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With a sound that resonates with the energy of rock and punk, the Caribbean "riddims" of reggae, ska, and dancehall as well as the rhythmic appeal of hip-hop funk and soul, "The Skeletones" deliver a fusion of sound that is as diverse as their Southern California roots... yet as easily accessible as a groove. It is with this distinction that they have commanded stage performances on 3 continents for nearly 20 years. Formed in 1986 by Paul "Prince Skeletone" Hampton, "The Skeletones" have honed their craft by playing alongside rock icons like No Doubt, Sublime, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Fishbone, Incubus, The Skatalites, Bad Religion, 311 and countless others.

2009 Has Been a busy year for The Skeletones they started the year off performing at the Mt. High Ski Resorts, Annual King of The Hill Event (thousands attended) They also hit the Downtown Riverside Street Jam along with long time friends Voo Doo Glow Skulls and The Debonaires the streets of Riverside were rockign that night!! The Skeletones had a blast at UCR's annual Spring Splash as well as the this years Inland Empire Music Awards. Just coming down off a a busy Summer line up with shows like The 2009 Arizona Riverfest, The Las Vegas World Series of Poker Party, or simply Skankin it up at Club Mozambique in Laguna Beach... the Tones have been busy!

2009 Downtown Riverside Street Jam w/ Voodoo Glow Skulls & Debs

Inland Empire Music Awards-Headliner- -UCR Campus 2009 Spring Splash & -other club nights/2009
Bookings and Shows for The Skeletones by Backstage Pass Mangement

Band Members

Jonas Cabrera-Vocals
Paul Hampton- Keyboards/Percussion
Rick Bonnin-Keyboards/Vocals
Kip Wirtzfield- Tenor Sax/ Vocals
Chris Miles & Alex Tasch- Lead Guitar
Mark Cummings- Bass
Jared Palazzolo- Guitar/ Vocals
Woody Diaz- Drums
Bob Alvarado- Trombone
John Alvarado- Trumpet


For booking or further press kit: contact Laura Brady (909)728 8912 [email protected]


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