Hug the Dog is a 5-piece rock band that echoes classic sounds of the past with a current and relevant style. They blend indie rock dance rhythms with a melodic soulful sound that provokes both the mind and body. Powerful lyrics meshed with upbeat anthems promise a lively and meaningful concert experience. Formed early 2012, Hug the Dog placed as a finalist in the Unsigned Only Competition. The band has toured extensively, performing at the CBGB festival in Brooklyn, New York and the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. Closer to home, you can catch Hug the Dog at popular venues such as Harlow’s Pub, and at local festivals, including Keene Music Festival and Uplift Music Festival.
Dan and Faith Senie are songwriters who tap into dreams, meditation and everyday life for their writing inspiration. Their songs range from folk to blues to instrumentals. Dan plays guitar and harmonica, Faith joins in on acoustic bass guitar, mandolin and tenor banjo. They weave instruments with vocal harmonies to tell stories with their songs. Faith is also an accomplished spoken word artist.
Dan and Faith first performed as a duo in March 2009. They played at the Open Mic in Parish Center for the Arts, an old church in Westford, MA saved by the town folk and turned into a performance space. Since then they have performed in every state in New England as well as New York and New Jersey, and even made a guest appearance in New Brunswick, Canada. They have released three CDs, and have another in the works. Their catalog of original songs continues to grow.
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