Where I'll Be Playing Next!

2024 is off and running, more gigs booked all the time.

2024:

 

JUNE:

Saturday, June 15th - The Doll Hut in Anaheim, CA, with The Boilermakers Band, time TBD

Thursday, June 20th - Santa Cruz, CA, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, Time TBD

Friday, June 21st - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm

Saturday, June 22nd - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (sorry, this one's been canceled)

Friday, June 28th - The Six Chow House in Ventura, CA, with Pull The Trigger, 6-9pm. (sorry, this one's been canceled)

JULY:

Saturday, July 6th - Cook's Corner in Santiago, CA, with The Boilermakers Band, 12:00 noon

Friday, July 12th - Burbank Moose Lodge in Burbank, CA, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, 7:30-11:30pm

Saturday, July 13th - The Wicked Shamrock in Lompoc, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 9pm-1am

Sunday, July 14th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 1-4pm

Saturday, July 19th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm

Sunday, July 21st - Private party in Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, time TBD

Friday, July 27th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30pm-12:30am

 

AUGUST:

Friday, August 16th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30pm-12:30am

Friday, August 30th - Private Party with Pull the Trigger, 3-5pm

Friday, August 30th - Location TBD with Pull the Trigger, 7-10pm

Saturday, August 31st - Private Party in Santa Ynez, with Pull the Trigger, time TBD

 

SEPTEMBER:

Saturday, September 7th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm

 

OCTOBER:

Friday, October 4th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 9:00-12:00pm

Saturday, October 5th - The Manhattan Beach 10K in Manhattan Beach, CA, with The Fallen Arches, 7:30AM-9:00AM (yes, I said "AM")

Friday, October 18th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm

Saturday, October 19th - Underwood Family Farm in Moorpark, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 10:30am

Saturday, October 26th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm

NOVEMBER:

Saturday, November 16th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm

DECEMBER:

Friday, December 13th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm

Saturday, December 14th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm

 

 


Past Shows in 2024:

JANUARY:

Saturday, January 6th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (Great crowd this night, glad to see everyone who came out; see y'all next month!)

Saturday, January 13th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (Always a great night at the Mav; looking forward to next month)

Thursday, January 18th - CalVets Home in Westwood, CA, with the Del Rey Duo, 2-4pm (What a great afternoon! Love playing for these folks, and great to meet some new ones)

Saturday, January 20th - Vaquero y Mar in Ventura, CA, with Pull The Trigger, 8-11pm (First time here, and the crowd was great, the Vaquero staff was great, and can't wait to play there again)

 

FEBRUARY:

Saturday, February 3rd - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (Rain couldn't keep the good people of Santa Ynez away; fun times yet again)

Friday, February 9th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 9pm-midnight (first show of the year here, and a good reminder of why we like playing here so much.  A great time with a great crowd)

Friday, February 16th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (another fun night at Ventura's best dive bar, great to see so many friends there)

Saturday, February 24th - Cook's Corner in Trabuco Canyon, CA, with The Boilermakers, 12:30-4:30pm (big shout-out to Cook's Corner and the crowd who came to listen to us and Hillbilly Crutch!  See you next time)

 

MARCH:

Saturday, Martch 9th - Private party, with the Fabulous Esquires Big Band, in Redondo Beach, CA (another fun Esquires gig, for a great group)

Sunday, March 10th - The Culver City Screenland 5K in Culver City, CA, with The Fallen Arches, 8:00 am (yawn) (Thanks to all the Fallen Arches, and also Mr. Culver City, Mike Cohen, for making this another successful Screenland 5K!)

Friday, March 15th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (sorry, this one has been canceled!)

Saturday, March 16th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (fun time at the Mav, great crowd, see you next month!)

Sunday, March 17th - The Six Chow House in Ventura, CA, with Pull The Trigger, 3-6pm (first time there; great crowd, great vibe, great to have a sound guy, too!)

 

APRIL:

Saturday, April 6th - Private Party in Culver City, CA, with The Fabulous Esquires Big Band, 1-5pm (great to play for a family event, a good time was had by all)

Saturday, April 6th - Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association (PBDA) in Pasadena, CA, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, 8-11:00pm (big thanks to all who came out to see us, great to be at PBDA again)

Friday, April 12th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 9pm-midnight (so great to be back at The Shores; what a great crowd!  Thanks for coming out, and for staying!)

Saturday, April 13th - Private Party in Santa Barbara, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 7:30pm (great playing for the Santa Barbara Elks; looking forward to going back soon)

Saturday, April 27th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (fun night, great to have Patrick, our sound man, sit in on harmonica)

Sunday, April 28th - Winchesters Bar & Grille, Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 3:00-6:00 pm (perfect weather and a great crowd, can't ask for any more than that)

 

MAY:

Friday, May 10th - The Wicked Shamrock in Lompoc, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 9pm-1am (The Wicked Shamrock never disappoints!  Thanks to all who came out)

Saturday, May 11 - Shenanigans Irish Pub, in Long Beach, CA, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, 2-6pm (great crowd, thanks to all!)

Friday, May 17th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (another great night at the Keynote, got to debut a new song for us; see you next month!)

Saturday, May 18th - Vaquero y Mar in Ventura, CA, with Pull The Trigger, 8-11pm (great time at Vaquero; finally got to try the food, it's excellent!)

Tuesday, May 21st - The Cicada Club, Downtown Los Angeles, CA, with The Fabulous Esquires Combo, 8:00pm (always an honor to play at The Cicada)

Friday, May 24th - The Six Chow House in Ventura, CA, with Pull The Trigger, 6-9pm (an intimate experience; you should've been there!)

Saturday, May 25th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (always great to play here, no matter what happens)

Sunday, May 26th - Los Alamitos American Legion Post, in Los Alamitos, CA, benefit for Mo Beeks of Boxcar 7, with The Boilermakers Band, 1-5pm (honored to have been a part of this event, thanks to all who came and packed the house)

Thursday, May 30th - The Skyloft Lounge in Laguna Beach, CA, with The Boilermakers Band, time TBD (This was a blast, and we've got the bar tab to prove it!)

Friday, May 31st - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 9pm-midnight (oh, my, where to start?  A packed house, getting to lead the band for the last half of the 3rd set, beautiful women on stage helping me sing "Mustang Sally," what a great show!)

 


Past Shows in 2023:

JANUARY:

Saturday, January 7th - Copper Blues Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 11:30am - 3:00pm (a fun start to a great weekend, also great to see Laura, Jaimie, and Harry!)

Friday, January 13th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (what's the expression..."Just when you think it can't get any better then it does...," that would describe this show.  Love the patrons and staff there, it's my new happy place)

Friday, January 20th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (even if Coco isn't there, it's still possible to have a fun time at The Shores, and we did).

Saturday, January 21st - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (another great time, great to see Rick the fiddle player, and all the fine ladies who came to dance with us; a good time was had by all)

Friday, January 27th - Copper Blues Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 7:00pm-10:00pm  (wow, what a crowd!  Great to see old friends, and meet new folks who liked what they heard.  Hope we can do that again)

Saturday, January 28th - Private Party in Oak View, CA, with Pull the Trigger, Time 4-7pm (What a great way to spend a weekend afternoon, with a lot of the good people in Oak View.  Thanks for the fun, the food, the beverages, and all the kind words.  And Happy Birthday, Barbara!)

Sunday, January 29th - "Barbed Wire to Boogie Woogie" show with Rusty Frank in Redondo Beach, CA, 1:30 pm, with The Fabulous Esquires Big Band, 1:30pm

FEBRUARY:

Friday, February 3rd - Carrillo Ballroom in Santa Barbara, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, 7:30pm (boy, howdy, this was a fun show, thanks to all who came to dance and the staff at the Carrillo!)

Saturday, February 4th - Anaheim, CA, private event, with The Fabulous Esquires Big Band, 6-10pm (really enjoyed playing for these folks; anyone who likes this kind of music this much is going to love The Esquires!)

Friday, February 10th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (never a dull moment at this venue, great to have Val and Wendy there, and yes "Mustang Sally" was performed)

Saturday, February 11th - Solo performance at a Memorial Service for a dear friend, Camarillo United Methodist Church, in Camarillo, CA, 11:00am (did my best to send my good friend John off in style, and I think I succeeded.  Tears were shed, including mine.  Love to all who were there, and especially Laura and family)

Tuesday, February 14th - Delivering Singing Valentines with the Overland Avenue Quartet, multiple locations on the Westside (much joy delivered to many happy customers, including a famous Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, not to mention dozens of innocent bystanders, who received "contact harmony")

Friday, February 17th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (wow, the place was packed, and you folks didn't disappoint!  Great times all around, and great to see a long-time friend I hadn't seen in person in decades)

Saturday, February 25th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (Not sure I've ever seen The Maverick as packed as it was this night; can't wait to go back in April)

Sunday, February 26th - Hennessey's in San Juan Capistrano, CA, with the Sterling Sylver Band, 1-5pm (First time here, nice place, friendly staff, generous crowd)

MARCH:

Saturday, March 4th - Copper Blues Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 11:30am - 3:00pm (another great time here, well worth getting up a little early for)

Friday, March 10th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (the rain didn't dampen anyone's enthusiasm; great to see everyone who came out and danced last night.  Great to meet Jackie's cousins, too)

Saturday, March 11th - Lomita, CA, private event, with The Fabulous Esquires Big Band, 3-6pm (even rain couldn't dampen anyone's spirits for this wedding; always great to suit up and play with these musicians)

Sunday, March 12th - The Screenland 5K Walk/Run, in front Culver City Hall, Culver City, with The Fallen Arches, 8:30 am (yes, that's AM!) (lots of fun today, so many great people stopping by to say "Hi!" and thank us)

Saturday, March 18th - Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association (PBDA) in Pasadena, CA, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, 8-11:30pm (great to be back here, can't wait to play here again)

Friday, March 24th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (a great crowd and the night was full of surprises (good ones))

Saturday, March 25th - Private Party, Los Alamitos, CA, with The Boilermakers Band, 3-7pm (fun to introduce this band to some people who didn't know us)

 

APRIL:

Sunday, April 2nd - Winchesters Bar & Grille, Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 3:00 pm (A beautiful afternoon with a great crowd; can't wait to play here again)

Friday, April 14th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (Wow, what a great crowd!  We heard we set a record for alcohol sales last night, guess people know where to have a good time)

Saturday, April 15th - Channel Islands Yacht Club, Oxnard, CA, private party with Pull the Trigger, 7-10pm (a great evening right next to the water; what a great group of music fans and dancers; would love to play for them again!)

Friday, April 21st - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (this place never gets old, looking forward to the next one)

Saturday, April 22nd - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (really great crowd tonight, ya plum wore us out!)

 

MAY:

Friday, May 5th - Livestream solo performance, a Musical Tribute to the Songs of Gordon Lightfoot.

Saturday, May 6th - Private Event (Wow, what a party!  Thanks to Chachi and Ana for your hospitality!)

Sunday, May 7th - Thousand Oaks Chili Cook Off in Thousand Oaks, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 11am-2pm (Thanks to the Border Line for hosting us on their stage!  Great chili, too).

Friday, May 12th - CalVets Home in Westwood, CA, with the Del Rey Duo, 2-4pm (Always a pleasure to play for these fine men and women, thanks!)

Friday, May 12th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (A packed house, again.  Big thanks to Beverly for buying me the beer!)

Saturday, May 13th - Copper Blues Oxnard, in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 11:30am-3pm. (What a way to start the day!  Great time with the great staff there)

Saturday, May 13th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (Still a great evening, even if Beth wasn't there.  See ya next month!)

Saturday, May 27th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (wow, getting to play for John Corbett was a real treat!)

Sunday, May 28th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 1-4pm (first time playing the Sunday brunch, great and generous crowd; love this place)

 

JUNE:

Friday, June 2nd - Rusty's Rhythm Club, Westchester, CA, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, 8-11:30pm (The band was on fire this night; too bad we don't play out more often)

Saturday, June 3rd - Copper Blues Oxnard, in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 11:30am-3pm (a fun afternoon, nice to have some new folks drop in and listen for a while)

Sunday, June 4th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 1-4pm (really fun time again with all the great folks who come see us at The Shores)

Friday, June 16th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (nice to see friends old and new here tonight)

Saturday, June 17th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (great crowd, always great to see so many dancers)

Sunday, June 18th - Winchesters Bar & Grille, Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 3:00 pm (a fun time and more new friends made, kudos to the Winchesters staff, they're always great)

Friday, June 23rd - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (another fun evening, great to meet some new fans and the staff at The Shores is always so great)

Saturday, June 24th - Old Santa Ynez Days Rodeo, Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, starting at 5:00pm (Great to play the Rodeo again, and we even met a 5-year-old named Waylon; how cool is that?)

Friday, June 30th - The Cicada Club, Downtown Los Angeles, CA, with The Fabulous Esquires Big Band, 8:30pm (a fun and elegant night at a killer venue)

JULY:

Friday, July 7th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (whoa, even without a bunch of our regulars, the crowd was still great.  Thanks to all who made it so much fun!)

Friday, July 14th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (wow, a packed house with most of my favorite people there.  Didn't think this place could be any more fun that it already was, but this night, we did it!)

Saturday, July 15th - Farnsworth Park Amphitheater in Altadena, CA, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, 7-9pm (huge shout-out to those who braved the heat and came out to see us; a great crowd, thank you, Altadena!)

Thursday, July 20th - La Perla Azul restaurant in La Habra, CA, with The Sterling Sylver Band, 7-10pm (a fun time, glad to play bass again, and play with Ben Rushing, also, a great venue, great staff, and I wish I could've eaten more ceviche)

Saturday, July 22nd - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (great way to end a long day)

Sunday, July 23rd - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 1-4pm (what a great crowd!  Lots of Regulars and Irregulars, they all made it fun)

Wednesday, July 26th - Tony's Pizzaria in Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 7-10pm (our first time there, and a great crowd of regulars and IRregulars.  Great pizza, too!)

Friday, July 28th - The Wicked Shamrock in Lompoc, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 10pm-1am (proud to be their first live band for Country Night, and our first time there.  Well worth the drive, and not just for the tacos.  Great group of people to play for)

Saturday, July 29th - The Cicada Club, Downtown Los Angeles, CA, with The Fabulous Esquires Big Band, 8:30pm (always fun to play out with the Esquires, and at a swanky place like the Cicada, it was just that much better)

Sunday, July 30th - South Bay Pride Paddle & Lunch, at King Harbor Yacht Club, Redondo Beach, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, 1-5pm (great show for a great cause.  Loved the drag queens who performed after us, glad I stayed to watch)

AUGUST:

Friday, August 4th - Private Party in Camarillo, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 3-5pm (great to be back here and thankful they had us; great tacos, too!)

Friday, August 4th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (yet another great night at The Shores.  And nice to meet you, Nancy!)

Saturday, August 12th - Global Urban Cultural Committee's Testimony of Sound event in Earlimart, CA, with the Chester Whitmore, 2-5pm (an unforgettabnle experience, great people, and of course, the dancers were great)

Sunday, August 13th - Winchesters Bar & Grille, Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 3:00 pm (What a great time!  Big, enthisiasti, and generous crowd, always-gret Winchester staff, and perfect weather.  Nice to meet you Desi, glad we can be friends)

Friday, August 18th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (Much fun was had, great bunch of dancers, and thanks to the great staff at The Keynote)

Saturday, August 19th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (Biggest crowd I've ever seen there for us; thanks to all who came out!)

 

SEPTEMBER:

Friday, September 1st - CalVets Home in Westwood, CA, with the Del Rey Duo, 2-4pm (another fun show for a great audience.  A pleasure to meet and talk with Larry and Larry)

Saturday, September 2nd - Private party with The Boilermakers Band (thanks for having us, Greg, it was an unforgettable day!)

Friday, September 8th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (glad to be back at The Shores, a great night all around)

Saturday, September 9th - Private party with The Boilermakers Band (honored to be part of this event, thanks to all the generous people who were there)

Saturday, September 16th - Strey Cellars in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 7-10pm (great venue, great staff, really great wine; can’t wait to play here again)

Friday, September 22nd - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm. (sorry, this one was canceled)

Saturday, September 23rd - Santa Monica Oceanaires Ice Cream Social in Pacific Palisades, CA, with the Overland Avenue Quartet, 2pm (fun afternoon; nothing like ice cream and barbershop singing)

Saturday, September 23rd - Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association (PBDA) in Pasadena, CA, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, 8-11:30pm (always love playing PBDA, and Erin and Tami's hospitality; great to see so many fun people, too)

Wednesday, September 27th - Tony's Pizzaria in Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 7-10pm (sorry, this one's been canceled)

Friday, September 29th - Lancaster Senior Center, in Lancaster, CA, with the Haywire Country Band, 3-5pm (a great time and a great audience; thanks for all the appreciation, we'd love to come back and play for you any day!)

OCTOBER:

Wednesday, October 4th - Open rehearsal/show with The Boilermakers Band at the Los Alamitos American Legion Post on Florista Ave., Los Alamitos, CA, 7-9pm (Wow, a great night!  So nice to meet new fans of this band, and playing with the boys live is an unforgettable experience, and I mean that in a good way; also great to meet that nice Los Alamitos PD Sergeant and chat for a while)

Friday, October 6th - Rusty's Rhythm Club, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, in Playa del Rey, CA, 9-11:30pm - (a fun time once again, and I got to do my annual performance of "The Monster Mash!")

Saturday, October 7th - The Manhattan Beach 10K in Manhattan Beach, CA, with The Fallen Arches, 7:30AM-9:00AM (yes, I said "AM") - (Morning came early, but a very touching day, so much love from the neighbors and runners; see you next year!)

Saturday, October 7th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (The Mav never disappoints, from the staff, to the crowd, to the chicken wings; see y'all next month!)

Sunday, October 8th - Strey Cellars in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 7-10pm (a great capper to a busy gig weekend, fun people and great pizza, and when the hostess calls you "gorgeous," well, how much better can it get?)

Saturday, October 21st - Underwood Family Farms, Moorpark, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 10:30am-2pm (happy to be back again this year, always great to see families enjoying the good Country music)

Wednesday, October 25th - Tony's Pizzaria in Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 7-10pm (with pizza that good, you never notice when the weather turns cool; or maybe that was the beer; shout-out to new fans Nick and Janelle, it was a real hoot watching y'all dance!)

Saturday, October 28th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (a great time, as usual, and great costumes on everyone; see you next time)

Sunday, October 29th - Winchesters Bar & Grille, Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 3:00 pm (always lots of fun to play for the patrons and passers-by, especially the kids; get The Duke sandwich when you go there, you'll thank me later).

NOVEMBER:

Friday, November 3rd - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (had a great time with all the regulars and irregulars, see y'all soon!)

Wednesday, November 8th - Tony's Pizzaria in Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 7-10pm (a fun night, and lots of leftover pizza; great to play a show with Rolf again)

Friday, November 10th - The Keynote Lounge in Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (always a fun night here, and this one was great.  See you next month!_

Saturday, November 11th - Private Party, with the Overland Avenue Quartet, 11:30am-1pm (the Overland Avenue Quartet played a gig on Overland Avenue, how cool is that?)

Saturday, November 11th - Private Party, a RARE solo performance, I miss doing these, glad for another opportunity (I'd forgotten how much I like doing shows like this; thanks to Nat and Laura, thanks for jamming, Erica, and thanks for the whisky, Thomas!)

Sunday, November 12th - Lions Club Car Show in Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 10am-2:30pm (great to see friends old and new, and always a privilege to play the Lions Club Veterans Day Car Show)

Wednesday, November 15th - Open rehearsal/show with The Boilermakers Band at the Los Alamitos American Legion Post on Florista Ave., Los Alamitos, CA, 7-9pm (another fun night; how fun, you ask?  I've never had to leave beers unconsumed before, but people bought me so many I had to leave 2 behind; it hurt, but sometimes ya gotta do what ya gotta do)

Friday, November 17th - The Wicked Shamrock in Lompoc, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 10pm-1am (it's a long night, but these folks make it worthwhile; always a great time in Lompoc!)

Saturday, November 18th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (you'd be surprised how many people come out to see us on a rainy Saturday night, but it was a packed house.  Thanks, all!)

Sunday, November 19th - Chester Whitmore's Birthday Bash, Santa Monica Woman's Club; I'm not playing there, but you should go, 1-5pm (a wild and crazy day, got to see HB Barnum again, and great to meet smokin'-hot guitarist Ricky Z, and also crooner par excellence Phil Crosby, Jr.)

Wednesday, November 22nd - Mayflower Retirement Community in Quartz Hill, CA, with the Haywire Country Band, 3-5pm--Sorry, this one was canceled!

Friday, November 24th - Brick Barn Wine Estate in Buellton, CA, with Pull The Trigger, 1-5pm. (great venue, great wine, generous crowd.  Love to play there again!)

Friday, November 24th - The Shores, in Oxnard, CA, with Pull The Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm. (really excellent night and had a blast playing with Tommy the birthday boy.  See you again on 12/8!)

Saturday, November 25th - Silverado Community Center, in Silverado Canyon, CA, with The Boilermakers Band, 3:00pm (Fun in the Canyon, kudos to the neighbor who actually did a "Beer Run" for us!)

 

DECEMBER:

Saturday, December 2nd - Shenanigans Irish Pub, in Long Beach, CA, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, 2-6pm (the staff at Shenanigans is always great, this day was no exception)

Wednesday, December 6th - NCare Nestle Retirees Holiday Luncheon in Los Angeles, CA, solo performance!   12-3pm (great time, great to see old friends and co-workers again)

Friday, December 8th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (great time with the good folks at The Shores.  Matt and Manuela are always a treat, and Tommy reprised his rendition of "Gloria," even better this time)

Friday, December 15th - The Keynote Lounge in Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (The tunes and the beer were a-flowin'; lots of holidy spirit(s))

Saturday, December 16th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (what a great way to play our last gig of the year there; good times and good food, and of course, good drinks, in abundance.

Wednesday, December 20th - Open rehearsal/show with The Boilermakers Band at the Los Alamitos American Legion Post on Florista Ave., Los Alamitos, CA, 7-9pm -- Sorry, this one was canceled.

Friday, December 29th - Private party with The Fabulous Esquires Big Band, time TBD (a great wedding party for a great couple, thanks for your support!)

 

Past Shows in 2022:

Saturday, January 15th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30-- SORRY! this one's been canceled. Catch us there next month!

Friday, January 21st - The Huntington Beach Elks Lodge, with The Sterling Sylver Band (this was a lot of fun)

Saturday, January 22nd - Silverlake Restaurant, Helendale, CA, with The Sterling Sylver Band (this was a blast)

Saturday, January 29th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA with Pull the Trigger (another great evening; thanks to all who came out!)

Saturday, February 12th - Maverick Saloon, Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger  (Good times!  Thanks to the Maverick staff, and also that lady in the leopard-print dress)

Friday, February 25th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA with Pull the Trigger (Wow, what a night!  This band just keeps getting more fun to play with)

Friday, March 4th - The Huntington Beach Elks Lodge, with The Sterling Sylver Band -- (Fun times, and a generous crowd, tip-wise)

Friday, March 11th - The Whiskey Barrel in Hesperia, CA, with The Sterling Sylver Band - 6:30-9:45 -- (first time there, and they liked us!  Thanks for all the free drinks!)

Friday, March 18th - Maverick Saloon, Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger -- (this club is always a blast, and tonight the crowd was great!  Thanks for all the free drinks, too!

Friday, March 25th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA with Pull the Trigger -- (even more fun this time, this place is reason enough to come to Oxnard all by itself)

Saturday, March 26th - Private Party with Pull the Trigger -- (this was a party we won't soon forget, especially Ed)

Saturday, April 2nd - Shenanigans, Long Beach, CA, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, 2-6pm (great to be back at Shenanigans.  Enjoyed meeting Joaquin, the guitar player in the band after us)

Friday, April 8th - The Huntington Beach Elks Lodge, with The Sterling Sylver Band -- (always like playing for these Elks, and Georgia the bartender was a delight.  Thanks for the Thin Mint cocktail!)

Saturday, April 9th - Maverick Saloon, Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger -- (what a packed house at Maverick's that night!  We played an engagement party earlier in the afternoon and really enjoyed that gig, too.  Congratulations Katie and Spencer!)

Friday, April 22nd - The Shores in Oxnard, CA with Pull the Trigger - (Wow, what a night!  Big, generous crowd, kept us there 'til closing.  Great chatting with you Allan, Debbie, and Fabian).

Sunday, April 24th - Private Party with Pull The Trigger, Santa Paula, CA - (Great party with fun and nice people; I got to play bass on this one, that was a blast)

Friday, April 29th - Private Party - with The Del Rey Duo (debut!) - (this was a first, celebrating a famous Hollywood actor/comedian/manager/agent, Oaky Miller, with some of his clients and fellow residents at his new home)

Saturday, April 30th - The Keynote Lounge in Ventura, CA with Pull the Trigger - (first time there; great crowd, nice to meet Steve, Debbie, Sue, and of course, now I can say I played on stage with George Jones, albeit a different George Jones)

Saturday, May 7th - Maverick Saloon, Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger - (Great to be back again, as always.  Never seen the house as packed as it was tonight!)

Saturday, May 14th - The Lazy T Ranch, CA, with the Haywire Country Band (a daytime show for their fundraiser event) - Every bit as much fun this year as last year, great seeing all the line dancers, too)

Friday, May 20th - Yucca Valley Elks Lodge, with The Sterling Sylver Band, 6pm (Enthusiasm per capita was off the charts with this crowd; thanks for the pie, too!)

Saturday, May 21st - Fundraiser Event, Landers, CA, with The Sterling Sylver Band, 3pm (Great hosts, fun stage, great sound tech, and of course, great food.  Happy we could be there)

Friday, May 27th - The Huntington Beach Elks Lodge, with The Sterling Sylver Band, 6-10pm (always a pleasure to play here.  Such nice people and friendly staff)

Saturday, May 28th - Lincoln House, West Covina, CA, with The Sterling Sylver Band, 7pm (thanks for your hospitality, Bill.  Best Old Fashioned I've ever seen)

Friday, June 3rd - Rusty's Rhythm Club, Playa del Rey, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards (so good to be back at Rusty's again; can't wait for the next time!)

Saturday, June 4th - Children's Cancer Benefit Show, with The Sterling Sylver Band, Irvine, CA, 10:30am (a great gig, and the best Raising Caine's chicken fingers I've ever tasted)

Thursday, June 8th - CalVets Home in Westwood, CA, with the Haywire Country Band, 2-3:30pm (an honor and a privilege to play for these ladies and gents who served our country; especially happy to play their requests, hope to be back soon)

Saturday, June 18th - Maverick Saloon, Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull The Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (a fun night at our favorite SB County hangout)

Sunday, June 19th - Winchester Grill, Ventura, CA, with Pull The Trigger, 3:00-6:00pm (first time here, and what a great venue; thanks to all the regulars and new friends who came out, especially Nadine)

Friday, June 24th - The Shores, Oxnard, CA, with Pull The Trigger, 8-11pm. (the party never stops here!  Half my family came to this show, what a night!)

Saturday, June 25th - Private Party with Pull The Trigger, Santa Paula, CA (fun times in Santa Paula.  Thanks to generous and gracious hosts!)

Sunday, June 26th - Santa Ynez Rodeo, Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 12pm-2pm (a long day but generously rewarded; did I mention how much I like cowgirls?)

Friday, July 1st - The Moose Lodge, Burbank, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards (oops, sorry, this one got postponed!)

Monday, July 4th - City of Covina 4th of July Celebration, Covina Park, with The Sterling Sylver Band, 12pm (this was a long, hot day, but the crowd was great, and we were full of surprises)

Friday, July 8th - The Keynote Lounge, Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8pm-midnight (fun night, you could say we really knocked 'em out)

Saturday, July 9th - Maverick Saloon, Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (another fun night, always glad to play here)

Saturday, July 16th - Old Town Camarillo Heritage Days, Camarillo, CA, with Foster Campbell and Friends (I'm a Friend), 8:00pm to 10:00pm (so much fun to get back to the homeland, and Foster and his band are an absolute thrill to play with.  Great to see old, er, long-time, friends Michael, Jahna, Dan and Theresa)

Friday, July 22nd - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (always fun to be back at The Shores, great to see the regulars, and happy to meet fans Matt and Manuela)

Saturday, July 23rd - El Rio Chapel in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 4:30-6:00 pm - (Fun show, full of surprises; now we can say we opened for Caliente!).  Cool meeting some of the guys in that band.

Saturday, July 30th - Santa Maria Country Club, Santa Maria, CA, with Pull The Trigger - Really enjoyed this show.  People were very nice, as well as generous.  Food was great, too.

Sunday, July 31st - Secret Location (let me know if you want to attend), with The Boilermakers, 4-6pm - Yep, the Boilermakers are at it again.

Friday, August 5th - The Moose Lodge, Burbank, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards - (Great to play there and see old friends.  Thanks to all who came out!)

Saturday, August 6th - The Keynote Lounge, Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm - (A fun night, nice to meet the folks who were there!)

Friday, August 12th - Ventura County Fair!, with Pull the Trigger, 7-8pm - (Great time playing the Fair for the first time; thanks to all who came out!)

Saturday, August 13th - Maverick Saloon, Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm - (Another packed night at the Mav.'  Glad all those who were there came to see us)

Saturday, August 20th - The Keynote Lounge, Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger,  8pm-midnight - (This was the most packed I've ever seen the Keynote; glad all there knew where to find good Country music that night 🙂 )

Sunday, August 21st - Winchesters Grill and Saloon, Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 3-6pm (Wow, the people here were great, what a way to end a 3-show weekend!)

Friday, August 26th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (well that was a night to remember, if I can.  Thanks to all the band fans for all the free birthday drinks!)

Sunday, August 28th - Fiesta La Ballona, Culver City, CA, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, 4-5pm (WOW!  What a show!  Thanks to all who came out, great to meet some of you!)

Friday, September 2nd, Mira Vista Apartments in Camarillo, CA, private party, with Pull the Trigger, 3-5pm (a great show, a few blocks from where I grew up)

Saturday, September 3rd - Copper Blues, Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 11:30am-3:00pm (Great times here, can't wait to play another Honky Tonk Brunch)

Friday, September 23rd - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (so great to have family and friends here tonight; The Shores staff is so great to work with, and yeah, there was "Mustang Sally")

Saturday, September 24th - Maverick Saloon, Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:30-11:30pm (a rockin' good time this night)

Wednesday, September 28th - Rusty's Rhythm Club, Westchester, CA, with Aileen Quinn and the Leapin' Lizards, 7:00pm. (so happy to be back at Rusty's again)

Sunday, October 16th - Underwood Family Farms, Moorpark, with Pull the Trigger (big thanks to the Underwoods for having us, a great time)

Friday, October 21st - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (fun times all around this night)

Saturday, October 22nd - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (what a fun night this was, met some more great people)

Saturday, October 29th - Private Party in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull The Trigger, 7-9pm (I love playing for these folks, can't wait to do it again)

Saturday, November 12th - The Boys & Girls Club of Ventura, Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger (a.k.a., The Peanut Butter & Jelly Gang), Noon to 4:00 pm. (fun show, happy to help support the Boys & Girls Clubs)

Saturday, November 12th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger 8:30-11:30 pm. (good times were had, I'll just leave it at that.  Great crowd there)

Sunday, November 13th - Car Show at O'Leary's Pub in Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 10:00 am-2:00 pm (well worth getting up early for; glad to see some old friends and make some new ones)

Sunday, November 20th - Winchester's Grllle, in Ventura, with Pull the Trigger. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Perfect weather and a great crowd.  The chicken sandwich was excellent, too!)

Friday, November 25th - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8:00-11:00

November 26th - Copper Blues Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 11:30am - 3:00pm/h4>

(sorry, the last two gigs this month were canceled due to bandmember illness; we'll be back at both places next month!)

DECEMBER:

Saturday, December 3rd - Copper Blues Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 11:30am - 3:00pm (A fun show, great to be back playing with the guys.  Also nice to see Carla, Linda, and Nancy there)

Saturday, December 3rd - Private Party in Palmdale, CA, with The Fabulous Esquires, 7:00pm-10:00pm (Until we got there, we had no idea we were to be playing for the celebration party for the B-21 bomber.  A very fun evening)

Friday, December 16th - The Keynote Lounge in Ventura, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (last-minute booking, but a good time was had by all)

Saturday, December 17th - Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA, with Pull the Trigger 8:30-11:30 pm. (wow, this could've been the best night yet, what a crowd!)

Sunday, December 18th - Hennessey's Tavern in Dana Point, with the Sterling Sylver Band, 1:00pm-5:00pm (a fun time, always nice to see South OC cowgirls)

Friday, December 23rd - The Shores in Oxnard, CA, with Pull the Trigger, 8-11pm (almost a year to the day since I first played with them there, and such a fine time, thanks to our regulars, irregulars, and the top-shelf staff at The Shores; can't wait 'til next month)

Saturday, December 30th - The Keynote Lounge in East Ventura, with Pull the Trigger, 8-12pm (this bar is so much fun to play, and last night was a great way to finish out the year with Pull The Trigger; love the staff here, too!)