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Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 7:30 PM

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Meet & Greet Jam Details: Sunday, February 15, 2015 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Event Details: Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
IOTA Club and Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201
IOTA Club and Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201
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About This Event

You've been itching to yowl to PUSA's song Kitty at one of the Flashband shows, but can't seem to find the right moment.  When DMX asks “Where my dogs at?!?”, your only wish is to scream back “Right Here, X!”  We hear you loud and clear.  The Flashband Animal Benefit Show invites musicians to channel their inner wild side to support Animal Rescue.

This concert will showcase animal-influenced musical themes while raising awareness for animal rescue efforts in the DC Metropolitan Area. Donation collection and adoption information from Homeward Trails Animals Rescue. Each temporary band will do a fifteen minute set with at least one new original song and at least one animal-themed song. Read about how the Flashband showcases works.


The Show

All bands will do one fifteen minute set, with at least one new original song and at least one song fitting into the 'Animal' theme.

IOTA Club and Cafe

2832 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201

Saturday, March 14


This show will be held at IOTA Club and Cafe, in Arlington Virginia. Come early to grab some food and get a good spot!

IOTA Club and Cafe


Flashband musicians at IOTA Club and Cafe.


Need ideas for animal-themed songs? Start with these and rock out with your cocker spaniel out.

Pink Floyd – Dogs

Bruno Mars – Gorilla

The Beatles – I Am The Walrus

Nas – Sly Fox

Prince – When Doves Cry

Shakira – She Wolf


Show Media

Thanks to everyone that came out to the show! You can find all the photos of the event on our Facebook page.

We got audio recordings of most of the show as well, here's the bands:

Band 1 - last song only (Heavy Petters and the Heartbreakers)

Band 2 (Menagerie)

Band 3 (For the Birds)

Band 4 (Drunken Monkeys)

Band 5 (Puppy Pendulum)

Band 6 (Release the Kraken)

Band 7 (Ereptile Dysfunction)

Band 8 (Wolf Dog and Horses)

Band 9 - missing - sorry, technical errors! (Dead Vultures)


Registered Bands (10)

* indicates band leader

Ereptile Dysfunction

Flashband Platinum Award Winners


Folk, rock, funk, pop. Still looking for bass.

Dead Vultures

We need a bassist. Rockin some bluesy rock! Steppenwolf - Born to Be Wild, The Black Crowes - Wiser Time, Lynyrd Skynyrd - Free Bird

Drunken Monkeys

Hound dog - Elvis Presley; Hey Bulldog - The Beatles; Eye of the Tiger - Survivor; Foxy Lady - Jimmy Hendrix.

Wolf, Dog and Horses

Release the Kraken

Not to be out barked .. the songs we are planning: - Black Dog - Led Zeppelin - Walkin' the Dog - Aerosmith Version (covered by everyone .. why not us) - Slow Cheetah - Red Hot Chili Peppers - You Know I'm No Good - Amy Winehouse Then our Original ...

Chris's Band

Flashband Platinum Award Winners

Heavy Petters & Heartbreakers

Playing Pig, Kitty and the Bad Touch, with ManBearPig as our mascot.

Message Board

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Matthew Febles
Mar 18, 2015 4:33 PM
Thanks for the recordings Flashband!

Chris Wesley
Feb 27, 2015 2:56 AM
anybody need cheap practice space in Sterling with drums, keys, pa, and amps ready for you to plug in, email ME.

Jeff Jimenez
Feb 18, 2015 10:22 PM
anyone looking for a practice space call 3017705505. ask for tony

Mike Phillips
Feb 18, 2015 3:58 PM
Any bass and keys left out there?

Carlos Munoz
Feb 17, 2015 11:24 PM
Any guitarists still available for the show?

Matthew Febles
Feb 17, 2015 6:00 PM
MouseRat FTW!

Mike Phillips
Feb 16, 2015 2:55 PM
Anyone still looking for a band? I'm a drummer. Might have some guitarists.

Alan Warburton
Feb 16, 2015 3:18 AM
Lambchop - My Blue Wave? Wild Beasts - A Dog's Life?

joel lopez
Feb 15, 2015 8:51 PM
car trouble, wont be able to make today's meet.

Daniel Gage
Feb 15, 2015 4:19 PM
So let me know if you need a vocalist.

Daniel Gage
Feb 15, 2015 4:18 PM
I lost the use of my babysitter this evening.. so I won't be able to make the meet and greet

Todd Daniels
Feb 15, 2015 3:43 PM
SWM seeks GGTAMM (Giant Genre-Twisting Animal Mashup Medley).

Todd Daniels
Feb 15, 2015 3:42 PM
And Your Bird Can Sing would be killer if the vocals and harmony riffs were tight.

Nat Broekman
Feb 14, 2015 9:39 PM
Muddy Waters - Tomcat

Nat Broekman
Feb 14, 2015 9:38 PM
T Rex: Ride a White Swan

Nat Broekman
Feb 14, 2015 9:37 PM
Alternatively - Beck's Paper Tiger vs. Spoon's Paper Tiger

Nat Broekman
Feb 14, 2015 9:36 PM
Tom Waits suite? Swordfishtrombone -> Pony -> Get behind the mule?

David Croft
Feb 12, 2015 11:03 PM
Is anyone interested in Dogs by Pink Floyd?

Chris Wesley
Feb 12, 2015 4:05 AM
Fever Dog (Stillwater) HELL YEAH

Mike Phillips
Feb 12, 2015 3:18 AM
Johnny Cash - Dirty Old Egg Sucking Dog

Mike Phillips
Feb 12, 2015 3:16 AM
Zac Brown Band - Chicken Fried

Mike Phillips
Feb 12, 2015 3:05 AM
KT Tunstall - Black Horse And The Cherry Tree

Mike Phillips
Feb 12, 2015 2:51 AM
Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_D-LmRNdQiQ

Mike Phillips
Feb 12, 2015 2:51 AM
Unicorn Song! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4bc9UwZsYs

Daniel Gage
Feb 12, 2015 12:36 AM
added to Save a Horse, Ride a Cowboy

Daniel Gage
Feb 12, 2015 12:36 AM
That last was Beer for My Horses.. .and Feed Jake (if people wanted to do a full country set..

Daniel Gage
Feb 12, 2015 12:35 AM
mustang sally Joy to the world (Jeremiah was a Bullfrog) Dolphins Cry Dixie Chicken Cat's in the Cradle Blackbird Bat out of Hell Beer for

Daniel Gage
Feb 12, 2015 12:35 AM
Just a few that jump out at me.

David Croft
Feb 11, 2015 10:54 AM
I would like to attempt to perform Dogs. Anyone interested?

Mike Phillips
Feb 10, 2015 9:24 PM
Some country? big and rich - save a horse ride a cowboy.

Bertrand Murguet
Feb 10, 2015 3:44 PM
Great suggestions,all! More: Goodbye Horses (Q Lazzarus); Zebra (Beach House); Reptilia (The Strokes); Wolfmother (Syd Matters)

Nick Lizop
Feb 10, 2015 2:52 PM
Jenny: yes to either! Also, anyone for Fever Dog (Stillwater) and Black Sheep (Metric)?

Matthew Febles
Feb 9, 2015 11:13 PM
Fa & Jenny - hell yeah :-)

Mike Phillips
Feb 9, 2015 5:00 PM
Eye of the Tiger, Hound Dog, Rockin Robin, Puff the Magic Dragon, Who Let the Dogs Out?

Mike Phillips
Feb 9, 2015 4:58 PM
Green Jelly has 2 fun songs - Three Little Pigs, and Bear Song. Rolling Stones - Wild Horses, Gn'R - Dead Horses, Pearl Jam - Animal,

Chris Wesley
Feb 9, 2015 3:15 AM
I found a pretty good list – https://coolrain44.wordpress.com/2009/08/19/songs-about-animals-pets/

Jenny Thomas
Feb 8, 2015 1:36 PM
NIN, anyone? Or Elastica?https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=70JhlV_CXRQ

Fabiola Delgado
Feb 3, 2015 10:40 PM
Anyone would like to do this? (Digital monkey, Balkan Beat Box) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12CxHVQwmCY

Event Leader

Craig Green is leading this event. Have questions?
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