Biography

We are MINOR STRUT - P (951) 298-9908 | minorstrut@gmail.com | www.minorstrut.com

 

Minor Strut is a rock band with members: David Lee 11 - Lead vocals and guitar (Endorsed by Gretsch Guitars & Ernie Ball); Ethan "E" 12 - Lead guitar and backup vocals (Endorsed by Gretsch Guitars, Ernie Ball & Voodoo Lab); Aiden 13 - Drums (Endorsed by Amedia Cymbals USA); Josh 13 - Keys and backup vocals; Marquis 16 - Bass and backup vocals (Endorsed by Ernie Ball).

 

Minor Strut has played professionally since March 2014. They cover Rock, Alternative Rock and Rockabilly music from the 50’s to the present, as well as Original Music. Their musical talent and charisma have afforded them opportunities to perform in front of thousands of people at legendary venues, charity events, festivals and car shows all over California, Arizona and Hawaii, including:

 

Whisky a Go-Go – Hollywood, CA
House of Blues – Anaheim, CA
Hard Rock Café – Maui, HI
M15 Concert Hall – Corona, CA
The Glass House – Pomona, CA
The Cave – Big Bear, CA
Conejo Valley Days – Thousand Oaks, CA
Hangar 24 Airfest – Redlands, CA
Hangar 24 Craft Brewery – Redlands, CA
Rockabilly Extravaganza – Riverside, CA
The Heat Hotel – Lake Havasu, AZ
Citizens Bank Arena – Ontario, CA
Quake Stadium – Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Strawberry Bowl Amphitheatre – Garden Grove, CA
Knott’s Berry Farm – Buena Park, CA
The Mitten Building – Redlands, CA
Walter’s – Claremont, CA
Lake Alice Trading Company – Riverside, CA
The Vault – Orange, CA
Ontario Improv – Ontario, CA
Orange International Street Fair – Orange, CA
Imaginology – Costa Mesa, CA
Orange County Fair – Costa Mesa, CA
San Diego Fair – Del Mar, CA
San Diego Kids Expo – Del Mar, CA
Quaid Harley-Davidson – Loma Linda, CA
Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson – Baldwin Park, CA
Water Wheel Saloon – Norco, CA
San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival – San Clemente, CA
Irvine Global Village Festival – Irvine, CA
Corona Summer Concert Series – Corona, CA
Eastvale Picnic in the Park – Eastvale, CA
Norco Concerts in the Park – Norco, CA
Norco Fair – Norco, CA
The Shops at Dos Lagos – Corona, CA
VFW – Temecula, CA
Santa Fe Springs Swap Meet – SFS, CA
Santee Car & Bike Show – San Diego, CA
Fiesta Kustom Kulture – San Diego, CA
EPYSO – Band for Peace – Santa Monica, CA
Children’s Hospital – Los Angeles, CA
Children’s Hospital – Calimesa, CA
Random Acts of Kindness – Riverside, CA
Charity Wings – San Marcos, CA
Million McFly March Parkinson’s Event – Burbank, CA
Make-A-Wish Foundation Event – Riverside Municipal Auditorium
Grifols, Inc. – Private Holiday Event – Los Angeles, CA

 

Minor Strut has also had the opportunity to Share the Stage and play with Legendary Rockers including Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), Taylor Hawkins (Chevy Metal & Foo Fighters), Greg Bissonette (Drummer for David Lee Roth and many more), Everlast (Front man for House of Pain), Duff McKagan (Bassist for Guns N’ Roses), John Tempesta (Drummer for The Cult), Jonny Two Bags (Guitarist for Social Distortion and Cadillac Tramps), and Charles Glenn Jr. (Bassist for Little Richard).

 

Minor Strut is an incredibly dynamic group of young musicians whose musical ability is not limited by their age or size. Their sound will definitely stop you in your tracks. From razor sharp guitars to back breaking drums, their rhythm is mesmerizing!

 

Minor Strut's debut EP 'Connected' was released on May 14, 2016.  The EP includes four original tracks:  What's Stopping You, Diggin' Holes, Connected and Racing to Somewhere.  'Connected' was Recorded and Produced at Rockstars of Tomorrow in Norco, CA by Ben Rico and Michael Anderson; Mixed by Cedrick Courtois at The Castle in San Diego, CA; and Mastered by Maor Appelbaum at Maor Appelbaum Mastering in California. They are currently working on new music with two new tracks titled, I'm Walkin' and  Got What I Need

 

Minor Strut has been Featured in The Needles Desert Star, California in 2014 and 2015, The News-Herald, Lake Havasu City, Arizona in 2015, Route 66 Revisited! Produced by Zdenek Jurásek in 2015, KTTV Channel 11 News on three seperate segments, ABC Channel 7 for Vista L.A. in a segment about talented kids, and Calfornia Rock News as special guest with Walking Papers and Duff McKagan.  They have also been Interviewed by Mr. Charles Glenn (Bassist for Little Richard) on www.KaoticRadio.com, and Mr. Johnny “Spazz” Hatton (Bassist for the Brian Setzer Orchestra) for Rockabilly Rumble, The Interviews.

 

Minor Strut can be found on Social Media sites including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, and can be seen 'Playing Live' on stage on Periscope. Their original music is available for download at CD Baby, iTunes and Amazon and streaming on Spotify and Sound Cloud.

 

Social Media Links:

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https://twitter.com

https://www.periscope.tv

https://www.bandsintown.com

https://www.youtube.com

http://www.minorstrut.com

http://artistecard.com/minorstrut

http://www.cdbaby.com

https://itunes.com

https://www.amazon.com

https://www.spotify.com

https://soundcloud.com

Shows

  • Aug 22 Sat

    07:00 PM

    THE VAULT OC CONCERTS

      OC's most awesome all ages venue with the best sound around! Owned & operated by a non-profit org. All shows are non-explicit & family friendly. http://www.facebook.com/thevaultoc

  • Sep 04 Fri

    06:00 PM

    Ingall's Equestrian Center 3737 Crestview Avenue, Norco CA

    Come out and see us tonight Friday September 4th at 6:30-7:30 pm and Saturday 5:30-6:30 pm at The Norco Fair. One of the largest Fairs in the IE. 'Cowboy Boots and Country Roots' Fun for the whole family! BUTTON ADMISSION IS $15GOOD FOR THE ENTIRE WEEKEND10 AND UNDER ARE FREE$5 DAILY PARKING FEE

  • Sep 19 Sat

    11:00 AM

    Fleming Park, Colton, CA

    Family Fun Raza Pride Arts & Culture Festival FIRST ANNUAL RAZA PRIDE DAY CULTURAL EVENT SEPTEMBER 19th, 2015, FLEMING PARK, COLTON, CALIFORNIA. Aztlan Raza Unidos Enterpriseswww.aztlanrazaunidos.com The David Toro Foundation (A Non-Profit 501.3(c) Organization) ”Friend Aztlan Raza UnidosToday”https://www.facebook.com/aztlanrazaunidos   http://www.gofundme.com/aztlanrazaunidos

  • Sep 20 Sun

    12:30 PM

    St. Mel's Festival 4140 Corona Ave., Norco 92860

    St. Mel's 2015 Annual Festival, 2015 'It's a Small World' 8:30am - 7:00pm.  New Attractions, live music and over 70 Food, Merchandise & Craft Vendors.

  • Oct 03 Sat

    11:30 AM

    Eleanor Roosevelt High School, 7447 Scholar Way Eastvale, California 92880

    Eastvale's 5th Birthday ParadePresented by the Eastvale Community Foundation 

  • Oct 07 Wed

    06:30 PM

    Double Tree - Private Performance

    Met these incredible people while performing at the Hard Rock Cafe Maui. They loved our stage presence and booked us for their upcoming private event. Thank you!

  • Oct 17 Sat

    07:00 PM

    Strawberry Bowl 12762 Main St Garden Grove, CA

    Calling all B52's Fans❗️This Saturday we've been invited to be part of this awesome event with "Cosmic Thing" - The World's Greatest Tribute to The World's Greatest Party Band - The B52's. So bring out your big colorful jewelry, Aqua Net and cool clothes. Come join the 80's fun. Hope to see you there!

  • Oct 19 Mon

    08:00 PM

    MONIVISION- Kaotic Radio - Interview

    http://monivision.kaoticradiol.com

  • Oct 21 Wed

    08:00 PM

    545 N Victory Blvd Burbank, CA

    Join us on October 21, 2015, the date Marty McFly travels to in Back to the Future II at the Burbank Burger King for the Million McFly March. Let's help raise awareness and money for Parkinson’s research.

  • Nov 14 Sat

    05:00 PM

    Private Party

    Private Birthday Party

  • Nov 28 Sat

    12:00 PM

    Riverside Airport

    Rockabilly Extravaganza http://rockabilly66.com/bands/  

  • Dec 06 Sun

    05:00 PM

    The Water Wheel-Christmas Private Event

  • Dec 19 Sat

    05:00 PM

    Saddle Ranch Universal City Walk

  • Jan 21 Thu

    03:00 PM

    The NAMM Show Anaheim Convention Center

    Special guest by Gretsch Guitars and Ernie Ball

  • Jan 22 Fri

    03:00 PM

    The NAMM Show Anaheim Convention Center

    Special Guest

  • Jan 23 Sat

    10:00 AM

    The NAMM Show Anaheim Convention Center

    Special Guest

  • Jan 24 Sun

    10:00 AM

    The NAMM Show Anaheim Convention Center

    Special Guest

  • Jan 29 Fri

    05:30 PM

    Cal State LA

    Private Event - G. B. Inc Party Event

  • Jan 30 Sat

    06:00 PM

    Temecula

    VFW Event

  • Feb 18 Thu

    07:00 PM

    House of Blues Anaheim

    Come celebrate our 2nd Anniversary with us!

  • Feb 20 Sat

    12:30 PM

    Santa Fe Springs Swap Meet Kids Expo

  • Feb 27 Sat

    02:00 PM

    Knott's Berry Farm

  • Mar 04 Fri

    08:00 PM

    The Mitten Building

    Family Night with great live music! Join us at The Mitten Building Redlands

  • Apr 09 Sat

    11:00 AM

    Laidlaw's Harley

    BIG DADDY'S BIRTHDAY BASH!APRIL 9, 2016 Saturday, April 9 - 11am-3pmLaidlaw’s for FREE food, music, raffles and prizes. Lunch starts @ 11:30am and goes until we run out. 1919 Puente Ave.; 

  • Apr 10 Sun

    02:00 PM

    Hangar 24

    Family Night! Join us from 2-4pm on April 10th, 2016.

  • Apr 16 Sat

    12:00 PM

    Rockin' A Cure for CF at the Strawberry Bowl

    CF7 Rockin' A Cure for Cystic Fibrosis

  • Apr 16 Sat

    04:00 PM

    OC Fair Imaginology

    Kids Expo

  • May 14 Sat

    12:00 PM

    Hangar 24 8th Annual AirFest

    Hangar 24's 8th Annual Airshow Event

  • Jun 04 Sat

    07:00 PM

    San Diego Fair - Del Mar Fairgrounds

    2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar, CA 92014

  • Jul 28 Thu

    01:45 PM

    Orange County Fair

    Plaza Pacifica Stage 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

  • Jul 28 Thu

    06:30 PM

    Corona Summer Concert Series

    Join us on the south lawn of the Corona City Hall for some Free Family Fun! 400 S. Vicentia, Corona, CA 92882

  • Aug 26 Fri

    06:00 PM

    65th Street Concerts in the Park

    Join us at Harada Heritage Park for some FREE FAMILY FUN.  We'll be opening for Neon Nation on the final night of the series.  Don't forget your blankets, chairs and dancing shoes.

  • Aug 27 Sat

    07:00 PM

    The Glass House - Pomona

  • Sep 03 Sat

    12:00 PM

    Orange International Street Fair

    Join us Labor Day Weekend in Old Towne Orange. We'll be rockin' the Main Stage in the Orange Circle from 12-1pm.

  • Sep 17 Sat

    06:00 PM

    The Shoppes at Dos Lagos - Corona

    We'll be rockin' the plaza by the fountain from 6-8pm! Join us!

  • Sep 24 Sat

    12:00 PM

    Irvine Global Village Festival

    Join us at Bill Barber Park in Irvine for this multicultural event. Parking and admission is free.

  • Oct 15 Sat

    02:00 PM

    San Diego Kids Expo - Del Mar Fairgrounds

    2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar, CA 92014

  • Oct 22 Sat

    07:00 PM

    Laidlaw's Harley Davidson - Baldwin Park

    1919 Puente Avenue, Baldwin Park, CA 91706

  • Nov 06 Sun

    12:00 AM

    Riverside Municipal Auditorium

    Benefit for Make-a-Wish Foundation

  • Nov 26 Sat

    12:00 PM

    Tenth Annual Rockabilly Extravaganza

    Riverside Municipal Airport 6951 Flight Road, Riverside, CA 92504

  • Dec 10 Sat

    10:00 AM

    LAPD Toys On Patrol

    Benefit Christmas Toy Drive - 

  • Dec 18 Sun

    10:00 AM

    Quaid Harley Davidson's

    Loma Linda Hospital Toy Run Event

  • Jun 24 Sat

    04:00 PM

    Eastvale Community Park - 12750 Citurs St. Eastvale, CA

    Summer quick off celebrations and fireworks show. Food, vendors, carnival rides, amazing fireworks show and live music!

  • Aug 13 Sun

    01:30 PM

    100 & 200 block of Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente CA

    Summer Music ramp up! Family-oriented event.

  • Jan 07 Sat

    11:00 AM

    Grifols Biological

    Private Event - Grifols Annual Employee Appreciation Fair

  • Feb 18 Sat

    01:00 PM

    Guest appearance music video - Costa Mesa CA

    Guest appearance as musicians for music video- Taylor Scott

  • Feb 19 Sun

    08:00 PM

    M15 Presented by Sound the Groove

    Sunday Fun Day!  

  • Apr 08 Sat

    03:00 PM

    Rockin' A Cure for CF 8

    Strawberry Bowl Amphitheatre 12762 Main St, Garden Grove, CA 92840

  • Apr 15 Sat

    10:00 AM

    Quaids Harley Davidson - Autism Ride

    Quaids Harley Davidson Redlands - Autism Ride - Charity event and benefit

  • Apr 15 Sat

    07:00 PM

    Hangar 24 Brewery

    Hangar 24, 1710 Sessums Drive, Redlands, CA 92374

  • Apr 29 Sat

    12:00 PM

    Ontario Improv

    American Cancer Society Charity Event

  • Apr 30 Sun

    01:00 PM

    Rockstars of Tomorrow - Rancho Cucamonga

    One-year Anniversary Celebration and Open House

  • May 06 Sat

    07:00 PM

    The Cave 40789 Village Dr. Big Bear, CA 92315

    Opening for Wild Child

  • May 07 Sun

    12:00 PM

    Lake Alice Trading Company

    JOIN US and Team Forever Free at the 3rd Annual BENEFIT CONCERT for the AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY!!! WE'LL BE PLAYING FROM 1:45pm to 2:30pm! Also playing:Deena and the Dirty DogsSalty RaisinsTraitor JoeDubious Distinction All Ages$20 DonationSilent Auction ~ $1 Ticket or 6 Tickets for $5 SEE YOU THERE!!!! www.artistecard.com/minorstrut

  • May 13 Sat

    12:00 PM

    Conejo Creek Park South 1300 E. Janss Road Thousand Oaks, CA

    Classic Rock-n-Roll Night:  Family Night & Emerging Bands Hours: Noon-11:00 pm MAIN GATES OPEN AT HIGH NOON8 – 11 Action Team 5K run, Childrens Parade, Carnival 3, Set times--- Ro Ashika 12:00-1:00 Minor Strut 1:00pm Tommy Odetto 1:30-2:30 CHEVY METAL 3:00-4:30 Player 5:00-6:00 Ambrosia 6:30-7:30 Mirage 8:00-9:00 Trippin Wild 9:00-10:00    

  • Jun 17 Sat

    01:15 PM

    Newport Dunes 1131 Back Bay Dr. Newport Beach, CA 92660

    OC Weekly Summer Fest 2017 - Minor Strut - Winners of OC Weekly's Pick The Band Contest

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We are Minor Strut, a Rock n Roll band from the Inland Empire. David Lee (11) on lead vocals and guitar, Ethan "E" (12) on lead guitar, Aiden (13) on drums, Josh (13) on keys and Marquis (16) on bass. We are inspired by the legends of Rock n Roll and are ready to lead a music revolution. We cover rockin' oldies, modern and alternative rock, rockabilly, as well as perform our own Original Music. We want to keep ROCK alive. We are the future generation of Rock music and our goal is to inspire the young and young at heart. With hard work, you can learn to play too! So don't give up on your dream and love for music. Leave us a message. We would love to hear from you. Thank you for your interest and let's keep music alive! With rock'n love, Minor Strut 951.298.9908