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Thursday, August 7th, 2014


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Summer is heating up with great shows and big news…


WE JUST SIGNED A RECORD DEAL! Tony Valenziano will produce our cool new tunes for Swingtone Records, a subsidiary of Universal Music Group. On traditional vinyl as well as CD, the tunes will also be available on Spotify, Pandora, Itunes, Amazon and Rhapsody, among others.

Tony, now partnered with Bill Walker of Thump Records, started Swingtone in 1995. The label is primed for the return of Rockabilly that has been forged by Imelda May, Brian Setzer and Wanda Jackson/Jack White. Swingtone is also releasing a compilation including not only M&M5, but L.A. Rockabilly all-stars Crown City Bombers, Brian Hogan and Switchblade 3, among others.

In this crazy music biz we sometimes need to think outside the box. You can play a great and IMPORTANT role! We need to build a fan base of 3,000 people in order to launch a Pledge Music Campaign to help with promotional, recording and touring costs. (more info regarding this campaign coming soon!) At this time, we only need you to do one thing: PLEASE GO TO and press the LIKE button. Our goal is 3000 by August 15, 2014. We’re already at 1000, and each person who clicks on 1100, 1200, 1300 etc…will be our guest at an exclusive, LIVE CONCERT/CD Preview Pizza Party with the band!

The new CD features songs by Maureen’s friends Pamela Phillips Oland (Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra, Selena, Reba McIntyre, etc) and RJ Comer (Dancehall Pimps Lead Singer, recently in concert with Cherry Poppin’ Daddies) as well as co-writes with M&M 5’s own Steve, Sylvain, Scott & Tommy and Flutterby Adam Daniel!  You’ll get to hear some of these songs at our upcoming gigs….speaking of which…..


AUGUST 10th!
We’ll play the lunch hour –11:30am to 1:30pm,
followed by Lil Mo & the Dynaflos at 2pm.
Great food and great fun!  ALL AGES, COVER VARIES….

AUGUST 21st!
Gonna be a Beach Party with Twister tournament!
9:00pm to Midnight, 21+,
NO COVER – DJ Dr. Nate will spin – and come meet Dancee Angie!

Flutterby Adam Daniel’s 2 year old Layla continues to be his muse, as he continues to co-write songs for M&M 5 and TV. He may even make a few special appearances this summer 🙂 He just played International Pop Overthrow too!

As always, thanks for all your love & support with our musical adventures!  Listen to us on Spotify, Pandora, Rhapsody – Buy us on Itunes, Amazon & CD Baby!

Hope to see you soon!…..xo Maureen (and the Flutterbies & M&M 5 Fellas)  |  |  Facebook  |  YouTube  |  Forward to a Friend

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The Flutterbies / Maureen & The Mercury 5 – Spring 2014: Shows & Showdowns

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

m&m 5 truck posingHappy Spring! Flowers blooming, birds are chirping and the bands are busier than ever…..

THE FLUTTERBIES Thank you all for the Pandora Radio & Spotify Plays! We are writing/recording new songs and hope to debut them for you this summer! Top radio hits continue to be “Faith In Rain” and “Hummingbird Heart” as heard in George Clooney’s Oscar Winning film “The Descendants”. In the meantime, Flutterby Adam continues to co-write songs for M&M 5 as well!

MAUREEN & THE MERCURY 5 – our Jump Swing Rockabilly Thang – just won 2nd Place in the 5th Annual Rockabilly Showdown at the Orange County Marketplace! We shared the bill with The Americans, who recently appeared on Late Night With Letterman. The event was hosted by the sassy Karling Abbeygate, who with her band, The Kadavar’s, is queen of the rockabilly scene.

In May, Maureen travels to Paris for a wedding (pleasure) and then will appear May 21st with Sanseverino, Duportal, Chopin and other Parisian all-stars at the Origin of Blues & Boogie Tribute at Club Balajo (monkey business). Formidable Mes Amies!

FLASH MOB / LINDY BOMB! In February, the band hooked up mics & guitars to not only Roland battery-operated amps but to the battery of a ’63 Chevy Longbed truck and played 2 sets for donut-driven dancers! The confectionary concert was captured on fan Iphones and personal cameras, and finalized by dancer/film editor Christopher Fessenden. Click here to see “Drink Him Down” (written with Flutterby Adam Daniel!) danced on donuts! Speaking of dancing, On May 22, Maureen will have danced 101 consecutive days – in honor of Mom who’s not able to dance at present. Go Mo! To catch up on the that dance challenge and for other news, please click here

Friday: May 2, June 20, July 18, August 15
Saturday: May 3 (others TBA)
Sunday: May 25

Shows are at ESPN ZONE — 1545 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, ALL AGES, NO COVER – You do not need a Disney pass to attend and you get 3 hours free parking! DJ Dr. Nate will play between sets and the dynamic Dancee Angie will teach new steps!

As always, thanks for all your love & support with our musical adventures!

Listen to us on Spotify, Pandora, Rhapsody – Buy us on Itunes, Amazon & CD Baby
Hope to see you soon!…..xo Maureen

The Flutterbies in George Clooney Film “The Descendants”

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Fans and friends, we’re thrilled to share some truly big news with you: The Flutterbies tracks "Hummingbird Heart" and "Faith in Rain" are featured in the new George Clooney film The Descendants, opening November 18! The Fox Searchlight film is directed by Alexander Payne, the genius behind Sideways, About Schmidt, and Election. The film is already generating Oscar buzz, and Clooney recently won Best Actor at the Hollywood Film Awards for his starring role.

We’d like to sincerely thank Music Supervisor Dondi Bastone for the placement.

Click here to find out more about The Descendents:

We’ll see you at the movies!

Maureen’s Birthday Bash

Our placement in The Descendants comes right around Flutterby Maureen’s birthday, so we’re celebrating both with a FREE showcase at Molly Malones in Los Angeles! Here are details:

9:00 PM Wednesday November 16
Molly Malones
575 South Fairfax Ave. in Hollywood
21 and over

The showcase is co-produced with our film placement agency Winogradsky/Sobel, and also features Win/So artists Kelsey Lindstrom and The Reveal. The Flutterbies lineup will be: Maureen Davis/lead vocals, Adam Daniel/guitar and harmony vocals, Steve Whalen/bass, Albe Bonacci/drums, and our friend Lee Curreri/keyboards (best known as Bruno from the classic TV show Fame).

Hop for Hope

Catch our dancing doll Maureen November 12 at the Lindy Hop for Hope (City of Hope) Dance-a-thon, dancing 24 hours for cancer research. To participate or donate, click here for more info:

This letter is dedicated to Maureen’s father, Sid, who left our world November 6, 2001. He’s the one who taught her how to string those pretty words together… He was a pretty amazing dancer, too. We’re pretty sure he’s looking down from the clouds and smiling.

Best to all for November!

Maureen and The Flutterbies