Sharp Dressed Men  
D'Arcy Cain
Photo courtesy D113

Dusty (D'Arcy Cain)

D'Arcy has been playing guitar since 1967. In 2003 he took up the bass. A relative newcomer to professional playing, D'Arcy has been performing with many local musicians for a few years now and is considered by many to be a solid bassist.

D'Arcy plays a Fender five-string Jazz Bass with flatwound strings and an El Degas P-Bass copy with DiMarzio pickups through a Peavey Bass Mark IV head with a Yorkville Y115B cabinet.

For more information on D'Arcy and his music go to his personal music page.

Sharp Dressed Men is aiming to be the baddest, kick-ass ZZ Top tribute band in Ontario.

The group consists of

For a sample of our playing listen to these clips;

Or you can listen to these complete songs;

Listen to this CPC Podcast from our 2012 Newfoundland tour.


Some of our favorite songs
A Fool for Your Stockings
Arrested for Driving While Blind
Asleep in the Desert
Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers
Blue Jean Blues
Brown Sugar
Cheap Sunglasses
Cruel Little Number
Dust My Broom
Gimme All Your Lovin'
Got Me Under Pressure
Heard it on the X
Hi Fi Mama
I Got the Six
I Thank You
I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide
Jailhouse Rock
Jesus Just Left Chicago
Just Got Paid
La Grange
Mexican Blackbird
Party on the Patio
Pearl Necklace
Rough Boy
Sharp Dressed Man
She Loves My Automobile
She's Just Killing Me
Tube Snake Boogie
TV Dinners
Vincent Price Blues
Waitin' for the Bus


9:30 PM
The Black Swan
154 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, ON
Opening band H to Oh! Cover charge: $5
Linsmore Tavern
1298 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, ON
No cover.
Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition
Ryland Avenue
Bible Hill, NS
The Rockwood
5 North Main
Deer Lake, NL
The Blueberry Festival
Feature band for the festival
1 Station Road
St. Georges, NL
2:00 PM
Special Event
Highway 11 Car Club
Grover Pub & Grub
Beaches Blues Fest
676 Kingston Road
Toronto, ON
Beaches Blues Fest
7:00 PM
The Rockpile West
hereandthere benefit
5555 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON
hereandthere benefit
Linsmore Tavern
Joining H to Oh!
1298 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, ON
Joining H to Oh! for one set. Come and enjoy some classic rock with H to Oh followed by a performance by Sharp Dressed Men doing some of the best ZZ Top tunes followed by H to Oh doing a selection of top Canadian rock tunes.
PK Creek Bar and Grill
Ride for Sight Bandathon
255 Dundas Street West
Mississauga, ON
We are part of the Ride for Sight Bandathon.
8:00 PM (approx.)
The Rockpile West
5555 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON
In support of Sick Kids Hospital. More details.
9:00 PM (approx)
The Black Swan
154 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, ON
Support concert for local woman's shelter put on by hereandthere.
10:00 PM
Beaches Blues Festival
Toronto, ON
The Beaches Blues Festival is at the St. Louis Bar and Grill at 1963 Queen Street East.
9:45 PM
El Mocambo
Half hour showcase
464 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON
Saini's East Coasters
showcase with With H to Oh!
2861 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
Sharp Dressed Men are doing a showcase during a gig with H to Oh!.
Saini's East Coasters
showcase with With H to Oh!
2861 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
Sharp Dressed Men are doing a showcase during a gig with H to Oh!.
Special Event
Full Throttle Bike Rodeo and Roast
Played for Full Throttle Bike Rodeo and Roast held in conjunction with the OCC. Pictures
Special Event
Walls of Hope charity gig
Our first public performance. We performed for Walls of Hope at their "Marcels Charity Bash." Pictures

We are listed on the Big Smoke Music web site.
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If you have any booking questions you can email us.

Created and Maintained by D'Arcy J.M. Cain <darcy@Vex.Net>

Last Update: 2015-12-13 10:28:36 -0500 (Sun, 13 Dec 2015)
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