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Chico's Bail Bonds: Bio

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Chico’s Bail Bonds are a blues and blues/rock trio from Southern California. The band consists of Eric Ramirez on guitar and vocals, Aaron Murillo on bass and vocals, and drummer Joe Velosa. Each band member has over twenty years of music experience. We have been performing together since 2002. Our sound is a blend of Chicago, Texas and West Coast blues mixed with classic rock and soul. Our music is mix of original songs and non-traditional covers. Our performances are high energy and family friendly.

We have performed at clubs, city concerts and other venues and events all over California. We have been featured at major events like The Pasadena Blues Festival, The Orange County Fair, The Ventura County Fair, The International Blues Competition and Thunderfest. We have also opened up for major blues artists like Arthur Adams, Guitar Shorty and the late Ike Turner and have shared the stage with members of the legendary Funk Brothers. In 2006, Chico’s Bail Bonds were runner up for an L.A. Music Award (Best Unsigned Blues Act). Our music has been played on blues radio shows in California, Las Vegas and in Europe. We were recently a featured artist on Indie 104/Radio L.A and were spotlighted in the Pasadena Star News and San Gabriel Valley Tribune. We promote via Facebook, Twitter, Reverbnation and through our website. We are currently working on our second album. Our first album is available on ITunes and CDBaby.com.

Eric Ramirez - Guitar & Lead Vocals

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Eric, who is a student of the blues, began playing guitar at age 18 and was playing clubs within 2 years. Eric studied music and theater in college, has performed all over the southwest United States with several bands, and has sat in on many recording sessions.

Aaron Murillo - Bass & Vocals

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Aaron started as a classically trained cello player and has been a musician all his life. Once a member of the jazz ensemble at Long Beach City College, Aaron has performed and recorded with many bands as a bassist and vocalist. Aaron now lends his talents as a recording engineer and in music productions for up and coming aspiring music acts.

Joe Velosa - Drums & Vocals

DSC02688_resized.JPGJoe Velosa is somewhat of a local legend in the San Gabriel Valley and has been a drummer and bassist for over 20 years.  In his spare time, Joe performs and records with many local musicians. 

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