The Hound Dogs at the New London Acoustic Festival
A Washboard Band Classic
A Ukulele Ragtime Instrumental
Our upbeat, happy shows entertain audiences from kids to seniors. We're three veteran performers who have played at festivals, senior facilities, libraries and town events and have also appeared on TV and radio programs. Our goal is to always leave people smiling and happier than they were were when we got there.
We play toe-tappin' swing standards and upbeat blues and jazz from the 20s, 30s and 40s as well as new tunes and funny originals in foot-stompin' washboard band style. Our shows include ukulele, guitar, kazoo, harmonica, mandolin, banjo, washboard, jug and spoons. Where else can you hear a solo played on spoons?
We engage audiences with sing-a-longs, trivia questions, jokes and by letting people play the percussion instruments we bring along. We also have exciting educational programs for kids or adults on playing washboards, spoons, jammin' on the jug and even how to play a paper bag! Some Washboard/Jug band history and Folk Song Tradition is included in these fun filled sessions.