Skip Griparis
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Skip Griparis
Presents his
Heroes of Rock Series!


Skip Griparis is a lifelong dynamic stage performer.  His wildly popular Heroes of Rock Series features the Heroes, the Hits, the Humor, and the History of the greatest Rock decades: the 50’s/60’/70’s!  The dazzling highlight of Skip’s shows is his world-class 3 ½ octave vocal range of breathtaking versatility!



The Artistry of Skip Griparis:

  • Singer/Guitarist/Impressionist
  • Mercury/MCA Recording Artist
  • Songwriter for United Artists
  • Actor @ Film/TV/Theater
  • National Comedy Club Headliner
  • Illinois Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Skip was Lead Vocalist and Guitarist for two years in Chicago's New Colony Six! 
He also sang and played guitar for four years in the Olivia Newton-John Band! 
Skip headlined comedy clubs for 25 years in the U.S. from Dangerfields to Zanies! 
And he played Monte the Colorman in two hit films, Major League I and II!

Skip performs his highly acclaimed Heroes of Rock Series either solo, in a duo or trio. His Band includes Jim Alberico on drums and vocals & either J Hilton or Dick Hally on bass and vocals!

 The tribute shows:
    
  •   Elvis, Buddy, Roy & Ricky!                      
                  (The Rockabilly Heroes)      (trio)
  •  The 60's Heroes of Rock!   
  •                (solo)                                            
  •       Skip Grip Band Meets the Beatles!
  •          (trio)
  .    The 70's Heroes of Rock! 
            (duo)  
 .   The Illinois Heroes of Rock! 
                      (solo)   
                   

Downloadable one-sheet promo for The '60's Heroes of Rock! 


The 60's Heroes of Rock!


Lou Christie, Young Rascals, The Box Tops, The Turtles, We Five, 

Del Shannon, Gene Pitney, Frankie Valli, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, 

The Doors, Carol King with Little Eva, The Shirelles &The Shiffons, 

Sam Cooke, Neil Sedaka, The Ventures, The Drifters, Dion Dimucci,

Gene Chandler, Bobby Vee, Johnny Cash, The Righteous Brothers, 

 The Temptations, The New Colony Six, Buckinghams, Cryan Shames, 

Jackie Wilson, The Doors, The Beach Boys, Dick Dale, Stevie Wonder,

 Bo Diddley, Ed Sullivan, The Beatles, Kinks, Yardbirds, Rolling Stones,

The Tokens, Sam the Sham, The Troggs, Marvin Gaye, Simon & Garfunkel,

Wilson Picket, James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, Crosby Stills & Nash, The Who


Downloadable One-Sheet Promo for The 1970's Heroes of Rock! 
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The 70's Heroes of Rock!   

Grand Funk Railroad, Stephen Bishop, David Byrne, New Colony Six, 
Neil Diamond, Cheap Trick, John Denver, Ides of March, Deep Purple, 
Chicago, Bill Withers, Loggins & Messina, James Taylor, Paul Simon, 
Gordon Lightfoot, Sly Stone, Wolfman Jack, Jackson Browne, Trilogy, 
Olivia Newton-John, Steely Dan, Earth, Wind & Fire, Bruce Springsteen, 
Thin Lizzie, David Naughton, Robert DeNiro, Boz Scaggs, Fleetwood Mac,
Elton John, Rocky Balboa, The Bee Gees, Edison Lighthouse, The Eagles 
ELO, John Travolta, Billy Joel, Al Pacino, The Knack,Queen,Elvis Costello,
Three Dog Night, Soul Train, Lou Rawls, John Sebastian, Doobie Brothers,