2011 Holtville Rib Cook-Off Bands Announced

Holtville, California – The 20th Annual 2011 Holtville Rib Cook-Off organizers announced the entertainment slate for the major fundraising event January 29th in Holtville. The scheduled bands include: Safety Orange, Jessica Erin and Los Outpatients.
9:30am – 11:15am – Safety Orange from San Diego. Safety Orange Genre: Rock & Southern California Beach Rock Reggae – Record Label: Wabasa Records/Jackhammer Movement – Sample: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz4XK4lgJk4 Website: http://safetyorange.com
11:30am – 12:50pm – Jessica Erin from Los Angeles. Jessica Erin’s soulful Country Pop voice draws you in and leaves a powerful impression on all who hear her. Jessica recently finished touring through the South and Midwest on her Uncovered Tour 2010 with singer/songwriter Jay Denton.

Jessica, along with Jay Denton, will be touring the USA from February 2011 through November 2011 performing at all Nationwide Series NASCAR races and other events raising awareness about the needs of our 9-11 First Responders.

Jessica was nominated for the second year in a row for Best Country Song for her song “Sundays Without You” by the Hollywood Music in Media Awards. “Sundays Without You” also won Song of the Month for September through Songwriter’s Universe.

Jessica only recently finished recording her soon to be released single “Sundays Without You” in Nashville with Producer Chris Omartian. She will be reshooting her video for “Sundays Without You” for release in 2011. You can see her current video at www.YouTube.com/JessErin715

Jessica Erin recorded her debut CD, “Free To Be Me”, with renowned Record Producers Billy Chapin and Chris Omartian in Nashville, TN. Jessica’s song “Girls Night Out”, which is on her CD, was aired on an episode of the hit NBC TV show “Friday Night Lights” this season and her song, “Follow Your Heart” has been aired on the soap opera “All My Children”. Jessica recently won the annual Grand Prize for Best Song from Songwars, run by Mike Pinder of The Moody Blues fame, for her song “Say Goodbye”. Five of Jessica’s songs on her CD have won awards and recognition from respected organizations in the music industry.

Jessica has opened for Grammy Nominees Montgomery Gentry, country star Darryl Worley, the Blues Travelers, and the BoDeans, to name a few. Jessica performed at the San Diego County Fair as part of their July 4th celebration this year. She has performed at the California State Fair, has performed for a sold out crowd at the legendary Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, and has played Joe’s Bar on Weed St. in Chicago, voted 2009 Nightclub of the Year by the Academy of Country Music. Upon moving from Nashville to Los Angeles, Jessica performed at world renowned venues Whiskey A Go-Go and The Viper Room. She has been performing at many well-known venues throughout Southern California.

1:00pm – 3:00pm – Los Outpatients from Imperial Valley. The band “Los Outpatients” was formed back in 2004 by founding members Mike Horn and Adolfo Estrada.  The original acoustic trio made up of Adolfo Estrada, Guitar, lead vocals…Mike Horn, vocal harmonies  and another guitarist-vocalist.  Initially the band was formed to provide music/entertainment for The Annual ICBHS Employee Recognition Luncheon which is held every year in May.  Since then,  the band has grown in size from 3 members to 10 with the majority being local County employees.  The bands repertoire includes musical genres from classic rock & roll, Latin rock, Mexican boleros, Norteño, Texican, Country to Contemporary Pop music. Los Outpatients blend all these genres to create their own diverse unique musical style.
Members Include: Mike Horn – Vocals, Harmonica, Percussion, Adolfo Estrada – Lead Vocals, Lead Acoustic Rhythm Guitar, Rodolfo Aguayo – Bass, Scott Dudley – Vocals, Percussion, Johnathan Estrada – Drums, Percussion, Vocals, Alvaro Camacho – Congas, Percussion, Craig Barthels – Acoustic Rhythm Guitar, Andy Borbon – Organ, Guitars, Glen Allen Jr. – Lead Electric Guitar – Carlos Plazola – Vocals, Rhythm Electric Guitar

Organizers concluded you haven’t tasted, seen or heard nothing yet.