THE RETURN OF THE LOW DOWN DIRTY D.A.W.G.S.!!!!
A REUNION SHOW!!! A FINAL SHOW!!!
So you think that Yacht Rock is comedy gold? That their targets are unprecedented and original? And they are “targets” – there is no love shown, only a dilettante?s surface knowledge. Admittedly, I did laugh at one of the episodes (5, I think), but overall, COLOR MY FACE A NEUTRAL SHADE OF MINOR AMUSEMENT!! My jaded, trite, and tiresome stance come from the fact that I was throwing real love at this stuff back in 1995, as was my cohort Jeffrey Jensen. I coined the term Afternoon Rock to describe the music that subscribed my self-made rules. There is crossover with the artists parodied in the amateurish Yacht Rock. Jeffrey Jensen went on to form a band called The Low Down Dirty D.A.W.G.S. In, I must stress, 1998. The D.A.W.G.S. combined a vast knowledge of white neighborhood bar and grill blues with a strong appreciation for Afternoon Rock. Their set list consisted of over 826 covers.
This weekend, The D.A.W.G.S. reunite for one last time. Later in the week, I will re-post my extensive interview with Kenny (“Bad Dog”….Jeffrey Jensen), the bass player. Again, they were on the tip when you were listening to The Get Up Kids. The 30-minute DVD may be available if you send a nice message to this MySpace profile.
What follows is the official press release for this weekend’s festivities, as written by Mr. Jensen.
LOW DOWN DIRTY D.A.W.G.S. REUNION SHOW THIS SATURDAY. SPREAD THE WORD!!!!
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the bars and roadhouses to see live Blues and Rock. Just when you thought the coast was clear to strap on an axe and call yourself a big-time Boogie boy. Ladies, just when you thought it was safe to go into a public restroom and defecate or change a plug of cotton or other absorbent material inserted into your body cavity or wound to absorb fluid?guess what??it?s not. The Bad Boyz are back.
Say it slow?The Low Down Dirty D.A.W.G.S. are coming back to town for their first live performance in SIX YEARS. So, if you’ve previously had beef with these bloozers (not including meals at Arby’s) you might want to head out to the Hamptons and stay with your parents this weekend. Shit could get kinda hectic. Got Milk?
That?s right people, the original bad boyz of Blues (and Rock) are flying in from Cincy for one last public Blues and Rock smoker. In honor of Sandy Gordon?s birthday/going away party (moving out west to marry a showgirl) and just “for the fuck of it” we?ve assembled an ?all-original? Blues and Rock dream team. That means Koozie, Bryce Michaels, Carlos San Pedro, Hank ?The Beat? Veech, Steven Sereno, Kenny ?Bad Dawg? Monroe plus many special guests. The Dawgs start stinkin? up the stage sometime “after midnight” for 2 long arduous sets of Blues and Rock.
Still need more Blues and Rock? Fine. We?ve found two ?actually good? (not as easy as you would think) bands to warm up the stage and crowd. Though not ?certified blues hounds? these boys are well on their way to ?earning their paws??..
Diako Diakoff goes on first then
The First Twilight Congress (Nick Death Ray?s Band)
plus SPECIAL GUESTS DJ’s PLAYING BLUES AND ROCK ALL NIGHT LONG
SATURDAY NIGHT SEP. 16TH
259 BANKER ST.
GREENPOINT AV. “G” STOP
DOORS AT 9:00 DAWGS AROUND MIDNIGHT