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Michael-Let-poster-359NEXT SHOW: FRIDAY, DEC 26, 6 PM, AT AMIGOS, 546 E MAIN ST, VENTURA, CA.

NEW YEARS EVE, PEIRANO’S, 204 E MAIN ST, VENTURA, CA

  CONTACT INFO: 805-218-2818 mjaysm2198@msn.com

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”

NEW LIVE CONCERT VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEt0wbKgl2M  “Daddy Sang Bass”                                         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFgjPKUgpXc  “HURT”

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 ACLAIMED 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 can 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/

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  Michael and Leticia sing fun Johnny Cash and June Carter duets like “Jackson.”

             Michael-and-Leticia-HC-6-14-300“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

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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-Toole400Calendar:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Thurs, April 10, 6 pm, Brand Library, 1601 Mountain St, Glendale, CA with Robert Hilburn, NY Times best selling author to discuss his new Johnny Cash Biography

Sun, April 27, 4 pm, Saloon BBQ Co, 456 E Main St, Ventura, CA

Sat, May 3, 3 pm, Free Outdoor Concert St Thomas Aquinas Church, 185 St. Thomas Drive, Ojai, CA

Sunday, May 4, Cold Springs Tavern, 5995 Stagecoach Rd, Santa Barbara, CA

Sat May 10, Private Party

Sat, May 17, El Rey Cantina, 2302 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo, CA

Sun, May 26, 4 pm, Saloon BBQ Co, 456 E Main St, Ventura, CA

Monday, May 26, 4 pm, Wounded Warriors Project Benefit, Oxnard Moose Lodge,  1935 S Oxnard Blvd, Oxnard, CA

Fri, June 13, 9 pm, VENTURA MUSIC WEEK SHOW @ Saloon BBQ Co, 456 E Main St, Ventura, CA

Sat June 14, Roadshow Revival Johnny Cash Festival, Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 West Harbor Blvd. Ventura, CA

Sat, July 19, Saloon BBQ Co, 456 E Main St, Ventura, CA

Thursday, July 24, 6 pm, Pershing Square Concert Series, 532 S. Olive St, Los Angeles, CA

Saturday, July 28, Island Packers “JOHNNY CASH CRUISE” 1691 Spinnaker Dr #105B, Ventura, CA,(805) 642-1393, www.islandpackers.com

Sat, Aug 2, 1 PM Freedom Park, Camarillo, Benefit for ARC

Sat, Aug 2 , 5 pm, Montalvo Square Summer Concert Series, 708-1794 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura, CA

Tues, Aug 5, North Clairemont Library, 6 PM, FREE Concert, 4616 Clairemont Dr, San Diego, CA 92117

Sat,  Aug 9, 6 PM, Waterside, 3500 S Harbor Blvd, Oxnard, CA 805-485-4677

Aug 24, Saloon BBQ Co, 456 E Main St, Ventura, CA

Sat, Sept 6, 3 PM, Ventura Harbor Village, “Rock on the Dock Concert”,  1583 Spinnaker Dr, Ventura, CA  FREE

Sun, Sept 7, Bamboo Steakhouse, 4426 Central Ave, Camarillo, CA, 3 PM,  Benefit Concert for Cory Orozco of the Brain Faith Band to help his cancer battle.

Sunday, Sept 14, 3 PM, Watermark, 598 E Main St, Ventura, CA http://www.watermarkonmain.com/

Fri, Sept 26, 6 PM, Amigos Surf Cantina, 546 E Main St, Ventura, CA

 

Fri, Oct 17, 8 PM, Peiranos, Ventura

SUNDAY, Oct, 19,  2 PM, Concert, Leisure Village, Camarillo, CA

 

Saturday, October 25, 6:00 PM, Shocktoberfest, St. Isidore Historical Plaza, 10961 Reagan Street, Los Alamitos, CA 90720

 

Oct 26, Concert, Burbank, CA

FRIDAY, DEC 26, 6 PM, AT AMIGOS, 546 E MAIN ST, VENTURA, CA.

NEW YEARS EVE, PEIRANO’S, 204 E MAIN ST, VENTURA, CA

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 Sat March 6, Yuma, AZ Concert

 EUROPE TOUR 2015

March 13, 14, 2015,  St Patricks’s Festival, Glengariff, Ireland

FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015, ARTHURS, 28 THOMAS ST, DUBLIN, IRELAND

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