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NEWS FROM THE BAND

THE KNIGHTCRAWLERS RETURN TO THE DOG HOUSE!

On Saturday, March 9, at 9:00 p.m., The KnightCrawlers return to our friends at The Dog House Saloon & Grill in Washington Twp., NJ, having last appeared there in July of 2022. The Dog House is known for their mile-high burgers and sandwiches and generous portions of pub fare of all kinds, so please come early for dinner. The band has a special set list picked out for their long-awaited return to this classic NJ roadhouse!!

Schedule

SCHEDULE

THE DOG HOUSE SALOON & GRILL
270 PASCACK RD., WASHINGTON TWP., NJ

SATURDAY
MARCH 9
8 p.m.

The KnightCrawlers return to The Dog House after last appearing there in June of 2022! The Dog House is renown for its LARGE portions of excellent food. The band is eager to make their return at this CLASSIC NJ roadhouse!

PUB 17 & LOUNGE
1315 NJ-17, Ramsey, NJ

SATURDAY
APRIL 13
8 p.m.

The KnightCrawlers second, of hopefully, many more appearances at Pub 17 in Ramsey, NJ.

Listen to The KnightCrawlers LIVE in Ramsey, NJ

Click the button below to listen to a LIVE public performance by The KnightCrawlers as it was recorded from the mixing board. Enjoy!

THE BAND

THE BAND

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RON DAMATO Lead Vocals / Rhythm Guitar / Harmonica

After being chased for years by women who thought he was Johnny Depp, Ron decided to cut his hair and join a Rock and Roll band. Quite remarkably, they still chase him (ah, the power of fronting a Rock and Roll band). Ron’s unique showmanship is surpassed only by his ever-changing guitar and amp collection. And what’s truly amazing is Ron never plays the same guitar once, let alone twice! Member since 2006.

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PAULA NEWMAN Lead Vocals / Percussion

Hailing from the ”other side” of Bergen County, Paula is ”the new guy” (er... gal) in the band. While she never met a microphone that she didn’t like, Paula has found singing to be a solution to her mid-life crisis (and she hasn’t even hit her mid-life yet!). Paula’s vocal range has added a new dynamic to the band – opening up some exciting new possibilities into previously unchartered musical waters. Member since 2014.

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MARK SCALA Lead Guitar / Vocals

Mark prides himself on being taller than both Angus Young of AC/DC and Jon Anderson of Yes, and is equally happy he’s younger than both. Although “altitudinally challenged”, Mark‘s guitar tone makes him sound larger than life. Mark cites his early musical influences as ”anything you couldn’t possibly dance to.“ When The KnightCrawlers are offered a gig, Mark’s usual reply is, ”just tell me where to stand.“ Member since 2006.

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ALEX STECYNA Keyboards / Vocals

Alex has a last name even his bandmates can’t pronounce. He can usually be seen hopping like a crazed mad man singing Ramones songs at the end of the night. Alex would love to own a real Hammond B3 Organ, but would rather have a healthy back instead (you need a fork lift to move them!) Alex's favorite quote in rehearsal is ”I think we should do it one more time”, to which the band replies in unison ”NO!” Member since 2006.

FORMER MEMBERS

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DIRK VUIJST Bass Guitar / Vocals

After 17 years with The KnightCrawlers, Dirk had relinquished his role as the man holding down the bottom end for the band. Dirk’s contributions to The KnightCrawlers cannot be overstated. Having seen many of the original bands perform the songs The KnightCrawlers cover, Dirk lived the music he played and was able to bring his unique experiences to everything he performed. Sadly, Dirk passed away on November 30, 2023. He will be forever in our hearts and sorely missed.

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STEVE DUVA Drums

Steve had been with The KnightCrawlers since the fall of 2006, but recently relocated to sunny southern California, where he is already making music with a new band. The KnightCrawlers would like to thank Steve for the countless hours spent honing his craft to be the very best he could be. Throughout the band’s history, Steve also generously provided the band with their rehearsal space (at three different residences!). We wish him all the best as he pursues his new musical ventures out west!

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