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New Album Coming Soon!

MTM is back in studio working on our new EP, and we cannot wait to share! We headed up to ARC in Omaha to track. Stay tuned for more details and release dates!!!

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MTM for Paul Davis AND Greg Orman!

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We also kicked off October at The Dip in Topeka

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Next week we’ll be at the Olathe Public Library Tuesday night (Oct. 7th) with Betse Ellis and Knucklehead’s Saloon Friday (Oct. 10th) at 8pm in the Retro Lounge!!! See you soon ;)

 

FALL INTO FALL WITH MTM!

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MTM is back from the Lake of Ozarks where we jammed out at Captain Ron’s, and now we’re ready for a big weekend in KC!

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MTM is excited and honored to be performing TWICE on FRIDAY! Check us out from 4-7pm at the ArtsKC First Annual First Friday reception AND at the Record Bar 9pm for David George & A Crooked Mile’s EP Release with Not A Planet

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Don’t miss the Crossroads Music Fest this year! MTM will be at the Tank Room at 8:30pm

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AAAND don’t forget to pick up your copy of the September issue of KC’s HERLIFE Magazine!

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Things are heatin up for MTM on these hot summer days! Here’s what we’re up to and what we’ve been up to!

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Thursday, July 31st MTM will join the grammy nominated singer/songwriter Emily King at the CZAR BAR in KC. MTM will take the stage around 8pm.

Saturday, AUG. 2nd MTM will be in St. Joseph for St. Patrick’s Fiesta! Join us for this special Mariachi show from 7:30-10:30

Looking for a cool new t-shirt or tank top to rock out this summer??? Here ya go!!

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You can purchase our merchandise at all of our shows, or contact us directly on MTM.com or Facebook to set up your order.

MTM rocked la casa at the Topeka Mexican Fiesta last week and paid tribute to our sweet grandmother, Teresa Cuevas, who started our musical career.

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For more photos of our performance CLICK HERE!

LAST, be on the look out for KC’s HERLIFE Magazine! MTM will be on the cover of the September Issue :)

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MtM w/ Crystal Bowersox & Mustard!

MTM wrapped up a busy Father’s Day Weekend Sunday evening after playing 4 shows in 3 days! Woodside, Porchfest, Boulevardia, and a fundraiser for Paul Davis :) Here’s a few shots from our weekend…

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We’ll take a break this weekend, but we are getting ready for June 26th with Crystal Bowersox & Mustard for Town Center Plaza’s Sunset Music Fest!

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AND June 27th we will be at the Holy Fields Winery in Basehor, KS! Hope to see you soon!

::Coming up for MTM::

MTM has a very busy weekend providing YOU with MANY opportunities to come say hi, listen to our music, and share the love !!

First up….For our KC peeps:

FRIDAY, MAY 30th @ the Brick Bar in KC 10pm for KKFI’s Volunteer & Listener Appreciation Spring Pledge Drive Party

springSATURDAY, MAY 31st we are heading back to Serendipity in Topeka NOTO with the FULL BAND! We’ll have plenty of new MTM swag for sale – new tees – for women & MEN!!! Show starts at 7pm. Doors at 6:30!

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SUNDAY, JUNE 1st is a night for all our St. Joey peeps :) We are playing the Imagine Eleven Concert Series from 6:30-8:30!

SEE YOU THERE!

Recently, we had the pleasure of shooting with our talented photographer and friend Janis Schwartz! Check out some of our shots:

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Happy May!!! MTM will be performing at Serendipity in Topeka’s NOTO area TWICE this month. First up :: THIS FRIDAY for NOTO’s First Friday artwalk, and the weather will be beautiful! MTM plays 6-8:30, but be sure to get there early and grab a seat :)

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MTM SPRING FEVER

Spring is finally here, and we are so excited for our upcoming shows! Join us April 24 at Knuckleheads and May 23rd for Hoodoo @ the Voodoo with Soca Jukebox and Under The Influence!

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MTMSoca_voodooShowWe were so honored and grateful to be part of KC’s Middle of the Map fest! Check out our facebook for more photos of the show.

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Midcoast Recap & Knuckleheads March 22

MTM is home safe and sound from Austin! Midcoast Takeover 2014 was an amazing experience. We are thankful to have been included and so grateful for all the support we received along the way from family, friends, and MMF!

CHECK US OUT THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AT KNUCKLEHEADS SALOON with Austin’s own CAROLYN WONDERLAND! 9PM.

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A few of our favorite pics from MidCoast…You can see the full album on our facebook page!

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Did you catch our interview on Chuck Haddix’s Fish Fry KCUR 89.3 FM? You can listen HERE!

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Lots of great stuff going on for MTM at the moment…We are honored to have been voted the KC Deli Magazine’s Band of the Month.

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Big THANK YOU to everyone who voted! Angela Lupton gives our record some positive props here as well. “With Moon Colored Jade, Maria the Mexican has delivered something unique that keeps you listening.” Check out the full link HERE

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We hope to see you all at the Brick this Saturday, March 1! MtM goes on at 12:30am.

We had so much fun visiting KJHK 90.7 FM on the KU Campus! If you didn’t catch our interview, videos of our performance are coming soon.

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MTM w/ Lance Canales Wednesday at THE BRICK!

Come check us out at 9pm! Lance Canales & The Flood are in town for the Folk Alliance International Conference. 

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Did you see our write-up in the KC Star’s Preview Magazine! Check it out HERE. Thanks Tim Finn!

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Also, big thanks to everyone who voted for MTM for the KC Deli Magazine’s Band of the Month. The poll is closed. We are waiting on results!

 

MidCoast TakeOver 2014

MTM is so excited and honored to be part of MidCoast Takeover in Austin this year! We’ll be performing at the Shangri-La in Austin, TX March 13th and 14th! For a full schedule, explanation, and list of bands participating, please visit this LINK.

BUT, we need help getting there! Please come support us, along with the Midwest Music Foundation and all the other bands participating in MidCoast this year, March 1st at the Brick. MTM will be the last band on stage that night!

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BLOOD HARMONY

Big thanks to Steven Hill for our feature in January issue of the KU Alumni Magazine. The article is so eloquently written. We are also thrilled to hear Chuck Haddix’s comments on our record. Check out the link to the article HERE. Our favorite comments of Haddix’s were…

“You have a lot of outstanding parts coming together to create something really unique. It’s triple-A radio material.”

“The use of harmony really sets this apart from other contemporary recordings,” Haddix says. “You don’t hear that much today. Most bands don’t take it on because harmony requires a real ear for music, for being in tune.”

“It seems to me that with this CD [the Cuevas sisters] have found their own voice,” Haddix says. “They’re breaking new ground with the fusing of classical with the mariachi with the pop sensibility and the harmonies. It’s a whole new chapter in the Hispanic music tradition.”

Following the interview we performed Bring It On Body and Besame Mucho!

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What’s Up St. Joseph!

We had a blast at the St. Joseph Live Presents Concert Series! We’ll share the video as soon as it’s up. Thanks to everyone who came out. For those of you who couldn’t get in, we’ll see you Jan. 25th at Cafe Acoustic!

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Remembering Maria Teresa Alonzo Cuevas

This holiday season we had to say goodbye to our sweet grandmother. She gave us so much, we can only imagine what type of angel she is. Sylvia Maria Gross at KCUR re-aired an interview she did with our grandmother 5 years ago and spoke about MtM. If you missed it, you can listen to it by clicking the play button at the bottom of this post.

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Happy Holidays from MtM!

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We hope everyone had a fabulous Thanksgiving! MtM spent the day celebrating with family in Topeka. So, a few things we are thankful for…(1) OUR BAND! We are slowly but surely making our dreams come true, and we are so lucky to have the opportunity to pursue them…(2) OUR MUSICIANS…Garrett Nordstrom & Jason Riley comprise the CORE of MtM, and we would be still be singing at the Kansas Grill in Top City if it weren’t for you guys. Craig Kew, Ken Lovern, Dave Autry, and Mike Patrum are fabulous, insanely talented musicians as well. We love you  guys! (3) OUR GRANDMOTHER, Teresa Cuevas…she is the reason we are musicians today. She taught us everything we know about mariachi music. Here is a link to a documentary made about Mariachi Estrella.

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Last, we want to thank all of the MtM supporters out there who have helped us along the way…family, friends, and fans! We can’t wait to share with you what the future has to bring for MtM!

That said, we hope you all have a fun, safe, and happy holiday season! Don’t miss out on our holiday gift ideas…(1) Red/Green Women’s V-neck tees (2) CD version of Moon Colored Jade (3) Moon Colored Jade on Vinyl. ORDER HERE ALSO, we will be celebrating Tess & Garrett’s bday in the month of December, and will be giving out celebratory gifts to everyone, so STAY TUNED :)

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PS. The lighting wasn’t the best when we took this pic…These tees may appear pink and black but they are INDEED RED & GREEN!