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||Singer/Songwriter (Female), Singer/Songwriter
Sonia Montez - guitar/vocals; Adam Minkoff - bass/vocals; Nick Oddy - lead guitar; Scott Chasolen - piano/keys; Sean Dixon - drums/percussion
Artist / Band Member: Sonia Montez firstname.lastname@example.org 347-613-1974
|# Years Experience Performing Live:
|# Live Perfomances Past Six-months:
||Home Market: 31-50; Regional: 76-100
||Theater of the Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA; BLUE NOTE - New York, NY; HIGHLINE BALLROOM - new york, NY; Southpaw - Brooklyn, NY; The Bitter End - New York, NY; Sidewalk Cafe - New York, NY; National Underground - New York , NY; The Bowery Poetry Club - New York, NY; Puppets Jazz Bar - Brooklyn, NY; Parkside Lounge - NY, NY; ROCKWOOD MUSIC HALL - NEW YORK, NY; The Living Room - New York, NY; The Wicked Monk Irish Pub - Brooklyn, NY; American Folk Art Museum - New York, NY
||Matt Nathanson; Kaki King; Kiernan McMullan; Shae Fiol; Jessie Baylin; The Mountain Goats; BP Fallon; Chip Taylor
||Feist; Sean Hayes; Allen Stone; Fiona Apple
|Performing Rights Society:
||Of Tears and Honey EP—2009; Learning To Sing - The Graduates OST LP—2009; Chelsea Mornings Demo EP—2007
About the Artist
Sonia Montez is a singer-songwriter/musician with a resume stretching from Full Force to The Mountain Goats; and whose music has been featured in award winning indie movies and shows like NBC Nightly News w/ Brian Williams. Beginning in New York City's anti-folk open mic scene, Montez has gone onto play songwriter circles with the likes of legendary songwriter Chip Taylor, been part of ensembles like NYC's only female international mariachi, Flor de Toloache, opened sold out shows on tour stops for Matt Nathanson/Jessie Bailyn and Kaki King, and has played music festivals with The Psychedelic Furs and Patti Smith. Mutual acquaintances, happenstance, and luck brought Sonia to her new band project Sonia Montez & The HSP. The core band, all of whom are accomplished musicians, is comprised of Scott Chasolen (keys/piano), Sean Dixon (drums/percussion), Adam Minkoff (bass/vocals), and Nick Oddy (lead guitar). Most recently, Hong Kong artist Sandy Lam released a Sonia Montez & The HSP cover, AveryJane, in Cantonese, for her latest record "Re:Workz". The song debuted at #7 on Hong Kong's iTunes pop charts.
4 Vocal Mic
Drum Backline (or room for drummer to set up his/her own
Three guitar stand
1 violin stan
Acoustic Shows: (subject to change with musician line up
1 instrument mic (for percussion
2 Vocal Mic
1 Vocal Mic
August 2009 MTV VMA Best Breakout NYC
February 2009 Singer/Songwriter (Female)
April 2010 Judging Excellence
March 2010 Judging Excellence
August 2009 Judging Excellence
July 2009 Judging Excellence
November 2008 Judging Excellence
August 2008 Judging Excellence
August 2008 Channel Predictor Singer/Songwriter (Female)
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