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The Guys Who Gave Us Rock!

A comical history starring 100 voices of  Skip Griparis
Laugh, Learn & Rock with this multi-talent powerhouse, 
through the fun, dynamic evolution of the 40's/50's/60's!
Be amazed by Skip's 3½ octaves and expert guitar work!


You'll look twice to make sure it's not:

The 1940's/50's: Nat King Cole, T-Bone Walker, Muddy Waters, Roy Brown, Louis Jordan, 

Arthur Smith, Jackie Brenston & Ike Turner, Les Paul & Mary Ford, Hank Williams, The Dominoes, 

Big Mama Thornton, Frank Sinatra, Big Joe Turner, The Platters, Bill Haley/Comets, Little Richard, 

Fats Domino, Elvis Presley, Pat Boone, Rick Nelson, Everly Brothers, Jerry Lee Lewis, Sheb Wooley, 

Johnny Otis, The Diamonds, The Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens, Buddy Holly, Ray Charles, Chuck Berry


The 1960's: The Drifters, Ventures Tokens, Sam Cooke, Neil Sedaka, Del Shannon, Gene Pitney, 

Dion, Bob Dylan, Chris Montez, Little EvaBobby Boris Pickett, Chubby Checker, Roy Orbison,

 The Who, Four Seasons, Kingsmen, Beach Boys, Beatles, Kinks, Rolling Stones, Troggs & Temptations,

 James Brown, Wilson Pickett, Sam the Sham, The Young Rascals, Doors, Shadows & New Colony Six,

Jackie Wilson, Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, Crosby, Stiils & Nash, Jimi Hendrix, Country Joe McDonald 


            
(A two hour show with intermission, or a one hour 50's/60's show)  



“INCREDIBLY ENTERTAINING!  VIRTUOSO VOCALS!  

AMAZING TIME CAPSULE!  A TOUR DE FORCE! UNBELIEVABLE ENERGY AND PASSION!  

THE CONSUMMATE PERFORMER!  AMAZING STAMINA!  
SIDE-SPLITTINGLY FUNNY!  FABULOUS GUITAR PLAYING!  ENORMOUS TALENT!  BEYOND STELLAR!
WE WERE ROCKIN' IN OUR SEATS!  THE BEST SHOW I'VE EVER SEEN!"         
                                        Audience members

    


“AN INCREDIBLE ROCK & ROLL JOURNEY!  CHICAGO’S LEGENDARY ENTERTAINER, SKIP GRIPARIS SINGS THE SONGS AND TELLS THE STORIES OF ROCK'S GREATEST HEROES IN A ‘MAJOR LEAGUE’ PERFORMANCE!”         Bob Zak, The River 95.9


“MUSIC LOVERS OF ALL AGES WERE ENTHRALLED BY SKIP’S INCREDIBLE VOICE AND IMPRESSIONS! THEY LAUGHED, GROOVED AND CLAPPED ALONG, AND WHEN SKIP FINISHED, IT FELT LIKE ONLY 20 MINUTES PASSED!”     Maggie Sillar     Marketing and Communications Liason,  Joliet Public Library

 

“A FAST-MOVING, ENTERTAINING, WITTY ROCK HISTORY!  A DON’T-MISS,  ALL-AGES SHOW!”                                                              Harvey Huckstep,  Blues Hall of Fame

 


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