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Killer Filler!

Killer Filler!

Rock / Instrumental Surf / Instrumental Soul/Lounge Hillsborough, NC  US


  • 2015

    Nov 7

    Durham, NC, US | 8:00pm

    This will be our first gig at The Blue Note Grill after our double headliner gig with the Stinging Blades. It went so well, we think this one will be just as fun. Try the ribs, have an adult beverage, and slide onto the dance floor. Killer Filler opens.

  • 2015

    May 17

    Carrboro, NC, US | 5:30pm

    Come for all 3 days of the Instro Summit! https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Instro-Summit/106578046087152

  • 2015

    May 16

    Carrboro, NC, US | 8:00pm
  • 2015

    Mar 14

    Carrboro, NC, US | 8:00pm
  • 2013

    Apr 5

    Chapel Hill, NC, US | 9:00pm

    Jeff Hart & The Ghosts of the Old North State 9pm - 10pm Killer Filler closes shortly after.


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  • KF at Elvisfest, 2010
  • Crispy & his fave axe--a 66 yamaha SG-2


Sounds Like: The Ventures "Official Fan Page", Booker T And The Mgs, Henry Mancini, Laika & the Cosmonauts

Label: NDM Ltd./Pravda Music Publishing

Manager: We mangle ourselves, thank you.

Bio: Started in 2004, Killer Filler is the spawn of keyboardist, guitarist, and songwriter Chris "Crispy" Bess -- an all-instrumental five-piece outfit to meld his twin penchants for 1960s Memphis soul and California surf music. Twang, spy, funk, lounge and swing flavor Crispy's songwriting as well as...See Full Bio

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"Hillsborough's Killer Filler ain't the most photogenic bunch, yet the band's new album "Filler Up!" is still highly visual music. You just can't listen to these 17 sleek instrumentals without being put in mind of a really cool heist caper starring George Clooney dressed to the nines and masterminding a convoluted plot to get the money and the girl. Which is not to say it's just background music, so pay attention because it's worth your while.

— David Menconi, Raleigh News & Observer

Recent Blogs

Vintage Bloggery--Surf Fest, Part II
Jun 8, 2011

Part two of Our Atlanta Surf Fest Adventure: Our big after-show party never mat... [more]

Vintage Bloggery--Atlanta's Surf Fest!
Jun 8, 2011

Nothin new to blog yet, so in honor of our upcoming Surfapalooza gig, I figured ... [more]


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