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Oil in the Alley

Oil in the Alley

Rock / 80s / Improv Honolulu, HI  US
Palindrome
Palindrome
Empty Space
Empty Space
Rule the World (Skulls & Dragons) [studio version]
Rule the World (Skulls & Dragons) [studio version]
He Makes You Laugh
He Makes You Laugh
Four Simple Letters
Four Simple Letters

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PALINDROME

Shows

  • 2014

    Dec 10

    Honolulu, HI, US | 10:00pm

    Live Broadcast Concert on "Monday Night Live"

  • 2014

    Sep 13

    Honolulu, HI, US | 8:00pm

    Music with Oil in the Alley at 9:30, Karaoke with Johnny Boto at 10:30 into the night.

  • 2014

    May 10

    Honolulu, HI, US | 8:00pm
  • 2014

    Mar 27

    Honolulu, HI, US | 7:00pm

    Please help Oil in the Alley by coming out for this fantastic show! It's a great place to see us play, but it's big - so we need to fill seats so we can keep coming back. If you've been waiting for the right time to see an OIL show, WAIT NO MORE!!! Come dressed in your best 80s rockin' attire for our DRESS-THE-80s-CONTEST! It's more fun that the largest measure of fun perceivable to the human brain. THIS is Oil in the Alley Vaudeville, bringing Variety to a night of musical/theatrical/poetical entertainment. Where: The Crossroads at Hawaiian Brian's - a brand new, beautiful venue with a full bar and an enclosed concert space (no billiard balls clacking!) http://www.hawaiianbrians.com/ 1680 Kapiolani Blvd., 2nd floor 946-1343 When: Thursday, March 27th at 7:30 pm How Much: $10 (no advance sales, plenty of seats) Why: The March of Time Who: POETRY IN PERFORMANCE with Jenilea Heath, Joanna Gordon, Faith Pascua, Serena Ngaio Simmons, and Kamalei Hee. The power, punch, and playfulness of the spoken word. BUSEKRUS (pronounced Boo-zee-cruise) is an award-winning, good time ORIGINAL LOCAL alt/rock band, and this song from their soon-to-be-released album "Boombox Starship" proves it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99M_csqU5GU BUSEKRUS is Marcus Büsekrüs - guitar, vocals; Demitri Marmash - bass guitar, vocals; Mike Jones - drums; and Mike Schmidt - guitar, vocals https://www.facebook.com/busekrus OIL IN THE ALLEY plays improvised rock'n'roll. In a tuneful, original music way. An awesomely beat-heavy hook-happy bighaired way. It's never the same twice, but it's always a smash selection of the greatest hits from their heyday in the late 80s/early 90s. (with Big Hair design by LISA PONCE DE LEON and Lighting by JAY POLK) OIL IN THE ALLEY is Sean T.C. O'Malley - guitar, vocals; R. Kevin Garcia Doyle - vocals; Bri X - bass; and Dan Cutter - drums. OIL IN THE ALLEY You'll also note a touch of artistry coming from our ARTIST-IN-ROCKIN'-RESIDENCE, Michelle Jericho Poppler of Michy Moody Productions. Michelle will be stageside doing realtime art work in response to the show (artwork will be available for purchase after the performance). Holding it all together will be the classiest, the sassiest Mistress of Ceremonies - none other than Shannon Winpenny. THAT Shannon Winpenny? Yes, that's the one.

  • 2014

    Feb 9

    Honolulu, HI, US | 7:00pm

    Oil in the Alley brings another elastically eclectic wondermix to the stage in this latest installment of the Oil in the Alley Vaudeville, returning Variety to a night of musical/theatrical/dancical entertainment. The Crossroads at Hawaiian Brian's is a brand new, beautiful venue with a full bar and an enclosed concert space (no billiard balls clacking!) No advance ticket sales, there are plenty of seats. THE HOT CLUB OF HULAVILLE is hot jazz straight off the cabaret stages of a Paris that we all wish we'd partied in. A place of magic, a place of emotion, a place of beauty, and a place where the gypsy guitar just jives, the violin invents a joie de vivre, and the breathtakingly beautiful belle drips blue notes like teardrops from heaven. SPATIAL SCULPTORS are bodies in motion, dancers bent on improvisatory explorations of motion, motive, magic, the momentum of a moment and the memory of the present. OIL IN THE ALLEY plays improvised rock'n'roll. And Rocks. And then comes back and Rocks Some More. It's never the same twice, but it's always a smash selection of the greatest hits from their heyday in the late 80s/early 90s. (with Big Hair design by LISA PONCE DE LEON and Lighting by JAY POLK) He's the slickest, the sexiest, and the sveltest: tapping or rapping he'll keep your fingers snapping. He's your Host for the evening, Jonathan Clarke Sypert

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  • Eddie Ray Franks Jr (Artist)
    Eddie Ray Franks Jr
    Dropping by to show support and wish much success with your music. Have a great night and week. Eddie Ray

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Members

R. Kevin Garcia Doyle

Vocals

Bri X

Bass

Dan Cutter

Drums

About

Sounds Like: Flight of the Conchords, Cake, Weezer

Label: Improverished Records

Manager: S.T.C.O'M.

Bio: OIL IN THE ALLEY is a unique music act which features original rock music along with polished improvisational humor. The show’s premise: the band was a hugely famous megasuperstar arena rock act 20 years ago and has now hit the road on a Reunion Tour comeback attempt. In performance, the members ...See Full Bio

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Q: Dear Oil in the Alley, This is your wife. I can't find the hairspray. Where is it?

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  • Video Plays 119
  • Total Fans 429
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