Chicano Heat Band Bio

Larry Lobato

Lead Vocals and Saxophone

Mike Compos

Vocals, Keyboard and Accordion

Greg Canchola


Julian Rodriguez- Bass Guitar – Born in Sanford, CO, moved to Fort Collins when he was 3 and now res

Julian Rodriguez

Lead Vocals and Bass

Born in Sanford, CO, moved to Fort Collins when he was 3 and now resides in Commerce City, CO with his wife Jill.

Julian grew up in a family of musicians from Sanford, Colorado in the San Luis Valley. He started playing drums at age 7, but by the age of 9 he had switched to playing bass guitar.

Julian has performed with his brother, Del and many other local and national musicians. He plays many styles of music including, Classic Rock, Blues, Country, Reggae and Old School Funk (his favorite). He started playing Tejano at the age of 22 in Greeley, CO.

* Musicians and bands Julian has played with:

Full Moon (elementary school w/ Del); Magic City Band- Grupo Caliente w/ Rocky Roybol on Keyboards; Remedy (UT) w/ Remy Hansen, Missy Ajax, and Tony Sarvello (RIP); Travis Nelson Country Band (UT); Persuasions of Fort Collins with the Jimenez brothers and lastly, Chicano Heat Band.

* Musicians and bands Julian has opened up for or shared the stage with:

Myrle Haggard, Patsy Torres, Texas Latino w/ Tiger Diaz, sit-in with conga, horns and singers of Malo, opened up for Asia, Firefall, Tommy Castro, Little Joe, Ruben Ramos, Johnny Hernandez and once shared the stage with Roberto Greico

Tony Compos

Vocals and Guitar

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