Junkyard Dawgs


Mar 2019. The JunkYard Dawgs specialize in classic/ southern style anthems. We play with passion and conviction as we aim to emulate the artists who inspired us to play in the first place.

We remain committed to providing a lasting musical experience for our audiences as we tribute some of the great iconic music that everyone relates to. Our sound: classic rock with a southern bite. We continue to proudly support the worthy charities listed in our calendar of events...thank you for supporting them as well.

We try to maintain a balanced schedule - a mix of charitable public events, private parties / functions, and the usual restaurant/bar gigs. There are plenty of opportunities to hear us play live, so please come and sample the wares if you are in need of our services.

2018 bookings/contact: lowtones at optonline dotnet

Screen name:
Member since:
Sep 28 2015
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
59 years


Allman Brothers, The Band, Charlie Daniels, Eric Clapton, John Cougar, Credence, Doobie Brothers, Eagles, Peter Frampton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Marshall Tucker, Outlaws, Santana, Bob Seger, SRV, ZZ Top.

Members Of Band

Bill Hipple: lead vocals, acoustic guitar
Tom Napurano: lead guitar, backing vocals
Mike Abbaticchio: lead guitar, backing vocals
Fred Lochner: keyboards, lead & harmony vocals
Ed Foxxe: drums
Paul Mann: bass

JYD always thanks good friend Vinnie C. for solid sound support! Likewise, the Fab Joey T expertly fills in on drums when we need him. Expect some help from Stan the Man on bass occasionally.


Full concert level PA and monitor system


113 N. New Prospect Road. The Dawgs help a very nice couple celebrate a rocking birthday with their friends. Sorry, private function, invitees only. Catch us at Alba's.

Thank you Old Bridge Elks...Every year you host this worthy benefit on behalf of the Brain Injured Children Organization, just another example of why the Dawgs love partnering with the BPOE Elks. We start the afternoon rocking at 1:00 pm. Please come out and support this worthy event, rock with us and 3 other bands, details to follow.

Let's get summer underway, rock & roll tonight at Wading Pines!

Summer is finally here and the Dawgs should have a completely reworked set list to keep you entertained while you enjoy all the great food and drink that Alba's has to offer. Never a cover charge and don't forget - we start rocking at 8 !

Please join us in the heart of Jamesburg this afternoon - a combo street fair, rock concert, motorcycle rally, and most important, fund raiser for Mikey and family to help defer mounting medical bills. That Dawgs love working with the Elks on the annual benefit, so please come out and enjoy the day and support a very worthy cause.

This is one of our favorite annual benefits, we can see how much Jayden and family are helped by the community. Everyone comes out to celebrate biking, rock and roll, and helping those in need. Please come out and help the Dawgs raise money to curb Jayden's insane medical bills.

We love working with, and performing for The Elks BPOE (Best People on Earth!). These very charitable people make a difference in the lives of those who need it most. Hope you can come out and rock with us in mid summer.

We're back! Dawgs enjoy playing for this very welcoming audience, great time of year to rock out with us.

If you missed us here in June, why not do us all a favor and catch up with us now? No reason to deprive yourself of great pizza, great company and dare I say very good southern and classic rock. Never a cover charge, and the good times keep rolling on even as summer retreats.

Sorry to see summer disappearing, but love to close out the season at this fine resort. Dawgs enjoy this stage, hope to rock out here again in 2020.

Past Events

We're back, love to play at this friendly venue. Nice start time 8 pm, plus great pizza and brews. Got to say the rock and roll is not so bad either !

Get your ass out of the house and rock with the Dawgs at the Elks Lodge on Railroad Ave in Jamsburg NJ. We usually roast in the mid-afternoon July sun when we play here, this time it's different!

We enjoy playing this venue, thanks for coming out to see us - eat well, drink well! Alba's does a lot of things the right way, and leaving the music to the dawgs is a good start.

Scary, very Scary!

Call this a Halloween Party or just a great night for ass kicking rock and roll, doesn't matter to us. We'll do our share to entertain!

This fantastic 2-day festival benefits both the Popcorn Zoo and inspiring pet adoptions, enabling worthy families to affordably welcome their new 4 legged member. The dawgs rock out on Saturday, joined by other fine bands like Gypsy and Shoresyde. Come on out and think about adopting a loving cat, or dawg, or just come for the great music and festival.

We're back at this nice venue Sept 15, in case you missed us this past Saturday. Come for the great food or come for some classic rock with the southern bite that you can't get anywhere else! Rt. 70 West Lakehurst NJ, be there!

Summer is coming to an end, but the Dawgs will keep rocking. And no better venue than this sweet Marina.

First time for the Dawgs in this nice venue. Come join us as we tribute some great southern and classic rock artists.

Once again the Dawgs take the stage to help our friends at the Old Bridge Elks raise money for some very worthy people, our homeless vets. Please come out to show your support for their service, eat, drink and enjoy a solid afternoon of classic rock.

As in past years, the dawgs will entertain with their classic rock with a southern bite, bike riders will have a great, escorted tour through the Wayne area, excellent catered food, drink and crafts will await your arrival. The dawgs are proud to help the Singer family defer mounting medical bills as Jayden's journey continues. Please join us for a great afternoon of rock and roll that helps the Singers stay together as families should.

The Dawgs join forces with friends Devil's Harvest as we help the Elks do what they do best - provide a helping hand to those needing it the most.

Junkyard Dawgs at Rockaway Boro Firemen's Festival
Fri 6:00 PM EDT · Rockaway Borough Firemans Field · Rockaway, NJ. This all volunteer department of 40 active men and women responds to the emergency demands for the Borough of Rockaway. The Dawgs are honored to be a part of this festival to benefit a very worthy group of brave men and woman.

Sorry we can't invite all of our friends to this private bash, but be sure to come out and see us at our very public performances in July!

4th Annual Pig Roast and Picnic for SSG Edward Karolasz Scholarship Fund, Wilson~ Gugleman VFW Post 1302, 300 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, NJ. JYD joins some other bands to help rock this event and raise money for a worthy cause

We are honored to work again with our good friends at the Old Bridge Elks in bringing a spectacular afternoon of food, drink and especially great rock music to the public in support of this very worthy cause. As in previous years, the Dawgs will be joined by other fine ensembles to mix up the genres, so everyone should find something they like. Stay tuned for band lineup and please come out to support the great work the Elks are doing with this charity.

The Dawgs hook up with a couple other fine bands to give a lift to the Under My Skin Foundation at a Sunday Matinee Food Drive to be held at the General Saloon on Englishtown Road in Old Bridge. Please come out to support this excellent charity while you soak up some great classic rock.

The JunkYard Dawgs tag team the Brighton Bar, hook up with friends Gypsy and Six Gun Sound in a three way tribute to icons the Allman Brothers Band, Stevie Nicks and Paul Rodgers. Hope to see all of our family and friends come out and get the new year off to a rocking start!

The dawgs get scary for this one.

Sometimes you got to pull out "Whipping Post" to make these weddings special! Private event for Eileen and Jeff, but all the Dawgdom wishes them the very best as they start a new life together.

It is tons of fun for us, so we keep coming back...be sure to hook up with us for some great food, drink and Rock & Roll at Tim's great venue.

We owe everything to our veterans! They have given so much, sometimes everything, so that you and I can live a great life in this country...The Dawgs proudly support this worthy benefit, so why not come on out and help us help these great men and women in their time of need. We provide the music, you provide your support!

Semi Private summer bash...if you are a member or know someone who docks here, join us for your favorite rock classics with a southern bite!

Please join us again this year as we help Jayden's family reduce their growing medical debt. As in previous years, a motorcycle run will precede the picnic and music fest with the Dawgs providing entertainment.

If you haven't seen us perform recently, we have a few pleasant changes in store for you... please get to Tim Kerwin's and eat, drink and rock out with us! Same great southern and classic anthems, but new blood in the lineup, we think you will be pleased!

All of us had a great night last time, so let's do it again! Rock & Bowl with the Dawgs, eat, drink, make new friends and have fun with us! Great venue to be active and involved with the party. We start rocking at 8:00 pm, come when you are ready!

Please join us for some ass-kicking rock and roll as we debut at this excellent venue!

As always, our friends at the Old Bridge Elks demonstrate how deep their charitable blood runs. We are privileged to help them out once again as we help them raise money to support the Brain Injured Children's charity. Please come out and help support this worthy cause, but come ready to eat, drink and rock and roll!

JYD welcomes the opportunity to perform at TLASG for the first time! We bring our A game to the shore, you bring your thirst for being entertained with the best classic+southern rock. Make it through another winter, then get yourself to the beach on March 4!

Private 50th Birthday Celebration. We welcome a lucky individual into an exclusive club with our usual musical tribute to the greats in rock and roll.

First gig in Union County for the Dawgs! Hope to make some new friends and bring along some old ones for this one...no sense in staying couped up in the house in mid January...get your ass out to Rocky's and rock the night away with us!

Time again to rock the Highlands, please join us for some of your favorite classic and southern anthems served up on the ocean.

If you missed us and the great food at The Ivy Stone last Saturday night, here's your second chance to hang with us in ROctober. Why not bring a few friends and make a party of it...no need to wear a costume either, I'm sure you're scary enough as is !

Get your ass to the Ivy Stone for a great meal and overdriven Rock & Roll performed by JYD. We are your source for great southern and classic rock, come and get it!

We return to Mob's for more kick you in the face Rock and Roll

More info coming

Dillon's Creek Marina, 240 Lake Ave, Island Heights, NJ 08732

Benefit for Jayden Singer, Bike Run, BBQ, Rock & Roll entertainment provided by JYD with special guest musicians. Registration starts at 9:15 AM, come support a young man fighting for his life, have a great time in doing so.

American Legion Post 174
55 Mountain View Blvd.
Wayne, NJ 07470