THE MARTINI SHOT is the best band you may not have heard of! Southern Colorado's hottest party band, we are available for weddings and events throughout the state. We specialize in covers, dance and original pop rock with horns. The Martini Shot has a wealth of performance experience and we pride ourselves on performing a large variety of cover tunes. We were voted "2009 Best Cover Band" and the "2006 Best Original Cover Band" by readers of the Colorado Springs Independent. You can see us perform almost any weekend throughout the year at local clubs, festivals and events. We are your affordable choice for weddings, private events and special occasions. Our band was established in 2000 and most of the members are local music teachers. The name, "Martini Shot," refers to the Hollywood slang term for the last shoot of the day. DON'T WAIT! Contact the Martini Shot TODAY!
July 08, 2011 - Amy Matthew - Pueblo Chieftain
"The reason for the band's (essentially) guaranteed appearance is
simple: appeal. Martini Shot routinely draws an audience of 1000 people or more for its rock/pop shows. Its record is 1,916 people in the summer of 2007,Hart said."
June 24, 2011 - Pueblo Chieftain - Beyond The Fold
"The biggest, baddest Bash so far took place June 17, thanks to the
high-powered sounds of The Martini Shot. The undisputed kings of
The B Street Bash, thrilled dancers..."
May 27, 2011 - Keeping it Casual in Colorado Springs - Luxe Mountain
Weddings Blog "The band was crucial and ours rocked. [The Martini Shot] was amazing and the dance floor was packed all night."
January 28, 2011 - Pueblo Chieftain - Beyond The Fold "Standing room only, with more people lined up outside waiting to get in.
Such was the scene Friday at the Sangre de Cristo Arts and
Conference Center, where the mighty Martini Shot came, saw and conquered." Festival Fridays.pdf
"Best Of" Awards - Colorado Springs Independent
"Voted Colorado Springs Best Local Cover Band in 2009, 2006 (also
Original Band), 2005, and 2004"~ Colorado Springs Independent "Best Of" Awards ~
Jon Michael Pompia, The Pueblo Chieftain ~
"Arguably the region's hardest working & most energetic band, The
Martini Shot Band is becoming a fixture on the state's live music circuit."
January 26, 2006 Reader's Choice Awards - The Pueblo Chieftain
"Best Original Band, Cover Band, Live Performance, and CD."~ The Pueblo Chieftain, Reader's Choice Awards, 2006 ~
"Best Original Band, Cover Band, Live Performance, and CD."
Reader's Choice Awards - Pueblo Business Journal
Voted Pueblo's Best Local Band in 2005 and 2002"~ Pueblo Business
Journal, Reader's Choice Awards ~
Bill Read - Colorado Springs Gazette
"The music is a fun trip, with a few twists and turns to keep the
listener guessing."~ Bill Read, Colorado Springs Gazette ~