Chi-tone is happy to announce The BuzzHounds in support of Slim Jim Phantom (The Stray Cats) as he makes a rare Chicagoland appearance on August 17th.
Born in Brooklyn and raised in Massapequa, New York, Phantom grew up listening to his parent’s jazz records and began playing drums by the age of ten. He took lessonswith Mousie Alexander, who played with Benny Goodman, studying jazz and working through books by Jim Chapin and Ted Reed.
Most recently, he has been involved in the eponymous roots-rock band Slim Jim’s Phantom Trio; rock-and-roll supergroup Dead Men Walking with Kirk Brandon and Mike Peters, and Captain Sensible; and rockabilly supergroup The Head Cat with Danny B. Harvey and the late vocalist and bassist Lemmy
Jim is also currently touring in support of “40”. “40″ is the tenth studio album by American rockabilly band the Stray Cats, released in May 2019 by Surfdog Records. It is their first studio album in 26 years since Original Coolin 1993.
For tickets and info, check out the links above. See you there !