Lighting up dance floors all over the Central Coast since 2007, Zongo All-Stars has been Zongo All-Stars has consistently drawn big crowds and have delighted audiences of all ages and walks of life.
Voted Best Local Band twice in the New Times Readers Poll and a first place in the New Times Music Awards, Zongo plays fun dance music of all kinds - primarily in the Afro--Latin / Afro Funk / Tropical Island genres. Every show is a dance party from beginning to end.
They have performed on all the best stages in SLO County, including Concerts in the
Plaza (6 times), main stage at Vina Robles Amphitheatre (3 times), big stage at Avila
Beach Golf Resort (4 times), Live Oak Music Festival, Pozo Saloon, Fremont Theater,
Baywood Park festivals, Sea Pines, Harborfest, SLO Brew, Beaverstock Music Festival,
and many others. They have created 3 successful recurring annual events: Zongo
Yachting Cup, Baywood Junefest, and Baywood Bayfest.
Zongo All-Stars has a unique and infectious sound, making it one of the Central Coast’s
favorite dance bands. Built on a heavy foundation of Afro-Latin percussion and some of
the best rhythm section players around, Zongo’s signature sound tops includes steel
drum, trumpet, saxophones, flutes, and fun vocals.
● Andrew Wise: Alto Saxophone, Wood & Bamboo Flutes, Vocals
● Paul Irving: Trumpet
● Dylan Johnson: Bass / Vocals
● Jacob Odell: Guitar
● Sean Sullivan: Drums
● Justin Perkins: Percussion / Steel Drums
● John Lee: Percussion / Flute / Tenor & Baritone Saxophones / Balaphone