An explosive combination of powerful songwriting, insanely energetic live shows and tireless work ethic, TUBBY is like nothing else on the music scene today. Club owners have pegged Tubby as the best band to come out of San Diego in years, and their growing fan base has echoed this sentiment throughout southern California. With a style that fuses high-energy New Orleans funk with rock and soul, Tubby crafts songs that hook audiences from the first listen. They have enjoyed recent accolades for their debut album Unpredictable Jiggle, as well as a prestigious nomination for Best New Artist in San Diego by the San Diego Music Awards. Together, this group of music professionals has already tasted arena crowds, been televised in 15 states, enjoyed feature radio airplay on 91X (the area’s premier modern rock station) and 92.1 (premium indie-rock), and been booked in all of San Diego’s best clubs. Take a listen and join the following!
Comprised of musicians from southern California, Ohio, Mississippi, and Colorado TUBBY packs elements of funk and rock and soul into a high-energy show that has turned many a weekend night into legend. Club shows with Fishbone, Common Sense, The B-Side Players and Blue Oyster Cult have also led to new converts, and TUBBYs fan base now numbers in the thousands. 2006 has been a good year for the group - they took first place at the Worldfolk National Battle of the Bands in Las Vegas, NV in February and were one of the Top 8 finalists on NBC's STAR TOMORROW contest in November. They have also been High Times Featured Unsigned Band, been nominated for three San Diego Music Awards (Best New Artist 2003, Best Rock Album 2004, and Best Pop Album 2005) and had the number one rock song on garageband(march, 2004). They have already tasted arena crowds, been televised in 15 states, and enjoyed feature radio airplay on 91X (the areas premier modern rock station) and 92.1 (premium indie-rock). They have toured throughout the western United States.