Margo is the founder of the Force 'Em band. She has been performing for audiences across California, Mexico, Maui, New York, Washington D.C. and many other locations since the age of 13. She loves playing the flute and saxophone but her real passion is singing. Her raw, powerful vocals have been compared to Janis Joplin and Lydia Pense.
With strong improvisational skills and the ability to add horns to the Force 'Em sound, Jose is easily one of the best keyboard players in the Central Valley. He has performed with Selena, The Mighty Statons, and Redbone, just to name a few. He always captures people with his flawless keyboard solos.
With 10 years behind him, Jim is the second longest standing member of the Force 'Em Band. He lays down those bass lines with finesse and precision. He has performed with Ben E. King and has put his mark on many studio recordings for bands throughout the Central Valley. Jim loves to entertain a crowd and the crowd loves him!
PAT "THE ANIMAL" ORTIZ
Pat is that "in the pocket" kind of drummer. He simply makes sure the groove is locked in so the band can shine. Pat has performed with many Central Valley bands and has done some USO Tours in the 70's. Even though he's known as "The Animal", Pat easily adapts his playing to any style of music.
Carlos is an entertaining guitarist/vocalist. He comes from a family of talented musicians and has performed with the likes of Ray Camacho and Redbone. He adds that extra flare to the music with his guitar playing, solos, and his sultry vocals. Don't be surprised if he jumps off stage and serenades you!