MILWAUKEE BLUES AT ITS BEST!
Jonny T-Bird & the MPs belt out a soulful mix of blues and originality. The MPs stands for MARINATED PUPPETS, which was the name of a band that a few of its members were a part of before they gave birth to this Milwaukee combo. The band’s founding members met while they were studying music at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC). Since 2009, their performances included some of southeastern Wisconsin's well-known venues and festivals (Summerfest, State Fair, Miramar Theatre, Cactus Club, Up & Under, The Domes, etc.). With three albums and a WAMI nomination, these guys will never disappoint if you get the chance to hear them live!
To view individual biographies, click here!
Like so many of us today, we at Jonny T-Bird & the MPs have been affected deeply by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Gigs have been canceled since mid March. Our last gig took place on Sunday March 15th at The Outpost in Sherwood, WI. We also lost a beloved member of the band, MARCUS "MG" GIBBONS after what started out as a flu. We've yet to receive an obituary on him, but we will keep you posted if we find anything.
We, like many musicians, have lost gigs since the beginning of March. With Wisconsin businesses slowly opening up again, we at Jonny T-Bird & the MPs have been slowly and safely getting back into playing live shows again. To view our upcoming gig schedule, click here.
In other news, we have a new album that is now available for purchase. COMMON CENTS. To buy your copy of the latest album, click here.
Here's what a few of our friends are saying about the new album:
"'COMMON CENTS' IS WORTH THE MONEY." - Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine
"HOT FROM THE RECORDING STUDIO." - Shepherd Express
"'COMON CENTS' ENRICHES US WITH A SOULFUL GROOVE THAT DROPS PLENTY OF MUSICAL CHANGE INTO OUR POCKETS." - Living Blues Magazine