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Voted Best Americana  

Medicine Hat was nominated and voted Best Americana Artist for the 2018 Ventura County Music Awards! 

Joining Forces to help the Thomas Fire Relief.  

Oh! Just so you know, I heard an advance rough cut of a new song written by Tommy Marsh featuring some of my favorite players here in town, Tommy Marsh, Guy Martin and Shawn Jones. The tune is called “Rise from the Ashes” and according to Tommy he hopes to raise money for ongoing Thomas Fire relief funds. The next stage is to add more players and a vocal choir. Additional artists expected to contribute their time to this project include Johnny Main (The 44’s), Robert Ramirez and Michelle Voltrian (Medicine…

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The Best Medicine 

Local favorite Medicine Hat gave a performance on Saturday night at VinTura Tasting Room in Downtown Ventura. The dynamic duo of Robert Ramirez and Michelle Votrian presented an all-acoustic show, letting Votrian’s resonant vocals and rich harmonies with Ramirez shine through. A mix of covers (including a touching tribute to Tom Petty and an earthy rendition of Fleetwood Mac’s “Gold Dust Woman”) and original material from the Whiskey and Wavesalbum and a soon-to-be-released EP hit all the right notes for a…

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Local press for Medicine Hat 

"...an Americana mix of classic rock like Fleetwood Mac and Tom Petty with alternative country à la The Jayhawks and Cowboy Junkies." ~ Chris Jay, VC Reporter



Read the complete article here. 

Right band, right time
Medicine Hat's local rise
By Chris Jay
VC Reporter Article