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MojoCats

Springfield, IL
Members:
Brad Hessing: Lead Vocals, Harmonica
Tom Lewis: Guitar
Dan Rivero: Drums
Denny Moore: Bass
Sherman Elliott: Keyboards
Blues, Jam Band, R&B
Date of Creation: 1977-07-07

Email: mojocats@comcast.net

Phone: 217-741-5207

 

The MojoCats have created their soulful blues style through a process of honoring the masters such as BB King, Muddy Waters ...& Junior Wells, then mixed it with the Chicago drive of Buddy Guy & Paul Butterfield, and kept it all current with today’s Rock-n-blues influence of the Allman Bros, Taj Mahal, Tommy Castro, Joe Bonamassa, and many more.

All of our music is done with an eye towards originality which creates a loyal group of fans stemming from our notable performances at events such as the Downtown Springfield Blues & BBQ, the Washington Street Jazz & Blues Fest, the Central Illinois Blues Club Challenge, the Bloomington Blues Club Competition, and the Luther Allison Memorial Blues Fest held in Peoria. More recent festivals include the Champaign Blues Brews and BBQ, Springfield\\\'s own SoHo Festival and the Chatham Sweetcorn Festival.

Members of the Mojo Cats have shared the stage with the likes of Shun Kikuta (Koko Taylor’s lead guitarist), Ana Popovic, Tommy Castro, Tab Benoit, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, and many others. Now is the time to book The MojoCats for a performance your audience will not soon forget! Call us at 217-741-5207.

Brad Hessing – Frontman, Harmonica & Lead Vocals; Brad has been called the Mississippi Rabbi but has called Central Illinois home for many years. You don\'t want to miss his act.

Tom Lewis - Lead Guitar & Vocals; This guitar master can make it soft and melodic, or make you standup and cry for more. When Tom begins to play, sit back and hold on, because you are going to seriously enjoy his playing.

Sherman "Frostbite" Elliott – Vocals & Keyboards; Frostbite has his own unique, expressive style of music. He has the spontaneity and ability to improvise that draws emotion from the audience.

Dan Rivero - Drums;  Dan has long been a staple in the music scene in Springfield and Central Illinois. He is now with the MojoCats, holding the groove together.

Denny Moore – Bass Guitar; Denny is a Central Illinois fixture on guitar. He\'s joined the MojoCats to bring a seamless addition to the rhythm section.

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