Skip Griparis  (public shows only)
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Skip Griparis Stars in the World Premier of
The Illinois Heroes of Rock!

Saturday, November 2, 2024, 7:30 PM
The Clarion Hotel & Convention Center
411 S. Larkin Ave, Joliet, IL
Tickets: Illinois Rock & Roll Museumon Route 66

Skip Grip Band Meets the Beatles!

With Jim Alberico and J Hilton

Friday, September 13th, 7:30 2024
Joliet Bicentennial Theater

Skip Griparis Meets the Beatles!
With the Fab Three!

Friday, April 14th, 2023  7:30
Joliet Bicentennial Theater

Skip Griparis and his 70's Heroes of Rock!
Special guest Annie Aiello!

Friday, March 10th, 2023  7:30
The Moonlight Theatre
7 S. 2nd Ave,. St. Charles, Illinois
Ticket's available Monday, January 30th! 

Skip Griparis and his '70's Heroes of Rock!
With special guest Annie Aiello!

Saturday, February 18th, 2023  7:30PM 
Wyndham Garden Hotel
Kenosha, Wisconsin

Skip Griparis & his 1970’s Heroes of Rock! 

November 12th, 2022 at 7:30PM, Kenosha, WI!

Sorry, due to Covid, this 1970's Heroes of Rock show is rescheduled to Friday, October 14, 7:30PM.

Skip Griparis hits the Joliet Bicentennial Theater stage 
Saturday, August 27th, 2022 at 7PM for his 
1970's Heroes of Rock show!
201 W. Jefferson St., Joliet, IL  
Tickets $15.  815.724.3761

Skip Griparis is being inducted into the
Illinois Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
for his years in Chicago's New Colony Six!

June 5th, 5 PM, Rialto Theater, Joliet.
Also inducted:
Chuck Berry, Sam Cooke, Dan Fogelberg, Styx,
Gary Loizzo, John "Records" Landecker, Jim Peterik

Thursday, February 24th, 2022, 8:00PM
The Hobart Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the Influencers Award to leaders in local business, education and local government...and have some FUN along the way!
An evening of comedy and music, coupled with the recognition of some of the chamber's leading influencers, will make for an awards night like no other! Skip, previously a member of the New Colony Six, back-up singer to Olivia Newton-John and who also held a starring role in the movie Major League (Monte the Colorman), takes us on a musical journey through the history of Rock 'n Roll! Enjoy the ride!

Also taking the stage will be comedian Gwen LaRoka, a recent winner of the HBO Latino Standup Comedy competition and on her way to New York to film her own HBO comedy special, joins the Hobart Chamber fun!!

Providing music throughout the evening is recording artist and saxophone aficionado Audley Reid! Live music like this is hard to come by, so enjoy it while you can!

It's an evening of fun and recognition at the Art Theater in Hobart, IN. Join us! Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 8:00 PM.

Tickets: $25 - $30 


Skip will appear at a Major League Reunion with Tom Berenger, Corbin Bernsen and Chelsie Ross!  Hilton Persippany, N.J. Oct. 29, 30, 31, 2021  for full list of attendees!

Skip Griparis stars in 
The Heroes of Rock!  
1950's & 60's!

February 8, 2020
Memories Ballroom
Port Washington, WI

Skip Griparis Meets the Beatles!

Join Skip for an hour of Beatle Favorites!

January 16, 2020, 6:30 PM
Justice Public Library District

7641 Oak Grove Ave, Justice, IL

Skip's Classic Comic Rock Impressions Show...

An Evening with Skip Griparis and Friends!

January 2, 2020
Metropolis Theatre
111 W. Campbell St.
Arlington Hts, IL

Skip's Classic Comic Rock Impressions Show! 
With two other comics!

Friday, November 8th, 2019, 8:30 PM
"Lucy's Cafe" at the Roue Center
26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake, IL


Skip Griparis
Rocks the 1950's and the Beatles! 
Old Joliet Prison Halloween Special
Saturday, October 26th, 6:15 PM
1125 Collins St., Joliet, IL
Sorry--Sold Out!   Thank you!

Skip Griparis and The Heroes of Rock! 

 Monday August 5th, and Tuesday August 6th, Starved Rock Lodge, Utica, Illinois.

Lunch and a show!  Doors open 11:30 AM

The Heroes of Rock!  
Two one-hour shows at 1:30 and 4:00 in Sibley, IL

Skip Griparis Time Travels
To the Heroes of Rock!

(one-hour version)
Sunday, May 19th, 2019, 2 PM
Poplar Creek Library
Streamwood, IL, 60107

Skip Griparis Time Travels to the Heroes of Rock!

A condensed, one-hour show followed by Q & A!

Philip Lynch Theater, LEWIS UNIVERSITY
One University Parkway, Romeoville, IL
Thursday, Febuary 28th, 7:30 PM.  815.838.0500

Skip Griparis Time Travels to the Heroes of Rock!

Plus Ronnie Rice & Acoustic Avenue!
Fundraiser for the Illinois Rock & Roll Museum

October 11, 6:00 PM, Jacob Henry Mansion, Joliet, IL

$25 to See Acoustic Avenue and Ronnie Rice!  

$50 VIP tickets to see them plus Skip and get food and drink!

Joliet West Class of 1968 50th Year Class Reunion

50'S & 60's music with Skip Griparis.  Featuring Jerry Kinney on drums.

Saturday, September 8 at 2:00 PM
American Legion Marne Post 13
Plainfield, IL

I'll be rockin' the 50's & 60's from 4:00 to 6:00 PM--including many songs I don't get to do in The Heroes of Rock!  A cancer fundraiser in honor of Don Getty's late wife, Judy.

A one-hour version of The Guys Who Gave Us Rock! 
The McHenry Public Library, Thur, June 7th., 7:00PM
809 Front St., McHenry, IL

PLEASE REGISTER EACH PERSON SEPARATELY. To register a group for the same event, complete the first registration, then go back to the Events Calendar and click on the same program. At the bottom of the registration form, click on "Recall Previous Registrant" button and just change the name for subsequent registrations. The system remembers the last patron's information so you don't have to re-enter it.
The Guys Who Gave Us Rock!
Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 6/7/2018
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
 Laugh, learn and rock with music from the '50s and '60s. Skip Gripari's versatile 3 1/2 octave voice sings the songs that rocked the world.
   Map to McHenry Public Library
Location: Meeting Rooms East & West - Rooms 135 & 136
Status: Openings (58)

"Laugh Out Proud!"  Benefit for veterans, Sunday, April 29th, 2:00 PM
I'll be appearing with my funny friends, John Decosse, Mike Toomey, & Tim Benker!

Tickets and info:

  The Guys Who Gave Us Rock! 
Starring 100 Voices of Skip Griparis

July 17th, 2017, 7:00 PM, Drendel Ballroom
12880 Del Webb Blvd, Huntley, IL 60142
For tickets  or call 847.515.7650