"the embodiment of the future of blues .. they are soulful and sassy, sincere and optimistic in a way that only the blues can be."
"Arizona's most ass-whoopin-est band, Blues or otherwise"
"if your meat's not shakin' before they're done, check your pulse. You might not have one. "
"Whether its lead vocalist Meredith Moore’s extraordinary set of pipes or Shea Marshall’s ability to play two saxophones at a time, The Sugar Thieves performance is like a rumbling freight train that shakes people of all ages to their feet."
"When I was judging I was going nuts on the inside listening to them. I could hardly contain myself, which as a judge in the competition you must remain composed."
"When the Sugar Thieves play, their union of the Big Band sound with a Jazzy Soul finish delivers creates a sound one would be hard pressed to duplicate or dislike. Every performance is like a party that starts on the stage and spills over into the crowd, reminding people how music was in the past and showing them what they have now molded it into. They have their own unique mix of history and experience that all people can relate to and enjoy."