Beach Boys Tribute Band
July 19, 2017
The Hodads have been thrilling audiences with their tremendous variety of music and entertainment since 1989. They have appeared in concert with Kool & The Gang, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Jan & Dean, Vince Gill, and The Safaris to name a few.
Tony Jones (drums/vocals) is a native Los Angeleno and was raised in a musical family. His father (Rick) was a drummer/songwriter and his grandfather (Leon Rene) was a prominent songwriter in LA. Tony has performed with The Drifters, The Coasters, Billy Preston, Patty Andrews and others.
Jimmy Street (sax/guitar/vocals) was born in Norfolk, VA but grew up in Oakland where he was influenced by the East Bay Soul sounds. His passion is playing the saxophone and singing. He has performed with Frank Sinatra, Jack Jones, and Big Daddy.
John Hatton (bass/violin/vocals) was born in St. Louis, Missouri and started playing violin at age six. He is the bassist on Angel of the Morning by Juice Newton and has also played with Elvis, Dolly Parton, Seals & Croft, and the Righteous Brothers to name a few.
Bob Schuster (guitar/vocals) was born in Caracas, Venezuela and has been playing guitar and singing since he was 12. He studied at Berklee School of Music in Boston and the Dick Grove School in LA. He has performed with Bob Dylan, Steven Bishop, Gary Puckett and Trini Lopez.
Sterling Smith (keyboard/vocals) grew up in Columbus, Ohio and majored in harpsichord at OSU. He has recorded and toured with The Beach Boys, Randy Meisner, and Jan & Dean.