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11/17/07 - Aquatudes, Clams, and more in CT

Thank you to all the bands that played last night, The Aquatudes, The Clams, The Knuckledusters and Big Fat Combo. The turn out was phenomenal and the music was equally spectacular. Many hugs & kisses to Rockabilly Willy, Bobby D, Perilous Cheryl, Joey Zone, Joey the doorman and most of John Carlo, the owner of the Zen Bar for just being such a great guy.

The music started with The Aquatudes rippin' up the reverb playing both originals and classics. Tom, Dick & Fred are so tight you would never have guessed this was their first appearance as a trio. The Knuckledusters brought down the house when they hit the stage. The saxophones and the vocals blended well with an incredibly powerful bass & skins combo. Together, this five member band from Boston, got the fans in the club a hoppin' and a boppin'.

Next up, Big Fat Combo, who opened with Folsom Prison Blues. This set the stage for a full dance floor for the next 45 minutes. Who could sit still when BFC plays? No One! Closing the night, The Clams. They were stripped down trio with a new bass player, Scott to his family, but to me, he's smokin'! The night ended the night much like it began,
 reverb-erating and wet. I love when the Clams just play it & say it like it is, surf, plain and simple. No vocals needed when you have musicians like Dano, Brain and S'clam (Scott + Clam = ...)

And if the music wasn't enough for you, we also gave away 5 raffle prizes that night, including 4 tickets to the next show which is...

Saturday, Dec. 22 @ 8 pm - Holiday Rock w/ SPF-4, Slick Fitty, 9th Wave & Jason James & Houserockers
at The Zen Bar, 270 Farmington Ave., Farmington, CT

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