San Diego band Torpedo Betty burst onto the music scene in 2002, with their unique mix of dynamic fusion of Rock, Jazz, Funk, and Soul. In the short time they've been together, Torpedo Betty has performed at some of southern California's top venues, including the Belly Up Tavern, Galaxy Theatre, Humphrey's, Temple Bar, Victor's by the Bay, and Winston's. The band has shared stages with Grammy winner Victor Wooten, Medeski, Martin & Wood, national touring act Carlos Washington and the Amazing Giant People. Torpedo Betty has also played the 2004 Baja Bash and various festivals in Mexico and Arizona .
Torpedo Bettyâ€™s Recent Achievements :
â€¢ April 29th, 2005 Independently released first full-length album and played standing room only show at Winston's in San Diego. Co-Produced by Torpedo Betty and Chris Stillwell (Greyboy All-Stars) - Featuring Chime Gastellum - (Robert Walter's 20th Congress, Galactic)
â€¢ Winner of the San Diego Union Tribune's â€œBest of San Diegoâ€ readers' poll for Best Local Band (Arts & Entertainment 2004)
â€¢ Winner of Best Local Band competition at The Belly Up Tavern (2003)
â€¢ Played a sold out show with two time Grammy winner Victor Wooten at the Galaxy Theater in Santa Ana , CA
â€¢ Performed with nationally touring act Carlos Washington and The Amazing Giant People.
â€¢ Airplay on college radio
â€¢ Our performance schedule is distributed via e-mail to over 1,100 fans.
â€¢ Over 2,000 unique visitors logged on to www.TorpedoBetty.com in 2004.
â€¢ Our website has received over 87,000 hits during 2004 (average 8,000 hits/month).
Torpedo Betty is also featured on the homepage of www.Jambase.com as a â€˜Special Pickâ€™ for all performance dates, which results in focused regional advertising aimed at music fans who regularly frequent live music venus. www.Jambase.com is a nationally recognized website devoted to the live music scene.
â€¢ 60,000 database searches per day
â€¢ 175,000 registered concert goers
â€¢ 500,000 unique visitors/month
â€¢ 4,000,000 page views/month
â€¢ 81% of Jambase users are between 18-29 years old
â€¢ 69% of Jambase users Go See Live Music at least twice a month.
Baja Bash 2004
R T's Longboard Grill
Belly Up Tavern
Benefit Concert for Childrens' Hospital
San Diego State University
Benefit Concert for Connor's Cause Seau's
Sharky's Tavern At The Beach
Canes The Copa
Cannibal Bar @ Catamaran R esort
The Temple Bar
Coyote Bar & Grill Tiki Bar
Hard R ock CafÃ©
Humphrey's Backstage Lounge
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