Mona (Monalicious) is a musical momma, video queen and community leader from Denver, CO.
As a songwriter she balances humility with majesty. As a native to Denver, she has grown with the city and has flourished in the arts community through her music and leadership.
Currently she writes and performs with her band (formerly known as Twin Flame Medicine). Her sound has been defined as sweet nectar soul juice. Mona leads her band with her unforgettable presence and is complimented by two technically advanced musicians, Swirl and Galaxy Bill. Together they create a warm atmosphere of enjoyment and reflection. She has had the privilege of playing festivals such as ARISE, Underground Music Showcase, Tribal Vision, Shamanic Boom, and Sisterwinds. They plan to release their second full-length album in Spring of 2020.
Formerly, Mona wrote and performed in the band Flowers Of Mass Production, who received notable praise for their debut EP, Love Under The Sun. This album has been frequently featured on Colorado Public Radio’s OpenAir since 2015.
Aside from creating music, Mona is the founder and executive director of a local community media organization called FreeMusicForFreePeople (FM4FP), also known as FreePeopleTV and Free People Records. FM4FP hosts immersive and creative events with the goal of fostering community. FM4FP established their video branch as FreePeopleTV and currently has several video series showcasing denver music culture. FM4FP plans to launch their label, Free People Records in November of 2019. For more info about their upcoming events and latest videos, go to their website - FM4FP.com
Beyond Mona’s community efforts through FM4FP, she has been involved with many local projects and currently co-organizes for one of Denver’s music industry meet-ups called Balanced Breakfast (BB). BB is an international networking organization that strives to foster community in local and national music scenes.
Mona is a Teaching Artist and Lead Program Coordinator at Youth On Record (YOR), a nationally recognised non-profit organization that brings artistic opportunity to underserved youth. Mona teaches Music Fundamentals to Denver high school students along with her involvement in YOR’s girls club FEMpowered. Additionally Mona is the Co-Host of My Youth on Record, a YOR podcast where professional artists talk about the songs the created as teens and the stories behind those songs.