Waiting On Mongo EPK

HomeTOWN: ASBURY PARK, NJ
STYLE: FUNK, JAM
Contact: waitingonmongo@gmail.com

Beginning in 2015, Waiting On Mongo became a jam-funk band dedicated to making people dance.

Featuring Seven musicians, WOM’s sound is comprised of wailing guitar, thunderous drums, psychedelic keyboards, chest-pounding bass, and three popping horns. These seven men bring you their original compositions and a myriad of covers Including Phish, Bruce SPringsteen, The Meters, and the Talking Heads.

Waiting On Mongo has one release out currently, Just a Taste, and is currently writing and recording a new batch of funky tunes.

WOM has sold out their LOCAL HOMETOWN BAR, THE WONDER BAR, AND HOSTS A WELL-ATTENDED HOLIDAY THEMED SHOW AT THE WORLD-FAMOUS STONE PONY. THEY’VE ALSO BEEN WELCOMED WARMLY IN NEW ORLEANS, CHARLESTON, SC, BURLINGTON, VT, AND WILL BRING THE FUNK TO ANYONE WHO WILL LISTEN.

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Notable Appearances:

• 2018 - Convention Hell, Convention Hall, Asbury Park
• 2018 - Wonder Bar (Sold Out Show), Asbury Park, NJ
• 2018 - Asbury Park Oysterfest
• 2017, 2018 - Jingle Jam at the Stone Pony, Asbury Park
• 2017, 2018 - Asbury Music Awards
• 2017, 2018 - Nectar’s, Burlington, VT
• 2017 - Jams on the Sand, Asbury Park
• 2016 - NYE 2017 + CD Release Show, The Saint, ASbury Park

Artists WOM has shared the stage with:

Bernard Purdie, The Mallet Brothers (ft. Jon Fishman), Eric Krasno (soulive), Tim Palmieri, THe New Mastersounds, Pimps of Joytime, Mihali, Aqueous (MIke Gantzer sit-in), ORgan Freeman, Sophistafunk, Formula 5, Tweed, SPlintered Sunlight, Pink Talking Fish, Amoramora, Joe Benjamin,

Awards:

2018:
Asbury Music Awards: Top Jam/Groove/Funk Band, Best Keyboard (Mongo), Best Horn player (Anders)

2017:
Asbury Music Awards: Top Jam/Groove/Funk Band

Tours:

• Spring 2018 - Burlington, VT to New Orleans, LA via Cambridge, MA; Candia, NH; Birmingham, AL; Tupelo, MS; Charleston, sc; Tybee Island, GA; Savannah, Ga
• Spring 2017 - new Orleans, LA via Charleston, SC; Tybee Island, Ga