Hodgepodge, The Band


Hodgepodge the Band seeks venues in which to perform. Hodgepodge is a live music band comprised of four multi-talented musicians who have performed various musical genres and in numerous venues throughout the Los Angeles, Inland Empire, and Orange County areas for over 25 years. Each musician brings his individual talents and years of experience to the band; the result is an eclectic mix of sounds and styles that make Hodgepodge a musical group appropriate for most occasions and venues, including lounges, outdoor events, weddings, and many more. The skills of the band members allow Hodgepodge to play appropriate musical styles and at appropriate volume levels to meet the musical needs and desires of its clients.

Please check out Hodgepodge and contact the band for your event or occasion at Hodgepodgetheband@gmail.com

Screen name:
Member since:
Mar 09 2019
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
67 years


Influences of Hodgepodge include Miles Davis, Grover Washington, Jr., Carlos Santana, the Beetles, Stevie Wonder, The Police, B.B. King, Bach, Mozart, and many others. Styles that influence Hodgepodge include Jazz, Blues, Latin, Rock, R&B, Classic Rock and many more, including classical genres.

Members Of Band

Herman Mendez, electric and upright bass; lead and background vocals
Steve Schmit, drums; lead and background vocals
Joel Hipps, lead and rhythm guitar
Mike Fultz, keyboards, sax, flute; lead and background vocals


Keyboards, sax, flute, bass, guitar, drums, PAs