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Slip Groove is an original rock and roll band from the Hudson Valley in New York. The band is made up of Dan Pitt on guitar/vocals, Wayne Hoyt on drums/vocals, Ken Marma on bass/vocals, and Emre Arapkirli on synthesizer/organs. Slip Groove is a song-based, jammed-out, rock band that performs at local festivals, community events, campgrounds, breweries, orchards, bars, restaurants, coffee houses, and private parties. The band prides itself on engaging the audience and providing a great time for everyone. Slip Groove's original song styles range from 50s style rock and roll, 60s classic rock, 70s psychedelia, 80s hard rock, 90s indie, funk, folk, blues, and bluegrass. They play both electric and acoustic gigs.

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Upcoming Events

  • Oct 14, 11:00 AM
    Rhinebeck, Rhinebeck, NY, USA
    I’m psyched to be performing at Rhinebeck Porchfest 2023! This is an incredible event. I’ll be debuting a few new tunes… and you know I’ll have my loop pedal! Porch and time coming soon. More information at
  • Oct 21, 5:30 PM
    The Tasting Lab, 4856 NY-81, Greenville, NY 12083, USA
    Super cool venue that supports local original bands! Great food and drinks. Cozy inside. Fun outside. Join us for two big sets.
  • Oct 22, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Highland, 87 Haviland Rd, Highland, NY 12528, USA
    I'll be performing at this year's Walktoberfest on Sunday, 10/22. This is an amazing festival that benefits the Walkway Over the Hudson friends group. There will be lots of music, food, crafts, and activities for the whole family. Info.:
  • Oct 28, 3:00 PM
    Coppersea Distilling, 239 Springtown Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561, USA
    Oh yes … beyond psyched for our second annual Halloween Show at the absolutely picturesque Coppersea Distillery in New Paltz. Just trust me on this one… come on out! Two big sets from 3-6 PM.
  • Nov 22, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Poughkeepsie, 40 Cannon St #1, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, USA
    Join us for our 3rd annual Friendsgiving celebration at Kings Court Brewing.
  • Jan 12, 2024, 8:00 PM
    Tubby’s, 586 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401, USA
    We’re so psyched to play at this awesome rock club in Kingston! Our friends, Ramona Lane will be with us. And, it’s my birthday 🥳… so let’s party!
  • Feb 09, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Arlington, 796 Main St, Arlington, NY 12603, USA
    Join us for a celebration at one of our favorite venues!
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Want to learn more about Slip Groove, their music and their tour dates?

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Big Dogs Brewery: 5/28/23 “Spray Paint Poems”
Slip Groove “Wormholes” Live at Dogwood in Beacon, NY: 5/13/23
Lonely Night: Green Kill Art Gallery
Lonely Nights: Parlor New Paltz
Coppersea Distillery: I Can't Go On This Way.
In Buffalo: Dogwood
Spray Paint Poems: Keegan Ales
Snug Harbor: Purple Whale Solo
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