Str8 Shot is a New Mexico Music/Variety band based out of Bernalillo, NM. The band was established in 2013 and has become one of the most sought after groups in New Mexico due to its unique style and ability to bring life to any venue. From some of the all time favorite cover songs to forgotten music that has been given the Str8 Shot sound. The band propelled to new heights in 2015 with the release of their first CD “El Primero.” The release has been very successful and continues to improve the group’s notoriety as one of the biggest up and coming bands in the New Mexico Music Scene. The band performed in over 70 shows for 2016 and in some of the most prominent New Mexico Music venues in the State and Southwest.
In November 2015, Str8 Shot received a Quince Grandes de Nuevo Mexico Music award for their song “Te Amo Y Te Deseo.” This song and others on their “El Primero” CD have received substantial airplay in New Mexico and Colorado.
In January 2016 Str8 Shot was nominated for 7 awards from the New Mexico Hispano Music Association, winning one award for Bilingual Song of the year for Bring It On Home (Traemelo).
Str8 Shot was honored and proud to receive it's second Quince Grandes de Nuevo Mexico Music Award on November 19, 2016 for "Para Que Vivo." This song has been a favorite for Str8 Shot fans.
Str8 Shot released their second CD titled "Otro Trago" in August 2017. The band stayed true to their unique sound while trying to continue the tradition of New Mexico Music.
Joey Gutierrez- lead guitar
Walter Perez- bass
Mike Quinones- drums
Gilbert Jaramillo- keys, vocals