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Finnie & Friends salute The King at Art Fein's 28th Annual Elvis Presley Birthday Bash at The Echo, January 5, 2014 ~

from left: Tim Fleming, Dylan Thomas, Lisa Finnie & John Palmer

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photo courtesy of Robert Miles

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photo courtesy of Shane Gibson
Finnie & Friends salute The King at Art Fein's Annual Elvis Presley Birthday Bash at The Echoplex, January 8, 2012 ~

from left: McDuffie, Palmer & Finnie
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photo courtesy of Todd Eckart

Finnie & Friends pay homage to the Hillbilly Shakespeare on Ronnie Mack’s Hank Williams Tribute Barndance, on September 5, 2011 ~

from left: McDuffie, Mack, Finnie, Palmer & Gothar
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photo courtesy of Electric Earl

Finnie and Friends* join Ronnie Mack's 23rd Anniversary Barndance at Joe's Great American Bar & Grill in Burbank on January 3, 2011
(left to right: John McDuffie, John Palmer, Lisa Finnie & Bob Gothar)
(photo courtesy of Steve Seifert)
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Finnie w/ bassist Hank Van Sickle...
Finnie and Friends join Ronnie Mack's 22nd Anniversary Barndance at Joe's Great American Bar & Grill in Burbank on January 4, 2010
(photos courtesy of Electric Earl)
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...and guitarist John McDuffie

Doin' the duos in the Lobby Lounge at the Pasadena Ritz-Carlton, 2006
(photos courtesy of Dave Clarke)

With George Friend on guitar...

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...and/or Skip Edwards on piano

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Oh - Let her go
home, Whiskey!

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Finnie & Friends* Tribute the King at Art Fein's 20th Annual Elvis Birthday Bash at the Henry Fonda Theater, January 8, 2006
*with John McDuffie, George Friend, John Palmer & Hank Van Sickle
(photos courtesy of Kista Cook & Dave Clarke)

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The Percussive Palmers: Shaina and John

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Finnie & Friends at the Old Towne Pub in Pasadena, October 12, 2005
(from left) Bob Gothar, John Palmer and Dan Janisch (photos courtesy of Dave Clarke)

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Lost in a swirling, faceless groove...

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BBQ/Fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina Relief, Monday, September 5, 2005 (LABOR DAY) at the Cinema Bar in Culver City~ (photos courtesy of Dave Clarke)

Patty Booker defends the grill... 

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Brantley Kearns, the King's Taster

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Playing for New Orleans, LA: (from left) Steve F'Dor, Brantley Kearns,
Lisa Finnie, Steve Mugalian, Hank Van Sickle & Bob Gothar
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Finnie & Van Sickle, treading water
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Lisa Finnie & the Idol Hands* play Art Fein's Annual Birthday Bash at the Henry Fonda Theater, January, 2005

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*With Steve Mugalian and Lucas Cheadle...

...and Kista Cook and Count Smokula!

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(pix courtesy of Dave Clarke)

Lisa Finnie & The Night Owls* lay the jazz on 'em at
the Pasadena Ritz-Carlton, December, 2004

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MUGALIAN'S MATINEE PICKUP BAND (2004-2005)
 
Made a silly racket at the Cinema Bar every other Sunday or so. Really sad to see it go...

*with Steve Mugalian, John McDuffie, Lucas Cheadle, Patty Booker, Laura Jo DeWitt, Sarah Kramer and Lisa Finnie (pictures courtesy of Dave Clarke)

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Finnie & The Lost Boys at the Buccaneer, November, 2004
(pix thanks to Lisa B.)
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*The Lost Boys are John McDuffie on guitars, John Palmer on drums/percussion & Bob Gothar on bass
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Brantley Kearns fiddlin' for WOMENAID at Zation, October, 2004
(as Finnie digs the scene through the looking glass)
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With lovely accompaniment by Sarah Kramer on trumpet...
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...and extra special percussion sauce from Mazatl and Palmer
(pictures courtesy of Dave Clarke)

Finnie & the Nice Guys* at Viva Cantina, September, 2004
*featuring John McDuffie on guitar, John Palmer on drums and Colin Cameron on bass

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At Ronnie Mack's Barndance Tribute 
to Hank Williams at El Cid, September, 2004
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*with Dan Janisch, Laura DeWitt & Brantley Kearns
The Debut of Dan Janisch's BLACK TEETH
Rosemary's Billygoat Odditorium
September, 2004
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*singin' ooh-wahs with Laura Jo
(clip courtesy of Electric Earl)
   

The Double-icious Band at Bean Town in Sierra Madre, 2004 (with the late Amy Farris, Lisa Finnie, John McDuffie, Lucas Cheadle and Steve Mugalian)

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Charlie Kissinger, Patron Saint of East Side Music

 

Palmer, McDuffie, Finnie & Kearns at Ronnie Mack's Barndance Tribute to Rick Nelson at the Thunderbird, May 2004



























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At the Autry Museum of Western Heritage with Brantley Kearns, October, 2003

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Greetings from Randy Newman...
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...courtesy of Dave & Violette





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The Altadena Ensemble* at Art Fein's Elvis Birthday Bash at the House of Blues, January, 2003
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*Featuring Mary Jean Shaffer on accordion, Bill Masenheimer on tuba and John Palmer on percussion

At the Green Room in August, 2003
with Bobby G., Patty Booker and
Colin Cameron

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With Pat Griffin, my old chum and former manager of the Green Room, September, 2003

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