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    UPCOMING SHOWS:

    FRI, JUNE 12, 6 PM, AMIGOS, 456 E MAIN ST, VENTURA, CA

    Sat, June 13, 9 PM, Chop Shop, 4351 Valley Fair St., Simi Valley, CA 

    Sat, July 25, 7 PM, Island Packers Party Boat, Ventura Harbor Village

    Fri, July 31, Lucky Fools Pub, 75 High St Moorpark, CA

    Sat, Aug 8, 5 PM, Montalvo Square Plaza, Ventura, CA

    Fri, Sept 11, Steel Tigers Armor Assn. Reunion

    CD Review in the Ventura Star: time-out-jpg-400

MIGHTY-CASH-CATS-CD-COVER-225New CD, “Ballad of Johnny and June available at:  http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/themightycashcats

***EUROPE TOUR ANNOUNCED***Eorope-Tour-Michael-and-Let-250

hilburn-tweet-267THANKS TO MICHAEL AND THE MIGHTY CASH CATS FOR CONVEYING THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH SO WONDERFULLY.

johhny-cash-the-life-hilburn-90ROBERT HILBURN, LA TIMES MUSIC CRITIC AND AUTHOR of “JOHNNY CASH: THE LIFE”

Salt-Lake-City-Tribune2-360“MIGHTY CASH CATS IS AS CLOSE AS YOU CAN GET TO THE REAL THING!” SALT LAKE TRIBUNE

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“CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED FOR THEIR EXPERT PRESENTATION OF JOHNNY CASH’S PERFORMANCES, THE MIGHTY CASH CATS HAVE AWED AUDIENCES ACROSS THE COUNTRY. THEY ARE AMERICA’S #1 CASH TRIBUTE”  SAN DIEGO TRIBUNE

The Mighty Cash Cats perform an authentic recreation of a Johnny Cash Concert covering six decades of his career from his early Sun Records hits to his final Rick Ruben produced “American Recordings’ including fun Johnny Cash and June Carter duets.  The Mighty Cash Cats have toured from LA to Las Vegas,  Ireland to Israel performing their high energy show at Fairs, Festivals, Casinos, Theaters and Performing Arts Centers.Cave-gunpowder-375In addition to their Johnny Cash Tribute, the Mighty Cash Cats show include a Tribute to “The Women of Country Music and Rock n Roll”  including hits by some of Country Music and Rock n Roll’s most famous female superstars such as:  Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Shania Twain, Gretchen Wilson, Patsy Cline,  Joan Jett, Pat Benatar, Sheryl Crowe, Martina McBride, and many more.

Last year the band was featured on the hit German TV show, “RTL Punkt 12.” Mighty Cash Cats with the film crew of the German TV show, “RTL Punkt 12

    LA Music Connection Magazine: “Michael J Smith leads the performance playing a black acoustic guitar. It is impossible not to be drawn to the bass texture of his voice–and his physical and aural resemblance to Johnny Cash is practically eerie. Letica Blumette steals the stage with her energy covering songs by June Carter plus Shania Twain, Gretchen Wilson and Pat Benatar. The Mighty Cash Cats are purely live entertainment for a live audience!”  http://musicconnection.com/digital/

arc-michael-and-let-210Michael and Leticia sing fun Johnny Cash and June Carter duets like “Jackson.”

Michaeljandletica-electric-130“IF YOU NEVER HAD A CHANCE TO SEE JOHNNY CASH AND JUNE CARTER PERFORM LIVE THEN CHEER UP FOLKS. MICHAEL J AND LETICIA ARE FILLING THE VOID.” LA EXAMINER http://www.examiner.com/article/michael-j-and-leticia-americana-made

bigbearfog300In 2013, Mighty Cash Cats won the Los Angeles Examiner’s Phoenix Music award.” “The Phoenix award goes to  The Mighty Cash Cats. They are know for playing entertainingly solid sets of three hours or more. It’s called giving people their money’s worth, folks. Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney all know about this and so do The Mighty Cash Cats.” http://www.examiner.com/list/the-first-annual-phoenix-music-awards/the-phoenix-music-awards-special-categories-best-work-ethic

Music-z-300The Mighty Cash Cats were proud to be a part of the star studded  Hollywood premier of the new Johnny Cash movie, My Father and the Man in Black at the Laemmle Music Hall in Beverly Hills, CA.  http://laemmle.com/blog/2013/8/my-father-and-the-man-in-black-q-and-a/

The Mighty Cash Cats show takes the audience on a musical journey from Johnny’s 1950’s Sun Studio Rockabilly tunes, to his hits of the 1960’s, 1970’s, 1980’s that we all know and love, to his Rick Ruben produced “American Recordings” Grammy winners of the 1990’s and 2000’s including fun Johnny and June Carter duets.

“Michael J embodies Johnny Cash  and Leticia does a spot on June Carter.  If you are not a Cash fan before their Show, you will be after!” Los Angeles Weekly  

Fantastic Show! Jeff Shore, E! Entertainment TV

“Critically acclaimed for their expert presentation of Johnny Cash’s performance’s, The Mighty Cash Cats have awed audiences across the country. They are America’s #1 Cash Tribute. San Diego Tribune

“If the audience closed their eyes during Michael J’s show they, no doubt, thought that the country-rockabilly crooner, Johnny Cash, had managed to find his way back to the terrestrial bandstand.” Jerusalem Post  Live in Israel at the Jacobs Ladder Music Festival                                                                                                                                                      Las Vegas The Mighty Cash Cats’ Show ranges from Cash’s 1950’s Sun Studio recordings such as “Walk the Line”, Get Rhythm, and “Big River”; 1960’s tunes “Folsom Prison,” “Cocaine Blues,” and “Ring of Fire”; 1970’s hits like “Sunday Morning Coming Down,”  and “A Boy Named Sue”; Johnny and June duets “Jackson” “Long Legged Guitar Picking Man” and “If I were a Carpenter”;  “Tenessee Flattop Box,” the Cowboy song “Ghost Riders in the Sky”; Train song “Orange Blossom Special”; the rousing Spirituals; ’Daddy Sang Bass’ and “Will the Circle Be Unbroken”; to his final “American Recordings” hit “Hurt.” MCC-Toole400

CALENDAR:

SUN, MAY 24,  2 PM, ARROYO GRANDE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL, ARROYO GRANDE, CA                                                                                                                                                                             MON, MAY 25, 2 PM, DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS OF VENTURA CO BENEFIT, OXNARD MOOSE, 1935 S OXNARD BLVD, OXNARD, CA                                                            FRI, JUNE 5, 9 PM, LUCKY FOOLS PUB, 75 HIGH ST, MOORPARK, CA                                      FRI, JUNE 12, 6 PM, AMIGOS, 456 E MAIN ST, VENTURA, CA SAT, JULY 25, 7 PM ISLAND PACKERS PARTY BOAT, “JOHNNY CASH CRUISE” SAT AUG 8, 5 PM, MONTALVO SQUARE CONCERT, VENTURA, CA

IRELAND TOUR DATES:

MARCH 13, 14, FREE SPIRIT FESTIVAL, BERNARD HARRINGTONS, GLENGARRIFF, COUNTY CORK, IRELAND MARCH 15, HENNESSYS, FERBANE, COUNTY OFFALY, IRELAND MARCH 16, GALLAGHERS, CORK, IRELAND MARCH 17, ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE CONCERT, KEALKILLL, BANTRY, COUNTY CORK  MARCH 20, ARTHURS, DUBLIN, IRELAND MARCH 21 SPEAKER CONNOLLYS, DUBLIN, IRELAND

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