This is a band that almost defies description. Jazz, funk, soul... it's all there with a ska, world beat twist. In a word, they are F-U-N.
From their website ( http://thedancingdogs.com/):
The Dancing Dogs call New Bedford, Massachusetts home but have performed at popular clubs, festivals, and other events all around New England since 1994. The Dancing Dogs is a six-piece eclectic band that seriously jams.
Their sound is a colorful blend of both covers and original music. Their influences are quite broad and their shows are both musically and visually stimulating. The band’s uncanny flair always captivates its audience with its high energy and unique qualities that offers something for everyone. Their sound is a colorful blend of both covers and original music.
They draw from a variety of musical styles and genres including Jazz, Funk, Soul, Fusion, Rock, Ska, World-beat, and Afro-Caribbean.
Members of the Dancing Dogs feature: Tom Short, woodwinds and vocals; Joseph Rapoza, trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone, percussion, keyboard, and vocals; John Nieman and JD Beauregard, drums, percussion, and vocals; Jim Robitaille, guitar; and Matt Ryckebusch, bass and vocals.
There is a $5. cover at the door, but there are FREE tickets available around Falmouth and Woods Hole. So go grab some tickets and some friends and head out for a great night of entertainment!