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C.B. Heinemann: More Bands

DOGS AMONG THE BUSHES was started by C.B. and Charlie MacVicar (vocals, uillean pipes, flute, whistle, harmonica) as an outlet for musical ideas that were a bit out of the usual. They added Bob Young on bass, and the sound took off. Though they played with other members over the years (Terry O'Neill, Rob Kilgore, Myron Bretholz, Robin Bullock), these three have been the core of the band. Dogs Among the Bushes have toured in the U.S. and more extensively in Europe, where they were the first American band invited to the Festival Interceltique in Lorient, France.

THE HEDGEROWS play deeply traditional Irish music and feature some great musicians. With Dennis "Doc" Botzer on fiddle, flute and whistle; banjo great Patrick Cavanaugh on banjo (of course) and mandolin; Charlie MacVicar on vocals, pipes, flute, whistle, and harmonica; and C.B. on vocals, guitars, and bouzouki, The Hedgerows style is full of interesting arrangements.

NEIL FOLEY and C.B. play together every so often, and every time their chemistry makes for quite an evening! Neil comes from a long line of great Limerick fiddlers, and he has played, toured and recorded with The Irish Breakdown, The Shannon Tide, and many other groups over the years.

DOLLAR BIN is C.B.'s latest excursion back into rock n' roll. Led by songwriter/singer/guitarist Don Keesing (formerly of Rain Crow), and famed guitarist extraordinaire Randy Austin (Overkill, The Graverobbers, The Slim Jims), and C.B.'s long-time bassist Bob Young, Dollar Bin plays mostly in the DC area.