Angel Zuniga Martinez Launches Solo Rock Project

Angel Zuniga Martinez, from Angel and the Love Mongers, launches his new solo rock music project on a night filled with great local music on Wednesday, January 21, 2009, at The Square Room at 8:30 p.m. With a voice compared to Morrissey, Freddie Mercury and Mr. Presley, don't miss this chance to experience Angel's unique musical perspective at The Square Room. Knoxville Rockers, SENYRU, will be performing while celebrating Wil Wright's birthday. Opening the show will be the gifted Kevin Hyfantis on the baby grand piano.

Angel Zuniga Martinez's roots may be in South Texas, but his music is positively pan-galactic. This baritone singer and southpaw guitarist made his move to the East Tennessee hills in Knoxville after his college career at Texas A&M University, and a fateful encounter with a beautiful woman. "Isn't it always because of a girl?, " says Angel. Angel's songwriting takes a poetically thick, melodically quirky perspective on life, love, and sin. Plus, Angel's live shows are fun and energetic with the talented support of David Slack on bass and Frank Sheadrick on drums. For more information, visit the above websites or search Facebook or LinkedIn.

Angel and the Love Mongers were formed in the spring of 2004 in Knoxville, TN, by Angel Zuniga and drummer Eric Nowinski. Their self-titled first album was produced by Don Coffey, Jr. (Superdrag), and released on Disgraceland Records in February 2005. For their second album, they turned to veteran Mitch Easter (R.E.M., Let's Active, Wilco), who produced and played on The Humanist Queen, released by Rock Snob Records on September 4, 2007, following the band's June appearance at the Bonnaroo Festival. For more information, visit

The Square Room is a new, state-of-the-art performance venue located in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee in the Historic Market Square district.

Zunimar Music is a BMI affiliated independent music publishing company owned by singer/songwriter/guitarist, Angel Zuniga Martinez, based in South Knox.

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