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Kent, Lou and Leo with James Cotton

Then and Now

Cheap Sneakers circa mid 90s

We dug up some snapshots of the band that were taken a while ago. Most of the photos were taken by Leo.

The first group of pix show us rehearsing original material at the mill during the mid 1990s. The remaining photos were taken at various jobs over the years.


Westport Rock, Rhythm & Blues Festival

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Here are some photos of the band playing one of our favorite events for the "Wish Come True" organization. Thanks to Frankie Ray for organizing this annual festival.

Please check out the fine and generous work done by the folks from "A Wish Come True" by visiting their Web site at http://www.awish.org.

SEPTEMBER 2007Click button to view slide show.       SEPTEMBER 2006Click button to view slide show.

SEPTEMBER 2005Click button to view slide show       SEPTEMBER 2004Click button to view slide show.

Birthday Tribute To Al - March 2004

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In March of '04 we joined several bands on a special night to celebrate the life and times of Al Oliveira. The event was organized by Al's brother Steve and featured performances by Backbone Slip, Bob Demers & Friends, Cheap Sneakers, and A Shot in the Dark - who generously allowed the use of their equipment.

We all got a chance to remember Al in song and reflect on what a great musician and dear friend he was. Thanks to Laurie Duclos for taking these wonderful photos.

Water Street Café

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One of our favorite places to play is "The Room" at WATER STREET CAFÉ in Fall River, MA


Photos from Fall, 2003 taken by Karen Click button to view slide show.

Photos from September, 2004 taken by Nancy Click button to view slide show.

Bay Queen Cruise with "A Wish Come True, Inc." - June 2003

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We had the pleasure of providing entertainment at this dinner cruise and fund raising event for "A Wish Come True, Inc." Once aboard the good ship, Vista Jubilee, everyone was treated to some fine weather, gorgeous views, excellent food and a leisurely, fun-filled round-trip cruise between Warren, RI and Newport. A splendid time was had by all.

Please check out the fine and generous work done by the folks from "A Wish Come True" by visiting their Web site at http://www.awish.org.

Fall 2001 Road Trip to Lee, MA

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Back in September of '01, Kent, Leo and Lou headed west to the Berkshires for work in the Lee Town Festival. While there, we played back up band to both a 'Roy Orbison' impersonator and a 'Garth Brooks' impersonator.

Both entertainers did a great job and really 'wowed' the crowd. It was a beautiful, though cold, moonlit night and a great, fun experience for us.


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