Wednesday, November 21, 2007


On Saturday, December 8th, the 27th anniversary of John Lennon's death, a band made up of Brooklyn Originals called The Winston O'Boogies are performing a Lennon tribute show. The show is also an American Cancer Society benefit show.

The band consists of Black Pig guitarist Barry Dobrin, former MotherJumpers Michael Lombardozzi (bass, acoustic guitar), Tommy Lombardozzi (guitar, vocals), and Chuck Howell (drums, vocals), and also musician Jon Carrai (keyboards, sax, vocals).

"It is a way for us to remember a man who was/is a great musical influence on us (and many others, obviously) with 100% of our take being donated to the ACS, so we really wanna get as many people as possible out to the show; Lennon fans and beyond!" said Tommy.

Mr. Lombardozzi went on to explain to us the band's unique name, "Winston O'Boogie is one of John's many silly pseudonyms which he used to use on album sleeve credits in the 70s. There were a bunch, and this one is the one I always remembered, so I suggested it for the band's name. (By the way, Winston is also John's middle name, after British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, so that's where this moniker and others like it derived.)"

Saturday December 8th, 11PM, $10
The Baggot Inn, 82 West 3rd, NYC


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