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The Dynotones / Bio

The DYNOTONES, hailing from Orange County, California, are a four piece instrumental surf/hot rod combo consisting of: Dano Nichols (guitar), Dan Moses (guitar), Rob Kruse (bass Guitar), and Tim Fitzpatrick (drums).

Influences of the band include: The Lively Ones, Link Wray, The Astronauts, The Bobby Fuller Four, The Pyramids, and The Ventures. The DYNOTONES have been playing their brand of instrumental rock-n-roll since the spring of 1995.

The band was reformed with new members Dan Moses and Rob Kruse in June of 1998. Tim Fitzpatrick has been performing and recording with The DYNOTONES since April 2003 to present.

Known for their high energy performances, The DYNOTONES have shared stages with the likes of: Davie Allan, Ape, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, Andrew Bird, The Blasters, The Bomboras, Junior Brown, The Chantays, The Collins Kids, Deadbolt, Deke Dickerson, Dick Dale, The Ghastly Ones, Don Ho, Jerry Lee Lewis, Lords Of Altamont, Los Straitjackets, The Lucky Stars, Royal Crown Revue, Satan's Pilgrims, Throwrag and The Tiki Tones.

Playing small clubs to outdoor events, The DYNOTONES have perfected the nostalgic sounds of the past and developed a style that has earned them a place among todays most successful instrumental groups, as well as complementing those of the past.

General Info

Band Members
Dano Nichols- Guitar, Dan Moses - Guitar, Rob Kruse - Bass, Tim Fitzpatrick - Drums
Artist Name
The Dynotones
Home Page
Active Since
Rock / Surf / Garage

Contact Info

Orange County, CA
The Dynotones

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