Skip Griparis  (public shows only)
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Metropolis Performing Arts Center, Arlington Heights, IL

Sunday, January 6th, 2019, 3:00 PM    $30 Admission

Skip Griparis Presents The Guys Who Gave Us Rock!


Joliet West Class of 1968 50th Year Class Reunion

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

Eagle Performing Arts Center, Pontiac, Il, September 15 2018

Join us for this one night only event! Skip Griparis' The Guys Who Gave Us Rock takes us on a journey through the 40's, 50's, and 60's celebrating the evolution of rock n roll. Tickets go on sale Monday, June 25!

The show is Saturday, September 15 at 7:00pm with doors opening at 6:30. Tickets are $17 in advance or $20 at the door. All seats are general admission. To order your tickets, head to or call 815-844-1187. Summer box office hours vary, so if someone doesn't answer your call, please leave a message and we will return it as soon as we can!

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