The Hooters drummer, David Uosikkinen releases 2nd single “Open My Eyes” with a party at World Cafe Live this Tuesday!

Posted on Tuesday, January 18, 2011




“Open My Eyes”
the new single from 
In The Pocket: Essential Songs Of Philadelphia

Release party at
World Cafe Live!

The Hooters’ David Uosikkinen celebrates the release of “Open My Eyes” with a party and a big Philly jam featuring ITP (In The Pocket) at World Cafe Live on Tuesday, January 25th at 7PM.

A few tickets remain. Click here to purchasetickets now!

The ITP jam includes David Uosikkinen, Eric Bazilian, Richard Bush, Greg Davis, Rick DiFonzo, Jeffrey Gaines, Rob Hyman, Jeff Thomas, William Wittman, and perhaps a few surprises!

“Open My Eyes” is available for download at!

And check out the video documentary by award-winning producer/director Steve Acito of Bluewire Media.

A portion of the proceeds

benefits Philadelphia’s

Settlement Music School.


“Open My Eyes” features David Uosikkinen, Rick DiFonzo,
Jeffrey Gaines, William Wittman, Rob Hyman and Eric Bazilian

From the band that brought international attention to Philadelphia’s music scene, The Hooters’ David Uosikkinen is recording what he feels, are the Essential Songs of Philadelphia. Uosikkinen chose to revisit songs that were recorded in Philadelphia or written & performed by Philadelphians. These essential songs will feature a rotating line up of Philly’s most respected musicians.

You can support IN THE POCKET:ESSENTIAL SONGS OF PHILADELPHIA by downloading Open My Eyes for just 99 cents. A video documentary of the song can be viewed at

Check out what people are saying…

“A vibrant piece of ’80s pop punk.” Jonathan Takiff, Philadelphia Daily News

“David Uosikkinen, the drummer for The Hooters has launched a pretty cool, ambitious project.” Bruce Warren, WXPN

“Our friend, David Uosikkinen of The Hooters is involved in a cool new project. It’s some of the all-time great Philadelphia musicians covering some of the all-time great Philadelphia songs.” – Pierre Robert, WMMR

“ALL MY MONDAYS featuring a blistering vocal from Richard Bush (The A’s).” Debbi Calton, WMGK

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