The Dune Dogs To Play Tribute Show for “Mama Dog” Nell Finch

The Dune Dogs (, which consists of area executives playing “country-fried swamp ‘n’ roll music,” will perform a tribute show for Nell Finch on Saturday, Jan. 28 at Lincoln Theatre (, located at 126 E. Cabarrus St. Opening for the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based band YARN (, the Dune Dogs are dedicating the show to their longtime fan and mother of Finchman, the band’s harmonicist, Nell Finch, who passed away on Jan. 14. Nell had been a fixture at local Dune Dog shows since their inception in 2002, and the band will honor her legacy as a great singer and lover of music. This will be the first performance for the Dune Dogs at Lincoln Theatre. Doors open for the show at 8 p.m., with the Dune Dogs taking the stage at 9 p.m. Tickets for the show are $10 in advance or $12 on the day of the show. To purchase tickets, visit

“The Dune Dogs are honored to play a tribute show for our biggest fan with one of the hottest acts in the county,” said Finchman. “We are saddened by our great loss, but we hope to honor her legacy as a great musician and wonderful mother and friend with this show.”

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– In 2010, the Dune Dogs received the Standing Ovation 2010 MetroBravo! award in the category of Local Band. They were also named the Best Roots/Country Band by Independent Weekly’s 2010 Best of the Triangle awards.

About The Dune Dogs
Conceived and delivered on Ocracoke Island in 2002, the Dune Dogs’ rural blend of hard-core country and southern rock ‘n’ roll prove that a lack of talent and professionalism are not necessarily impediments to good vibes and the “humble endings” of a Dune Dog experience. The Dune Dogs are: Dusty Baker (guitar, bass, vocals); “Hillbilly” Dickerson (guitar, bass, vocals); JimChris Dott (bass, keyboards, mandolin, vocals); Finchman (vocals, harmonics); Dick Turben (drums, percussion, vocals); and Trent D. Goatboy (drums, bass, banjo, percussion, vocals). For more information, visit

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