Oingo Boingo Former Members

Oingo Boingo Former Members features former members of the legendary new wave group Oingo Boingo, performing hits like Dead Man’s Party, Weird Science, We Close Our Eyes, Only a Lad, Just Another Day, Stay, Who Do You Want To Be, Gratitude, Private Life, and many more.

Original Members you remember well
and new members round it out

Original '80s and '90s era Oingo Boingo members Johnny "Vatos" Hernandez, Sam "Sluggo" Phipps, Carl Graves, Steve Bartek and John Avila, are joined by Brendan McKian (lead vocals), Mike Glendinning (vocals, rhythm guitar), Freddy Hernandez (bass) and Brian Swartz (trumpet) to form Oingo Boingo Former Members. This powerhouse group has been performing and selling out venues in California since 2005, including the iconic Greek Theatre and Saratoga's Mountain Winery.

"The Best Oingo Boingo Band
til Hell freezes over - Richard Blade

With a loyal West Coast following, Oingo Boingo was even honored by the city of Los Angeles when the City Council designated April 20, 2016 as offcial "Oingo Boingo Day" in Los Angeles, CA. Richard Blade of KROQ 106.7 and SiriusXM lst Wave fame was also in attendance and says that Oingo Boingo Former Members remains, "the best Oingo Boingo band until Hell freezes over."

Non-Stop Oingo Boingo
Just as the name implies

If you want to dance, if you want hard-core nostalgia, if you want some high-energy music that will keep your feet moving, we'll see you at the next Oingo Boingo Former Members concert!

There's always Something Special
About Halloween.

The witching month seems to be quite busy for this band. Lotta Joint's need hauntin'! Join the fans new and old in saying "Oingo Boingo Former Members" is the band for all seasons!

Check out our friends and over at Combat Radio, and hear Johnny Vatos and Steve Bartek interviews.

Awesome, fashionable & you'll be the ENVY of all your friends!

Oingo Boingo Former Members
Band Lineup

Some old, some new Never dull and good looking, too!

  • Johnny Vatos Hernandez

Johnny " Vatos" Hernandez
Drums / Jefe

  • Sam Sluggo Phipps

Sam "Sluggo" Phipps

  • Carl Graves

Carl Graves
Keyboards / Vox

  • Steve Bartek

Steve Bartek

  • Brendan McKian

Brendan McKian

  • John Avila

John Avila
Bass Guitar

  • Frederick Hernandez

Freddie Hernandez
Bass Guitar

  • Brian Swartz

Brian Swartz

  • Mike The Spike

Mike "The Spike" Glendinning
Rhythm Guitar/Vox

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"The best Oingo Boingo band on the planet - 'til hell freezes over!

Richard Blade - Former KROQ DJ

Richard Blade Interviews OBFM!

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Oingo Boingo Former Members
2021-2022 LIVE DATES

New Shows This Year! There's Nothing to Fear! See you there!


Santa Clarita, CA
Oct 8 2021


W/ Missing Persons & Dramarama

Saratoga, CA
Oct 16 2021


Montclair, CA
Oct 22 2021


San Juan Capistrano, CA
Oct 23 2021


W/ Missing Persons and Dramarama

San Diego, CA
Oct 30 2021


Agoura Hills, CA
Oct 31 2021


SaltLakeCity, UT
Jan 8 2022

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