San Antonio Texas native Dillon (aka Mike D) is a percussionist, vibraphonist, bandleader, vocalist and songwriter. a member of Critters Buggin, Les Claypool’s Fancy Band and Garage A Trois, he has performed with Ani DiFranco, Galactic, Brave Combo, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Marco Benevento and New Orleans musicians Kevin O’Day, Johnny Vidacovich, James Singleton and more. During the ‘80’s Dillon also performed with local Dallas and Denton favorites Ten Hands. He has led Dallas-based Billy Goat, Kansas City-based Malachy Papers and Austin-based Hairy Apes BMX (HABMX).
“We’re really happy that Mike’s chosen to play Gon Bops,” announced West Coast Artist Relations Manager Rich Mangicaro. “He’s a local favourite in Texas, but his reputation is truly nationwide. We genuinely look forward to working with Mike for years to come.”
Dillon resides in Texas, but a busy touring schedule keeps him on the road much of the time.