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Gonzo-folk at its finest, Cravin’ Dogs creates a unique, vibrant blend of original, melodic roots-rock that has kept Dogheads howling for 35 years!

BIO-PRESS

Cravin’ Dogs began as a “gonzo-folk” trio in 1986, crafting a sparse brand of rock & roll that used acoustic guitar, drums, and harmony-driven vocals to create a unique blend of folk, classic rock, ’80s new wave, and bluegrass.  Cravin’ Dogs has since evolved into an all-original, eclectic, roots-rock quintet that has played over 1000 shows, and released ten full-length albums, one EP, and two compilation retrospectives. The band is currently recording new material for its 11th full-length album, Invisible Fence,  due in 2024.

Cravin’ Dogs is:

Arch Alcantara – Bass & Vocals

Todd Baker – Violin & Vocals

Caldwell Gray – Guitar, Piano & Vocals.

Tom Helf – Drums & Vocals

John Penovich – Guitar & Vocals

Press:

https://beta.prx.org/stories/60995

https://washingtonlife.com/2011/03/24/music-notes-craving-more-cravin-dogs/

SHOWS

 

UPCOMING DOG SHOWS

Friday, July 26, 2024

Tommy Joes

7940 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda, MD

7-10pm, FREE

 

Friday, October 18, 2024

Hank Dietle’s Tavern

North Bethesda, MD

9p-mid, $10

 

Caldwell Gray Solo Shows (free, all ages)

Fri, July 5, 2024 (7-10p) – Ocracoke Oyster Company (Ocracoke NC)

Thurs, July 11, 2024 (7:30-11p) – Dajio (Ocracoke NC)

Sat, July 27, 2024 (6-9pm) – Hawk & Griffin Beer Garden (Vienna VA)

Tues, August 27 (5:30-7pm) – Music On The Square (N. Bethesda MD)

Fri, Aug. 30, 2024 (9:30p-12:30a) – William Jeffery’s Tavern (Arlington VA)

Tues, Sept. 3, 2024 (5:30-8:30p) – Dogwood Tavern (Falls Church VA)

Thurs, Sept, 12, 2024 (7-10pm)Hawk & Griffin – Open Mic Host (Vienna VA)

Sat, Sept. 14, 2024 (9:30p-12:30a) – Bear Branch Tavern (Vienna VA)

Fri, Sept. 27, 2024 (8:30-11:30p) – Rodeside Grill (Arlington VA)

Fri, Oct. 4, 2024 (7-9:30p) – Java Nation (N. Bethesda MD)

Thurs, Oct. 10, 2024 (7-10pm)Hawk & Griffin – Open Mic Host (Vienna VA)

Fri, Oct. 11, 2024 (9:30p-12:30a) – William Jeffery’s Tavern (Arlington VA)

Sat, Oct, 19, 2024 (9:30p-12:30a) – Bear Branch Tavern (Vienna VA)

Thurs, Oct. 24, 2024 (7-10pm) Hawk & Griffin (Vienna VA)

Thurs, Nov. 14, 2024 (7-10pm)Hawk & Griffin – Open Mic Host (Vienna VA)

Tues, Dec. 3, 2024 (5:30-8:30p) – William Jeffery’s Tavern (Arlington VA) – Holiday Show!!

Thurs, Dec., 12, 2024 (7-10pm) Hawk & Griffin – Open Mic Host (Vienna VA) – Holiday Show!!

Recent Dog Shows:

5-18-24 – Death Punch, WDC

4-12-24 Hank Dietle’s Tavern, MD

3-9-24 El Golfo, MD

2-17-24 Pearl Street Warehouse, WDC

12-2-23 The Deej, WDC

10-20-23 Hank Dietle’s Tavern, MD

8-21-23 PG Community Pool, MD

3-17-23 Hank Dietle’s Tavern, MD

1-13-23 Pearl Street Warehouse, WDC

10-21-22 Hank Dietle’s Tavern, MD

9-17-22 Java Nation, MD

8-19-22 Hank Dietle’s Tavern, MD

6-10-22 El Golfo, MD

4-1-22 Hill Country Live, WDC

3-19-22 Hank Dietle’s Tavern, MD

11-19-21 Java Nation, MD

10-29-21 The Public Option, WDC

10-9-21 Hank Dietle’s, MD

9-24-21 Falls Church Distillers, VA

9-18-21 El Golfo, MD

8-28-21 Java Nation, MD

7-30-21 Old Bowie Town Grille, MD

2-16-20 Hank Dietle’s Fundraiser @ Knights of Columbus, MD

2-1-20 El Golfo Restaurant, MD

12-7-19 The Deej, WDC

10-6-19 Takoma Park Street Fair, MD

9-22-19 Dangerous Pies, WDC

8-31-19 Cool Aid, Monkton MD

5-23-19 Red Bear Brewing, WDC

5-8-19 Villain & Saint, Bethesda MD

2-1-19 Hell’s Bottom VFW, Takoma Park MD

12-29-18 The Birchmere, Alexandria VA

11-30-18 El Golfo, Silver Spring MD

10-26-18 Villain & Saint, Bethesda MD

9-8-18 Lahinch, Potomac MD

5-25-18 Pearl Street Warehouse, WDC

4-13-18 Lahinch, Potomac MD

3-10-18 El Golfo, Silver Spring MD

2-10-18 Hank Dietle’s, North Bethesda MD

1-13-18 Lahinch, Potomac MD

 

Cravin’ Dogs Live!

UPCOMING DOG SHOWS Friday, July 26, 2024 –Tommy Joes – 7940 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda, MD, 7-10pm, free Friday, October 18, 2024 – Hank Dietle’s Tavern, North Bethesda, MD, 9p-mid, $10 Caldwell Gray Solo Shows (free, all ages) Fri, July 5, 2024 (7-10p) – Ocracoke Oyster Company (Ocracoke NC) Thurs, July 11, 2024 (7:30-11p) – Dajio …

SOUNDS LIKE A WIENER!

Cravin’ Dogs’ ninth album, “Sounds Like A Wiener,” is on sale now at cdbaby – http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/cravindogs. The album is also available on itunes, Rhapsody,Amazon and most online music stores and subscription services. For more info, free mp3s, photos, videos and a interactive canine message board visit our Cravin’ Dogs’ Facebook Page.