5GB With Dash Rip Rock; Playing Peachtree Tavern, August 2nd

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Dash Rip Rock is the legendary New Orleans-based trio known for their unique roots music. SPIN says Dash Rip Rock is “undeniably the South’s greatest rock band.” The New York Times calls Dash Rip Rock “skillful musicians with a penchant for getting reliably wild….” No Depression raves that DRR’s recent albums prove that Dash is “one of the greatest bands working today” and Houston Press recently deemed Dash Rip Rock one of the “Top 10 Louisiana Bands of All Time.” In 2012 Dash Rip Rock was honored to be inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. We were joined by founder and frontman, Bill Davis, before their show tomorrow at Peachtree Tavern.

What’s the first gig you ever attended?

The Guess Who and Slade at Independence Hall in Baton Rouge.

What is the best gig that you ever played/performed?

Midfyns Festival 1995 – Denmark. We opened for Lou Reed.

What is the best gig you have ever seen?

Hoodoo Gurus, Fleshtones, dBs at Jimmy’s during Mardi Gras 1988 in New Orleans.

What is the gig you would most like to play?

Glastonbury.

What would be the lineup for your dream gig?

Jason and the Scorchers, Dash Rip Rock, ZZ Top at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK. Second venue choice: The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, IA.

Catch Dash Rip Rock, August 2nd at Peachtree Tavern

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