A 2019 Sacramento Music Award nominee for for best cover band!

“Iconic Dance Party Hits - then and Now!”
COLD SHOT gets into the groove and gets the party started. The band is all about vibe and spirit, a lively show masterfully done. COLD SHOT's perfect mix of dance hits attracts a diverse fan base: people who love dancing to upbeat and fun music. With just the right blend of Pop, R&B and Rock & Roll hits, their goal is simple: play music people love!
Cold Shot offers a fabulous dance party show and so much more. They are much more than a dance party band. Cold Shot's expert musicians have the ability to play the right music for any occasion. With an extensive repertoire and years of experience, the band has the flexibility to change the direction of show instantly to work with the personality of an event. Cold Shot offers choices of a duo or trio and equipment to fit events large or small. There is an option of a small equipment set up and even a hand drum version that is great for lower impact shows - and there is the works for big shows. With a huge repertoire, experience and flexibility Cold Shot is your one stop solution for entertainment at any event. With Cold Shot, the musical part of an evening is taken care of.
Cold Shot plays songs that appeal to all age groups and performs at all kinds of events. Along with Cold Shot's live sets, DJ music is a part of the show. If you are looking for experienced professional musicians and a variety of music that everyone will enjoy, Cold Shot is the perfect solution.



Professional musicians who have played in the area for more than 30 years. Music is our business and passion!


A BIG sound

Efficient, self contained format.

Events big and small!

The band's core - outstanding singers, guitar, bass and backing orchestration - has the sound, texture and versatility of a ten piece band - all in a manageable and compact package. Experience the sound of a large band in a ultra cool duo format!


Richard Urbino

Vocals, Bass

A dynamic front man, Richard inspires audience participation in no time. He sings with a lively edge that is always a crowd pleaser and his punchy bass lines are the foundation for the band. Behind the scenes, Richard is a meticulous and passionate musical director. He runs the show and has a clear mission: to get you dancing!


René Martucci

Vocals, Guitar

“The Lovely René”, is an enthusiastic performer who loves to see audiences having fun. A powerful singer, she is equally happy to take the spotlight on lead guitar. Audiences delight in watching her dive into a ripping solo. René is one of the few woman lead guitar players you'll find on the local scene.


René Martucci & Richard Urbino

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