kool & the Gang

Manager: 9096808365

The Ultimate Horn-Heavy Dance Band

Band Members:
Michelle Diaz- Alto Sax/Vocals
Erick Diaz- Tenor Sax/Vocals
Brandon Gonzalez- Trumpet
Erik Lund- Trumpet
Michael Bennett- Trombone/Vocals
Rubi Diaz- Keyboards/Vocals
Garrett Hazen- Guitar
Brendan Bennett- Bass
Michael Oktay- Drum...See Full Bio

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“Everybody Give it Up ... for Give Up the Junk!”

— Art Bennett- Mayor, City of Chino Hills

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