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Free Show: Shark Alley Hobos & Friends Tribute to Mikie Lee Prasad

Sat, Jan 20 - 12:00 pm

The Shark Alley Hobos have been entertaining Bay Area audiences

with songs of the sea for years. Their raucous St. Patrick’s Day gigs

have become as legendary as their outlandish birthday party

appearances.

While years of sea faring have taken their toll on the band members,

they have remained a tight crew, bound by a common obsession:

sharks and the movie Jaws. Knowing it would be a cold day in Davy

Jones’ Locker before they were asked to write songs for Jaws: The

Musical, they decided they should pay tribute to the movie that has

haunted their dreams since 1975.

And so we have “Off the Deep End with the Shark Alley Hobos: a

Musical Tribute to Jaws”. Their original songs bring back traumatic

memories of the film that helped shape their lives. The opening tune

“The Deep End” vividly recalls the imagery that was imprinted on their

impressionable brains upon first watching the movie. “Here’s to

Swimmin” is destined to be a new sing-a-long favorite at their shows

and beach bonfires. The haunting “Quint’s Lament” will send shivers

up your timbers. A New Orleans vibe permeates “The Water’s Fine”.

Get ready to compare scars as you listen to “Mary Ellen Moffit Broke

my Heart”. “Harpoon, a Knife, a Gun” remenbers the mechanical

shark that just wanted to be a real fish. “She Was the First” is a funky

take on a Great White’s infatuation and hunger. The terror instilled in

kids lives in the seemingly innocent “Marco Polo”. Everyone has a

say in the fatalistic ballad “Just What I Do.” As added bonuses, the

“Downtown/Spanish Ladies Medley” brings back memories of Jaws 2

and Robert Shaw, while “Show Me The Way to Go Home” recreates

the sing-a-long made famous by the movie and infamous by the

Shark Alley Hobos. Finally, as a bizarre ending only the Hobos would

dream up, “Ode to a Celluloid Masterpiece” not only pays tribute to

Jaws, but to Ernie Kovacs’ beloved cult ch

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Event Location

Sweetwater Music Hall 19 Corte Madera Ave. Mill Valley, CA 94941

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