The Hula Girls
The Hula Girls formed in 2008 and have been busy playing their self-described ‘hulabilly’ music all over Southern California. It’s up-tempo hapa haole, tiki, and surf themed music, all filtered through the late 1950’s and early 60’s rockabilly and rock n’ roll sound!
The Hula Girls are Spike Marble on guitar and lead vocals, Shorty Poole on upright and electric basses, Gary Brandin on steel guitar, and Doug Sanborn on drums! They are always accompanied by their hula-a-go-go dancers, Miss Haylee Holiday, Miss Ginger Watson, and Miss Veronica Velvet!
The Hula Girls have played along side such modern rockabilly and surf legends as Dick Dale, The Ventures, Duane Eddie, X, The Knitters, Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys, The Stray Cats’ Lee Rocker and Slim Jim Phantom, Dave Alvin, Southern Culture on the Skids, Los Straitjackets, Wayne the Train Hancock, and Hot Rod Lincoln, among many others.
Just when you thought tiki music had to be sleepy instrumental tunes, here come The Hula Girls! Their second album will be out, just in time for the Hukilau!