Friday, 9 April, 2010 0:36 AM
Band to perform at Blondie's on April 24
-- Not to be confused with the lovely Debbie Harry, Blondie's
will be the place where the local band Warehouse will perform a
concert on April 24 for the first time in 25 years.
all loved it; we're still friends. We've all improved our musical
talents," said keyboard sax player Dave Kujat, whose wife Maria
is the lead singer. For the last twenty years, the couple has been
Sax Appeal Entertainment, for the name is equal: Dave provides the
sax while Maria has the appeal as full-time musicians playing in
wedding receptions and parties as well as running a successful DJ
"Warehouse" began in downtown Detroit. Dave went to school
with bass player and vocalist Mike Dinu in Birmingham. Maria, Dave,
and Mike, brought in two other friends, also musicians. Mike's father
was the owner of "Browns Bun Baking Company", and they
started practicing at the bakery's warehouse. With guitarists Jeff
Kelly and John Hamilton and drummer John Conwell came the birth
have gathered 4 of the original members, and are proud to welcome
Mike Bayoff on drums," Dave said, as Warehouse performs classic
rock and pop from supergroups The Rolling Stones, Journey, The Go-Gos,
ZZ Top, REO Speedwagon, and more.
by the mid-1980s, Mike and Jeff had other careers going, such as
Mike taking over his family business after the passing of his father
"George", and Jeff working for fleet operations at Belle
Tire. Meanwhile, Dave and Maria began Sax Appeal, who co-sponsored
the reunion concert with Browns Buns Baking; there'll be a $10 cover
charge per person for people 21 and over.
Warehouse gets back together, they may have
gotten older, but the music remains the same, and if Blondie's is
a success, there may be more concerts, clubs, and fairs in the near
believe we're going to have a pretty good turnout," Dave states.
"We started where we left off, and it fell right into place."
are available at Ticketmaster by calling (800) 745-3000 or the Blondie's
Box Office at 9313) 964-1000.
more information on the Warehouse band, visit www.saxappealentertainment.com.
is located at 2281 W. Fort St. in Detroit.