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Dave says,

It’s Snowbank Removal Week as temperatures threaten to climb into the Forties. I loved my forties, when I was at the peak of my insanity, rather than being the recondite cretin that I am now: talking to pigeons and wiping saliva off my chin. But enough about me: what about that finger in your eye music happening on Thursday? And that guy who had a seizure whilst skydiving? What’s the big deal? Happens to me all the time….
So, this Thursday let’s have a ball with a sorta new guy: Mr. Tim Gartland. He’s been here before. He’s really talented and deserves your rabid attention. Tim hails from Cleveland, where he was arrested for arson after setting the Cuyahoga river on fire. Now he’s gonna torch your cerebellum with his swingfoot style of harp and vogelsang. He’s got a really cool voice, sort of a cross between Arthur Prysock and Arthur Prysock. With hints of mint courtesy of Metamucil Pete, my street connection.
Backing him up will be that plisky, spoon-bending master of glitar, Mr. Jon Ross. Trader Joe’s secret weapon. Jon is one of my favorite musicians. Fluent on Guitar, bass and drums. drives a cool ’92 Buick Wagon, too.What’s not to like? Drums beaten by Mr. Jeff Casper, the friendly drummer. I’m on bass, trying once again to steal second. C’mon down and have a good time. It’ll be warm! You might even find a parking spot!

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And, don’t forget: Next Monday The Old Saltys will be controlling the universe from our secret base hidden at the Rose Baker Senior Center in downtown Gloucester. From 1 to 3, we will be controlling transmission. You ought to see these guys before it’s too late and your prune juice stock tanks on NASDAC. I really mean it: it’s the best show in town. You’ll see….

Dave Sag’s Blues Party Tonight with Evan Goodrow 8:30-11:30 The Rhumb Line 2.19.2015

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Dave says,

OK girls, lets get here pronto for the U.F.O. mass hysteria sighting of that age-old teen idol: Mr. Evan Goodrow.  Front man, Qatarist mais non oui, oui,This guy will have you rocking on your crutches with his marvelous renditions of cult classics, nouveau blues, and Transylvanian folk songs. I sure do admire this man’s dogged nerve and rubber determination. E.G. is one of our faves around these parts, and a splendid show is suspected. We’ve hauled in Mr. Benny Benson, Our Irish Ace of Pace®,  afloat since Dunkirk, to handle the the breast-beating. I’ll be on base, hoping for a sacrifice fly. So, put on that Hai-Karate® or Stetson™ and/or wrap dress (or Chinese shoes )and dance the night away while you think about yourself!

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Diane Blue joins The Dave Sag’s Blues Party tonight @ The Rhumb Line 8:30pm to 11:30pm 2.5.2015

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Well, I’m sitting around the house waiting for the snow to stop and my codpiece to dry, with Weal Of Fortune oozing out of my Elsie D. screen (no sound) and three martinis under my Kuyper belt, biting my toenails and begging for a break.
Rheumer has it that there’s another storm coming on Thursday, but I’m willing to shake my shaman rattle and toss the dicey bones on another outcome: The arrival of Ms. Diane Blue to our stage.  OMG, it’s been a while since Miss D., the Octomom® of the blues has been in these parts, and I’m so glad to have her back. Not only that, but she’s bringing along a killer band with some new people to tintinnabulate your eardrums with the latest ghastly sounds.
Firstly, there’s Bobby Gus, a veritable Boston mainstay, on catarrh. First time. Add Joe Bargar, one of my heroes, on keys. Then trip over Mr. Steve Bankuti, who never heard of me, on eggbeaters. First time, too. I’ve been dying to meet and play with these people. I need the thirty bucks. But, seriously, folks, I’m expecting to have a rousing good time waffling through the entire blue spectrum. C’mon out and dance!

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The Good Ole Salty Jazz Band at Dave Sag’s Blues Party – 8:30 PM to 11:30 PM Thursday 1.29.2015

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I’m late again! Poetic licence had expired and had to wait in line for *** tetragrammation**** to re-up my status. So let’s go!

I can’t wait for you to hear this fabulous band: The Good old (Sea)Salty Jazz Band. All 35 of them are showing up on Thursday to wail away your blues!
But seriously, folks there’s only 8 to 11 of us,depending on who has a doctor’s appointment at the time. Looks like there’ll be 10 of us this evening. We’ve been holding SRO concerts at The Rose Baker Senior Center for years, and now that our record sales have gone platinum, it’s time to play the big time! So grab a date (or some prunes), put on those soft shoes and beat me, daddy eight to the bar! and don’t forget to try one of Jeff, the bartender’s famous Metamucil-infused cocktails for the smell of success. Ahhhh.

The Ole Salty Jazz Band  play great music  at Rose Baker a few times a month. This was shot on  Monday March 19th.

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Mari Martin tonight @ Dave Sag’s Blues Party 8:30pm to 11:30pm 1.22.2015

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Dave says,

 

Well, I’m a little late this time around due to complications with cosmetic hippocampus surgery,but not to worry, the voices have all gone, like a pile of popcorn by my feet, eaten by unseen pigeons. Also, the lineup hadn’t been solidified till now, so let the nailbiting cease!
Let’s welcome back Ms. Mari Martin and her oversized vocal pipes to our musical carousel of a stage this week. I know, I know, she just played here last Saturday with her rootin-tootin band of musical outlaws, but this time around we’re really mixing it up.

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First, throw  Mr. Mike DiBari, glitarist deluxe, a veteran ack-ack gunner, into a large pot. Then add the pulsations and random cacklings of that tonsorially-challenged timekeeper; Mr. Steevee Chaggaris. Fold in two quarts of vodka-infused bass by yours truly, then pour in 180 pounds of fatback organisms and keyboard stylings of the prolific Mr. Mark Retallack. Beat well. Strain through a felt hat. Insert large funnel into trepanned hole in skull.Pour. Ahhh…. Honey, I’m home……

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Rick and Alec Razdan join The Dave Sags Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line 8:30 to 11:30 January 8, 2015

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Dave says,

Time to make the doughnuts. So welcome back that fabulous father/son combo plate of Rick and Alec Razdan. Two of the best known local musicians I’ve had the pleasure to work with. With their armada of saxophones and clarinets, lord knows what could happen. But by the process of random selection, i’m sure all your prayers will be answered. They’re dragging in their musical brethren from the A-Train Orchestra, namely Mr. Dan Whalen, on gritar,and David “Doc” Vincent, on drums to add to the confusion. We’re back to our 8:30 start, so c’mon down and have a ball!

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Ricky King Russell This Thursday’s Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line 8:30 – 11:30pm 12.11.2014

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Well, it’s time for that most holy trinity of wise guy men: the Three Stooges of the East. (Boston, that is…). I do mean the perspiring trio of Edd Scheer, Ricky Russell ,and Mario Perrett.  These guys are the Hamburger Helper® of the blooze. With them around, anything can happen, and usually does. Ed’s an amazing singer and frontman who always puts out the grease to make my head spin. Throw in Ricky on gootar and vocals and things brighten up. Add Mario, former teen idol, on vocals and sax and what’s left? Chaos! But, seriously, folks, these are my favorite guys cuz we all get a chance to sing and play more stupid songs than are necessary and to have random harmonies to boot!  Come see!

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Chris Stovall Brown Tonight! Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line 8:30 to 11:30 12.4.2014

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Ho, Ho. Ho! Marry Christmas with music, and what do you get?…The gift that keeps on giving, even during your nightmares. In the spirit of Xmas passed and presence, I offer you my  favorite crowd- stomping musical buddies this coming black lung season, so, let’s get going!
This Thursday nite sees the return of that comedic, string-biting master of guitar and harp: Mr.Chris “Stovetop” Brown. Long a mainstay of the Rhode Island and Boston scene, his antics and dry humor will have you on your worst behavior! Forrest “Frosty” Padgett, drum-dribbler and all-around go to guy handles the boom booms. I’ll be the object of derision. Phew! what a nite!
Sunday, I’ll be re-living the nightmare at O’Reilly’s Bar in Newton. With Chris and a cast of thousands. Call for info.

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  Monday, I’ll be at the Rose Baker Senior Center, once again with the Good Old Salty Jazz Band. From 1 to 3, we’ll be playing all your favorite traditional jazz standards for the prune juice crowd. It’s free!

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Wednesday Thanksgiving Eve ~ Dave Sag’s Blues Party starts 9pm @ The Rhumb Line 11.26.2014

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We’re dive-bombing the good old Rhumb Line this WEDNESDAY! In all due respect to Turkey Day, The bar is closed on Thursday.
So, I’ve assembled an all-star cast featuring Mr. Orville Giddings. He of the 1000 watt smile and jewel-encrusted uvula will de driving in from Ipswich with a banjo on his knee.  Not only that, but I’ve snagged Mr. Amadee Castenell, fabulously diverse tenor man and mainstay in Henri Smith’s band to put the fear of God in you. This is his first time with us. Make it count!
Throw in Mr. John Cameron, on keys and Mr. John Loud, on eggbeaters, and you have  the beginnings of a wonderful night of music.Be the first on your block to carry your brainstem home in a box!

 

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Tonight Mr. Gordon “Sax” Beadle joins the Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line 8:30 to 11:30 Nov. 20, 2014

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Tighten up your asteroid belt this Thursday as we blast off with the espied piper on the tenor sax: Mr. Gordon “Sax” Beadle. Everybody’s favorite! Just released from MGH where frantic doctors worked slavishly to relieve his screech defect , Big G. is being served piping hot for your musical edification. Not only that, but “Mr.” Edd “Duato” Scheer, on drums, will be joining us, too. What a night! We’re also dragging in Mr. Mike DiBari, kicking and screaming, on gootar, for that new car smell. We all sing, dance and play and will be cracking up all night long.You won’t get a chance to see anything like it again for many months!

 

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Lisa Marie This Thursday @ The Dave Sag’s Blues Party 8:30-11:30pm 11.13.2014

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It’s gonna be another knuckle-draggin’ night so let’s  welcome back one of your all-time favorite singers: Ms. Lisa Marie. She’s comin’ at you with her glass-breaking jewel-encrusted uvula. She rocks, she rolls, she twists, she monkeys to that grisly thump we all think of as our heart, and finds a way to touch us all. Pass the Jameson, please….
And she’s bringing an action- packed riddim section for that pedal to the metal feel. First, there’s Mr. Silvertone Steve, fleet-fingered guitarist and online carbon-dating service entrepreneur for you oldsters.Makes a mockery out of pre-existing conditions. Then there’s Mr. Johnny Juxo, pinky -waggler Xtroidinaire on shoe-bashing keyboards. Sings like an angel. Wears great hats, too. Top it off with with the air-compressor stylings of that  hirsutely magnificent drummbler, Mr. Steevee Chaggaris and my unique style of basso offendo and there you have it; a great night! Ask your doctor if the DaveSag Blues Party is right for you.

 

 

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  Beware: Next week the world renown saxafrass terrorist, Mr. Gordon Beadle, will be returning for a night of carpet bombing. Don’t miss it!
And, again, if you want to see the best in improvisational Tin Pan Alley, The Old Salty Jazz Band underperforms Next Monday afternoon at the Rose Baker Senior Center right in downtown Gloucester from 1 to 3. Load up on prune juice and join us for a rollicking foray into the 20th century. It’s free!

 

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This Thursday Just Quinn joins the Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line 8:30-11:30pm 10.30.2014

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Golly; a lot of harp players lately. Yet, I’ve saved the best for last, at least for this month. Let’s welcome back Justin Quinn and his rolling roadblock for an evening of pedal-to-the-mettle fuel-injected blues. The long time host of Glenn’s Cool Bar blues sessions in Nbpt. is hitchhiking down here to give you a whiff of the real deal blueswise, and it’s going to be terrific, or,at least, terrifying. I love playing with this guy!

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He’s bringing along Mr. Jon Ross, guitarist xtroidinaire, to mold the clay, and the ever so tonsorially-challenged drummbler, Mr. Steevee Chaggaris, to beat you to a pulp. It’s pre-Halloween, so nobody will notice if you dress funny. Not that they ever do. Bring a date and dance to the whites of her eyes!

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DAVE SAG’S BLUES PARTY WITH SPECIAL GUEST: Brian David Templeton, William Loosigian & Dave Mattacks @ The Rhumb Line 8:30 to 11:30

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It’s He-Man Week™ as I drag in the limb-crunching behemoth of the blues: Mr. Brian Templeton. Last time he was here, severe shock and awe erupted on the dance floor and mere mortals (not you) quivered with trepidation at what might happen to their booty whilst under his spell. He’s a really big guy, physically and tonally. Makes me look like Barney Fife. He’s really a great frontman, singer and harpist,and a joy to work with. He’s bringing along Mr. Billy Loosigian, rocket-propelled guitarist and veteran of many an ear-exploding night on this same stage.He’ll be the one in the red cape. Range-finding co-ordinates supplied by the atomic clock, Mr. Dave Mattacks. I’ll be on base. hours: 8:30 till11:30, and, no, we’re not changing them anymore for the winter.

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Dennis Brennan this Thursday night @ The Dave Sag’s Blues Party…The Rhumb Line 8:30pm 10.16.2014

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OK, kids, time to put your vibrating font of perpetual solipsism* away and pay attention to this: Dennis Brennan is coming to town.Yes, yes, when it comes to naked emotions it helps to have D around to befriend our eardrums and try to make a whole lotta sense with our paltry lives. Possibly the area’s most important raw mineral. And he’s breaking it up a little bit by using some other cats than we’re used to hearing.
Firstly, there’s Steve Sadler ,gourmand guitarist and everybody’s favorite studio cat. Knows Dennis’ every move from other gigs. And Forrest “Frosty” Padgett, who’s a big fave around here, on the eggbeaters. And me, too. I’m Dave Sag, and I approve this message.

 

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Don’t forget next Monday afternoon: The Good Old Salty Jazz Band will be wheezing their hearts outs for you, the viewer, at The Rose Baker Senior Center. From 1 to 3, we’ll be playing all your favorite tin pan alley toons for the prune juice and joint replacement crowd. Join us for some great cane-tapping fun!

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This Thursday @ The Dave Sag’s Blues Party . Mike O’Connell, George McCann and Forrest Padgett 8:30-11:30pm 10.9.2014

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This week let’s welcome back the Kielbasa King of Woosta: Mr. Mike O’Connell. We’re gonna have some fun, Bwana,channelling the 3 Stooges and playing our arses off to please you, the viewer. Mike is bringing in the cavalry in the form of Mr.George McCann, Chuck’s brother, and the mainstay in James Montgomery’s band, to whoop it up on guitar. Mr. Forrest “Frosty” Padgett will be sweating profusely trying to get here on time to keep time, on the drums, that is. And I’ll be there, too!

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After the last time we played here, the walls needed repainting and the bathroom fixtures had to be replaced. We recommend you bring your Insurance cards, and a white flag, just in case. Mikey’s the real deal!

 

 

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Tim Gartland ~ This Thursday Night ~The Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line featuringfrom 8:30 to 11:30 . 10.2.2014

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We’re cooking with gas this week as we break divine wind with the fabulous Mr. Tim Gartland. Buttery vocalist and smooth harp stylist, Tim has just released a new CD which should be selling like hotcakes cuz it is so good! Buy a copy and see for yourself!

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We’ll be featuring the electrifying  guitar of Mr. Jon Ross to warm your soul as well as the the fine piano of Mr.Tom West, the most in demand guy in Boston. Been a long time since he’s been here and I’m really looking forward to it!  Skin pounding by our favorite plumbing magnate, Mr. Jeff Casper, the friendly drummer, and basest emotions by me complete the circuit. should be a great night!

 

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Andrew Clark Joins The Dave Sag’s Blues Party This Thursday @ The Rhumb Line 8:30-11:30 9.25.2014

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We’re calling in a hazmat crew this week to clean up the mess that’s gonna be created out of the arrival of that famous Tootin’ Torquemada of the Tenor: Mr. Andrew Clark. This guy really knows how to do it. He sings, he chortles, he squeaks out the most amazing renditions of vintage R&B with his own battery of weapons of mass deconstruction. You’ll see. This coming on the heels of the most amazing night last week when the Three Stooges of the Blues poked my eyes out . What a night!

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AC will be yanking in the amazing Mr. Mike DiBari to play gootar and perhaps sing a few, too. My personal favorite woodchopper, Mr. Forrest Padgett, will be flailing away on the skins. And I, Salmon DaveSag, will be helping out as much as I can. So, don’t be a cube, rube, go ape! Seeya there!

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Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line to Host Ricky “King” Russell along with Ed Scheer and Mario Perrett…Put on your dancing shoes! 8:30pm-11:30pm

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We’re opening up the bomb bay this Thursday, to welcome back those spirited jokesters who may inflict moderate to severe Blooz damage to your soul. I’m talking about that fabulous glottal gurgler (and drummambulator) Mr. Edd Scheer. He’s draggin’ in his musical buddies, Mr. Ricky “King” Russell , on Qatar and vogelsang, and the modishly-styled cutie-pie of tenor sax,Mr. Mario Perrett. Everybody sings,sometimes together and in tune, and everybody gets a turn to embarrass himself and/or make bad jokes. Something to see. Czech it out.

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And then, on Saturday, why not grab some extra chewing gum, lube up with Hai Karate® and join “Madhouse” for some fun and alcoholic madness at Captain Carlo’s. John Keegan© and his voracious ants are ready to crawl up your leg once again and make you dizzy on the dance floor. Come celebrate the end of summer(???)!
And don’t forget: for those of you in the prune juice and Cheez-Whiz® crowd, there’s always a great free show with the Good Old Salty Jazz Band this coming Monday at The Rose Baker Senior Center. From 1 to 3 these kats wail the greatest old toons in the world! It’s a national treasure! Shame on you for ignoring it!

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Danielle Miraglia this Thursday night @ The Dave Sag’s Blues Party 8:30 to 11:30

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A special treat this week as we welcome Ms. Danielle Miraglia to our stage.  She’s a  real up and coming talent in the musical world and I’m so glad to have her.She’s everywhere these days, so catch her before you can’t afford it! Mr. Blob Enik, fanciful thought-provoking glitarist , has brought her to my attention and will be joining us. Also, Mr.Jim Gambino, ace pinky-wiggler, will be on keyboard dooties as well as that landscape-beheaded drummbler, Mr. Steevee Chaggaris. Of course, Salmon Dave Sag will be on base, with a full count. I wouldn’t miss it for the world!

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NEXT WEEK: Rikkky Russell, Edd Scheer and cutie-pie Mario Perrett.

 

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