Past Dates

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Matt Denny's Ale House
JC Hyke's Songwriter Serenade - 7:00
145 E. Huntington Dr.
Arcadia, CA 91006
Price: No Cover

If you missed our appearance at Chad Watson's Country Nights in The Valley, we'll be featured at Matt Denny's Saloon in Arcadia June 25th. It'll be fun revisiting where we started, and seeing familiar faces and friends. It's a fun night, out in the patio, with some of LA's best singer/songwriters across The Southland

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Chad Watson's California Country Night - 8:30 - 1:00
18389 Ventura Blvd
Tarzana, CA 91356
Price: No Cover

Come on out for a wonderful night at Chad Watson's California Country Nights, featuring some of  LA's most accomplished acoustic musicians and singer/songwriters. We are so honored to be included in this lineup and hope you can join us to tip a few, and rock the house.

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

Chad Watson's California Country Nights - 8:30 - 1:00
18389 Ventura Blvd
Tarzana, CA 91356
(818) 344-0034
Price: No Cover

Looking forward to joining Chad Watson for some "California Country"with some of our old friends and compatriots, Wednesday night.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

The Cowboy Palace Saloon
Tribute to Hal Blaine - 9:00
21635 Devonshire St
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Price: No Cover

We're looking forward to joining Chad Watson for a tribute to Hal Blaine, drummer of The Wrecking Crew, who recently passed at 90 years of young living. Partners will be joining a host of other musicians and singers who will be honoring Hal through the performance of some of the hits he was part of (there are over 1,000).

Our selections will be "He's A Rebel," and "Monday, Monday."

Hope you can make it!

Sunday, March 17th, 2019

Songnet CD Achievement Awards Night
SongNet Awards Night - 7:30 pm
Price: No Cover

Thank you Jimi Yamagashi for recognizing the hard work we put into "Soundtrack Of Our Lives"

Much appreciated to be appreciated.

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Matt Denny's Ale House
Songwriters Serenade - 7:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.
145 E. Huntington Dr.
Arcadia, CA 91006
Price: No Cover/Donation

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

CD Release Party - 8:00 -11:00 pm
14741 Calvert Street
Van Nuys, CA 91411
Price: No Cover/memorable micro brews

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Tia Chucha's Open Mic - 8:00 -11:00 pm
13197 Gladstone Ave.
Sylmar, CA 91342
Price: No Cover/Donations welcome


We are so excited to make it back to one of the first places to embrace us, when we started our musical journey together. We have also invited our friends from have  CA29 Indivisibles to share ideas about working together to protect our community and state, and organize for a successful November 6th election. Please come join as we  regreso to visit our Tia Chucha family and friends,  It'll be a night of  sharing music, poetry and political insights -- and it won't be the same without you.

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

The Roar Room
Songwriter Night at The Roar Room - 8:00pm-12:00 am
3645 Foothill Blvd
La Crescenta, California 91214
Price: No Cover/affordable spirits

Come out and join us for a fun night, at a divey bar in the boonies of SFV, La Crescenta, Ca. There's a nice stage, well lit and a great staff. The bar is limited but great quality -- and you'll be surprised what manager, Austin can put together for you, with a few shakes of old school mixology.        Bring your crew, and you can own the place!

We'll be doing some songs from our "Retro Night" show, as well as a few of our own, going on early in the evening, and joined by electric violinist/keboardist Margot Lane, who will also step up to the mic for her own rendition of "Zombie." Stick around and you can catch her set at 11:00. We've been working together since last fall, and it just keeps getting better and better, not to mention funner and funner.

Come on! Live dangerously! We dare ya!

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

Retro Night at MacLeod's - 8:00-11:00
14741 Calvert St
Van Nuys, CA 91411
Price: No Cover/Fabulous Beer!

What a night! Like time had been suspended and we were all there to party, relive memories and make new friends. Chad Watson was amazing on bass, and Margot Lane killed it on electric violin. The added treat was having my daughter Becky Lynn join us on one of her tunes, as I joined her on harmony. - Tapia



Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

The Oyster House
Retro Night at The Oyster House - 9:00/12:00
12446 Moorpark
Studio City, CA 91604
818 761-8686
Price: No Cover

 Looking forward to a night of iconic hits from the 60's, 70's and 80's, as well as a few of our own. Margot Lane who joined us on violin, will be featured on keys and violin This months "friends" will be Mark Ryan, Kaitie Anne Mitchell and Mandara Irani. Just to sweeten it up, we encourage you to join in as part of our community chorus.

If you're inclined to eat, the kitchen closes at 9:30, so come a little early to put your order in. It's a neighborhood bar, very casual and local, with a cool vibe and great drinks.

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Back to the Grind
Isela's Birthday Party! - 8:00
3575 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92501
Price: Free

Had a wonderful time with our friends in the IE.

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Retro Night at The Oyster House - 9:30/12:00
12446 Moorpark
Studio City, CA 91604
818 761-8686
Price: No Cover

Join us (Jim and I will both be there- I just take a better pic) for a night of iconic hits from the 60's, 70's and 80"s, sure to send you back to the days before being responsible became the rule of day (and law). With songs from the likes of The Kinks, Linda Ronstadt, Beatles, Bonnie Raitt, Fleetwood Mac (to name a few), we'll all take a trip  back.  We'll be inviting various friends to sit in because --- why not? Hopefully, you will also be moved to join us, and create our own community rock chorus.  Music is a community affair and it won't be as much fun without you. 


Thanks Mark and Margot for making this such a wonderful night!

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Retro Night at The San Fernando - 8:00
5230 San Fernando Road
Glendale, CA 91203
Price: No Cover/affordable spirits

Come join us for Retro Night Music aka "The Soundtrack of Your Youthful Indiscretions."

We have put together a fun night of eclectic iconic hits from the 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's,with a few of our own originals to make it interesting. Think of your favorites from The Kinks, Beatles, Stones, Linda Ronstadt and Bonnie Raitt, and you can imagine exactly what a hoot it will be.

The San Fernando is a newly refurbished and remodeled retro bar, with vintage spirits and fun food to gnosh, from healthy to decadent (fried macaroni, who could ask for more?)

Stop in, say hello, buy a drink or two and let's go back in time, in style....

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Mamapalooza with Stacy Robin & Imaginary Friends - 6:00
740 N. Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Sal & Isela's Cinco de Mayo Celebration - 7:00 pm
3375 University Ave.
Riverside, Ca 92501
951 784-0800
Price: No Cover

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Dia De Los Muertos
Dia De Los Muertos - 1:00 -6:00
Lake Elsinore City Park
Lake Elsinore, Ca 92530
Price: Free!

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Sabor y Cultura Cafe
Sal and Isela with special Guests Partner - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
5625 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, Ca 90028
Price: No cover


Partners will be opening for Sal and Isela con Los Salerosos for a night of original, state of the art, state of our country music. Sal will also be guesting with Partners, adding some very rich harmonies to Juntos Siempre, our latest single. Come on out for night of music among friends.

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

The Cork Lounge
SongsAlive Showcase - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Sherman Oaks, Ca 91403
Price: No cover

Partners will be joining a bevy of LA's best singer/songwriters, hosted by Jimi Yamagashi... We'll be sharing all of our original music, and debuting a Spanish version of Side By Side, "Juntos Siempre."

Stop by and have a drink and gnosh as you listen to some heartfelt story songs and R&R inspired rhythms.


Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

Las Conchitas Restaurant
Benefit for Disabled American Veterans - Noon-4:00 pm
168 E. Street
San Bernadino, CA 92401
United States
Price: Suggested Donation-$5

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

Rose & Steve's 6th Annual BBQ and Jam
Rose & Steve's Annual BBQ & Jam
private event - email for info
Redlands, Ca 92374
Price: Potluck event

Partners had a great time at the Steve & Rose's Annual Memorial Day Weekend BBQ & Jam in Redlands, Ca. It's been four years since we did this, and cannot describe what an excellent day and evening it turned out to be.

 Getting hear groups like Biscuits and Groovy, Cool Catz, Storyteller, The Professors and Nando (from Los Chilaqs) was indeed a blast. 

Always a great lawn party with great BBQ, music and old-fashioned blues. 

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Malibu Senior Center
Luncheon - 11:30 - 1:30
23825 Stuart Ranch Road
Malibu, CA 90265
310-456-2489 ext. 357
Price: $2 - Reservation required

Partners will be providing music to take you back to your days of "youthful indiscretions" with iconic songs from the 60's and 70's i.e. Moody Blues, Linda Rondstadt, Kinks etc. Mixed in will be their own folk-rock, Americana and jazz inspired originals from their 2015 EP (for sale at the site) "Anmated," which have a been-there, done-that, and come back for more attitude.

Come on out and let's all enjoy a very "Sunny Afternoon."

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

The New FM Station
Marina del Rey Jam
Southern California

Things are continuing to go great with The Hailers (April, Robert and Tommy) and Joe Sacco making music and laughter. Our new  long-term collaboration is:

The New FM Station

"A tribute to FM Radio"

As you can see, this is a great bunch of people. Our goal is to put together a show where we play iconic hits of the 60's and 70's, mixed in with our originals. For now,  it's "under construction,"  and we are looking forward announcing  our first date, so please check back. 


Sunday, November 1st, 2015

Dia de Los Muertos Festival Lake Elsinore - 12:00 -- 5:00 pm
Graham and Spring St.
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
Price: Free!

Partners 'n Crime had a very successful event, joining a wide array of talent for Lake Elsinore's fourth "Day of the Dead Festival", Downtown.

We were joined onstage by our new Accomplice in Crime, Juan Miguel, who played bass and accordion. In addition Sal Salgado of Sal and Isela con Los Salerosos, will stepped up to stage for a rousing closing song "Sangron," replete with gritos from the audience.

Los Salerosos is a local band with a long history in Lake Elsinore and Corona who are known for "Mexicanizing American musican and Americanizing Mexican Music." They were an awesome closer, and we were proud to be in their company. 

The arts & crafts booths were authentic, food delicious and an impressive, truly cultural parade to top off a day of activities for the whole family.  


Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

The Plum House
Disabled American Veterans Fundraiser - 7:00 p.m.
Riverside, CA
Price: No Cover

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Songs Alive Showcase - 7:00 p.m.
5043 Van Nuys Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, California 91403
United States
(818) 788-5110
Price: No Cover

Partners 'n Crime will be sharing the stage with some of the most creative singer/songwriters in The Valley, hosted by Jimi Yamagishi, who has quite a track record himself and is all about supporting Indie Music. More details to follow.


Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Viva Cantina
Melrose Music Review - 9:00 pm
900 Riverside Drive
Burbank, CA 91506
United States
Price: No Cover

Partners 'n Crime will be returning to Viva Cantina with the Melrose Music Review, for a concert set (45 mins) of some of the new tunes they will be releasing on their 2016 CD, "Sangron!" This is going to be an especially fun night, with the guest appearance of their accomplice Chad Watson on bass.

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Viva Cantina
Melrose Music Review - 8:00 pm
900 Riverside Drive
Burbank, California 91506
Price: No Cover

Partners 'n Crime will be returning to the Melrose Music Review next week to promote their new single, "Sangron," which has been remixed and remastered, and will be out later this month. 

They will be joined by Juan Miguel on accordion and harmonies, and look forward to another awesome night of great original music by some of the best up and coming singer/songwriters and bands in Hollywood.

Come on out and join in the fun!

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

America - 8:00 pm
216. North Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203
Price: varies

Partners 'n Crime had a wonderful time hanging out with Dewey and Gerry of America, before going out to see their wonderfully awesome show. It was especially fun for us, as the sound engineer, bassist and lead guitarist are dear friends who have worked with Jim Rhodes "in a past life," which we are now reviving. So nice to see "The Boys" give their due to the other 'boys in the band.' Gracious does not begin to describe them. Thank you Dewey and Gerry for a wonderful night!

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Studio 395 Live Art - 4:00 pm - 11:00 p.m.
530 Crane St., #G
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
Price: No Cover

Join us as we help to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of La Rebelde Wines. We'll be sharing the night with other musicians, and Studio 395 crafters and artists who will have their work out for display and sale. 

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Viva Cantina
Melrose Music Review - 7:00 p.m.
900 Riverside Drive
Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 845-2425
Price: No Cover

Partners 'n Crime will be headlining David Williams' Melrose Music Review, featuring Melissa Moshe, Amber, Elizabeth Chaffee, Paul McCarty and Afton Jillian to name a few. The night starts with a series of acoustic acts and will close with full-on rockin' bands. Viva has a great menu and six different types of Margaritas, with no minimum. What more could you ask for, in a night out in The Valley.

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