Hooray for Our Side


Trumpet, Saxophone, Trombone.


Hooray for Our Side is a ska/punk/alternative rock band based in Orange County, California. They have performed throughout California and the Southwest, at venues such as House of Blues Anaheim, Key Club, Whisky a Go-Go, DiPiazza's, The Slidebar, Chain Reaction and many more, sharing the stage with artists such as Mad Caddies, Suburban Legends, Mustard Plug, Starpool, Chris Murray, The Toasters, The Originalites and more. In 2014, Hooray for Our Side were nominated in the Best World category at the OC Music Awards alongside The Dirty Heads, Reel Big Fish, Seedless, and Solution.

Hooray for Our Side released their debut self-titled EP on July 30, 2013, followed by their first full-length album, Overture, on December 30, 2015. Both releases were produced by Vincent Walker (Suburban Legends, The Littlest Man Band).

Screen name:
Member since:
Feb 07 2011
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years together:
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
29 years


Our influences are extensive... just to name a few:

The Aggrolites, The Beach Boys, Ben Folds, Big D and the Kids Table, Bomb the Music Industry!, Chris Murray, The Clash, David Bowie, Devo, Elvis Costello, Fake Problems, The Hippos, Larry and His Flask, Less Than Jake, The Littlest Man Band, Mad Caddies, Mest, Oingo Boingo, Save Ferris, The Slackers, The Smiths, The Specials, Starpool, Streetlight Manifesto, Suburban Legends, The Suicide Machines, Westbound Train

Members Of Band

Katon Guinen - Lead guitar/vocals
Branden Herron - Sousaphone
Kevin Heydman - Bass
Drew Pedersen - Trombone
Keith Roberts - Drums
Corey Simmons - Trombone
Evan Wohrman - Lead vocals



Past Events

w/Eve of Destruction, Karate in the Garage

w/Starpool, Suburban Legends, Karate in the Garage, Magnolia Polynesian Dance Troupe

w/The Pocketeers

w/The Pocketeers, The Holophonics, Be Like Max, Half Past Two

Main Stage

w/Static Fiction

w/Firestarter, Survay Says!, The Maxies, Isolated Victims, The Pocketeers

w/The Odd Advantage, Ukulele Hiro

w/Chris Murray

w/The Maxies, The B Sharps, New Way On, Countless Thousands

w/Save the Swim Team, The Pocketeers

w/The Pocketeers

w/Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Half Past Two, Skapeche Mode, Skadonna

w/Stupid Flanders, The Maxies, CodeName: Rocky, Karate in the Garage, The Pocketeers

w/The Steady Electric

w/Eve of Destruction, David Parris

w/Survay Says!

w/The Toasters, The Maxies

w/Mustard Plug, La Infinita

w/Bear Brass

w/Eve of Destruction, The B-Sharps, Defunked

w/Angel City Records Revue, Papafish, Skapeche Mode, Stupid Flanders, The B-Sharps, Eve of Destruction, Los 2x4s

w/Chris Murray, Scarlett and the Fever

w/The Maxies, Stupid Flanders, Be Like Max

w/Skapeche Mode, Skadonna

w/Mad Caddies

w/The Pocketeers

w/Eclectic Tuba, Captain Squeegee, Sixstep

w/Eclectic Tuba, Captain Squeegee, Sixstep

Lineup TBA

w/Kissed Alive, The Maxies, The Pocketeers, Nastalja, Red Undead

w/Eve of Destruction, Failed to Victory, Orange County Degenerates

w/The Maxies, Skapeche Mode

w/Be Like Max, Hard Pipe Hitters, Bogtrotter's Union

Lineup TBA

2014 Vans Warped Tour Battle of the Bands

w/The Maxies, Skapeche Mode, Tartar Control, Skadonna

w/MONKEY, Solution, Stupid Flanders

w/Pu$$y-Cow, The Maxies

w/Profesor Galactico, Codename: Rocky, Maxwell Smart

Lineup TBA

w/The Maxies, Codename: Rocky

w/Skapeche Mode, Stupid Flanders, The Skariginals, The Mormons, Failed to Victory

w/Chris Murray

w/Save the Swim Team, The Two Tone Boners, 23 Skunks, Los 2x4s

w/The Apologies feat. Ocean 11, Save the Swim Team, and PapaFish

w/Failed to Victory, The Holophonics, The Two Tone Boners, and Contraband

w/The Insurgence, Slow Children, Save the Swim Team, Sick Sense, TooMuchBeer, No Explanation

w/Stupid Flanders

w/Stupid Flanders

w/Chase Long Beach, Captain Squeegee

w/Failed to Victory, Buddha Bomb, Off 'n On

w/Honey and the Heroine, Skyler Champion

w/GOGO13, The Skank Agents, The Bohunks, The Combos

w/Suburban Legends, The Originalites, The Long Holidays

w/Apocalipstick, No More Heroes

w/Save the Swim Team, Buddha Bomb, Stupid Flanders, HaSkaLA, Orange County Degenerates

Full lineup TBA

w/Save the Swim Team, Dr. Drug and the Possible Side Effects, Fancy Pants

Hooray for Our Side
La Gran Sociedad
Stupid Flanders
Phat Reggae Dub
Buska Pleitos

Next Big Thing Tour

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