Ten Mile Tide is six-piece jammy-nominated band from San Francisco that describes their sound as high-energy folk-rock, feel-good muppet funk, and beer-drenched bluegrass. The band is composed of twin brothers Jason Munning (lead electric guitar, vocals, mandolin) and Justin Munning (rhythm acoustic guitar, vocals, banjo), Jeff Clemetson (electric and upright bass), John Morales (drums, percussion, vocals), Matt Mitchell (keys, B3, accordion, harmonica, vocals), and Steve Kessler (fiddle). Ten Mile Tide has been touring nationally for over five years, fueled by grassroots support from their file-sharing success. TMT has been nominated for a Jammy for New Groove of the Year, selected as the New Groove of the Month by Jambands.com, and selected as a finalist in Relix magazine's Jamoff Competition. TMT puts on a high-energy, danceable, fun show while still focusing on songwriting, harmonies, and melody. Things are ramping up and TMT is getting ready to release their new album "Riverstone" on Oct. 3rd.
Ten Mile Tide has shared the stage with other national touring acts such as The Wailers, Dispatch, moe., the Gourds, MOFRO, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Strangefolk, The Clumsy Lovers, Railroad Earth, The Slip, Jerry Joseph, The Samples, Assembly of Dust, and Hootie and the Blowfish and has played music festivals such as High Sierra, Wakarusa, Mulberry Mountain, Camp Jam in the Pines, Groovefest, Jammin’ the Gulch, Utah Arts, Mt. Helena, Three Rivers, Whole Earth, Desert Rocks, Green Apple Music Festival, and more. The band has also received national and international media attention including CNN, the Denver Post, the Contra Costa Times, Canadian Broadcasting Channel, San Francisco Magazine, Stanford Magazine, and independent and college newspapers and radio across the country. With Ten Mile Tide's consent, users of the file-sharing program Kazaa have downloaded more than 10 million Ten Mile Tide songs worldwide. The band's growing Street Team now consists of more than 350 members in 45 U.S. States and 10 countries.
Ten Mile Tide's 2006 self-titled release hit in the Top 50 at Americana radio in 2007, #23 on the EuroAmericana chart in August 2006, and #43 on Root Music Report Roots Rock chart in July, 2006. Major stations that have played Ten Mile Tide include KCDA, KMMS, KSRA, KZPL, KRCL, KPFA, and NPR. Ten Mile Tide has been played on radio stations in 25 states and 12 foreign countries. The album follows the 2003 release "Midnight Is Early" and the 2001 release "Flow". Their new album "Riverstone" is scheduled to be released Oct. 3rd.