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They call her “Queen of the Blues” ~ Toni Lynn Washington Joins The Dave Sag’s Blues Party 8:30pm @ The Rhumb Line 6.16.2016

 

 

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Dave says,

The bases are loaded this Thursday as I Welcome Ms. Toni Lynn Washington to the Rhumb Line stage. A veritable living legend in the Boston area, Ms. T is sure to have your Adam’s apple bobbing with delight. I know she’ll hit it out of the park, too, with such luminaries as Mr. Mike DiBari, the mentalist of the blues, on catarrh, and Mr. Steve Bankuti,the drummer whose line is always busy!
It’s her first time here in town, so come early and stay late! You’ll be quizzed on this next week!

 

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Dave Sag’s Blues Party Tonight with Cheryl Arena 8:30pm @ The Rhumb Line 6.2.2016

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Thursday night Ms. Cheryl Arena returns to Fred’s Coliseum in force!  Yes, that lovable gal with the nasty harmonica and the big voice is ready to chase you back to whatever evil rock you’ve been lying under.

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And, oops, I forgot to write down who the guitar player is, but rest assured you won’t be disappointed. Forrest “Forrest” Padgett will be the heartbeat du jour. My buddy Paul F’oss will be arriving by sled dog from the hinterlands of Bangor ME to tickle the ivories, and I’ll be on base with two men out.

 

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Dave Sags Blues Party Tonight with Greg Luttrell and Benny Benson 8:30pm 5.26.2016 It’s gonna be smokin!

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I’m so excited about all the fun for me this weekend that I’ve practically burst my diaper. Let’s be quick about it:
Thursday night: Rhumb Line: Greg Lutrell is back from China and along with Benny Benson, Fred’s insurance is going to go up.

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Saturday night: John Keegan® and Madhouse™ lays waste to the stage at Captain Carlo’s here in beautiful, clogged, Downtown Gloucester. 9 to 12
Sunday night: I join Stovall Brown and Johnny Juxo for some real dice-shaking fun at Terry O’Rielly’s in downtown Newton.5 to 9
Monday night: close out the long weekend by enjoying the groovy sounds of Tony and Samantha Goddess plus friends like John Cameron ,Steevee Chaggaris, and meself at the Mile Magic Marker at the CA Marina. 5 to 8. Whoo, boy, I’m pooped already! Dave…

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Chris “Stovall” Brown Tonight with guest drummer Chris Anzalone Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line 8:30pm 4.14.2016

 

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Nose-busting Mr. Chris “Stovall” Brown returns this Thursday for yet another rousing evening of Bad jokes, incredible glitar and heartfelt vocals. Always a pleasure to have mr. B. around. He keeps me honest, knows a million toons and has a new wireless rig that allows him to communicate with the planet Altair IV, as well as jump around all over the place whilst whanging out yet another incredible solo enroute to the front door. You gotta see this.

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Of course, our Gatling drummmbler aka Mr. Chris Anzelone will remain forcibly rooted to the floor and the groove via welded connection to me; the basest.

 

chris a Wear your hardhat. Bring cash, tons of it. No salesman will visit your home.

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Dave Birkin Tonight! The Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line 8:30pm 4.7.2016

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We’re late celebrating Keaster this week as I offer you hipster replacement therapy in the guise of Mr. Dave Birkin. A newbie for you and me. I met this guy at a party where the wallpaper curled and houseplants died after a rousing set of heat-seeking blues and j**z got the audience wheezing and drooping in hysteresis. Just back from a perspirational visit to The Mount Of Olive Oyl, where he scored a pair of Roman sandals and a scutum real cheap, Dave will visibly shake you up with modern renditions of classic blues and jazz. He has a really great Sax sound. And he sings, too. I really mean this.

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Blacking him up will be that nun-eating master of the gootar, Mr. Mike DiBari; our antidisestablishvegetarianism recipient of the year, and Mr. Chris Anzelone, a new piston-popping drummmbler, who’ll knock your block off. I’ve been looking forward to this for a long time and can’t wait to hear me cry “Uncle!” Do come!

 

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Andrew Clark joins the Dave Sag’s Blues Party Tonight @ The Rhumb Line 8:30pm 3.31.2016

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This Thursday we offer significant symptom relief with the infusion of that Tootin’ Torquemada of the Tenor: Mr. Andrew Clark. Just back from an awesome Third Reiki Massage and gentle Acubeating session, I guarantee you he is limber and smood as greek Yohgurt. I just love his high energy and stylish hats. Loves to get the crowd dancin’. Might have a concussion, too.

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Completing the circuit will be the lugubrious Mr. Jack Ward, on catarrh and vocalese, and the big Papi of Beverly, Mr. Andrew Jones, on jumper cables. This is never to be missed. See ya then!

 

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Willie “Loco” Alexander Tonight @ The Dave Sag’s Blues Party 8:30pm The Rhumb Line 3.24.2016

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Just in time for Easter I’m bringin’ in the man in the biohazard leisure suit: Mr. Willie Alexander. A fixture in the music world, actually a light fixture or streetlamp of Rocque and Role and all things musical, willie ill blind you to your evil ways as he get’s the band to channel The Fat Man, L’il Richard, et al. It’s always a pleasure.

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He’ll be bringing along his long-time bug zapping glitarist, Mr. Billy Loosigian and helpful digestive aid, Mr. Steevee Chaggaris,whopping those jungle drums. I’m gonna sing some Irving Berlin! Bite me!

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Tonight A Tribute Allen Toussaint at The Dave Sag’s Blues Party 8:30 to 11:30pm 2.25.2016

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It’s a special week for me as I capture some of my favorite high-value targets and toss ’em on the stage for a big whoop-di-do. Seeing as how one of my favorite songwriters and performers passed on a few months ago, I thought It’d be a good idea to honor him with a tribute. I’m talkin’ about Mr. Allen Toussaint.

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You may not have heard the name, but this guy was one of the most important tunesmiths of the 60’s and 70’s. He wrote over 1000 songs, some of which are classics.. We’re gonna do like 30 of them, if we can, with no rehearsal, no backsies and no money down. To help me out I’ve engaged my most favorite lovers of his music. Phew!
Let’s start with Edd Scheer, everybody’s favorite frontman, drummer and vocalist. Add Mr. Jon Ross, on guitar and vocals, and Mr. John Cameron , on keys, and me, suffering with a swollen enigma, coughing my brains out, and writing out words to 30 songs and what do you get? Hopefully a stellar night of Allen’s top notch music!
Somebody help me!

Professor Harp Joins the Dave Sag’s Blues Party Tonight @ The Rhumb Line 8:30pm 2.11.2016

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Wow. I’ve been so busy. Just got back from Fat Tuesday gig and i’m bushed. So here goes:
Lets welcome back the inimitable Mr. Professor Harp. Comin’ all the way from New Bedford where the blues smells like fish, he certainly fits in here in Gloucester. He’s got a razor sharp take on all things musical and will have you quivering in your mukluks as he dives deep into the muddy waters. Backing him up will be that nun-eating master of the Qatar, Mr. Mike DiBari and the shivaree-inducing drumambulist Mr. Stevvee Chaggaris. And me, too. Showtime 8:30. See you then!

 

Dave

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Bob Davis aka Johnny Carwash tonight with David Brown and Dave Mattacks @ Dave Sag’s Blues Party 8:30pm 2.4.2016

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Time to wax your surfboards and slather yourselves with sunblock as we welcome back Mr. Bobby Davis aka Johnny Carwash to the Rhumb Line stage this Thursday night. He’s been busy changing his tune list and reconfiguring his brainstem to wow you with a whole bunch of new stuff for your listening pleasure. Lotta work for me, but a real hoot!
He’s bringing along the masters of mayhem in the form of Mr. Dave Brown and Mr. David Mattacks to nail down the rhythm section. Also , his son Jason will be singing a few toons. Alfred Hitchcock will be shooting some film, too. Don’t miss it!
Super Bowl Sunday sees me whooping it up early (3 to 6) with Chris “Stovall” Brown and Chris Fitz at Brodie’s Seasick Cafe in beautiful downtown Salem. A really nice venue. Come early and help load firewood around the stake!

Yours Truly,

Dave Sag

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Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line to host Diane Blue! 8:30pm Tonight Thursday 1.28.2016

 

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This Thursday: Ta-Dah!! Ms. Diane Blue returns to the Rhumb Line for another fabulous night of dancing. The delightful Miss D. is bringing in a killer band and will have you wincing with ecstasy as you pull yet another muscle whilst trying to act eighteen again.
We got  Mr. Bobby Gus or is it gust? Anyways, he’s our windfall on the guitar.MrJoe Bargar steps up on keys to gargle a few toons and  our old buddy Mr.Edd Scheer on the drummps steps in to rock your roll without dropping a stitch of laughter. I’ll be there too, standing’ on the corner watchin’ all the girls walk by…

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Sax Gordon Returns to The Rhumb Line for Dave Sag’s Blues Party this Thursday 8:30pm 12.17.2015

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Well, just in time for the holiday seasoning, let’s get behind the one and only exploding Takata® airbag of the blues, Mr. Gordon “Sax” Beadle. With his projectile format and penchant for snake charming, this is the guy to take you into the Twilight Zone. Make you forget about that credit card bill due in January. He’s bringing along that nun-eating master of the qatar, Mr. Mike DiBari and the world’s foremost dribbler and fontman, Mr. Ed “Ed” Scheer to boot. Could be my ultimate agglomeration. I love working with these guys and I promise I’ll be better next year. Honest! Really, don’t miss this one! After This Thursday, We’ll be off until January 7, when the good Old Salty Jazz Band returns for some musical mayhem.

Dave…

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Speaking of which, The GOSJB will be circling the wagons next Monday at the Rose B. Senior Center once again. From 1 to 3, we’ll have you sucking with your upper plates to the groovy toons of yesteryear. come czech it out!

 

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Ricky “King” Russell Tonight! Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line Thursday 8:30pm 12.10.2015

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Got a brand new guy to unwrap on you this Thursday: Mr. Johnny BlueHorn neé Morriconi or something like that. Been hearing about this dude for years, had a chance to play with him recently and he just knocked me out. Get this: he toots the trumpet and sings and basically sends one into the stratosphere. Love his toons. A real showman! Not only that, but our old buddy Ricky “Burger King” Russell will be returning on guitar and vocals after a long recovery from cosmetic surgery. I’ve missed him! Hope I recognize him! Drum chores filled in by the spattering pile driver hisself: Mr. Ephraim Lowell. Or is it E-frame? E-mail? I dunno, but he does. I’ll be there, too!

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Tonight . Chris Stovall Brown . Dave Sag’s Blues Party . The Rhumb Line . 8:30pm . November 19, 2015

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Dave says,

We’re cookin’ with aghast this time around with the crash landing of Mr. Chris “Stovall”
Brown on our shores. His clinically-approved method of guitarnomics and vocalizations will have you writhing in ecstasy on the dirty floor. Only Asgard®, the stain remover of the Gods, can help clean up this human stain. Pork crackling rants provided by Mr. Steevee Chaggarriss, finger popping somnambulist, and eardrum specialist. I’ll be there, too, whining about the tip jar once again. Hours 8:30 to 11:30.

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Now,kids, next week sees Thanksgiving on Thursday, so to prepare your pyloric valve for the festivities, I’ll be moving to Wednesday night, dragging in the bone-breaking Mr. Orville Giddings and a cast of several including Mr. Marque Earley on honkophone, Mr. Kent Allyn, on keys, and Mr. Steevvee Chaaggaarriss (once again) on drummps. A special night! hours 9 to 12.
December is heart attack month. Read it and weep! My best shows!??!!
Dec. 3 Ms. Lisa Marie. Who knows who she’ll drag in?
Dec.10 Ricky “King” Russell and Johnny Bluehorn. Wait till you hear this guy! Otherworldly!
Dec.17 “Sax” Gordon Beadle with Eddie Scheer and mike DiBari. What can I say?
Dec. 24 and 31 off to the Gerald Ford Clinic for rehab. See you next year!

 

 

 

 

 

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Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line to host Evan Goodrow Tonight! 8:30pm 11.12.2015

 

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“It’s time again for that clinically proven master of mayhem, Mr. Evan Goodrow. He’s flyin’ in on gossamer wings to drive all you kittens wild with his neatly shaven head and croon salivation. Makes me feel really old! Anyways, it’s always a pleasure to have him around to remind me of…what? Also, a new guy: Mr. Dave Moore, on pistons, will be handling the rhythm duties, so, cheer him on! showtime: 8:30 till 11:30.”

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“Sax” Gordon @ The Dave Sag’s Blues Party…The joint will be jumpin at The Rhumb Line tonight! 8:30-11:30pm 10.15.2015

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Dave says,

We’re going to reach terminal velocity this week, so if you got plans to stay home and iron your underwear, better go to confession and plan on destroying your liver instead.
Firstly, Mr. Gordon “Sax” Beadle returns to the Rhumb Line stage this Thursday. My favorite guest star, if you haven’t seen or heard of him, you must crawl out from under that rock that you’ve been hiding and put on your sailing shoes! This guy will tear your tonsils out with his own unique brand of saxophone mayhem. Always gets the crowd going wild. Not only that, but Ed “Ed” Scheer, my favorite four-on the-floor frontman and drummbler, will be holding down the beat and handling vocal duties. Furthermore, Mr. Pete Henderson makes a rare appearance as a foil and catarrhist of note. I can’t wait!

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Tonight! Danielle Miraglia joins The Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line 8:30-11:30pm 10.01.2015

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This Thursday at the Rhumb Line,I’m really bubbling over due to the return of Ms. Danielle Miraglia. You’re in for a treat! She was here once before and afterwards Fred had to scrub the ceiling to get the footprints off. She’s a really great singer. And she’s bringing along an intense melange of players.
First, there’s Mr. Blob Enik, spluttering paint-by-numbers glitarist, who often works with Mari Martin or even Madhouse. Then there’s Mr. Jim Gambino,,of Swinging Steaks fame, as our speculative multi-fingered keyboard whiz.Thumping handled by a truly great drummer, Mr. Steve Bankuti. I’ll be wheezing in the corner, trying to keep up. A truly magical night.Hours: 8:30 to 11:30.

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Thursday night blues party tonight! Steve Sadler, Jimmy Scoppa and Jeff Casper 8:30pm @ The Rhumb Line. 9.3.2015

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It’s Guitarzan week this Thursday as two of the finest guitarists on my list come together for a great night of wailing and gnashing of teeth. Firstly, there’s the commodious Steve Sadler who really belts it out.

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Then there’s Jimmy Scoppa who really belts it out. They fuse with great zzzing  and dripping. Top it off with the twitching of Mr. Jeff Casper, the friendly drummer and myself on the low end and We’re really gonna stir it up!

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Dave Sag’s Blues Party Tonight with Scotty Shetler @ The Rhumb Line 8:30-11:30pm 8.27.2015

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Dave says,

This Thursday I’m really psyched to bring you something new and scrofulous: The Tenor Titan, Mr. Scotty Shetler. We played here in the “old” days and he just slipped through my cracks. Ah, all these years…. You gotta hear this guy play! He just oozes Omphalos! Sings, too. A great front man!

Not only that, but Mr. Pete Henderson,lonely in these parts, is making a rare appearance on catarrh and vocals. Another awesome boost to our flame-throwing lineup.Top it all off with the Atomic Clock, Mr. David Mattacks with me cringing in the background and you’ll be crying “Uncle!”. This could be one of the best shows all summer!

Scott Shetler

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John Keegan of Madhouse Tonight @ Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line 8:30pm 8.6.2015

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Dave says,

He’s back! By fopular demand, let’s welcome Mr. John Keegan and his roving band of flesh-eating itinerant musicians. The fearless leader of “Madhouse” will have you quaking’ and shakin’ your tootsies all night long. And he’s bringing along an infectious band of merry men to titillate and tease. We got the fabulous jazz snob, Mr.John Hyde, on the keys and accordion, we have the Irish Ace of Pace, Mr. Benny Benson on the iron lung, we have The unwitting Mr. Brian Alex, on catarrh and vocals, all topped off by the saxophone sorties of the legendary Mr. Marque Earley. Oh, and my wrist is much better, thank you very much! Showtime is 8:30 at the Rhumbline. Where else??
And don’t forget: Monday at the Rose Baker Senior Center, from 1 to 3 the Good Old Salties are still at it, gnawing our way through the entire Great American Schlongbook. It’s free! Scope it out!

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