Recent Gigs I've Played

 

October 1st (Saturday)

With The Fallen Arches, at our annual performance at the Manhattan Beach 10K Run in Manhattan Beach, CA. We'll be on the corner of Blanche Rd and 36th Place.  Gotta warn ya, though, it'll be at 7:30 am.  See ya there?  Maybe.  But I'll be there.


October 7th (Friday)  (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

DanceSantaBarbara.com
Carrillo Ballroom
100 E. Carrillo St.
in downtown Santa Barbara.

Doors open at 7:15 pm, beginner swing dance lesson at 7:30 pm.  Band starts at 8:30


October 15th (Saturday)  (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association (PBDA)
GRACE HALL
73 N. Hill Ave.
Pasadena, CA

8:00-11:30pm


October 19th (Wednesday)  (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Rusty's Rhythm Club
8025 Manchester
Playa del Rey, CA   90293

Free dance lesson at 7:00 pm, Music starts at 8:00 pm, band plays 'til 11:00.


October 23 (Sunday)  (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Pershing Square Oktoberfest
Pershing Square, Downtown LA
532 S. Olive St.
Los Angeles, CA

Oktoberfest runs from 12 noon through 8:00 pm Sunday, we play at 1:00 pm


November 8th (Tuesday) (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Joe's Great American Bar & Grill
4311 W. Magnolia Blvd
Burbank CA 91505

Show starts around 9:00, but come early and enjoy the food and beverages!


December 10th (Saturday) (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Shenanigans
423 Shoreline Village Dr
Long Beach, CA

Come hang out, have a drink or two, and hear our new Christmas and New Year's songs.  We'll be playing from 2-6pm.


December 18th (Sunday)  Solo performance!

Boulevard Music Holiday Show
4316 Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, CA  90230

This FREE show is sometimes called the "House of Schmooze," because of the vast number of fun people who come to play, watch, or just hang out.  And in case you need more incentive to come by, there will be lots of free snacks.  Even more than I can eat.  Most of their shows start at 8, but this family-friendly show starts a little earlier, at 7:00 pm.  See ya there.


December 22nd (Thursday)  (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Dante Night Show
MegaTV

Tune in as we make our first television appearance on this Spanish-language variety show.  Aileen does the entire interview in Spanish (!que' bueno!)


December 28th (Wednesday)  (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Rusty's Rhythm Club
8025 Manchester
Playa del Rey, CA   90293

Free dance lesson at 7:00 pm, Music starts at 8:00 pm, band plays 'til 11:00.


OOPS, sorry, we had to cancel this show due to illness (Aileen's).  We'll be back at PBDA soon, though!
January 7th (Saturday)  (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association (PBDA)
GRACE HALL
73 N. Hill Ave.
Pasadena, CA

8:00-11:30pm


 January 14th (Saturday)  (with the Sterling Sylver Band)

The Water Wheel Saloon

980 6th Street
Norco, California 92860

9:00 pm - 1:00am

I met Sterling through Steve, their former drummer and drummer with the Whitey O'Kane Band.  They were kind enough to let me sub for their rhythm guitar player for 6 shows starting with this one.  Lookin' forward to this one.  I know the venue's web site says a different band is playing this night, but I'm going to be there.


January 22nd (Sunday)  (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

The NAMM Show

Center Stage
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA

1:00 pm

This will be a great 45-minute show, but unfortunately, if you're not attending the NAMM Show, you won't be able to see it, because it's inside the Convention Center, and the event isn't open to the public.  But rest assured, we'll be rockin' it.


January 28th (Saturday) (with the Sterling Sylver Band)

Private event

FEBRUARY 2017

February 11th (Saturday) (with the Sterling Sylver Band)

The Cowboy Palace Saloon

21635 Devonshire Blvd.
Chatstworth, CA   91311

9:00 pm - 1:00 am


February 17th (Thursday) (with the Sterling Sylver Band)

Private event


February 18th (Saturday)  (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association (PBDA)
GRACE HALL
73 N. Hill Ave.
Pasadena, CA

8:00-11:30pm

PBDA has a weekly swing dance on Saturdays at the Hill Avenue Grace Lutheran Church in Pasadena, and we love playing there.  Always a good crowd, and great snacks.


February 19th (Sunday) (with the Sterling Sylver Band)

Malibu Wines

31740 Mulholland Hwy
Malibu, CA  90265

3pm-6pm


February 25th (Saturday) (with the Sterling Sylver Band)

Silver Lakes Restaurant & Lounge

14818 Clubhouse Drive
Helendale, CA   92342

7:30 pm


March 11th (Saturday) -- A DOUBLE-HEADER!

MARCH 2017

Shenanigans Long Beach (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

423 Shoreline Village Drive
Long Beach, CA 90802

2:00-6:00 pm

The Water Wheel Saloon (with the Sterling Sylver Band)

980 6th Street
Norco, California 92860

9:00 pm - 1:00am

March 22nd (Wednesday) (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Rusty's Rhythm Club
8025 Manchester
Playa del Rey, CA   90293

Free dance lesson at 7:00 pm, Music starts at 8:00 pm, band plays 'til 11:00.

Rusty Frank is one of the local luminaries who keep the LA Swing Dance scene (Lindy) hoppin.'  Always a good time, and always a full bar.


March 24th (Friday) (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Downtown Disney
1580 Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802

Making our debut on the Downtown Disney Stage!

 

April 8th (Saturday) (with the Overland Avenue Quartet)

The Santa Monica Oceanaires Spring Show
Paul Revere Middle School Auditorium
1540 Allenford Drive
Los Angeles, CA   90049

April 8th (Saturday) (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Malibu Wines
31740 Mulholland Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265

7-9pm


April 10th (Monday) (with the Sterling Sylver Band)

The Cowboy Palace Saloon
21635 Devonshire St
Chatsworth, CA 91311

8:30pm

Debuting as the substitute bass player.

 

APRIL 2017

April 21st (Friday) (with the Sterling Sylver Band - on bass)

Malibu Wines
31740 Mulholland Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265

6-9pm

April 22nd(Saturday) (with the Sterling Sylver Band - on bass)

Hanaleah Hoedown (private party)

Villa Park, CA
Time TBD

April 25th (Tuesday) (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Joe's Great American Bar & Grill

4311 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA  91505

Show starts at 9:00pm

 

April 28th (Friday) (with the Sterling Sylver Band - on bass)

Maverick Saloon
3687 Sagunto St
Santa Ynez, CA 93460

Showtime:  8:00 pm

April 29th (Saturday) (with the Sterling Sylver Band - on bass)

Maverick Saloon
3687 Sagunto St
Santa Ynez, CA 93460

Showtime:  8:00 pm

April 30th (Sunday) (with the Sterling Sylver Band - on bass)

Pirates Bar & Grill
450 S Victoria Ave.
Oxnard, CA 93030

Showtime:  4:00 pm (I think)


MAY 2017

May 18th (Thursday) (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

(The world-famous) Whisky-A-Go-Go

8901 W. Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA  90069

Showtime TBD

May 21st (Sunday) (either with the Overland Avenue Quartet, or a rare solo appearance)

Boulevard Music Variety Night

4316 Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, CA  90232

Showtime 7:30 pm

May 27th (Saturday) (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Downtown Disney

The Happiest Place on Earth
Anaheim, CA

Showtime 6:00pm


JUNE 2017

June 2nd (Friday) (with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards)

Rusty's Rhythm Club
8025 Manchester
Playa del Rey, CA   90293

Free dance lesson at 7:30 pm, Music starts at 8:30 pm, band plays 'til 11:30.

Rusty Frank is one of the local luminaries who keep the LA Swing Dance scene (Lindy) hoppin.'  Always a good time, and always a full bar.

 

June 17th (Saturday) with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards

Boulevard Music (headlining show!)

4316 Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, CA  90232

Showtime 8:00 pm

 

WELL, SILLY ME, I GOT SO BUSY IN MAY AND JUNE I DIDN'T HAVE TIME TO PUBLISH ALL THE GIGS.  I'LL TRY TO MAKE IT UP WITH FUTURE LISTINGS.

JULY 2017

July 1st (Saturday) with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards

Malibu Wines, Malibu, CA  3-5 pm

July 1st (Saturday) with the Sterling Sylver Band

Malibu Wines, Malibu, CA  6-9 pm

 

July 6th (Thursday) with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards

Joe's Great American Bar & Grille, Burbank, CA  9:00-12:00pm

 

July 16th (Sunday) with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards

Playa Vista Runway Sunday Funday, Playa Vista, CA   2-4pm

 

July 21st (Friday) with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards

Dancin' Under the Stars, The Paseo Shopping District, Pasadena, CA  7-10pm

 

July 23rd (Sunday) with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards

Tomorrowland Terrace, Disneyland USA, Anaheim, CA   7pm-midnight