...Off The Leash!

Hello Dawg Fans,

We come to the end of a very busy (by our standards) month for the Dawgs, playing our 3rd show last night at Vincent's On The Lake.

Going in, we knew it was going to be a hot one to set up in, but thankfully we had some shade by way of the large tree by the stage. Amazingly, everything worked despite the added stress on the electronics from the heat.

Once again, Paul brought out his keyboards which were featured on almost a third of the evening's songs.  The mix of tunes was all over the place to say the least.  We opened with "Hey You" from Bachman-Turner Overdrive, followed by a couple of our MTV-era tunes...Greg Kihn's "Breakup Song" and Billy Squire's "Everybody Wants You".  The rest of the evening ran the gamut from The Beatles and Bad Company to Grand Funk and ZZ Top.  We closed the evening out with our tour de' force "Baba O'Riley", and The Stones "Satisfaction" for the encore.

Again, we have to thank the staff, management, and owners of Vincent's for treating us (and feeding us) so well.  Also to our bud JP at Blackhole Talen Management for booking us!  And or course, all of the good folks who made the journey out to see us...especially the Dan Simms Fan Club!  We'll be returning to Vincent's on Labor Day (September 5th) for an afternoon show...1:00-4:00pm. Again, it's an all-ages show...so bring the kids out, we promise to behave.

Next up, we take a couple of weeks to catch our breath, and then a very special show.

Friday, August 19th we return to The Roadhouse in Round Rock!. Most of youknow that The Dawgs have a long history with The Roadhouse.  That's where we played a lot of our early gigs and developed our show into what you see today, so it's a special place for us to go back to.  Showtime will be 8:30, but you'll want to get there early to get a good seat, because the club fill up quick when we play there.  See our gigs page for details. 

Now, you folks stay cool!

Dana, Ken, Dan & Paul


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Dana Vandiver- Guitars, vocals, Vibraslap, set-lists, final QC.
Ken Carver- Guitars, vocals, bass, production logistics, mad scientist.
Dan Simms - Drums, percussion, vocals, thermal management
Paul Turney - Bass, keyboards, vocals, creative facial hair

Last updated July 29, 2022