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“In The Pocket” goes “Walkin'” with a Tommy Conwell classic!

Published On: August 12, 2015
|Author: Ray Koob
|Publication: WMGK

Just before I split for vacation, we announced that David Uosikkinen’s In the Pocket had been added to the bill of MGK’s Big Gig on 9/5 at Susquehanna Bank Center! Here’s the group’s (lucky) 13th single, Walkin’ On The Water, originally recorded by Tommy Conwell & The Young Rumblers! Tommy lays down the smokin’ licks with vocals provided by Dave Hause of The Loved Ones!

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The Hippest Thing in Philly

Published On: March 23, 2015
|Author: Cretin
|Publication: RARA'S FARM

Uosikkinen’s brainchild was to assemble a group of Philadelphia music legends, lock them in a studio and have them collaborate on re-imagining a hit song from the city’s rich musical past. EAch musician is given the musical freedom to put their own distinctive spin on each recording. Every few months, they release a new offering, and follow that up with a live show or two. Over the past few years, I’ve become a big fan and have enjoyed the musical ear candy, including their cuts at “Open My Eyes” (Todd Rundgren/Nazz), “Beat Up Guitar” (Hooters), “Change Reaction” (Robert Hazard) and “Disco Inferno” (The Trammps).

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David Uosikkinen Talks 35 Years of Drumming

Published On: March 18, 2015
|Publication: Modern Drummer

Hi, everybody! David Uosikkinen here. I’m probably best known for my work with the Hooters, the band I’ve been playing music with for thirty-five years. It’s been a great ride and I’m grateful to have been on it.

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PUNK ROCK GIRL: IN THE POCKET

Published On: March 12, 2015
|Author: Ray Koob
|Publication: WMGK

David Uosikkinen’s In The Pocket are set to debut their take on The Dead Milkmen’s Philly classic, “Punk Rock Girl” at their gig at the Ardmore Music Hall on March 28th!

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David Uosikkinen’s ITP Debuts Punk Rock Girl

Published On: March 10, 2015
|Author: Mark Pontz
|Publication: Fine Living Lancaster Magazine

David Uosikkinen of the Hooters and his band, In The Pocket return to the Ardmore Music Hall  on Saturday, March 28th to celebrate the release of their new song, Punk Rock Girl.

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Philadelphia Supergroup ‘In The Pocket’ Sets Up For Saturday Night Concert At Ardmore Music Hall

Published On: October 21, 2014
|Author: Molly Daly
|Publication: KYW News Radio/CBS 3

In the Pocket, a group made up of some of the area’s best-known rockers and singer/songwriters, celebrates its latest release, a single paying homage to Hall and Oates, with a concert Saturday night at the Ardmore Music Hall.

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Endless Beat of Philadelphia

Published On: August 25, 2014
|Author: Brent Urmey
|Publication: Fine Living Lancaster Magazine

David Uosikkinen is a Philadelphian first and foremost. You can hear it in his voice, feel it in his music, and see it in his down-to-earth, no holds barred personality.

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Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly 2014″ Best Musical Collaboration

Published On: August 2, 2014

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“IN THE POCKET” HONORS PHILADELPHIA ROCK TRADITION

Published On: May 15, 2014
|Author: Michael Lello
|Publication: Highway81Revisited.com

When Philadelphia is discussed – especially Philadelphia sports – the word “passion” is often thrown around quite freely.  So it is not surprising to hear the passion in David Uosikkinen’s voice when The Hooters drummer talks about his “In The Pocket” project, which spotlights essential Philly tracks, played by Philly musicians.

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HGR CD Review: David Uosikkinen’s In the Pocket

Published On: May 13, 2014
|Author: Jim Price
|Publication: Rocky 104.9

Known as the drummer for one of Philadelphia’s most famous rock band exports, The Hooters; David Uosikkinen has assembled an all-star cast of Philadelphia-based musicians to form his project, In The Pocket.

On Sessions: Essential Songs of Philadelphia, Uosikkinen and In The Pocket celebrate Philadelphia’s rich musical heritage by updating ten songs either created by the city’s musicians or recorded in Philadelphia; and a portion of proceeds from the album’s sale benefits Philadelphia’s Settlement Music School.

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