About the Band

Randy Foote and the Skankin’ Yankees is an exciting, up-beat, new reggae band based out of Portland, Oregon. Since their formation in 2011, this band has been getting the roots party rolling wherever they go!

Randy Foote & the Skankin' Yankees

Singer/ percussionist/ recording artist Randy Foote has been an important and consistent figure on the West Coast music scene for decades. He has a loyal fanbase that fondly remembers his performances with the Hudson Brothers, his videos on MTV, and his hits with the pop 80’s band, ComboNation… they eagerly hit the dance floor when he brings his reggae rhythms to the local clubs! His newest project, Randy Foote and the Skankin’ Yankees, is catching the attention of reggae enthusiasts all around the Portland area.

Randy & the bandThe Skankin’ Yankees perform a vast selection of original compositions, classic roots, and current reggae covers. The melodies are mastered by amazing lead guitarist Jim Moore (of Roots Revolution, Chata Addy). Their rock-solid rhythm section is anchored by drummer Marv Bauer (of Western Union, Mirror Mirror) and bassist Lou Butts (of Little Women, The Native Suns).

Randy Foote and the Skankin’ Yankees are ready to perform at a wide variety of venues and events, including nightclubs, festivals, city-sponsored events, schools, community centers, concerts-in-the-park, weddings, bars and restaurants. Their professionalism, experience, and talent will not disappoint! For booking inquiries, please contact Randy Foote at (503) 709-0525.

The band members:

Randy Foote (vocals, percussion, skank guitar)

Jim Moore (lead guitar)

Lou Butts (bass)

Marv Bauer (drums)