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TOUR DATES

March 26th: Surf City Nights, Huntington Beach 5-9pm.

March 29th: Boathouse Collective, Costa Mesa, CA 9pm

April 11th: The Pike Outlets, Long Beach CA 7pm

April 16th: Writers Bloc, LA. Hotel Cafe. 7pm.

April 18th: Live After 5, Downtown Long Beach. 5-9pm. Location at Beachwood Grill.

April 19th: Brix Sunset 7pm

April 24th: Alex’s Bar, Long Beach

April 30th: Surf City Nights, Huntington Beach

May 2nd: Brix on Sunset, Huntington Beach- Acoustic. 7pm

May 10th: Boardners rocker’s Ball, Hollywood, CA

May 16th: Stroll n Savor 2nd Street, Long Beach CA 5pm

May 17th: Boathouse Collective, Costa Mesa.

May 18th: SoFar Sounds, Long Beach.

May 24th: Big Rock Pub, Indio. 8pm.

May 25th: Furstworld, Joshua Tree, CA. 7pm

May 26th: Malibu Cafe w/ Mike Moody. 12-4pm. Acoustic

May 31st: Basement Tavern, Santa Monica. 9:30pm-1:30am

June 14th: Ladera Ranch Farmers Market w/ Mike Moody. 5pm

June 15th: Chilifest, Huntington Beach, CA. 12pm.

June 20th: Live After 5 Downtown Long Beach, 5-9PM.

June 21st: Fullerton Day of Music, Nightowl Fullerton

June 28th: Boathouse Collective, Costa Mesa CA.

July 13th: Hyatt Hotel, Huntington Beach, 7-10pm

July 16th: Going North Tour w/ Tyna Ross. Surf City Nights, 5:30pm. Huntington Beach, CA

July 17th: Going North Tour w/ Tyna Ross. Wine Bar, Long Beach, CA. 7pm.

July 18th: Going North Tour w. Tyna Ross. Stroll and Savor, Long Beach CA. 5pm.

July 27th: Hyatt Hotel, Huntington Beach, CA.

August 16th: Boathouse Collective, Costa Mesa, CA

August 17th: Hyatt Hotel, Huntington Beach, CA

August 24th: Long Beach Brewfest, Long Beach, CA. 12pm.

September 21st: Hyatt Hotel, Huntington Beach, CA

ACCOmplishments

 

Manuel The Band at Music Tastes Good, 2018

Manuel The Band at Music Tastes Good, 2018

Manuel The Band at Jam in the Van at Music Tastes Good, September, 2018.

Manuel The Band at Jam in the Van at Music Tastes Good, September, 2018.

MTB TAKES IT TO THE VAN 

MTB Delivered an awesome performance at Music Taste Good that was followed up by a jam session at Jam in the Van! The group recorded three songs: “Casual Love,” “Thinking of You,” and “Strong Independent Woman.” The band featured with some of their closest musicians including Mike Moody and Thomas DaVinci.

It isn’t often that folks like myself happen to catch a band they know nothing about and get completely blown away. This my friends, is one of those times. I first caught this eclectic 5 piece at the finals for the 2018 CV Music Showcase where they placed 2nd after Willdabeast and Desert Rhythm Project, (which is a feat for which there is no shame). The flow of their set takes the audience on a beautifully structured, melodic journey with a sound that is sensuously palatable to pretty much anyone. Showcasing multiple genres skillfully and seamlessly, a Manuel the Band show is something you could take your parents to or your kids to and everyone would love it. That’s not to imply that they don’t have any edge because that is certainly something they have plenty of.
-Esther Sanchez, CV Weekly
— http://coachellavalleyweekly.com/manuel-the-band-long-beach-group-takes-the-desert-by-storm/
From the mountain of curly hair on top of drummer Brandon “Fro Bro” Charlesworth’s head to the fire behind the glasses of veteran jazz saxophonist Matt Kalin, each member of the sextet looks like they belong in an entirely different genre of music. Independently, they all sound just as different as they appear, but somehow the diverse hurricane of music swirls around frontman (and namesake) Manuel Grajeda’s indie rock sensibilities for a very danceable and soulful blend unlike anyone else who ever shares a bill with them.
-Josh Chesler, OC Weekly
— https://www.ocweekly.com/manuel-the-bands-bring-eclectic-jams-to-music-tastes-good/
Manuel the Band wins first place at the 4th annual Surf City's Got Talent, 2018

Manuel the Band wins first place at the 4th annual Surf City's Got Talent, 2018