8/15: Tiki Oasis 13 – Big Sandy, SCOTS, El Vez, Creepxotica and…

This year, Tiki Oasis explores the Hawaiian influence on American music. Part Americana, part Hawaiiana, Hulabilly is an American music style derived from the blending of Rockabilly and Haole Hawaiian music. The live musical entertainment at this year’s four-day Polynesian Pop festival/celebration features numerous roots and rockabilly performers, a couple of Elvis (the King of Hulabilly) … Read more

Playlist: Over Under Sideways Down on LuxuraMusic 1/9/13

Here is my playlist and podcast link for Over Under Sideways Down, show #11, my first live show in the newly moved and improved LuxuriaMusic studios. A departure from my usual focused theme shows, I plucked an assortment of records from the unfiled stacks in my house and came up with quite the musical roller … Read more

3/20: After the Eastside show come Messaround in Burbank!

Jonny Whiteside Presents The Messaround’s Lucky 13 Edition with wah-wah overlord Del Casher, punk legend Dave Drive & The Zoomies, roots alchemists The Skip Heller Trio, destructo-rock sensations The Ingrates! Dick Deluxe fronts the houseband! All Ages! No Cover! No Prisoners! Viva Cantina – Burbank, CA!

2/25: Dick and Jane Family Orchestra and Skip Heller Trio in Echo Park

Friday, Feb 25 2011 9pm

The Skip Heller Trio
The Dick and Jane Family Orchestra
Christopher Lockett

At Rafa’s Lounge and Gallery
1836 Sunset – at Glendale Blvd, right next to The Echo / The Echoplex – enter on Glendale Blvd. Rafa’s is a well kept secret, right in the middle of Echo Park – the beautiful but small hand-built gallery shows sculpture and paintings, and also boasts a small stage with a intimate living-room vibe.

2/20: The Skip Heller Trio plays the Tiki Brunch in Eagle Rock

Sunday, February 20, 2011
Chris Clark’s Tiki Brunch Presents…
The Skip Heller Trio
The Oddfaces

The event opens at 1pm first band starts around 2pm
Only $5 to get in! Come spend an afternoon dancing, drinking and bowling.

All Star Lanes
4459 Eagle Rock Blvd.
Eagle Rock, CA, 90041
(323) 254-2579

2/11-12: The Skip Heller Trio in North Hollywood and Woodland Hills

The Skip Heller Trio featuring Skip Heller on guitar and vocals, Lee Joseph on bass and vocals, and Mark Borinstien on drums will be playing two shows this coming weekend: 2/11 at Cafe Amsterdam in North Hollywood, CA and 2/12: Rock and Roll Pizza in Woodland Hills, CA.

Video: The Skip Heller Trio

As some of you may or may not know – since I started playing bass again in 2010,  I’ve joined not one but two combos – and am playing in both The Dick and Jane Family Orchestra and The Skip Heller Trio with long-time Dionysus Records friend, producer and artist Skip Heller.  Here’s a couple … Read more

27 years ago this month – the first Dionysus 7″ single

In November of 1983 while managing the Roads to Moscow record store in Tucson, AZ., I released a 45 by my then band Yard Trauma. “Some People” b/w “No Conclusions,” written by my bandmate and lead singer Joe Dodge, with nifty op-art graphics by our pal Jonathan L, then editor of Tucson’s Newsreal Magazine, became … Read more

10/2: Skip Heller’s Birthday Party Gig in Echo Park

The Skip Heller Trio Saturday Oct 2, 8pm Live At Rafa’s Lounge 1836 W Sunset Blvd (at Glendale Bl) Los Angeles, CA 90026 suggested admission: $3 “An American hero flying below the radar.” — Time Out New York The Skip Heller Trio — featuring Lee Joseph on bass and Mark Borinstein on drums — once … Read more

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