MOJO MEDICINE MACHINE hails from Memphis, Tennessee. Band members include Rick Ballenger (Lead Vocals), Pete Hammoura (Drums), Mötley Mattila (Guitars / Backing Vocals), Chris ‘Hink’ Hinkle (Guitars) David Gregory (Bass Guitar),
Russell Lee Wheeler (Hammond B3, Piano, Harmonica).
MOJO MEDICINE MACHINE began in 2016 and was the collaborative vision of two good friends and band mates – Rick and Pete. The musical direction is based on SOULFUL ROCK’N ROLL, HEAVY BLUES, R&B and FUNK.
Their debut album entitled ‘REMEDY FOR THE SOUL’ was recorded at the iconic Royal Studios (Royal Records) in Memphis, TN and was produced and engineered by Grammy Award-winning producer Lawrence ‘Boo’ Mitchell. Creating this awesome music inside Royal Studios was pure magic and an honor for the band since it is where so many greats like Al Green, Keith Richards, Paul Rogers, Melissa Etheridge and many others made their mark.
The band draws from a multitude of influences and styles ranging from Rock'n Roll, Motown and R&B to Jazz and Funk… all of which contribute to their sound, onstage mojo and stellar live presentations. MOJO MEDICINE MACHINE captures the Memphis / Mississippi vibe while definitely crossing international borders!
Promoting the success of MOJO MEDICINE MACHINE and their new album is top priority by touring with their highly energized show! MOJO MEDICINE MACHINE'S charismatic look, sound, and live presentation set them apart from the rest of the pack. BE SURE TO CATCH THIS ROCK'N ROLL, GROOVE EXTRAVAGANZA… AND ONCE YOU DO YOU'LL KNOW YOU'VE BEEN ROCKED BY THE REAL DEAL!!!