The Rain Dogs are talented musicians who came together to share a love of American roots music. Creating a timeless sound all their own, they pay tribute to the old southern string bands and classic blues masters. Playing songs that have weathered the generations, the Rain Dogs perform music ranging in style from old time jug band blues & boogie woogie up thru the driving rhythms of early rock & roll.

Working within a framework of acoustic & resophonic guitars, washboard, bass, mandolin, piano & harmonica, the band covers material from artists such as Bessie Smith, Memphis Minnie, Mississippi Sheiks, Muddy Waters, Bonnie Raitt & Bo Carter, along with originals. Songs from their CDs are played regularly on radio stations across the country. So if you’re looking for a unique musical experience guaranteed to entertain most any audience, why not call in the Rain Dogs!

Jim Herbert V
ocals, slide, lead & fingerpicking guitar

Karla Peterie Vocals, washboard, mandolin & guitar

Mike Roark Piano, vocals & harmonica

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