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  • Type: Solo Performer
  • Hometown: San Diego, CA
  • Active: 1976, May 30 (Sun) - Present
  • Electric Bass, Guitars, Vocals, Digital samples, Keyboards
Sceneroller, Jon Kanis
Member of
  • Listening To Rocks
    2008, February 17, 9:00 pm (Sun) - Present
    Electric Bass, Vocals
  • Jeremy
    2009, July 29, 8:00 pm (Wed) - 2009, July 29, 10:00 pm (Wed)
    Electric Bass
  • Got It Covered
    2011, May 1 (Sun) - Present
    Electric Bass, Vocals

Jon Kanis at Alchemy, San Diego, May 2011. Poster by Sara Morrison.

About This Act

Jon Kanis is a singer, songwriter, musician, producer and disc jockey. Born and raised in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area he has lived in San Diego, California since 02.14.83. Recipient of several awards for his work as a producer including the Achievement In Film Award from the Blues Foundation. Nominated by the R.I.A.A. for a Grammy award in 2004. Has performed hundreds of gigs as a solo acoustic troubadour. Has performed all over the world including Great Britain, Continental Europe, Peru and Tibet. Picked up the electric bass to play a track on his 2005 CD Cabalistic Dispatch and subsequently went on to perform bass duties for The Assumptions, Listening To Rocks, Jeremy, Sunset Temples, Hezbollah-la-la, Frank Barajas and Got It Covered. For more information on Jon Kanis go to his blog page at


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