2015 New Mexico's Top Bands/Artist

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Dianne Meinke - Six-Time Grammy Nominated, Multi-Platinum & Gold, TOP40 AC/POP (FMQB) Artist, She has Been Charting Worldwide in Multiple Genres Since 2003.At One Time in 2004 Ms Meinke had 26 Songs Charting Internationally in The Atlantic Satellite Charts in several Genres Simultaneously. Be sure to check the lyrics section, sometimes Dianne leaves a note about the piece of music.

Folk / Acoustic / Pop Reverbnation Rank #1
Laramie Cooley & Kilkenny's Secret

Kilkenny’s Secret brings new meaning to modern music
-With a bold approach to the pop and folk genres, merging the harmonic rhythm of Ireland with the melodic grace of Spain their particular sound can only be defined as unique.

Singer Songwriter / Alt.Country / Pop Rock Reverbnation Rank#2
Patricia Reyes
- Our genres include Soft rock, pop, country, american standards, and some spanish. Our Fan list base has been growing, and we seem to have a great following! Fun, Fun, Fun!!

Reverbnation R&B/Soul / Rap / RnB Rank #2 - NicholasP - Nicholas Perea has been singing since the age of eight and playing the Ukulele for about a year.

Folk / Americana / Folk Rock Reverbnation Rank #3 - Bone Orchard - They draw inspiration for their original songs from the stories and landscape of the old and new American west

Reverbnation Tallahassee, FL Blues / classic rock / Alternative/ R & B Rank #1 Wailin' Wolves Band - The band comes from a diverse range of age and genre backgrounds to create their own original sound.

Lightning Hall
Rank #3 US Rio Rancho, NM Blues / Americana / Singer/Songwriter
- Lightning Hall is a truly unique artist who blends the soulful sound of early acoustic blues and the ambiance and mystery of the Southwest and a regular performer in the Albuquerque, NM area for the past several years.

Bob Ferrall & BrushFire
Rank #2 Reverbnation
Country Music

Bob has opened up for such artists as Johnny Paycheck,
Sawyer Brown, John Anderson, Mark Chesnutt, Merle Haggard, and in 2013 for Darius Rucker.

Soul Jazz Rank #6 Reverbnation Jazz - Soul Jazz presents that hip, funky 1960's style popularized by artists such as Eddie Harris and Bobby Timmons, with some modern twists and turns. It is an exciting, dynamic groove-based sound that appeals to fans of Soul, R&B and Motown as well as jazz audiences.

Reverbnation Reggae / Dub Rank #1 I,CONSCIOUS a Southwest Reggae Band hailing from Zuni, New Mexico. Shared the stage with HR of Bad Brains

Reverbnation lternative / Edgy Piano Pop / Slightly Unstable Rank #2 Freddy Raygun A true Outsider artist, Freddy Raygun was born in Nowhere, Texas into a long line of n'er-do-wells, outlaws, sodbusters and ranchers.

Reverbnation lassical / Crossover / World Rank#1 Russell Turek "Classically" trained guitarist with a love of great music played on great guitars

Metal / Stoner Rock / Doom Reverbnation Rank #2 -Skulldron The Winner Of The Battle Of The Bands For The Uproar Festival 2012 And Battle Of The Bands Winner At The 2013 Fire And Ice Bike Rally.


Saving Damsels is a 2013 Native American Music Award Winner for Best Rock Recording as well as a 2013 New Mexico Music Award winner for Best Native American for their song "Protected (Beauty All Around)."

Rock / Americana / Southwestern Rock Reverbnation Rank#1-The Strange- Born of blood, sweat and tears, The Strange is the culmination of many lives who have influenced what would become one of The Southwest's most creative and hard-working true rock acts.

Jazz / Fusion-Jazz / New Age Reverbnation Rank #2 - Ben Martinez Project - In live performance and in the studio, BMP focuses on the solid delivery of each melody, i.e., laying the foundation theme of the composition while taking noticeable excursions to provide audiences interesting, interactive and spontaneous dialogues between the several voices (i.e., the instruments).

Rock / Blues / Original Rock Reverbation Rank#1 Mexico, MO - Missouri
TimePiece -
I have played all across the middle of the country from Missouri to Arizona and up into Minnesota, Wyoming, The Dakotas and more. I spend a lot of time on the road but have been playing around Missouri lately.

Jazz / Smooth Jazz / Latin Jazz Reverbnation Rank#1 - Wayne Wesley Johnson’s contributions to his genre have earned him a number of honors and awards, including the Guitars for Life Award in 2001, the Soave Guitar Festival plaque (Italy), also in 2001, in recognition of his promotion of American music, and, most recently, honorary membership in the Association of Fingerstyle Guitarists (AFG).

Country / Bluegrass / Folk Reverbnation Rank#10 -Squash Blossom Boys - “There is a young band from Albuquerque called The Squash Blossom Boys that embodies that pure love of music. They take old blues and folk songs from the 1920s and ’30s and rave some of them up into an out of control freight train. When any group of people get together to pursue their shared love of music, great things are always possible. Jim Webb, Taos Daily News

Blues / R&B / Americana Reverbnation Rank#5 - Todd Tijerina Band - Todd has always striven to be musically unique. Rootstime (Belgium) declares that he "creates his own style and sound… His manner of guitar playing, singing and songwriting is refreshing and inspiring." The Promised Land Entertainment Magazine states "[Tijerina's] newest release is a perfect example of how to take the old and mix in the new to get a feeling of something very special."

JIR Project - The concert experience is full of refreshing guitar tones, colorful stage antics and life stories from premier guitarist Jir Anderson. This native brother takes great pride in his Native American (Cochiti Pueblo, NM) upbringing, which is the root to his life philosophies and fuels the music. Add the blend of Eric Owens funky bass lines and New Jersey drum beats from Brad Yoblonsky and you are ready to enjoy some musical stew.

James Douglas Show - Formed in 2002, The James Douglas Show quickly gained popularity in the Albuquerque area’s club scene. By performing a combination of original material in addition to their own energetic arrangements of cover songs

KMA - not only do we play classic rock we also play our orginials. We consider ourselves an eclectic band with a lean towards classic rock.We love to play for you.

The DCN Project - With refined talent and expertise, they adapt with ease to a wide range of genres including Jazz Standards, Bossas, R&B, Funk, and Soul Classics.



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