Mighty Cash Cats

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Mighty Cash Cats

Shown here during their June 20 taping for Germany’s “RTL Punkd 12” television show, which airs over that country’s top-rated Channel RTL. Johnny Cash’s music is still huge in Europe – and now, because of their recent TV taping, so are the Mighty Cash Cats! BUZZ ON MIGHTY CASH CATS EXTENDS ALL THE WAY TO EUROPE AS BAND IS JUST FEATURED ON TOP-RATED GERMANY-BASED TV SHOW! Perform@Summer Concert Series In Montalvo Square Sat. June 30 “Michael J Smith leads the performance playing a black acoustic guitar. It is impossible not to be drawn to the bass texture of his voice — and his physical and aural resemblance to Johnny Cash is practically eerie. The Mighty Cash Cats are purely live entertainment for a live audience. They know how to talk to the crowd and manuver their instruments and voice to create a body of sound for each song, no matter the genre or mood. They closed with Cash’s Orange Blossom Special to raucous applause.” MUSIC CONNECTION MAGAZINE (VENTURA, CA) – When top-rated German television reality program RTL Punkd 12 recently sought a live touring band in the U.S. to profile, they looked no further than Ventura County’s own Mighty Cash Cats. The German TV show had seen a glowing live review of the ‘Cats dead-on Johnny Cash tribute show, and with The Man In Black still hugely popular throughout Europe, the Mighty Cash Cats were an easy choice. Come see what the buzz is all about when Mighty Cash Cats perform at the Montalvo Square Summer Concert Series, 1746 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura, this Saturday, June 30. 6-8 p.m. Free. Mighty Cash Cats will perform their renowned ‘Tribute To Johnny Cash with June Carter’ as well as their ‘Tribute to the Women of Country Music and Rock ‘N’ Roll.’ So its basically two shows in one! Other upcoming MCC dates: Lab Brewing Company in Agoura Hills, Sat., July 7; Norwood Library in El Monte, Sat., July 21; a special “Johnny Cash Cruise” sailing out of Ventura Harbor on Sat., July 28; headlining Sutter Creek Theater (just outside Sacramento) on Sat., August 4; and an appearance at the always-popular Sonoma County Fair on Sun., August 5 (on the Park Stage at 6:00, 7:15, and 8:15 p.m.). Check out a live Mighty Cash Cats performance of Johnny Cash favorite “Jackson:” <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/snk7eX-T1hg” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

About Mighty Cash Cats Mighty Cash Cats are a world-renowned tribute show honoring the music and spirit of the late, great rebel country rocker Johnny Cash, who would have turned 80 this year and for whom there remains an ever-growing and fiercely loyal and devoted fan base.

Mighty Cash Cats

During each show MCC front man/guitarist/vocalist (and Johnny Cash lookalike) Michael J goes behind the music and myth of the “Man in Black” and talks about the roots of Cash’s music including the Carter family, Elvis, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison and Sun Records. Michael J also tell stories about how Cash defied the Country Music establishment and wrote songs about the plight of Native Americans, prisoners, and the downtrodden giving a voice to the voiceless. The Mighty Cash Cats cover Johnny Cash’s career from his early hits that audiences all know and love to his final Rick Rubin-produced album “American Recordings” including fun Johnny Cash and June Carter duets. The band also plays Hot New Country Music, Rock ‘N’ Roll, and Blues. The band tours extensively in the USA, Las Vegas, Europe, Ireland and Israel while performing at festivals, fairs, casinos, summer concerts in the park, and corporate events. L.A.-based music publication All Access Magazine recently interviewed band leader Michael Jay, read the full interview at https://www.allaccessmagazine.com/2012/05/24/mighty-cash-cats-righteously-keeping-the-music-of-the-man-in-black-alive/.

What the Press Are Saying About Michael J & The Mighty Cash Cats

“Thank you for helping to keep my Dad’s music and legacy alive!” – Cindy Cash “The audience felt that Johnny Cash returned to the bandstand.” – Jerusalem Post “The Mighty Cash Cats is as close as you can get to the real thing.” – Casper Star “America’s #1 Johnny Cash Tribute.” – FNO “They have awed audiences across the country.” – San Diego Tribune “Fantastic show!” Jeff Shore, – E! TV “Michael J embodies Johnny Cash in both voice and look and Letica Blumette does a spot-on June Carter.” – LA Weekly The band’s latest CD, “Americana Made,” is available on CD Baby at this link: www.cduniverse.com/productinfo.asp?pid=8175031 MIGHTY CASH CATS PROMO MATERIALS AND INTERVIEWS ON REQUEST. www.mightycashcats.com