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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

Cravin’ Dogs began as a “gonzo-folk” trio in 1986. Founding members Caldwell Gray, Lisa “Weezy” Venable Gray, and Tom Helf crafted 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. Currently recording new material from release this year.

Cravin’ Dogs is:

Arch Alcantara – Bass & Vocals

Todd Baker – Violin & Vocals

Caldwell Gray – Guitar, Keys & Vocals.

Tom Helf – Drums & Vocals

John Penovich – Guitar & Vocals

SHOWS

 

Friday, June 10, 2022

El Golfo Restaurant

8739 Flower Avenue, Silver Spring MD

8-10pm; no cover; all-ages; fantastic authentic Mexican cuisine and the best margs around!

Or call 301-608-2121

 

Friday, August 19, 2022

HANK DIETLE’S TAVERN

11010 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD

9p-midnight * All-ages * Proof of Vaccination at Door * $10 cover

For more info, visit: https://www.hankdietles.net

Or call 240-512-3077

 

Friday, October 21, 2022

HANK DIETLE’S TAVERN

11010 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD

9p-midnight * All-ages * Proof of Vaccination at Door * $10 cover

For more info, visit: https://www.hankdietles.net

Or call 240-512-3077

 

 

Recent Shows:

4-1-22 Hill Country Live, WDC

3-19-22 Hank Dietle’s Tavern

11-19-21 Java Nation N. Bethesda

10-29-21 The Public Option, WDC

10-9-21 Hank Dietle’s

9-24-21 Falls Church Distillers

9-18-21 El Golfo

8-28-21 Java Nation N. Bethesda

7-30-21 Old Bowie Town Grille

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

2-1-20 El Golfo Restaurant, Silver Spring MD

12-7-19 The Deej, WDC

10-6-19 Takoma Park MD Street Fair

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