Author Archives: Marisa Ronstadt

About Marisa Ronstadt

Marisa is the lead vocalist for Monte Carlo 76’ and recently toured Brazil as a background vocalist this past summer for Aloe Blacc. Now, Marisa is ready to release her very first solo project. Produced by Grammy winning musicians Quetzal Flores and Martha Gonzalez of the East LA based band "Quetzal", Marisa Ronstadt & The Know-It-Alls latest album explores popular sounds of R & B, Soul, Indie Pop, Jazz, shades of Latin and everything in between. Marisa sings about many issues, ranging from love to community and social injustice. Born and raised in Phoenix Arizona, Marisa’s talent isn’t limited to one area of music. She sings in English and Spanish, and has a timeless voice that lets her perform anything from jazz standard, to a heartbreaking rendition of a mariachi classic and everything in between. Hip-hop, Latin, classical, funk, R & B and gospel are among the other styles she handles with a passionate, stylish flair. Marisa started singing at the age of 8 years old with a Phoenix-based musical revue called the Amigos, where she perfected her ability to perform music from different eras and genres, including big band, old-time rock and roll, and modern country music. She later performed with various local musical ensembles, giving Marisa the opportunity to sing across the United States and parts of Europe. Now residing in Los Angeles, Marisa continues to collaborate and contribute her vocals to various projects and live performance groups such as Aloe Blacc, Quetzal, Maya Jupiter and B-side Players. “Marisa Ronstadt is a powerful lyricist, a beautiful voice, an extraordinary activist from the family that gave birth to both Linda Ronstadt (aunt) and Jose Ronstadt (father)--the activist, the reporter, the anchor on Telemundo. She is beautiful, courageous and talented.” -Alfredo Gutierrez (La Frontera Times)

Tomorrow and Sunday! It’s going to be a busy weekend…

Yes, indeed!  Tomorrow night, I will be joining Olmeca at Los Globos in Silverlake, CA!   Sunday, we’ll be in Alhambra, CA at The Vex, kicking off a month of awesome events, celebrating women around the world!  March 8th is … Continue reading

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The CD’s have arrived!!

They’re here! They’re here!! YAY!!! It’s been a long time coming, but FINALLY, the finished product has arrived. I can’t wait to share this album with you! I hope you love it as much as I loved writing and singing … Continue reading

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One step closer and a show in Arizona!

Guess what?! Mastered copies are officially in hand! Next step: meeting with cover art designer! Multimedia Artist and Activist Joel “Rage One” Garcia will be designing the cover art for the album! We’re almost there ladies and gentlemen! For those … Continue reading

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AAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!! That’s how I’m feeling right now in this moment! We did it!!! YOU did it! A HUGE THANK YOU to: Lisa Rocha (, Pam Mendoza, Carlos Haro ( for donating items for our rewards and raffles!! Your support means … Continue reading

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Enter the raffle to win a pair of Dia de Los Muertos Skull Arracada Hoop Earrings!!!

If you make a pledge to our Kickstarter starting today (minimum of $5), you will be entered into a raffle to win these gorgeous Dia de Los Muertos Skull Arracadas Double-sided Hoop Earrings by ilaments (valued at $500)!!! If you’ve … Continue reading

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Marisa Ronstadt & The Know-It-Alls at Espacio 1839!

We’re excited to announce our acoustic show at Espacio 1839! Please join us as we wrap-up our Kickstarter campaign! It will be an evening filled with good music, goodies, a raffle exclusively for those at this event AND a great … Continue reading

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Our Kickstarter has been up for 2 weeks and it is doing very well thanks to YOU! Please continue to help us spread the word! We are already half-way to our goal! Anxious and excited is how we’re feeling right … Continue reading

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Want to hear some songs from the new album?

You can! If you’re in the L.A. area that is! Marisa will be singing a few songs from the upcoming release of our album this Saturday, June 8th @ the Cypress Park Community Appreciation Day celebration! Join us for an … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Coming Soon!

We’ve been hard at work finishing our Kickstarter campaign! So be on the lookout for it in the next few weeks! We’re so excited to complete and release this project! The album will be called “Blueberry Moon” and we do … Continue reading

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