The Mojo Medicine Show is a unique blues duo
with deep roots in the music of Jazz Gillum, Gus Cannon, Washboard Sam, Sonny Terry & Jimmy Rogers. Our music takes you down to Beale Street in Memphis in the 1920's, the porches of rural Louisiana in the 1930's, the Chitlin' Circuit of Mississippi in the 1940's and then up to Chicago in the 1950's. We specialize in original, psychedelic, back porch blues blending the jug juice of 1920's juke with the electric kool-aid jams of the
Such a fun and unique sound! Hobo train-track clickitty clack bringing the 1930's back! - from past president of the board (2011 - 2102) of the Boulder International Fringe Festival, Roger Wolsey's post on Facebook after experiencing one of our shows
We are thrilled that we have been selected as finalists for the 2016 Colorado Rock Awards for both "Album of the Year" and "Duo Performance". Please click the link above for information or tickets to the awards ceremony on September 25th.
Mojo Medicine Show toured the western slopes of
Colorado in the summer of 1976. This ragged
and hairy troupe of musicians, Gypsy fortune tellers
and belly dancers performed their way into the
hearts of many a mountain town. It is in this
tradition of Colorado’s own home grown, psychedelic,
back porch blues that the Mojo Medicine founder, Mad
Dog Friedman, decided to create a unique blues duo
that captures the spirit of those amazing
times. This new incarnation of the Mojo Medicine Show features Mad Dog Friedman
on harp, vocals and Theremin and Mojo Dan Crecco on washboard, percussion and iPad synth. The modern Mojo Medicine Show puts down the
real deal, hippy trippy blues seldom heard in this day and
age. From their contemporary, simple, heartfelt, rural-rooted blues to their vintage, analog,
improvisational, experimental, aleatory 'lectronica, the Mojo Medicine Show offers a unique alternative to today's throwback, retro-folk and refracted root music scene.
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Ally Cat is the newest addition to Mojo Medicine Show troupe. Performing at select Mojo Medicine Show gigs or as the Mad Dog & Ally Cat duo, you will not want to miss a chance to see this young woman do her thing.
You will want try to catch MMS when we perform with our extraordinary dancer, Mila Popovich!