Skinny Dennis Sanchez was a country session musician in the Los Angeles area and played bass in Nashville legend Guy Clarks’ band during Clarks’ stay in Los Angeles. Sanchez stood at 6'11", and weighed 135 lbs.

Sanchez died in 1975 at age 28 of heart failure on stage, playing the bass on Sunset Beach with John Penn.

About us

Skinny Dennis is New York City's premier honky tonk bar located in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The bar features 18 beers on draft, our signature cocktails, a vintage jukebox and the now famous Willie's Frozen Coffee! 

Since February 2013, Skinny Dennis has been home to the some of the best live country & roots music in New York City. Offering high quality musical entertainment 7 nights a week. 

152 Metropolitan Ave Brooklyn, NY 11211 / L to Bedford Ave / JMZ to Marcy Ave