- Rick Estrin, Singer / Harmonica Player, Little Charlie And The Night Cats *
â€œOne of the best bands on the West Coast today ! They got their own thing going. Now itâ€™s your turn to take notice.â€
- Tom Mazzolini, Promoter, San Francisco Blues Festival *
â€œThe MoFoâ€™s are a REAL blues band that knows how to move people with their high energy, charismatic stage presence and down to earth classic blues style.â€
- Tommy Castro *
â€œThe MoFo Party Band is highly energetic and a real crowd pleaser playing the old school bluesâ€
- Terri Mills, Reno Blues Society
â€œ The ragin' blues harmonica and growlinâ€™ vocals of John Clifton, the driving, lightning guitar riffs of brother Bill and a stage persona with rare and dynamic energy, made for a night that will be talked about for a long while.â€
- Leon Emo. Madera Tribune
â€œOne of the most deserving-of-wider-recognition bands in countryâ€
- Joseph Jordan, Bay Area Blues Beat / Southland Blues Magazine
â€œ This is a group of dynamic individuals, with an original sound and a hard working professional attitude. They take advantage of the power that blues can invoke, unleashing it with passion that only comes from a true love of music.â€
- Musick Mountain Blues Festival
â€œ The MoFo Party Band is a Chicago-style harmonica-driven blues band that delivers the blues the way it was meant to be, from the heart and soul. â€œ
- Mr. IZ, HiS Magazine
â€œWhat is the sound of the MoFo Party band? It's raw and nasty. It's filled with sharp corners. It's the Sound of grit and salt and mechanic's grease. These guys play mean, man.â€
- Joe Reinartz, Associate Editor Pollstar Magazine
Since 1989 The MoFo Party Band has been spreading the blues along Central Californiaâ€™s Highwy 99 via their home of Fresno. Influenced by West Coast and old-school Chicago Blues, The MoFo Party Band provides a sound and show that is all about having a good time. â€œPeople tell us they like us because it always looks like we are having fun,â€ says lead guitarist Bill Clifton, â€œthatâ€™s because we are and we love what we do.â€
With four records on the shelf, The MoFo Party Band is currently working on their fifth release, due out in early 2006. Consistently playing over 100 shows a year for more than a decade positions The MoFo Party Band to take their show across North America & Europe. Internet and specialty radio servicing, along with continued in-store promotional stops are being scheduled in conjunction with their live performances.
The MoFo Party Band is led by the Clifton brothers Bill & John. The current line up includes: Bill Clifton on lead guitar, John Clifton on lead vocals and harp, Jake Finney on upright bass and Sky Garcia on drums. Both regional and international press, in addition to niche print publications, have covered the Mofo Party Band over the years. â€œInvigorating, straight forward, honest stuff!â€ says Ken Smith, Red Lick Records, Wales, UK.
The MoFo Party Band has played many festivals such as the Sonora Blues Festival, the San Francisco Blues Festival and an appearance on the B.B. King Blues Festival tour. From playing as the backup band for late Chicago blues legend Luther Tucker, to sharing the stage with blues legends Bo Diddley, Robert Cray, Charlie Musselwhite, Los Lobos, Otis Rush, Little Charlie and the Night Cats, Tommy Castro and others, The MoFo Party Band is a well respected and hard working band on the West Coast blues scene.
The MoFo Party Band is scheduling performance dates across North America & Europe to bring their brand of blues to new audiences.
The MoFo Party Bandâ€™s high-energy show will keep blues fans dancing all night long. â€œThese guys are crowd pleasers, and they go the extra mile no matter if itâ€™s a big festival or small club audience!â€ â€“ Mark Hummel, Promoter of â€œHarmonica Blowout Tourâ€.
Keep your cocktails chilled and your dancinâ€™ shoes polished when The MoFo Party Band comes to town, because you will be sure to experience a show like no other.
Check out the artist's website:
1. Voodoo Doll
2. Jungle Drums
3. Living Proof
4. Swamp Stomp
5. Run Like The Devil
6. You a Damon
7. The Message
8. Gettin The Boogie On
9. She Made My Blood Run Cold
10. Now Dig This
11. Oh Baby
12. 1919 West Taylor
13. Tired Of Working