"A jazz-rock act anchored by the soulful vocals of Leah Isabel Tirado and a killer horn section." -Isthmus, January 2018. Full article

"Profoundly innovative"
-Maximum Ink Music Magazine, 11/2016. Full interview
"Vocalist Leah Isabel Tirado['s] soulful voice helps The Big Payback navigate their ambitious R&B sound."
-Isthmus, 11/23/11. Full article
"Their full sound [and] sassy singer... had the audience feeling good, like The Big Payback knew they would."
-Isthmus, 12/16/11. Full article
"The Big Payback delivers an ass-kicking new album." 
-Isthmus, 11/17/2016. Full article
"...The Big Payback is known for ambitious original tunes that challenge even the most talented instrumentalists."
-La Crosse Tribune, 9/27/15. Full article

"There is tremendous energy that comes with this crew. It is very difficult to sit still, the sound soaks right into your soul."
-Red Dragon TV, 2011. Full article

Article about our RESPECT show:
 "...a musical revue that celebrates iconic women in music..."
-Herald Palladium, 8/9/18. Full article