Direct from East Bakersfield, we proudly present Central California’s hottest oldies band…Thee Majestics. Celebrating over 45 years of entertaining, reviving old memories and making new ones, Thee Majestics promise a non-stop fest of good times and variety of music to fit almost any occasion.
Bringing you their own style of Oldies, Funk, Latin and Country music, Thee Majestics also perform at many private engagements, night clubs, and community events.
Their story began in 1967 in an East Bakersfield garage. Originally formed by East High School students to entertain at parties and casual events, Thee Majestics have continued on for the last 45 years to be a permanent fixture in Bakersfield musical history. Having played in every major venue in Bakersfield, Thee Majestics are considered by many to be Central California’s longest playing and most versatile performing bands.
Their mixed repertoire of music has provided Thee Majestics with opportunities to open for and performed with many international recognized Grammy award winning and top musical artist who tour through Bakersfield. From the pop funk sounds of the Dazz Band, S.O.S, Sheena E.Band and Lakeside to the street urban oldie rhythms of The Midnighters, The Drifters, to the salsa beats of Malo and Tierra to the smooth contemporary harmonies of The Vogue, Thee Majestics are sought by promoters to open for this wide range of artists.
Thee Majestic have also been a band favorite on cruises to Ensenada and Cabo San Lucas. People from all over the United States come aboard to celebrate anniversaries, birthdays, reunions and assorted other party reasons, and have one righteous, blow-out, legendary party aboard a cruise ship filled with Thee Majestic fans, friends and families.
With an ear for what pleases the audience, Thee Majestics have a loyal and steady following represented by a wide ethnic group and diverse demographic fan base. These days, fans bring good vibes, party and memories to Thee Majestics’ shows. To the current eight players, their place in the minds of fans is their sole reason for playing again after three fun decades.
The original five Majestics were John Molina, Steve Candelaria, Raymond “Professor” Chavez, “Little Phillip” Villanueva and Adam Acevedo. Today,Thee Majestics include founding memebers Raymond “Professor” Chavez on drums/vocals. The other members are Robert Martinez keyboard/vocals,Steve Flores on bass/vocals,Q on guitar, Toni Aguilar on trombone,?Mark Manda?on trumpet and Mac McClanahan on sax and lead vocals Joey ZaZa