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Mow the Dog - Events & Happenings

Oops! We realize this page is out of date by about a light year and will try to correct that quickly, though don't hold us to it.  In the meantime, for the current events, just check out the home page.


Other Recent Happenings...

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It's a pig-roast, it's a music fest, it's a full-on hootenanny!!  Saturday, October 10, 2-9PM
With an eclectic mix of  live local music all day long from:
Ed Saultz (traditional Irish)
Bones Weedsley (jammin' the Dead, Phish & more)
Flashlight Annie (rock classics & originals)
Morgan Hill (classic rock)
and the mighty 90 Proof Band (you know...)

Tix are available in advance for $25 ($30 at the door), which includes Pig Roast, Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Salads & Draft Birch Beer. For more info, see www.clintonelks.org.


Saturday, October 3 - 10am - High Bridge Commons Park - Main Street
Fall Festival, Craft Fair and Walk-a-thon to benefit cancer patients and their families. Please come out to support this event and help a neighbor in her fight against Hodgkins Lymphoma.  There will be live music and vendors at the park throughout the day - please stop by!!!
For additional information or to make a donation, please visit http://www.friendsofsuzanne.com/

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Spike's 50th Birthday Bash!
Friday, May 2, 2008 - Pattenburg House
Featuring music from Only Footprints & Friends

Only Footprints, Bam (Dyer Weed), Jukebox Johnny and a host of others sent Spike off to the other side of 50.  For a ton of photos, check out JBJ's myspace page at

Saturday, November 17, 2007 - The Clinton Elks Annual Toy Drive

Saturday, November 17 - Clinton Elks Annual Toy Drive. Clinton Elks Lodge - County Rd 617, Pittstown, New Jersey 08867.  Cost: A toy, or $10.  Or both - it's for the kids for pete's sake!

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Saturday, October 20, 2007 - Clinton Elks Octoberfest

The annual Elkstoberfest concert to benefit the various charities of the Clinton Elks. This year's Saturday event featured performances by Kathy Phillips & Walt Bibinger, Craig SailerOne Cat Left, Dr. Funkenbone (featuring members of DeFunked, Dyer Weed and Jam-Bone), Geerbox and 90 Proof.

Friday, August 31, 2007 - The Country Westernaires @ the LINC in Philly!

We played at the entrance of Lincoln Financial Field before the season-opening kickoff of Temple vs. Navy. Photos from the event are available from the myspace link above!

Saturday, June 16, 2007 - Clinton Elks Music Festival @ the Chicken Coop

Tommy Lunger's annual Elks Music Fest to benefit the handicapped children at Elks Camp Moore.  This year's Saturday event featured performances by Dave Cahill, the Country Westernaires, Dyer Weed and 90 Proof.

Saturday, May 19, 2007 - ROCKIN' THE BOROUGH
A Live Music Fundraiser for the High Bridge Emergency Squad

Special outdoor concert event at Union Forge Park in High Bridge, NJ, celebrating National EMS Week & benefiting the HB Emergency Squad.  Dyer Weed was joined by Dave Cahill & the Almighty Terribles, Chemical Swing and the 90 Proof Band

April 20, 2007 - Dyer Weed Madness, with Only Footprints and Toby Ray Loyd

420 Extravaganzapaloozapottamus with our old friends from Only Footprints (the Dead, Little Feat, Clapton, Allmans covers & more), plus an opening acoustic set from Toby Ray Loyd

Friday, February 9, 2007 - Mow the Dog Presents...
A Rock 'n' Roll Revival Show - Stanhope House - Stanhope, NJ

Dyer Weed, Citizens Band Radio and Souls Release teamed up for a good ol' rock and roll show at the legendary Stanhope House.

See the photos!

Sunday, November 19, 2006 - Community Jam IV
Mow the Dog & the Pattenburg House presented another afternoon of great music from some of the area's finest players. Members of Dyer Weed, Defunked, Geerbox, Toga Party, Jam-Bone, the Fat Daddies, 90 Proof and more joined the jam!

Check out some photos from the event.

Wednesday, November 22, 2006 - Thanksgiving Eve
It's the party night of the year, and Dyer Weed & friends will invade the Pattenbird House for some pre-holiday fun.

Saturday, October 14, 2006 - PlaygroundPalooza!
Dyer Weed, Dave Cahill, Chemical Swing & the mighty 90 Proof Band teamed up for a fundraiser to bring playground equipment back to the kids of Hampton, NJ..

Saturday, September 30, 2006 - Clinton Elks (the Coop!)
Mow the Dog provided sound for a very special fund-raising event to benefit the Alex, Devin and MacKenzie Educational Fund. Music from 90 Proof & Friends, Dyer Weed, Geerbox and Freedom.

Saturday, September 23, 2006 - Woodglen Day in the Park
Mow the Dog provided sound for the annual Day in the Park community picnic at Lebanon Twp's Memorial Park, featuring music from Neil's Garage Band, Bruce Tunkel, the Keep, and Dyer Weed.

Sunday, May 21, 2006 - Community Jam Session III
Mow the Dog's third community jam was an amazing afternoon of music from too many incredibly talented local performers to list. Check out all the photos from the event.

February 19, 2006 - Community Jam Session II
See all the photos from our second Mo' Jam Session at the Pattenburg, featuring members of Only Footprints, What the Funk?, Dyer Weed and 90 Proof


The collection (co-produced by Mow the Dog) includes national acts David Grisman, Railroad Earth, Amfibian, Dark Star Orchestra as well great NJ-based bands like Swampadelica, Juggling Suns, One Cat Left and Dyer Weed delivering tasty versions of classic Jerry Garcia tracks. Please visit www.jerseyjamsfund.org

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