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Wumbloozo's EPKWelcome! This page is Wumbloozo and Wumbloozo Unplugged's Electronic Press Kit for those who want to know more about Wumbloozo and their music all in one page. There are 5 songs below, the first 3 are samples of the electric version and the last 2 are samples for the acoustic version. If you would like more in depth information, you can choose one of the pages from above.
Bio:Wumbloozo is an all originals band with songs that are somehow instantly recognizable. You find yourself singing or humming along almost immediately. If you like music like Mustang Sally or the early Rolling Stones and the Animals, then you will love Wumbloozo. In short Wumbloozo is just a kick ass band! Old school rock and roll and blues like it oughta be.Their music has been receiving airplay throughout the world on radio and internet.
They have been tearing down houses and playing to capacity crowds, bringing everyone a great time. They headlined at the prestigious B.B. King’s Blues Club at Universal City. They opened for Alligator Records artist, Tommy Castro at Brixton Southbay and knocked out both the capacity crowd and club staff. They have been playing the southern California festival circuit including the Julian Blues Bash, The Irvine Lake Blues Festival and many others.
Based in the Los Angeles area the band consists of Michael Richard songwriter, guitar and vocals; Patrick Gilliam on bass guitar; Alex Schwartz on drums; Mark the Harp on harmonica and Greg Krueger on guitar, mandolin and dobro. Alternate guitar, mandolin, and lap steel Joe Bull.
The acoustic Wumbloozo consists of members Michael Richard and Greg Krueger. The music is soul searching and heartfelt Americana. They have also been performing throughout Southern California and have performed live on several TV and radio stations.
"Caught in the Act Live from the Voodoo Cave" won best self-produced CD for 2011
"Side Tracked" from "Caught in the Act Live from the Voodoo Cave" cd won best blues song Big City Rhythm and Blues for 2013
"Under the Bridge" from the "Confessin" cd won best motivational song by peers and audience at the Center of the World Festival.
"House Money" won best self-produced CD for 2014
"Preacher's Liver" from the "Sshh It's a Bootleg" cd won best motivational song by peers and audience at the Center of the World Festival.
Reviews & Quotes:Wumbloozo I wanted to write and thank you all for your outstanding contribution to this year's Blues Bash!! Well done my friends!! You guys sounded great, you got the audience involved, up and dancing!! Very cool!! Way to go ...after all, it is feel good music right? Your band is outstanding...and Michael ...you still got it man! There were 'Miles of Smiles' all around !! ...What more could I ask for!.....Robb Bower promotor Julian Blues Bash
*A band I just heard of Wumbloozo, not only has a great band and songs but the stories to go with them. Michael Richard has a wealth of songs that are real life and thick with blues…Big City Rhythm & Blues Aug/Sept issue