"Last weekend, I was lucky to catch two shows on Saturday, July 1, Aileen Quinn and The Leapin’ Lizards, a fun rockabilly and swing band that is easy to bop around the dance floor. They play tunes ranging from Elvis to Stay Cats and original music with a special mention of the very talented Aileen Quinn who pours her heart and soul into the vocals. They attract a regular following and I too plan to be a future groupie."

                                                                  -Sue Helmy  -  CityWatch


            Aileen Quinn and The Leapin' Lizardsare  available to play at Concerts, Festivals, Fairs, Corporate Events, Casinos, Car Shows, Private Parties, Concert Clubs and have performed at a wide range of venues such as:

Disneyland Tomorrowland Terrace
Downtown Disney
Levitt AMP Pavilion, Carson City, NV

Manhattan Beach Concerts in the Park, Manhattan Beach, CA

Pershing Sq. Octoberfest, Los Angeles
Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend
Harvelle's Santa Monica

Torrance Cultural Arts Center

The NAMM Show, Anaheim
West Coast  Kustoms 'Cruisin' Nationals'
Paseo Colorado Pasadena

Topanga Days Festival
Billboard and Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference
Santa Fe Springs Swap Meet and Car Show
The Whisky a Go Go
Viva Cantina
Joe's Great American
Shenanigan's Long Beach
Pasadena Ballroom Dance Assoc
Rusty's Rhythm Club
Runway Playa Vista
Dance Santa Barbara

Witzend Club  Monthly Residency
​Malibu Winery

Nestle Corporate Event

Rosenthal Wines


"My favorite is "The Doctor Is In". I love it!"

                 -Mary Jane Popp, Host, KAHI AM

"A good solid record. I was impressed"

                                   -Col. Paco Chaos-DJ, WRFL FM

The Original 1982 Movie

  Upcoming Shows:


June 19  Joe's Great American, Burbank

June 23  Torrance Cultural Arts Southbay Arts Festival

July 13   Paseo Colorado, Pasadena

July 21   Shenanigan's. Long Beach

July 28   Levitt AMP Pavillion, Carson City, NV

Aug. 5    Manhattan Beach Summer Concerts

Aug. 28 Joe's Great American Grille, Burbank, CA

Sept. 7  Rusty's Rhythm Club, Playa del Rey, CA

Oct. 13  Pasadena Ballroom Dance Assoc., Pasadena CA

Dec. 8   Paseo Colorado Tree Lighting, Pasadena CA


“Aileen Quinn and the Leapin’ Lizards.” Yes, little orphan Annie is all grown up, and in a Rockabilly band. The sultry spitfire brought the crowd to the dance floor with a mix of classics, originals, and plenty of swing.

​                                       - Tolucan Times

SAMPLE SONG LIST:

Walkin' After Midnight                        Patsy Cline
Got A Lotta Rhythm In My Soul

Let's Have  A Party                            Wanda Jackson
Mean, Mean Man
Hard Headed Woman
Hot Dog That Made Him Mad

Sweet Nothins                                    Brenda Lee
That's All You Gotta Do

Little Sister                                         Elvis Presley

My Baby Left Me

That's Alright Mama

Folsom Prison Blues                         Johnny Cash
Jackson

Be Bop A Lula                                  Gene Vincent
Dance To The Bop
Cruisin'
Baby Blue

Sleepwalk                                        Brian Setzer
Since I Don't Have You
Jump Jive And Wail

Rock This Town

Johnny B Goode

Blues Suede Shoes

Sea Cruise

Boppin' The Blues

Walk Don't Run
Peter Gunn
Rip It Up
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Tainted Love

Head Over Heels

Swing Brother Swing
Train Kept A Rollin'
We Wanna Boogie
Come On Let's Go

Nosey Joe

PRESS:


     "Since 1983 The Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association has offered live bands for Swing dancing every Saturday night open to the entire community. We are appreciative of the many talented musicians we have here in the Los Angeles area, and we can unequivocally say that Aileen Quinn and The Leapin' Lizards are among the best of the best. They play a wonderful variety of Swingin' sounds, and always achieve a great rapport with their audiences.

     We've also had the opportunities to hire this band for special events outside of our own venue (as an example: our recent Swingin' Under the Stars event at Pasadena's Paseo Mall, which we co-hosted with the mall earlier this year.) In every situation this band is thoroughly professional, extremely easy to work with, energetic and fun, and gives their audiences the highest caliber show. We highly recommend this band. If you have any questions feel free to call us."

Erin Stevens
President, Pasadena Ballroom Dance Associaiton, Inc. 

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     Aileen Quinn and The Leapin’ Lizards:  This high octane band really delivers with foot stomping', grooving tunes and sassy, sexy melodic vocals.  Aileen Quinn is a Two time Golden Globe nominated actress best known for playing the title role in the 1982 film "Annie", directed by John Huston.  Aileen, a triple threat performer, made her Broadway debut at age 8 and has continued singing, dancing and acting in Feature Films, Television, Theatre, Animation and Commercials for over 30 years.   Aileen has also recorded two albums with Columbia Records: the multi-platinum "Annie" soundtrack, and her solo album, "Bobby's Girl", produced by Barbra Streisand/Dolly Parton producer, Gary Klein.  As lead singer of The Leapin' Lizards", Aileen's powerful, vocals take the audience on a rockin' ride, swingin' to a masterfully mix of classic and Rockabilly hits from the 50's and 60's, as well as the band's own soulful memorable originals.
 
     Leapin’ lizards! Annie the red-haired orphan is all grown up and her band The Leapin’ Lizards are sure to liven up any event or occasion! 


The Leapin’ Lizards  are:

Aileen Quinn - Lead Vocals and Percussion

Tom Murray -  Drums and Vocals

Chris Smith -  Bass and Vocals

Frank Giffen - Guitar and Vocals

Jorge Reyes - Sax  


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