Founded by Overdrive members Troy Marcus and Matt Olivieri, the all original rock band Montoj is the jewel of Philadelphia’s underground music scene. Originally founded in 2007, the band is a fusion of rock, electronica, funk, and a little bit of jazz. This eclectic mix of styles has earned them a following of dedicated fans, and brought about the emergence a new style of music, that the band has coined “creep rock”. Their self-entitled album, Montoj, released independently in 2007, featured “Tell Me My name” and “Songs for Seasons” heard on 88.5 (WXPN) and Jaxon’s Local Shots at 93.3 (WMMR).
A few career highlights include performing at such notable venues as:
- The Theatre of Living Arts
- World Cafe Live
- The North Star Bar
- The Trocadero
- Grape St. Pub
- Xfinity Live
- Wachovia Center
For information on booking Montoj for festivals, concert performances, and other events, visit our contact page!
When not jamming with Montoj at Philly’s hottest clubs, Troy is found on stage with OverDrive, the Delaware Valley’s hottest, new, party band—an exceptionally versatile cover band that features a sizzling rhythm section, four powerhouse vocalists, and optional horn section. Anyone who has seen them perform will tell you— OverDrive sends out a wave of contagious, non-stop party energy that pulls people out of their seats and keeps them on the dance floor. Whether performing classic Motown, Club, Funk, Soul, Oldies, or today’s hottest grooves, the band always ROCKS!
Whether performing and composing original music for Montoj—playing with OverDrive at Philly’s coolest weddings, galas, mitzvahs, and clubs, or performing as a MC/Host for Celebrity DJs—Troy Marcus brings to your special event a passion for life enriched by a decade of performing experience!