Feed the Kitty is an American country band with plenty of soul and Southern rock to boot. First formed during their college years in Arizona, Feed the Kitty relocated to L.A. in 2000, beginning a relentless campaign of live shows across the southwest. Now with European tours under their belts, Feed the Kitty has performed more than 2,000 lives hows, averaging 300 shows per year.
Considered one of the most versatile music aficionados to come out of Hawaii, Joseph Soul has been commanding crowds for well over 15 years. Highly touted as a nightclub DJ, his expertise spans more than the distance between two turntables. With his accomplishments as a producer, engineer, and songwriter widely recognized, it is no surprise that he currently earns a living doing just that.
A seven-time Na Hoku Hanohano award nominee (Hawai’s, Grammy sponsored music awards), Joseph Soul is no stranger to the Hawai`i music scene. With experience penning songs for Nesian N.I.N.E and Dani Waring, producing the smash hits, “Take You Higher” from Positive Motion and “Tell Me” by Tenelle, and mastering Maoli’s 2010 album “Rock Easy”, it should come as no shock that he wrote, produced, engineered, and mixed his first album almost entirely on his own (DJ Audissey – Overdue). He collaborates with both up-and-coming artists, as well as, seasoned veterans and is constantly searching for new talent to help break into the island music scene.
Corey produces one of Los Angeles’ top Stand-Up Comedy shows: Cool Beans Comedy at the world-famous Ice House Comedy Club. Since 2009, Cool Beans Comedy has produced the best live shows, comedy classes, corporate training, and filmed productions (comedy specials + album recordings). Corey Craig has appeared in Shameless, Grey’s Anatomy, Pee-wee’s Big Holiday, Major Crimes, The Guild, Superstore, Henry Danger, to name a few. With a wide range of acting ability, he has been likened to Ryan Gosling all the way to Jim Carrey.
Eric Schwartz is a comedian, actor, voiceover artist, musician and content creator. In addition to television appearances on Showtime, the Tonight Show, Comics Unleashed, BET and his one-hour special, “Surrender to the Blender,” on Hulu, Eric is know for his popular digital stand-up clips, sketches and parody videos. He has been going viral long before social media existed and continues to deliver hit after hit to his growing and engaged online fanbase.
Based out of Orange County, CA, Steve Maggiora is a multi-talented musician who is here to work. Making his living primarily playing both as a session musician and live musician, Steve is deeply passionate in the music he creates, which is made apparent through his sultry smokey voice and rich keyboard voicing. He has played on over 100 records and performed to thousands of concert-goers across the USA, UK, Europe and Japan. While his current main project is the ever-touring Southern Rock outfit, Robert Jon & The Wreck, Steve keeps busy while off the road by playing not only as a solo artist, but also moonlighting with several other projects. His new solo record, ‘When I Get You Alone’, is now available through online distributors worldwide.
High-energy Stone Jonez leaves no stone unturned when it comes to fantastic stage shows throughout the country. With roots in funk, R&B and Reggae, this polished, sophisticated band will have you out of your seat in minutes (never to return again!) It’s a perfect way to dance off any remaining calories (and make room for more)!
Houston, Texas born country pop artist Steven Ybarra has captivated and energized crowds across North America with his signature sound. He infuses contemporary pop elements into country-influenced songs, creating a unique slant on traditional country music. “My goal with my music is to help people get through challenges, while spreading a positive message,“ states Ybarra.
His last CD What I Really Want to Say debuted in the iTunes Top 100 Country Chart. Ybarra won the Durango Songwriter’s Expo for the song “Sum of Two Hearts,” and he won ‘Best Country’ at the Wine Country Music Awards. “What I Really Want to Say” is climbing the charts on New Country Artist Radio, and the video is aired on GAC and Heartland.
Ybarra has co-written with industry notables such as Skip Black (LoCash, Tyler Farr, Craig Morgan, Eric Paslay, Emerson Drive), Liz Hengber, (Sara Evans, Reba, Easton Corbin, Brooks & Dunn), Brian Maher ((Taylor Swift, Emerson Drive, Justin Moore, Gwen Sebastian), and Jeff Cohen (The Band Perry, Sugarland, Big & Rich, Santana). His last CD and upcoming new songs were recorded in Nashville, including new video footage from the noted Blackbird Studios.
Ybarra is a 4-time San Diego Music Award winner, a member of the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, and GRAMMY Recording Academy. He tours nationally and has been featured with Frankie Ballard, Eric Church, Billy Currington, Darius Rucker, Carrie Underwood, Shania Twain, Gavin DeGraw, and many others.