Swamp Funk & Blues
Johnny & The Mongrels are a Fort Collins, CO based project that draws upon the sounds of Funk, Soul & Blues and has been described as "New Orleans infused, Swamp Funk & Blues."
Recently having released their EP "You Ain't Ready," Johnny & The Mongrels is described as, "a band with thoughtful songwriting and a seemingly innate sense of blues rhythm & vibe. Fun, upbeat and full of energy, this is one Colorado band bridging the gap between NOLA and The Rockies in fine style," by DAWN DUNCAN - Sugarfox Records/Yellow Bright Inc.
Johnny & The Mongrels have been awarded numerous accolades including recognition as a top 10 band of 2016's Scene Magazine's Fresh Talent Showcase, as well as an invitation to be a member of The SpokesBuzz Springboard Program in 2015, directed by Dani Grant (Mishawaka Amphitheater). Having played prominent venues & festivals such as The Aggie Theatre, Hodi's Halfnote, Colorado Brewfest, KRFC's Live @ Lunch in 2017 and sharing the stage with Musketeer Gripweed, The Peterson Brothers, Donna The Buffalo, Shakedown Street, Samantha Fish, Tab Benoit; Johnny & The Mongrels are moving towards finishing their 2nd album, and launching a midwest/southern states tour for Summer 2018.