Mojo Cannon (formerly known as the Curtis Hammond Band) is a high energy 10 member R&B band from the Seattle area and was a Washington Blues Society “best band” nominee in 2008 and 2013. The band features Bob Virkelyst and Jana Swenson on lead vocals, Mark Noftsger on lead guitar, a talented and soulful rhythm section consisting of Jim Brandt on bass, rhythm guitarist Mark Strom, drummer Steve Thompson, and Bruce Lavin on keyboards, along with a stellar three piece horn section (affectionately called the 13 St. Horns) including David Bernhardt on trumpet, John Coffey on tenor and baritone saxes, and Craig "T-Bone" Daly on trombone.
The band regularly packs the dance floor at blues lovers’ favorite venues including The Highway 99 Blues Club, Oxford Saloon, Rockfish Bar and Grill, The Conway Muse, the Jet and H2O among others.....and has recently performed at Northwest music festivals including the Mount Baker and Rendezvous blues festivals, the Bite of Seattle, Taste of Tacoma, Taste of Edmonds and the Poverty Bay Blues Festival.
Mojo Cannon delivers a fun, entertaining and powerful performance—every time!