...Off The Leash!

Hello Dawg Fans,

Wow...back to back weekends for us.  For a lot of bands, that's nothing.  For us, dragging 2200 pounds of gear around...well, let's just say that we had a CVS coupon for Tylenol!

We were back at Hardtails for our final performance of the year there.  We've been playing there since they opened, and every show just keeps getting better.  The place was pretty quite when we loaded in, but by showtime we had a full house!  Lots of our regular crew, and we made a few new friends as well.  The big surprise of the night was a visit from two of Ken's former co-workers from Temple.  (Little known fact: Before taking a job in Austin in 1996, he worked at Scott & White hospital).  We really appreciate you making the drive down to see us.

We played this show as a straight ahead guitar rocker, and everyone got into it. Dana brought out his lap steel guitar for "Bad To The Bone" and "Let's Work Together". The second set turned out to be a "ZZ Top sandwich", with "TV Dinners as the opener, "Fool For Your Stockings" in the middle, and "LaGrange" as the set closer. Gary Wright's "Love Is Alive" also made a reapperance. Again, we really appreciated everyone who made it out for the show. We'll be back next year on February 24th!

November will be a quiet month for the band.  We've got travel coming up and the PA system is going in for some maintaince. 

Our last show for the year is Friday, December 9th.  After a 2 year absence, The Rhythm Dawgs Annual Christmas Show returns to The Roadhouse in Round Rock.  The Roadhouse is where the Dawgs started out oh so many years ago, and it's always special when we get to go back there.  This will be our final performance for 2022, so don't miss it!  See out gigs page for more info.

Thanks for all the support!

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 October 22nd, 2022