Life is Beautiful Festival

Well, it's that time of year again!!! Life is Beautiful is just around the corner and we hope we will get to see you there! We have joined forces with our friends Fergusons Downtown and The Bunkhouse for the "Market in the Alley", an awesome community event with music, shopping, drinks and more! The market will be happening all 3 days of the festival Sept. 22nd-24th and we will be playing there on the 24th @ 7pm SHARP! All 3 days will have amazing talent so be sure to drop by!

Dillinger Block Party (#6)

Well that's a wrap for this years Block Party in Boulder City! Thank you to everyone who made it out with their friends and families! Was good seeing all of you! Thank you for the support.

Dillinger Block Party (#6) - Boulder City, NV

Taking place in the heart of Boulder City's Downtown, Saturday May 13th! We will be hitting the stage with Black Camaro, Same Sex Mary, Dogyear and more! This is a FREE - ALL AGES event! Music will start at 4pm! Bring the kiddos and enjoy some outdoor fun!!!

Less than 2 weeks away

Don't forget! April 7th @ Bunkhouse Saloon we will be hitting the stage with Pure Joy People for their ep release, Almost Normal, Cameron Dettman and Leather Bound Crooks. All of this for a low $8!!! We promise you won't be disappointed. We will see you soon!!! 8pm - 21+

Just Announced!

We will be playing with our friends Pure Joy People at the Bunkhouse Saloon this April 7th! Can't wait to see you there!

The Dirty Hooks on PANDORA

That's right! Go create a station on Pandora and listen to some sweet tunes by yours truly!

"Badland Saints" LIVE on Balcony TV Las Vegas

It's finally here! Our live video of "Badland Saints" performed on the balcony of the Hard Rock Cafe on the Strip in Las Vegas. Go check out the video here @ Thank you to the crew who made this happen! Gotta love the Vegas Strip!

You guys rule...

Bunkhouse was a hit! Thank you so much for supporting us and coming downtown on one of the busiest weekends of the year. Can't wait to do it again!


Ok! Can't wait to see everyone tomorrow! We will be going on around 9pm, so get there early!!! Super excited and we will see you there!


Stay tuned for more info!!!

You like BEER right???

Come check us out at Crafthaus' 2 year anniversary on 9/12! There will be plenty of beer to sample, food trucks, and music!!! Also playing are The All Togethers and Rusty Maples. Tickets are available HERE

Soooo the show was AWESOME!!!

What a great night at The Hard Rock Hotel Pool. Eagles of Death Metal were amazing and basically blew the waters out of the pool! Beware of Darkness killed it too, super nice guys! We all braved the heat and made it one the best shows we have had in a long time! Glad we got to see all of our friends! Until next time...

Eagles of Death Metal @ Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas

Just added, we are playing w/ Eagles of Death Metal and Beware of Darkness @ Hard Rock Hotel Pool, July 22nd! Doors are at 8pm, we hit the stage first! Super excited, see you guys there!


Our hearts go out to you.

Don't want to say you missed an awesome show but...

YOU MISSED AN AWESOME SHOW! Big shout out to FELIX, Artifice, TeamMate and mostly the amazing crowd that night! Thanks so much for being there and we shall see you at the next!


Show soon to be announced! We couldn't stay away from you guys any longer!


Just announced! We will be playing at one of our favorite spots the Artifice, Friday May 13th! Joining us will be locals Felix and TeamMate from LA. Show is only $5 at the door! We're excited for this one and we would love to have you there! See you soon!


Show soon to be announced! We couldn't stay away from you guys any longer!

Well...that was awesome!

Neon Reverb proved to be an amazing weekend for Downtown Las Vegas and for us fellow musicians. Thank you so much to everyone who made it out to the show and supported the festival! We were honored to be a part of it. Can't wait for next year!


We are proud to announce that we will be playing the Neon Reverb Festival in Downtown Las Vegas! With headliners Ty Segall, Neon Indian, The Melvins, Beach Slang...just to name a few! This will take place March10th-13th. We can't wait! More details to come soon! For more info go to

Thank YOU!

I guess that we would have to say that the show was a huge success! What a great night of music and not a bad way to celebrate Anthony's birthday! Thank you so much to everyone who came out and shared the evening with us, PURE JOY, Same Sex Mary and the Bunkhouse. It was awesome. - The Hooks


So night has finally arrived! The Dirty Hooks, along with Same Sex Mary and PURE JOY, will be gracing the stage tonight at The Bunkhouse Saloon! Doors are at 8:30 and it's only 5 Bucks! Come down and celebrate Anthony's birthday too! Did we mention there will be cupcakes??? Lots of them! ALSO we will have brand spanking new TSHIRTS!!!!! Come get yours! See you there!

Just a couple weeks away

Not only did we add Pure Joy and Same Sex Mary to the show @ Bunkhouse Saloon on Jan. 16th but we will also be celebrating Anthony's Birfday that night! We see some shots in our future! ::::::))))

Some goodies in the works!!

We will be sharing with you in the near future some new goodies! Stay tuned!

Tonight is the the NIGHT!

Looking forward to seeing all of you tonight @ Backstage Bar & Billiards! Doors are at 8pm!!!!

Backstage Bar & Billiards

Friday September 18th we will be hitting the stage at Triple B's! Also joining us that evening will be Fuzz Solow, Payola Presley and High Arrow. Show is only 5 bucks!!!! Can't wait to see you all there!

Thank you Bunkhouse and Big Talk

What a night it was! Thank you to everyone who made it out and made the night super special! It was good to see some old faces and to meet some new ones! See you at the next one!

Just Announced!

May 26th we will be opening for Big Talk, Ronnie Vannucci's (The Killers) side project, at The Bunkhouse Saloon Downtown. Hope you can make it out! We will hit the stage at 8pm sharp!

New Album!!!!

Just to keep everyone posted, we have been hard at work on getting our studio set up and starting to record guitars! Like our last album, we record at our own home studio. Bobby has been hard at work creating the space since the studio went homeless for some time. Again, we will keep you posted with how the recording is coming along and with other fun stuff we have in the works! Stay tuned!

March 27th @ Backstage Bar!!!

Just a few weeks away, we will hit the stage at Backstage Bar & Billiards with The Stone Foxes, Love Vendetta, Toy Bombs and Jack and the B Fish. A big night that will get you a bang for your buck. Another night you will not want to miss. We shall see you there! Get your tickets Here!

Thank you Bunkhouse

What great night and turn out for the Surfer Blood show at the Bunkhouse. It was awesome seeing everyone there and the guys in Surfer Blood couldn't have been cooler. Now on to the next!

Surfer Blood and The Stone Foxes!!!

Ok, we are getting this year started right! February 21st @ The Bunkhouse with Surfer Blood, then March 27th @ Backstage Bar with The Stone Foxes. 2 awesome shows you do not want to miss. Check out our "shows" page for more info. Can't wait to see you guys there!


Hope everyone had a great holiday and a happy New Year! We (actually Bobby) have been hard at work building our new home studio to get started on our new album. We haven't forgotten about you guys but we want to get some new music out to you! Thanks for your patience and we will have some goodies to post along the way! The Hooks

Vegas Music Summit

We have just been added to the Vegas Music Summit! This is a 2 day event taking place on Nov. 13th& 14th, that will have Music/Media/Educational Panels and Music Showcases. Our showcase will be on Nov. 14th @ Backstage Bar & Billiards, 8pm. For more info go to

Food Truck Feast Anyone?

OK! Just had an awesome night at Backstage Bar & Billiards with Franks and Deans and The Dirty with Franky Perez. Got to raise some money for a good cause. Keep Memory Alive. Now, on to the next one! We will be hitting the stage at the Food Truck Festival November 15th for Sunset Park'd. It's a FREE SHOW, bring the kids. For more info go to

Wine Amplified Festival was AWESOME!

Thank you to everyone who made it out! Great weather, bands and overall event. Super proud to be a part of such an awesome show!


In just a few weeks we will be hitting the Barefoot Beach Stage at the Wine Amplified Festival. The 2 day festival will be chock full of bands such as Violent Femmes, Blink 182, Train, Better Than Ezra, Magic!, lots of locals and many more! We will take the stage at 6:50pm on Saturday Oct. 11th! There will be wine, awesome music and food! Tickets and more is available at

Happy Birthday Bobby!!!

We are glad we get to make music with you! Happy Birthday brotha!

The Bunkhouse was pretty rad...

Well, if you missed the show at The Bunkhouse Saloon over the weekend, you missed some awesome bands. Payola Presley and Fuzz Solow killed it! It was great sharing the stage with some old friends. Thank you to everyone who made it out to the show. We had a great time that took a few days to recover from.

The Bunkhouse Saloon

Just announced! We will be playing the Bunkhouse Saloon, September 6th with Payola Presley and Fuzz Solow. What a great lineup! Go to our SHOWS page to get your tickets! You don't want to miss this one!!!


The next month we have a few things in the works! We have been writing and getting a few things lined up in the months to come. Can't wait to let you guys know!

Big Thanks

Hello everyone! Thank you so much making the Brroklyn Bowl show a success! We had such a great time seeing everyone and being able to play on such a great stage. Thanks to everyone at the Brooklyn Bowl who helped us out and to Same Sex Mary and Leather Lungs showing us how it is done! Can't wait to get back in there. Thank you!!!!


Yes it's true! We will be playing July 8th @ Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas with Same Sex Mary and Leather Lungs. Did we mention that it's a FREE show?!?! What a better way to stay out of the heat! Hope you can make it because the venue is awesome and the sound is amazing. We will also be filming a bit of the show, so if you want your face in need to go! See you there!


Fashion, music and cocktails....

After playing in 100mph winds at container park, thank you to those who bared it with us, we are playing the fashion event Made in Downtown Las Vegas, May 15th. This all ages event goes from 6pm-8pm. The Dirty Hooks will be playing 2 sets this evening, kicking it off and closing it out. Tickets are only $5 and that will go towards the las vegas fashion community. We will see you at the Stitch Factory!!!

Just Announced

We just added a couple of shows in May. One will be at Downtown Container Park, May 10th, with Richard Grewar and Toy Bombs (LA). Second show will be at the Stitch Factory, downtown as well, for a fashion contest on May 15th. Two great shows that you won't want to miss!!!

What a weekend!!!

Our show at Insert Coin(s) and with Sofar Sounds made for quite a weekend! We met so many great people and got to be a part of some great events! Thank you to everyone. There are some exciting things on the horizon, we can't wait to share.

Sofar Sounds

We will be playing a really cool event April 6th with Sofar Sounds Las Vegas. This is an RSVP only event which will take place in someone's living room. To RSVP email at:
For more info, go to their website.

Insert Coin(s) 3rd Anniversary Party

Join us April 4th @ Insert Coin(s) for their 3rd Anniversary Party! We are excited to be a part of this event and it will be First Friday too! Doors will be at 8 and we will hit the stage at 9:30pm. Hope you are ready to challenge the band in some Street Fighter action.

Keep checking in!!!

We have got a few things on our plate that we have coming up! Some shows, some new tunes and a few other announcements. Be sure to keep checking in to see what's new!

Tonight @ Downtown Container Park

First off, today is our amazing guitarist Anthony's Birthday!!! We love ya! With that being said, we are celebrating with a show in Downtown Las Vegas @ The Container Park. Show starts at 8pm with A Crowd of Small Adventures and we will hit the stage right after them. Come down and celebrate with us!!!!


Go check it out Here! !!!!! Thank you Ryen McPherson and all the crew over at Shoot to Kill Media. Such an amazing job.

Thank you!

Artifice was awesome. Thank you everyone who made it out to the show! Black Camaro killed it!!! We shall see you at the next one...

Saturday, November 23rd @ Artifice

Our next show is coming up fast! Be sure to mark your calendars for November 23rd. We will be playing with our friends Black Camaro. Definitely not one you want to miss! See you there!

Life is Beautiful!!!!

Well.....the festival is over! What a "beautiful" thing it was! Thank you to everyone at the festival, Red Bull Sound Select and to all of our family, friends and fans. We had such a great time and how awesome was it to a part of the very first festival! Thanks again and we shall everyone soon!

Thanks Las Vegas CityLife

Las Vegas CityLife mentioned The Dirty Hooks as one of six local acts not to miss at the Life is Beautiful Festival! The festival kicks off today and we hope to see you all Sunday for our set! Crazy it is finally here!. Be sure to plan on traffic so you don't miss out on anything!

Only 10 days away!

We will be hitting the stage at Life is Beautiful Festival in only 10 days!!!!! Our set time is 1:50p, Oct. 27th on the Red Bull Sounds Select stage! All maps, schedules, shuttles have been announced and can be checked out Here!

Red Bull Sound Select

Just announced today by Rehan Choudry of the Life is Beautiful Festival, The Dirty Hooks and 4 other Las Vegas bands were chosen to be a part of the Red Bull Sound Select program. Very cool news for the band!!!! We're excited!

Thanks to Shoot to Kill Media

We just finished shooting the first half of our video for "Naked City Colt". What a crazy two days it was! Can't wait to see how it all turns out!

New stuff is coming!

Be sure to keep checking in!!!! We got some new stuff on the horizon! Gonna start shooting for our video here in the next few days with Shoot to Kill Media!

Thank you for a great night!

The Cosmopolitan show was a blast! Thanks again to everyone who made it out making it one of our best shows yet. Thank you to everyone at The Cosmopolitan, C3 and big shout out to Shoot To Kill Media. Check out some pics on our photos page!

Blvd Social Club at Cosmopolitan Hotel 8/15

Grab your swimsuits! Just announced today, we are playing the "Blvd Social Club" Thursday night summer concert series at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on August 15th! We will be playing outside at the pool with Goldboot, The McManus Project and DJ Mike Attack. Tickets are only $5 and is All Ages! Looks like August is going to be a good month! Click here!

Another one for the books.

Thank you everyone who came out to the Backstage Bar, such a good night! Will be posting a few pics from that night. Also, be sure to check out for a mention in an article by Jon Birch and Mr. Peeps for putting us on their podcast. Very cool guys! Thank you!

We are proud to announce....

That we will be playing the first Life Is Beautiful Festival this October! Very excited to be a part of this, alongside some awesome local talent and headliners (Beck, Kings of Leon, The Killers). We just played the line-up announcement show last night, getting to open for another headliner Youngblood Hawke! Can't wait! Tickets go on sale June 7th!

Only 8 more days!!

It's getting closer and you don't want to miss it! June 7th @ Backstage Bar and Billiards, we will be playing with The Stone Foxes (San Fran) and locals Jack & The B-Fish! Be sure to get your pre-sale tickets online on Ticketfly to save a couple bucks. Also stay tuned for more shows! See you soon!

If you missed the Life is Beautiful - Downtown Las Vegas Music Showacase.....

We feel sorry for you! What a great night of music. Playing on the patio of Commonwealth was amazing and all of the bands killed it. Just make sure next time you don't miss out. For those who came, thank you so much for the support. Until next time...

MRU Magazine's Music Review (Dublin, Ireland)

We wanted to send a shout out to MRU Magazine for all the kind words about our album "Electric Grit." Just out today on their site! Check out our press page or Click here!

Life is Beautiful Festival - Downtown Las Vegas Music Showcase

Just Announced!!! We will be playing April 7th @ Commonwealth along with some other awesome bands! Come down and support, for we were selected to perform for a spot at the festival. Hope to see ya there!

The Stone Foxes show moved to June 7th

Unfortunately we have just found out that the show date for The Stone Foxes show has now been moved to June 7th, so there will not be a show next week. Anyone who has already purchased tickets, they will still be honored at the June 7th show. Sorry for any inconvenience and please keep checking in on other show dates! See you soon! The Dirty Hooks

March 7th @ Backstage Bar

Well, the show at Artifice this past weekend was our best show to date! It's like the old days to play for a packed house! What would we do without you guys??? Special thanks to Love Vendetta, Dinosaur Hypnosis, DJ RPS and Nevermore Productions! Such a good night. To keep the ball rolling we have another show March 7th @ Backstage Bar w/ The Stone Foxes (San Fran) and Jack and the B-Fish. We have pre-sale tickets available for $11 (plus we will be giving you our full length album "Electric Grit" with each ticket) so please get in touch with us and we can get you the tickets. Day of show they will be $13. 21+ - 7pm

GIrls, Girls, Girls

Thanks to Jarret Keene at Vegas Seven Mag for the kind words yet again! Also, for plugging the show tonight Feb. 9th @ the Artifice!!! Gonna be a fun night! See you there.

The LV Weekly's 10 Vegas Bands to hear in 2013

Very cool article in the Las Vegas Weekly today! Thanks to Jason Harris and the Weekly for mentioning us as one the bands to hear. So very cool! Check out the article in our press section of our website!

Check out the Las Vegas Weekly 1/24/13

Be sure to grab a Weekly this Thursday to check out our article! Also, a friendly reminder to save the date! We are playing Feb. 9th at the Artifice, gonna be a rad night!

We made the list!

Thanks Laurie and Chad on KOMP 92.3 Homegrown Show for picking "Dancing with a Train" in their Top 10 List for 2012! Pretty cool way to end the year! Happy New Year and we can't wait to give you guys another year of music!

Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

We hope everyone has a fun and safe Holiday! Remember you can always give the gift of music! Click here to go to iTunes. We will see you next year!!!

Stay classy,
The Dirty Hooks

CD Review in Smash Magazine

Smash Magazine has written up a little CD Review for our latest album "Electric Grit". Go to our press page and check it out!


IF you missed it, yes the Royal House was rocked! Big thanks to Stacey Gearing and Lucky Cuss for making the night even that much better. A huge thanks to all of our friends and fans for being there and the new fans we made that night!

The Royal gonna be RAD!

Only a few more days until our show at the Royal House! We will be playing with Lucky Cuss and Stacey Gearing. This will be both an aural and visual experience you won't want to miss! Also did we mention its FREE???? See you there! 9pm

Thank you!

The Vinyl show was amazing! Thank you to everyone who made it out! Don't forget our next show is Nov. 30th @ The Royal House.


Tomorrow at 9pm we will be rocking the stage at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel!!! This is an all ages show with bar available for those over 21. If you log on to you can use your UNLV student I.D. to get your tix for half the price. The promo code, apparently, is "STUD".

Only a few days away!

It's getting closer! This Saturday is the show with Mike Watt. Don't forget that we go on at 9pm SHARP! We will also have CD's for $5!!!

Opening for Mike Watt + the Missingmen - Nov. 3rd @ Vinyl!

Unfortuntely we will not be playing the show at Beauty Bar at the end of the month, but we were lucky enough to book another show at Hard Rock Hotel's new venue Vinyl. We well be opening for legendary musician Mike Watt (of The Minutemen) Saturday Nov. 3rd! We can't wait!

Show at the Artifice!

Thank you to everyone who made it out to the Artifice! The show was a complete success for raising money for the Shade Tree Foundation. One of our best shows thus far! Looking forward to the next show Oct. 27th at the Beauty Bar.

Neon Reverb Festival Downtown

We were lucky enough to be part of the Neon Reverb Festival this past weekend. Got to play with some cool bands and got to make some new fans! Looking forward to next week at the Artifice. Going to be a good time and have some birthdays to celebrate. See you there!!!


Words can't describe how excited we are that we were voted Best Local Album in Vegas Seven Magazine! What an honor! Thanks to Seven Mag for all of their support!

Goddamn that's some kick-ass rock 'n' roll!

If you haven't yet, go grab this weeks Seven Magazine to check out the awesome review that Deanna Rilling gave us. We received 4 out of 5 stars! So amazing! Thanks again Deanna at Seven Mag! You made our week . . . month . . . YEAR!!!

Our first show at Money Plays

Be sure to make it out to our first show June 22nd at Money Plays! We will have cds on hand that you can purchase for only $5. We are looking forward to seeing all of you there! Oh and it's a FREE SHOW!