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About Tommy Martin

A student of the Los Angles film school and a melodic hard hitting rock guitarist that has a modern sound that is firmly based in the best of guitar featured rock. 


With inspiration from the greats like Randy Rhodes, Tony Iommi and Jimmy Page, guitarist Tommy Martin weaves elegant themes and melodies that have stood the test of time.


Tommy Martin has been in several Major International Publications, he have been seen in: Rolling Stone, Guitar World, Revolver, Hails & Horns, Bam Magazine, Your Music Magazine, and Zero Magazine.


1987 Tommy Martin started out as a recording studio 20GRIT records, he composed written over 500 original songs.


Tommy Martin on guitar, he should be on the list of guitar gods, this dude is awesome and sounds like no other, he must be the best kept secret in metal and rock. 


His sound is awesome, his playing is awesome, and his solos are awesome. I know what I want to be now when I grow up (LOL) Stephen Blackwell 


Tommy Martin from Miami, Florida. Stepfather Ted Piercefield was married to Linda Piercefield, Ted was the singer trumpet player for the group CHASE.

CHASE 1971 

Linda and Ted Piercefield 

Photo courtesy of Tommy Martin

CHASE 1971 

Tommy and Ted Piercefield 

photo courtesy of Tommy Martin's mom Linda Piercefield

CHASE 1971



Studio album by Chase


Released

April 1971

Recorded

Chicago, Illinois

Genre

Jazz-rock fusion

Length

33:09

Label

Epic

Producer

Frank Rand, Bob Destocki

Chase chronology




Chase

(1971)

Ennea

(1972)




ABOUT TED PIERCEFIELD and CHASE Band 1971

 Ted Piercefield was in an early seventies band CHASE, whose continued rise in the international music world was cut short by the tragic death of four of the band members in a 1974 plane crash.

 

On a couple of occasions, Johnny Carson and Doc came in to hear CHASE. Months later, CHASE played on The Tonight Show. Chase" and the single, "Get It On" came out. After the single made it to the top ten, Chase also bought an old DC 3 airplane, which used to fly to gigs within the central U.S.A. "maiden voyage" in the "Chase Plane", were about to land, Ted Piercefield looked out the window and saw the runway lined with fire engines. It turns out that one of the engines had stopped working. Chase landed with one engine, no problem. Right off Chase should have known about musicians and private planes!

 

The group was later nominated for a Grammy Award for "Best New Artist". Chase played two different Newport Jazz Festivals. One was in Newport and the other was at Carnegie Hall. Both were very exciting venues and Chase were well received at both.

 

While in New York Chase played a concert at Radio City Music Hall. Chase were booked as an opener for Billy Preston, who had a big hit at the time. This concert stands out as one of the "all time worst" gigs Chase ever played. It was a TOTAL mismatch, booking wise. The people that night were there to see Billy Preston! They didn't want to hear anything Chase were doing. Ted Piercefield was watching Terry Richards singing in front of Chase, and Ted Piercefield saw a pencil bounce off of his hat! That happened one more time when Chase were mismatched with ZZ Top at the "Warehouse" in New Orleans. They couldn't wait for Chase to get off the stage. It really wasn't funny at the time but memorable, to say the least.

 

Chase toured South Africa in 1971, and that was during appartide and the situation there was far different than it is today. They had many restrictions as to the mixing of races. Chase were only able to play one concert for a "non-white" audience. Good or bad, the people CHASE saw and met, seemed quite happy. However, Ted Piercefield sure Chase were only shown the "good side" of the situation.

 

The country and beaches were just beautiful. The people were great and the food was amazingly inexpensive. They also had wonderful champagne that was made in South Africa. It too was inexpensive and really very good. While in Cape Town with a couple of days off, some of the guys went on safari and some stayed and "partied" in Cape Town. All in all, a trip of a lifetime!

 

Chase also toured Japan. What beautiful and "super clean" country that was. Chase show was broadcast, "live" on Japanese TV, and Chase "still" filled the arena. The people from Sony were just terrific to Chase.

 

Chase were treated like royalty when Chase would go out to a night club or press event, or just shopping in Tokyo. Chase all loved Japan, and Japan seemed to love Chase!

 

Exposure to these professional musicians and experience in many different bands help hone Tommy's commitment to his vision and excellence in its musical execution.

 

After the plane crash killed 4 band members, Tommy Piercefield name was changed to Tommy Martin, Tommy has his grand fathers last name, Tony Martin passed away 1982


Ted Piercefield passed away June 23, 2021

TOMMY MARTIN MUSIC HISTORY

1977 - BMX bicycle motocross

Tommy began racing BMX won his first trophy Dec 3, 1977 Tommy got 3rd Place. Years latter Tommy became professional BMX rider ranked #18 international in his age group.

 

1978 - GUITAR LESSONS

Tommy had guitar lessons in 1978 from Spencer Clark at guitar showcase San Jose, California.

1978 - 1979  ARBENGER

Tommy started his first band Arbenger.

 

1985 - CONSCIENCE Band

Tommy’s band Conscience was offered a record deal with American Artist records, producer J.D.

 

1987 - AUDITION / LEONARD HAZE Y&T

Tommy Martin audition for Leonard Haze the drummer from Y&T.

A limousine driver by the name Thomas drove Tommy Martin to Leonard Haze home in Hayward, California. Tommy Martin gave Leonard Haze a demo tape, at later date Tommy Martin and Thomas came back to Leonard Haze home, Leonard Haze opened his door said there looking for more of a blues guitarist.

 

1987 - 20GRIT Records

Recording studio to present

Tommy built a recording studio.

 

1987 - Los Angles Ozzy Osbourne Audition

Tommy Martin was ask to go and audition for Ozzy, Tommy stayed for 3 days in Los Angles couldn’t find were the audition place was ended up recording his music behind a school, Tommy came back to San Jose, CA.

 

Tommy rejoined the band Conscience while auditioning vocalist, Pete Zeiner was one of the vocalist from New Jersey Pete says his friend Zack Wiled is coming out in three months with an album with Ozzy, Zack got the job. Pete Zeiner also friends with Bon Jovi,

 

Pete Zeiner moved to Santa Cruz, California. Tommy continued to keep contact with Pete over the months. Pete Zeiner introduced Will Pocket keyboardist from Santa Cruz, California to Tommy, Will Pucket has a recording studio setup in his home were Pete, Tommy and Will began recording music for battle of the bands, the last 30 minutes of the dead line for battle of the bands Will’s computer crashed.

 

Tommy Martin in Santa Cruz, Ca. searching for musicians passing out tape cassettes of his music recordings to musicians in Capitola, Ca.

 

1991 - Buddy Miles drummer

Buddy Miles stayed for one night at Tommy Martin’s house located San Jose, Ca. Buddy Miles played Tommy’s keyboards EPS 16 + Ensonic. Tommy still owns today, the track was recorded not labeled with a name. Buddy Miles slept in Tommy Martin’s bed with a blond hair woman Tommy Martin slept in another room in the same house.


 The fallowing morning Tommy and Buddy ate at Carrels restraint off high way 17 in Campbell.


 Buddy ask for $175.00 to get a motel in Los Angles in return Tommy Went to

NAMM in Los Angles with legendary drummer Buddy Miles from Jimmy Hendrix group, Tommy Martin carrying a fender guitar with Jimmy Hendrix face panted on the guitar.


 Buddy Miles wanted the guitar displayed with fenders booth, they told Buddy

Miles no, Buddy Miles ask Tommy to put the guitar back in the limo, Tommy returned back hanging out with Buddy Miles and Neil Shone guitarist from Journey, later that evening Tommy hung out with guitarist from Rod Stewart.

 

1991 - Eric Gales Band

Tommy played August 13th - Cabaret - San Jose, California. with Eric Gales Band - Eric gave Tommy the thumbs up for Tommy’s guitar playing.

 

1992  Tony Anthony Audition Metallica 1986

Tommy Meet with Tony Anthony Bassist who Audition for Metallica he was the chosen bassist but Metallica got Jason Newsted.

 

1993 - Janis Joplin guitarist Sam Andrew

Tommy played at rout 66, after the show At Rout 66 Janis Joplin guitarist Sam Andrew came up to Tommy Martin shook his hand and congratulated Tommy for his guitar playing.

 

1994 Tony Anthony / with Tommy Martin

Tony Anthony signed a contract with Tommy Martin, Tommy wrote a bass line for an original song and had Tony re record bass for the song called Since You Been Gone written by Tommy Martin guitarist of the 20GRIT band. Tommy paid Tony $75.00. Tony Anthony Signed with Shrapnel Records.

 

 2003 - 20GRIT  /  TRADEMARK FILING DATE 3/8/2003

Tommy’s filing date for the 20GRIT TRADEMARK March 3, 2003

The band name 20GRIT has been registered as a Trademark International class 41, Band Name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Tommy has written over 500 songs and has registered each one with the Library of Congress office in Washington D.C.

 

2004 - 20GRIT in MAGAZINES

Zero magazine          

Your music magazine May 2004 #19

Your music magazine May/June 2004 #20

Your music magazine July 2004 #21

Your music magazine Aug 2004 #22

Your music magazine Sept 2004 #23

Your music magazine Oct 2004 #24

Zero November 2004

Your music magazine Dec 2004 #26

 

2005 - 20GRIT in MAGAZINES

Your music magazine 2005 #27

Your music magazine 2005 #28

May Your music magazine 2005 #30

June Your music magazine 2005 #31

 

2007 - 20GRIT in MAGAZINES

Your music Magazine June 2007 #50 

Your music Magazine July 2007 #51

Rolling stone Magazine Yearbook December 2007

 

2008 - 20GRIT in MAGAZINES

Revolver Magazine 2008

Hails and Horns Magazine 2008

Guitar World Magazine 2008

Guitar World Magazine 2008

Your music Magazine 2008 #52

Your music Magazine 2008 #53

Your music Magazine 2008 #54

Your music Magazine 2008 #55

Your music Magazine 2008 #56

Your music Magazine April 2008 #58

Your music Magazine Oct/Nov 2008 #63

Your music Magazine 2008 #64

 

RANDY RHOADS 

WHITE MARSHALL HEAD

Tommy owns the 25 Year anniversary of Randy Rhoads white Marshall head.

 

ABOUT - 20GRIT 

Tommy Martin started out as a recording studio 20GRIT records in 1987, through many personnel changes 20GRIT has gelled with their current line up and they are ready and eager to expose their brand of music and performance style to the Los Angles area. This is not to say that they have not been on the radar screen. They have been quietly working in the background to build name recognition.


 20GRIT A dramatic, melodic hard hitting rock band that has a modern sound that is firmly based in the best of guitar featured rock. With inspiration from the greats like Randy Rhodes, Tony Iommi and Jimmy Page, guitarist Tommy Martin weaves elegant themes and melodies that have stood the test of time.


 The latest lineup brings together significant experience and musical talent. New members --, -- and -- have opened new musical roads for 20Grit.


 With the new lineup, the 20GRIT band is hitting the Los Angeles music scene with extreme power and energy. Listener response has been tremendously positive. Look for the 20GRIT band this summer at clubs and concerts.


 For a fascinating glimpse into their background promotional activities, check out the news section at their website www.20grit.com Of particular fascination is their back and forth communications with Metal Blade Records' band 40 Grit who was infringing on the name 20 Grit. Also read agouti KSCO response to their submittal of their music for airplay.


 Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, as proof of the aforementioned contentions, look no further than their latest CD titled BEYOND DISORDER. If you appreciated the groundbreaking sound that was coming out of Seattle during the initial burst of grunge, this band is for you. If you appreciate passionate, strong, thunderstorm vocals with precisely positioned instrumental hooks and melodic rhythms, this group is for you. If you liked early Alice in Chains and Sound garden with God smack given vocals and a bit of the Oz thrown in, this band is for you.


If your time is limited in this Age of Terrorism, go straight to Track 3 "Black Ashes," and see learn" doesn't burn a groove on your mental disc. And as they reiterate on Track 1, nothing will stop them now. Good luck gentlemen and thank you for the 10 songs and the generosity with your time. 

John Lewis

 

 Music Written by Tommy Martin All Rights Reserved


Nothing Can Stop Me / Come Alive / Black Ashes / Heroine / Paper Airplane / Sunset Night / Looking At You / Papa / Round And Round / Drag The Chain / Beyond Disorder / Linda Jacky.

 

20GRIT is one of the "Top Unsigned" acts at Soundclick.com with several top 10 MP3s and their CD. "Beyond Disorder," was at Number One for almost two months. And even further in the background, several of their tunes are being considered for major motion pictures.

 

Demo CD Review 2002 - 2005

By Stephen Blackwell / metal soldiers -

 (Review) 20Grit's BEYOND DISORDER CD Rocks.


 There music is a Heavy, Dark, Powerful. Awesome Metal/Rock. There is not enough words in the dictionary to describe this CD.


 *So let go visual. MEET DR. JECKEL and MR. HIDE!!


 MR. HIDE rips you apart with pleasure on hard hitting songs like Beyond Disorder, Black Ashes, Come Alive, Nothing Can Stop Me, Round and Round.


 Then the good DR. JECKEL sews you up during Sunset Night, Papa and Linda.. Jackie. These songs are masterful compliments blending musical feeling with instrumental technique.


 The vocalist blows my mind on Round and Round with the evil dark laugh and then high pitch screams. This mad metal vocalist does not have a range limit.


 Then you have Tommy Martin on guitar. He should be on the list of guitar gods. This dude is awesome and sounds like no other. He must be the best-kept secret in metal and rock. His sound is awesome, his playing is awesome, and his solo’s are awesome. I know what I want to be now when I grow up (LOL)


 GO ORDER THIS CD AT Itunes Apple

And meet the DR and MR.HIDE


 Stephen Blackwell also reviewed Kevin DuBrow lead singer for the band Quiet Riot, Judas Priest, Dokken, Twisted Sister, WARRANT, Leather Wolf, Animal (WASP), Keel, Stryper, Lizzy Borden, Iron Maidens, Guardian, Holy Soldier, Tempest, Stryken, Kings X, Barren Cross, Roxy Petrucci of Vixen, Madem X and her new band Roktopuss, Holy Knight, Blissed, Desyre, Bride, Bloodgood, Saint, Hawk, White Cross, Thor.

 

The band 20GRIT has been in several Major International Publications, they have been seen in: Rolling Stone, Guitar World, Revolver, Hails & Horns, Bam Magazine, Your Music Magazine, and Zero Magazine.


 The band 20GRIT has been on "The Metal Scene T.V Show" Airing Date On Commercial T.V Tuesday Nov 24th 2009 @ 10:PM On T.V Station "KJLA" aka "LATV" reaching over 4.5 Million Homes in the Southern California Area on Satellite, Cable and Regular Digital T.V Airwaves, anyone with a T.V Set can watch the show in the Sothern Cal Area!


 BROADCASTS through out Hollywood, Los Angeles and Orange County California on Time Warner Cable. A new Japanese Rock n Roll website that is seen by Millions of people in Japan. "The Metal Scene T.V Show" will also be airing the show in New York, this fall.

 



 TOMMY MARTIN  PAST BANDS / SHOWS



1978  - Arbenger Band

Tom Harris - Glenn Akino - Tommy Martin - Tim Silbernagel - Ernie Perez

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October 12th

San Jose, California

House Party, 


BANDS PLAYING

Arbenger


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1979 - Arbenger Band


June ?

Almaden Valley, California

Garage Party,


BANDS PLAYING

Arbenger


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1982  - Centerline Band

Larry Weber - Lisa - Mike Lopez - Roger - Tommy Martin


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1984 - Centerline Band


Month ? - 

San Jose, California


Strawberry Festival


BANDS PLAYING

Center Line


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1984 - Conscience Band

Deric Collect - Tim Getz - Tommy Martin - Mark Burtwright - Billy - John Lembcke


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1985 - Conscience Band


December 7th 1985

Keystone

260 California Avenue, 

Palo Alto, CA 94301


BANDS PLAYING

Conscience


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1986 - Conscience Band


January 14, 1986

Keystone

260 California Avenue.

Palo Alto, CA 94301


BANDS PLAYING

Conscience


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October 3, 1986

Leland High School

6677 Camden Ave, 

San Jose, CA 95120


Leland High School


BANDS PLAYING

Conscience


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November 17, 1986

Mabuhay Gardens

443 Broadway

San Francisco, CA 94133


BANDS PLAYING

Conscience


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November 21, 1986

Boccaccio's

San Francisco, California


BANDS PLAYING

Conscience



 

1987 20GRIT Records


Tommy built a Recording Studio

20GRIT Records to present


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1988 - Emerald City Band


May 1988

Santa Cruz, California


Tommy Martin & Jim Leach

Forming Emerald City


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July 13th 1988

Santa Cruz, California


Unem

Tommy Martin & Jim Leach


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1989 - Emerald City Band


Month ? 1989

Santa Cruz, California

Scott Harris -  Tommy Martin - Matt - Marieo Martinez - Jim Leach


Vocal Audition

Scott Harris


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October 28, 1989

Santa Cruz, California


Party


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City Band


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November 12, 1989

Franswa studio

Watsonville, California


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City


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November 24, 1989

Santa Cruz, California


Party


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City Band


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December 7, 1989

O.T. Price's Music Hall

3660 Soquel Drive, 

Soquel, CA 95073


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City Band

T.Y.R, 

Red October


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December ? 1989

Brewing Comp

Monterey, California


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City


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1990 - Emerald City Band


March ? 1990

Bea's

1602 Ocean Street 

Santa Cruz, CA 95060


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City

Strong Hold


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April 6, 1990

Bea's

1602 Ocean Street 

Santa Cruz, CA 95060


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City


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April 13, 1990

Bea's

1602 Ocean Street 

Santa Cruz, CA 95060


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City

St.Rexx


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April 18, 1990

Bea's

1602 Ocean Street 

Santa Cruz, CA 95060


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City


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April 18th 1990

Santa Cruz, California


Emerald City

Voc Audition 

Becky Duran


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April ? 1990

Santa Cruz, California


Emerald City

Press Release


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1991 - Emerald City Band

Tommy Martin -  Mike Wahlers - Becky Duran - Jim Leach - Marty Olander



Feb 8 1991

Krazy's

Aptos, California


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City


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Feb 15, 1991

Santa Cruz, California


Emerald City

Press Release


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March 8, 1991

Santa Cruz, California

Emerald City

Press Release


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April 21, 1991


Bam Magazine

Rock War Official Entry Form


Emerald City


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April 26, 1991


Bam Magazine - Rock War

Emerald City Has Been Selected 


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May 8, 1991


Rock War

Standard Release Form - Bam Magazine

Emerald City


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May 8, 1991

Cabaret

370 Saratoga Avenue, 

San Jose, CA, 95129


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City

Hydra

Tramontane


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May 16th 1991

Zapps

Campbell, California


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City

Saber

Boneyard


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May 21, 1991

Rumors

Santa Cruz, California


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City


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May 25, 1991

Bea's

1602 Ocean Street 

Santa Cruz, CA 95060


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City

Saber


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June 8, 1991

Hard Disk

Sunnyvale, California


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City

Steel House


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June 13, 1991

Cabaret

370 Saratoga Avenue, 

San Jose, CA, 95129


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City

Run 21

Mr. Circus


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July 4th 1991

Niles Station

37051 Cabrillo Terrace 

Fremont, CA 94537


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City

Criss Cross


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July 19th 1991

Cabaret

370 Saratoga Avenue, 

San Jose, CA, 95129


Kome radio Concert Contest


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City

Jack the Lad

K Sterling

Sweet Evil


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July 28th 1991


Rock War

Marine Center, California 

The Official Premiere Bay Area Rock War - Bam Magazine


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August 4th 1991

Watsonville, California


Becky Duran Happy Birthday Going Away Party


BANDS PLAYING

Emerald City

Abrupt


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August 13th 1991

Cabaret

370 Saratoga Avenue

San Jose, CA, 95129


BANDS PLAYING

Eric Gales Band

Emerald City

Sweet Evil


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August 25th 1991


Voc Audition

Santa Cruz, California


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1999 - Mind's Eye Band

kay Coghlan -  Mary - Greg - Tommy Martin



September 11th 1999

Santa Cruz, California


Private House Party


BANDS PLAYING

Mind's Eye


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October 12th 1999

The Usual

400 S 1st St. 

San Jose, CA 95113


BANDS PLAYING

Mind's Eye


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October 21st 1999

Cactus Club

San Jose, California


BANDS PLAYING

Mind's Eye


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October 28th 1999

Quarter Note Bar & Grill

1214 Apollo Way 

Sunnyvale, CA 94085


BANDS PLAYING

Mind's Eye


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October 31st 1999

Santa Cruz, California


Private House Party Two Shows


BANDS PLAYING

Mind's Eye


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November 2nd 1999

The Usual

400 S 1st St. 

San Jose, CA 95113


BANDS PLAYING

Mind's Eye




20GRIT HISTORY

20GRIT - 2023

Feb 17th 2023

The Canby Bar

19312 Vanowen St, 

Reseda, CA 91335


8 PM to midnight no cover.


BANDS PLAYING

Bannister Void

Flying Scorpion

20GRIT

Those You Avoid


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20GRIT - 2022


January 27th 2022

Universal Bar and Grill

4093 Lankershim Boulevard


North Hollywood, CA 91602

OVER 50 YEARS OF GOOD FOOD, GREAT TIMES & AMAZING MUSIC


When you step through the doors of Universal Bar & Grill, you aren’t walking into just another restaurant. You are entering a music and dining experience in North Hollywood that has been delivering memorable entertainment for over five decades. 


Whether you are looking for a quick drink, a satisfying meal, or a night of rock & roll, we’ve got it all. Regardless of what night you stop by, you’ll be treated to an amazing time.


Some of our nightly events include:

Original rock acts Cover bands


Blues jams

Country night

Comedy performances


MUSIC IS IN OUR VEINS

At our Los Angeles bar and restaurant, our owners have a deep passion for music. It’s like oxygen for us, and we find it hard to breathe without it. Though our hearts are forever dedicated to 80s rock & roll, we have a vast appreciation for music of every genre. If it makes you move, makes you think, makes you feel, you’ll find it pouring off our stage and into the hearts of our patrons. Check out our events page for an updated schedule of upcoming performances!


LOCATED IN THE HEART OF LOS ANGELES

Universal Bar & Grill is situated at the base of the Hollywood Hills and is down the street from the world-famous Universal Studios and Warner Bros. Studios. We welcome wandering tourists and neighborhood locals alike to join us for happy hour on our outdoor patio, play a round of pool, or take in an original musical performance. We are open late, so stop by and say hello to the friendliest bar staff in Hollywood!

Universal bar and grill.

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20GRIT - 2021


July 6, 2021

Tommy Martin In the studio remixing Songs


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20GRIT - 2020


Dec 2, 29 2020

Mt San Jacinto College

1499 N State St, 

San Jacinto, CA 92583


11am-3pm


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


20GRIT volunteering to help future of sound techs!

Building 6500. It is located adjacent to the main parking lot, which is the 2nd entrance with the marquis.


If weather permits, audio technology will have a sound system setup in front of the building when 20GRIT arrive. If the weather sucks, audio technology will move it indoors. 


Once 20GRIT are all set up, audio technology will dial 20GRIT mix in and demonstrate to the students what instructors expect from them. 


Then he will zero out the console and each student will talk to 20GRIT and run a soundcheck. 


They will set the house mix first then dial in your monitors. Then we will have you play a song while they refine their mix. The instructor will listen and critique and grade their skills and then we do it all again with the next student. 


There are 8 students and this is the last advanced class before they get their Certification in Audio Technology.


This is the future of sound techs that 20GRIT are helping out.  should be done by 2pm, but have booked til 3pm just in case.


20GRIT will always be honored to help future musicians and technicians to succeed. Thank you very much sincerely 20GRIT Band! 


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20GRIT - 2019


Dec 3, 2019

Celebrity Center Garden Pavilions

5930 Franklin Ave 

Hollywood, C.A. 90028


7:30 P.M.


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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Oct 1, 2019

Celebrity Center Garden Pavilions

5930 Franklin Ave 

Hollywood, C.A. 90028


7:30 P.M.


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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20GRIT - 2017 


Dec 12, / 16, 2017


Rock The Bells Concert

Heading Dirty Machine

PBW Pomona


$12 Pre Sale

$15 Door

All Ages

25 Ticket Minimum”

 

BANDS PLAYING

Opener Slot 7pm- 7:30 PM

Open Slot 7:45-8:15

Open Slot 8:30-9pm

Surge 9:15-9:45pm

The 95th 10pm -10:30 PM

Rev. Underground 10:45-11:15 pm

Dirty Machine 11:30-12:15 am

20GRIT 12:30am-1am


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November 15, 2017

Celebrity Center Garden Pavilions

5930 Franklin Ave 

Hollywood, C.A. 90028


Doors open 7:00 P.M.


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT 

SHIRTS available at the show


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November 7, 2017

Celebrity Center Garden Pavilions

5930 Franklin Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90028


 7:30P.M.


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT 


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Oct 27, 2017

Tiki Bar

1700 Placentia Ave

Costa Mesa, CA 92627


20GRIT 

With 8 bands


TBA 7pm - 7:30 PM


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT 7:45-8:15

WAKING THE GIANT 8:30-9pm

SURGE 9:15-9:45

REVOLUTION UNDERGROUND 10pm-10:30

BLAMELESS (3) 10:45-11:15

WOLF RAGE 11:30-12mid

TOWER GUARD 12:15-12:45 am

 

Wright Records Presents

Rocktober Halloween

Costume Concert


$10 Presale/ $15 Door

Live Music 7pm-1:30 am

$1000 FREE STUDIO TIME TO BEST DRESSED PERFORMING BAND!!!

21+ ID Required

Bar Specials!!


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Oct 11, 2017


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT 


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Oct 7, 2017

Justin Sandler Birthday party 

Actor, Director Los Angeles, CA


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT 


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Oct 3, 2017

Celebrity Center Garden Pavilions

5930 Franklin Ave

Hollywood, C.A. 90028


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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September 5, 2017

Celebrity Center Garden Pavilions

5930 Franklin Ave

Hollywood, C.A. 90028


Doors open 7:00 P.M.


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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October 30, 2017

Rainbow 

9015 Sunset Blvd, 

West Hollywood, CA 90069


Metal Mayhem Monday and rainbow Halloween costume party. 

this is a free show live bands and Go go dancers featuring 


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT

Seven day sleep

Lust & lies

See you there.


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20GRIT - 2016 


Dec 22, 2016

The Metal Voice - radio contest 

20GRIT won the most votes


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November 5, 2016

PCH Club 

6285 E Pacific Coast Hwy, 

Long Beach, California 90803


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT 

Mr. Crowley (Ozzy Tribute), 

Dio Nation (DIO Tribute), 

Ed Force One (Iron Maiden Tribute) 


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Dec 3, 2016

M15 Concert Bar & Grill 

9022 Pulsar Ct, 

Corona, California 92883


BANDS PLAYING

DIAMONDHEAD

E.M.B.O.D

Shadow God

Broken Bones

20GRIT


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August 18, 2016

Skinny's

4923 Lankershim Blvd North 

Hollywood, California 91601


Thursday Night


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT - 8:30pm

Detour - 9:30pm

Amargo - 10:30pm

LA AIR Raid - 11:30pm

“New Projector 45 min set”


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August 11, 2016

Skinny's

4923 Lankershim Blvd 

North Hollywood, California 91601


Thursday Night


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT - 8:30 p.m.

Detour - 9:30 p.m.

Stereo Love - 10:30 p.m.

Wandering Monarch - 11:30 p.m.

“New Projector 45 min set”


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July 7, 2016

Skinny's

4923 Lankershim Blvd 

North Hollywood, California 91601


Thursday night 10:30 p.m.


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT 


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June 29, 2016

HopMonk Tavern

224 Vintage Way

Novato, CA. 94945


Novato Doors: 6:00 p.m. 

Show: 7:00 p.m.

This event is for all ages.


BANDS PLAYING

THE KELLER SISTERS 

20GRIT


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June 28, 2016

HopMonk Tavern

230 Petaluma Ave. 

Sebastopol, CA 95476


This event is for all ages.

Doors: 7:00 p.m.

Show: 7:30 p.m.


BANDS PLAYING

CENI

20GRIT


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May 21, 2016

Pine Street Bar 

875 Rincon Ave.

Livermore, CA 

(925) 606-8266


BANDS PLAYING

Hartsnick

Spyder

20GRIT


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April 30, 2016

Quarter Note Bar & Grill 

1214 Apollo Way

Sunnyvale, CA. 94085

 

BANDS PLAYING

Black Mast

Spyder

20GRIT


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April 23, 2016

Charles Barn

12780 Clayton Rd

San Jose, CA.


BANDS PLAYING

Hammer Down

Outer Edge

Sidewinder

20GRIT


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April 13, 2016

The Stork Club 

2330 Telegraph Ave 

Oakland, CA 94612


BANDS PLAYING

Seven days Straight

Slab City

Empty Vessel

20GRIT


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March 25, 2016

Quarter Note Bar & Grill 

1214 Apollo Way

Sunnyvale, CA. 94085


BANDS PLAYING

Wicked Fools

20GRIT


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March 17, 2016

X-bar 

20990 Homestead Rd

Cupertino, Ca. 95014


BANDS PLAYING

Pacific Elements

Hologram Sun

20GRIT


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Jan 30, 2016

Black Light District 

2500 E. Anaheim St.

Long Beach, CA 90804


Wright Records Presents 

Battle Of The Bands 


Saturday Jan 30th 

7 p.m. - 1 a.m.


First Round The Line up


BANDS PLAYING

Lunar Rogue

Pissed

Kill set 

Generally Speaking 

The Humble

Porcelain Hill 

Long Beach Vagrant

Black Vulture Conspiracy

Bone Maggot

20GRIT

 

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20GRIT - 2015


Nov 10, 2015

House of Blues

1530 S Disneyland, Dr.

Anaheim, CA. 92802

 

DISNEY 10th Annual Fall Fest


BANDS PLAYING

Sapien, 

Party on elm st. 

Skass

Electrik Scorpio

Frequency

20GRIT


All age’s doors 6:30 P.M.1 show 7:30 P.M.

 

This is a showcase gig for radio & industry.

Setlist for 20GRIT House Of Blues DISNEY

 

Nothing Can Stop Me 

Come Alive

Black Ashes

Heroin

Paper Airplane

Papa

Round and Round

Drag the chain


Sign up to get free will call tickets thru Acropolis Tickets

20GRIT songs posted at Reverb Nation

 

20GRIT song Nothing Can Stop Me played on Radio & # Location Genre

House Of Blues DISNEY

 

KROQ K Rock 106.7 LA Rock, Alt, Indie

KYSR Star 98.7 LA Rock

XTRA 91X SD Rock

KUCI 88.9 KUCI Irvine All

KABC 790 AM LA All

KPCC 104.3 MY FM LA Rock

KOST 103.5 FM LA AC/Rock

KCRW 88.9 FM LA All

KLKX 93.5 FM Palmdale Rock / Classic Rock

KLOS 95.5 FM LA Rock / Classic Rock

KPCC 89.3 FM Pasadena All/College

KSAK 90.1 FM Walnut UC/Rock

KPSC 88.7 FM Claremont Alternative

KXLU 88.9 FM LA Progressive/College

KYSR 98.7 FM LA AC

KCAL 96.7 FM Redlands Rock

KPFK 90.7 FM LA Rock/College

KVCR 91.9 FM San Bernardino College Radio

KX 93.5 FM Orange County Public Radio

KSBR 88.5 FM Orange County College Radio

KBBY 95.1 FM Ventura Rock, Alt, Indie

KBZT 94.9 FM SD Rock, Alt, Indie

KCLB 93.7 FM Coachella Rock, Alt, Indie

KCLZ 95.5 FM Twentynine Palms AC/Rock

KHDR 96.9 FM Lenwood AC/Rock

KHRQ 94.9 FM Baker AC/Rock

KCXX 103.9 FM Inland Empire AC/Rock

TIR TitanRadio.com Fullerton All/College


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October 31, 2015

X-bar 

20990 Homestead Rd. 

Cupertino, Ca. 95014


BANDS PLAYING

Baja Surf Trio

Lip shock

Mob land

Bad Rootz 

20GRIT


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October 17, 2015

District Theater

7430 Monterey St. 

Gilroy, CA 95020 


BANDS PLAYING

Rudie Maham

AKA

20GRIT


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July 18, 2015

X-bar

20990 Homestead Rd. 

Cupertino, Ca. 95014


BANDS PLAYING

False Positive,

Bad Rootz

Heavy Hands

20GRIT

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June 27, 2015

Rockbar Theater

360 Saratoga Ave, 

San Jose, CA 95129


Tommy Martin performed the guitar competition.

On June 27th, 2015 Rockbar opened its doors to some of the finest guitar players in the San Jose, California Bay area. Contestants got to show their talents on guitar and battle Satan Guitar Soul Collecting Fury for a grand prize of cool stuff and guitar glory. Celebrity rockers and guitar Gods were on hand to judge the guitar competition, lending their insight and expertise in all their respective areas.


The judging panel consisted:


1. Jake E. Lee Badlands, Red Dragon Cartel and Ozzy Osbourne.

2. Eddie Trunk That Metal Show.

3. Susan Cramer Owner of Rockbar Theater.

4. Warren DeMartini Ratt.

5. Craig Locicero SpiralArms and Forbidden

6. Erin Grupp Co-Owner of Rockbar Theater


Contestants had to prove their chops in front of the judges and then see if they could compete with Satan and his Demon band. In standard “Devil could care less style” Satan did everything he could to trip up the contestants by changing genres, speeds and styles on the fly.


Warren DeMartini was quoted saying “Putting guitar players to the test on different genres and the ability to jam and create on melodies on the move is something missing from today's playing, so it was great to see guitar players having to think on their feet”


Those guitarists able to make through the maze of shredding go on to the head to head competition with Satan. Till finally the winner is crowned and Satan lays down his guitar and walks off stage in defeat!


Jake E Lee was on hand to say “ I was looking for guitar players to not just get up there and play fast but to hold that one note with feeling, conviction and vibrato”


As guitar players hit the stage to prove themselves it became more evident that the talent on the stage of the local Bay area guitar players was in high form and the judges had their work cut out for them.


Eddie Trunk noted that the “Demon Rock Off at Rockbar was a great showcase for emerging guitar talent. It was competitive while also supportive and encouraging to the various players and a hell of a lot of fun! Great event in a great venue that I was proud to be a part of”.


50 contestants entered and over the course of the night were widdled down to one!!! Bobby Connally was crowned the VICTOR!! Able to hold his own through 15 different genre changes thrown at him as well as on his own solo performances!!


Rockbartheater plans on hosting another Demon Rock Off event this January 2016. Guitar players get practicing.


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May 27, 2015

Moss Landing Inn

7902 Highway 1 

Moss Landing, CA.  95039


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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May 15, 2015

Johnny Vs 

31 E. Santa Clara St. 

San Jose, California. 95113


South County musician’s guild presents


BANDS PLAYING

AKA LIVE MUSIK

CENTER OF OWN 

20GRIT


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April 19, 2015

Charly's Barn

12780 Clayton rd. 

San Jose, CA.  95127


Camp out starts Friday April 17th


BANDS PLAYING

Outer Edge, 

Hammer Down, 

SideWinder

Bandorama 

20GRIT


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20GRIT - 2014

HopMonk Taverns

Open Mic in Northern Ca.


34 shows 


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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20GRIT - 2010

 

Aug 3, 2010

The Catalyst

1011 Pacific Ave

Santa Cruz, CA.  95060


In the Atrium


BANDS PLAYING

Outer Edge

Counter Clockwise 

20GRIT


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July 25, 2010

Italian Festival

500-598 S B St 

San Mateo, CA 94401


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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June 18, 2010

The Venuez 

3546 Flora Vista Ave 

Santa Clara, CA 95051


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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May 29, 2010

The Venuez 

3546 Flora Vista Ave 

Santa Clara, CA 95051


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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May 17, 2010

Rainbow Bar and Grill

9015 Sunset Blvd, 

West Hollywood, CA 90069


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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May 6, 2010

Rooster RoadHouse 

1700 Clement Ave, 

Alameda, California 94501


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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20GRIT - 2009


Aug 21, 2009

Blue Lagoon 

923 Pacific Ave, 

Santa Cruz, CA 95060


BANDS PLAYING

Cylinder

Aftertaste

Helm

20GRIT


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20GRIT - 2008


October 25, 2008

The Brookdale Inn

11570 Hwy 9, 

Brookdale, CA 95007


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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April 19, 2008

The Catalyst

1011 Pacific Ave

Santa Cruz, CA.  95060


In the Atrium


BANDS PLAYING

Moonshine Bandits

20GRIT


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20GRIT - 2005


December-31, 2005

New Years Party


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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October 8, 2005

The Claran 

1251 Franklin Mall, 

Santa Clara, CA 95050


BANDS PLAYING

Rezn

Southern Baptists,

Kenny Thomas - Canceled

20GRIT


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August 20, 2005

Private Party 

Santa Clara, California


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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July 30, 2005

Jerry Garcia Amphitheater

40 John F Shelley Dr, 

San Francisco, CA 94134


BANDS PLAYING

Slidin Bye

Fog Town 

Gold

20GRIT


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July 3, 2005

Santa Rosa, CA


Rave Party


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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July 2, 2005

The Claran 

1251 Franklin Mall, 

Santa Clara, CA 95050


BANDS PLAYING

Nuralisis

20GRIT


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May 26, 2005

Johnny V's 

31 E Santa Clara St. 

San Jose, CA 95113


BANDS PLAYING

The Print, 

Nuralisis 

Tsunami

20GRIT


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May 21, 2005

Santa Cruz, CA 


Battle Of The Bands 


BANDS PLAYING

Villains of Vinyl

Trigger 

Renegade

Urethane

20GRIT


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May 13, 2005

Quarter Note

Sunnyvale, CA


Canceled


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April 30, 2005

The Claran 

Santa Clara, CA


BANDS PLAYING

Toowamp 

Mendozza

20GRIT


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March 23, 2005

Last Day Saloon

120 5th St, 

Santa Rosa, CA 95401


BANDS PLAYING

Three Within 

Crucial Tork

20GRIT


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March 7, 2005

Aptos Club  

7941 Soquel Dr.

Aptos, CA, 95003


BANDS PLAYING

Blame It On The Sex

Horizon Of Fire

20GRIT


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Feb 10, 2005

Spanky's

8201 Old Redwood Hwy, 

Cotati, CA 94931


Canceled


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January 29, 2005

Bourbon Street

2765 Clayton Rd. 

Concord, CA 94519


BANDS PLAYING

Numic

Security

Lifted

20GRIT


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January 12, 2005

Last Day Saloon

120 5th St, 

Santa Rosa, CA 95401


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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January 1, 2005

Last Day Saloon

120 5th St, 

Santa Rosa, CA 95401


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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20GRIT - 2004


December 31, 2004

Santa Rosa, California


New Years Party


BANDS PLAYING

Melissa

20GRIT


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December 30, 2004

Spanky's

8201 Old Redwood Hwy, 

Cotati, CA 94931


BANDS PLAYING

Crucial Tork

20GRIT


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December 15, 2004

Last Day Saloon

120 5th St, 

Santa Rosa, CA 95401


BANDS PLAYING

Rek

20GRIT


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December 2, 2004

St. James Gate

1410 Old County Rd, 

Belmont, CA 94002


Jam Night


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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November 27, 2004

Pine St Bar 

875 Rincon Ave, 

Livermore, CA 94551


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT

Off Davona

Bad Influence

Left Of Normal

Nab


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November 12, 2004

The Time Out 

1822 Grant St. 

Concord, CA 94520 


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT

Kwovadis

Bong


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October 30, 2004

BB Wolf Bar


Canceled


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October 29, 2004

Mediterranean

265 Center Ave., 

Aptos, Ca 95003


Canceled


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October 15, 2004

Mediterranean

265 Center Ave.

Aptos, Ca 95003


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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October 9, 2004

Mediterranean

265 Center Ave.

Aptos, Ca 95003


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT

The Fue 

Nothing Less 

5 Star Rising


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September 29, 2004

Last Day Saloon

120 5th St, 

Santa Rosa, CA 95401


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT

Seek Irony


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September 24, 2004

Mediterranean

265 Center Ave.

Aptos, Ca 95003


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT

Last Night

Finding Solace


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September 14, 2004

Tower Records

6623 Pacific Ave. 

Stockton, CA 95207


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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July 4, 2004

Depot Hill Block Party

Capitola, California


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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20GRIT - 2003


August 24, 2003

San Jose, California


Party


BANDS PLAYING

Freak Wagon

20GRIT


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April 3, 2003

Tres De Mayo Fiesta

San Jose, California 


BANDS PLAYING

Freak Wagon

Horchata

Jive turkey

20GRIT

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20GRIT - 2002


October 26, 2002

Mediterranean

265 Center Ave.

Aptos, Ca 95003


BANDS PLAYING

The Deed

Automatic Animal

GreenHouse Effect

20GRIT


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September 26, 2002

The Aptos club

7941 Soquel Dr, 

Aptos, CA 95003


BANDS PLAYING

Faultline

7th Ave

20GRIT


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July 27, 2002

Mediterranean

265 Center Ave.

Aptos, Ca 95003


BANDS PLAYING

Grila Finger

20GRIT


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July 20, 2002

Soquel, California


Glen Drummer Party


BANDS PLAYING

Deep pocket 

Phoenix

20GRIT


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July 4, 2002

Cutting Edge

815 Almar St. Suite #4. 

Santa Cruz, CA 95060


Mario Shop Live Party


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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June 29, 2002

Mediterranean

265 Center Ave., 

Aptos, Ca 95003


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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May 25, 2002

Cutting Edge

815 Almar St. Suite #4. 

Santa Cruz, CA 95060


Mario Shop Live Party


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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May 4, 2002

Santa Cruz, California


Scott Harris: Vocals

Tommy Martin: Guitar

Marieo Martinez: Drums

Tim Gutez: Bass


Demolition Party 


BANDS PLAYING

20GRIT


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