The Christmas Dogs of War 2007 Holiday Cancer Benefit Sat. 12/22

The Christmas Dogs of War

The Christmas Dogs of War 2007 Holiday Cancer Benefit will be taking place this year at Buddies Tavern, 277 Johnson Lane in Parlin NJ 732-721-1952. Proceeds from the $10.00 door admission will be donated in full to Michael Daly, a Sayreville resident who has cancer.

The Christmas Dogs of War was started in 1987 by Michael Grau , a local musician/producer, as a collection of strange holiday recordings by Grau and his friends that would air on Christmas day on WRSU radio in New Brunswick.

The Christmas Dogs of War became a live show in 1989 where it debuted at the unfortunately no longer in business Broadway Central Café in South Amboy NJ. The door money was donated for the first 5 years to the American Cancer Society, but in all years since has gone directly to a local family dealing with cancer.

The show has always been billed as “The Christmas Dogs of War * an evening of strange holiday music”, and that description has never failed to disappoint any member of the audience. The radio show ran for over 10 years on WRSU and also spent a few years on a few other local stations. The live show has also taken place over the years at The Dugout in South Amboy, as well as The Saint in Asbury Park. This will be the second year at Buddies Tavern, the new home of this holiday event.

Mike Grau is currently the music coordinator at Buddies as well as owner of Grausound Live Sound, a company that will be recording and releasing all original music live performance CDs recorded weekly at Buddies Tavern. Buddies Tavern & Grausound Live Sound are putting the finishing touches on an all new sound, light and video installation in the club.

In 2008 new art installation will be making their monthly appearance at Buddies Tavern to promote the best visual artists New Jersey has to offer. The first installation of 2008 will be works by Wayne Turback, in Feb.

Acts performing this year include but are not limited to :
Big Daddy & The Death Machine
Bullet Train
Dave Elder
Dead Pony Cats
Dead Teds Frozen Head
Eddie Beech
El Muchacho
Giles Bradley
Go Go Valante
Joe Canzano
Molecular Blues Machine
Rachel & The Lost Boys
Stone Soup
The Marbles
The Munchie Bunkers
Thomas Martin
Triangle Park
Ward Cleaver
Whiskey Flask Revenge
Zigman Bird

The show begins promptly at 8 pm…

The show will be hosted by Al Muzer

Come down and watch The dogs turn 20 years old !!!!

Anyone unable to make the show can mail donations to Michael Grau, 106 Pulaski Ave, Sayreville , NJ 08872. Please make checks payable to Michael Grau, all donations will be forwarded in full to the benefits reciepient.