Another Year Another Tryp

************Thursday Thanksgiving Night 2015 at Liars Club***********

Dorian and Herb under the roof of Liars Club

Dorian and Herb under the roof of Liars Club

The annual Thanksgiving night performance at Liars Club is upon us again. The Band will once again be performing on this strange tryp of a night. Set will start when the most hardcore of bar patrons feel like it should. Liars Club is Located at 1665 w Fullerton ave. in Chicago. (773) 665-1110


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Dorian Taj At Reggies’ Rock Room in Chicago Saturday July 25th

*************Saturday July 25th at Reggies’ Rock Club in Chicago IL.*****************

SweetWater Brewing Company and Swizzle Steve will host
The band performing at Reggies Rock Room for the first time. We Have played the small room a few times and as our show has got bigger(Giant) we need the big room. The Lineup for the night will be
Bellwether Blues 8:15 to 9:00pm
OD jo 9:15 to 9:55pm
DORIAN TAJ 10:10 to 10:50pm
The Walters :05 to 12:15pm

$10 in advance $12 at the door
Reggies Rock Club
2109 S State St
Chicago, IL
Poster photo by David T. Kindler
SweetWater Brews on Special

Reggies 7-25-2015 poster

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Dorian Taj at Hemingway Block Party Fest Saturday July 18th 8pm

***************Saturday July 18th at Hemingway Fest in Oak Park IL .*********

OakWe are excited to be Headlining the Hemingway block party Festival in Oak Park IL. this year. We will be doing an extended set and playing songs we don’t normally fit in our set. It will be located at Oak Park ave. between North Blvd. and Lake St. Our set will begin at 8pm and go to 10pm. Hope to see you there!!!!! See poster below for more info.                  Hemingway Block Party Poster

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Dorian Taj at MotoBlot Fest 2015 Friday June 26th at 5:30pm

*************Friday June 26th at MotoBlot Fest 20015***********

We will be performing at this years MotoBlot Fest at Cobra Lounge’s outside stage. Our set will begin at 5:3pm. Cobra Lounge is Located at 235 n Ashland in Chicago. Full Fest Details in poster below.

MB2015 flyer 01


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Dorian Taj plays Milwaukee’s Shank Hall

Friday April 17th Dorian Taj opens for The Steepwater Band at Shank  Milwaukee**

We will be Heading to Shank Hall which is Located at 1434 N. Farwell Ave in Downtown Milwaukee. We will Be opening for The Steepwater Band.   8pm.  The Event Link is The Steepwater Band**Dorian Taj at Shank Hall in Milwaukee This will be one hell of a old school Rock in Roll experience. So if you are in the Area stop by. Shank Halls Website is  Hope to see you there.

The Steepwater Band








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Dorian Taj at Wire in Berwyn IL. Friday April 3rd 2015

**********Friday April 3rd at WIRE in Berwyn IL************

We will be performing at Wire in Berwyn Friday April 3rd opening for the Tom Fuller Band. Wire is located at 8815 Roosevelt Rd. in Berwyn IL. This is new club with all the fixings.  Great stage, sound and environment. We play at 9pm and the cover is 10. Facebook link is  Tom Fuller Band w/ Dorian Taj   Ticket Link is

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Dorian Taj performs at Martyrs in Chicago monday March 9th 2015

We will be at Martyrs’ in Chicago located at 3855 N Lincoln Ave. Playing songs of the new album “Giant” and a Few from past releases. Also on the bill is”Curio” and “Teach the fire”.  Show starts at 8pm Dorian Taj at 9pm and cover is $7. Show link is    Dorian Taj performs new record “Giant” at Martyrs’

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“Rocket” Live at Chicago’s Double Door 11/19/2014

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Back to The Hideout

********Friday November 21st at The Hideout with Prichard and Honda Pavarotti******

The band returns to The Hideout stage supporting the 10 song new record “Giant”. Also performing will be Prichard and Honda Pavarotti. You can pick up a vinyl copy of “Giant” at the show. Under 21 ok with parent or guardian.
www.hondapavarotti.comDorian Anthony Alexander Tajbakhsh, better known as Dorian Taj, is a guitarist and singer/songwriter from Chicago, IL. He made his first records with the hardcore punk band Articles of Faith, whom he joined just prior to the recording of their first album, “Give Thanks” produced by Bob Mould. Afterwards, he played in the local noise band, End Result, appearing on their lone release, a 12″ EP called “Ward” released on Steve Albini’s Ruthless label.. He later formed a rock band called “Wait For Light”. After living in Los Angeles for a time, the band returned to Chicago to record the debut Album at Phil Bonnet’s Solid Sound.After a European tour Wait For Light disbanded. D.T. eventually began performing with a band under his own name, the longest being the the Aaron Bakker, Tom Atteberry, Alex Moore/Danny Severson incarnation. Releasing the Puppet Record(Joe Irizarry, John Hiler sessions), The Tobacco Record(The Dave Trumfio sessions) , and The Hating Game(Dan Dietrick, Ed Tinley, Jeff Boyd sessions).The current band which features Anthony Rubino-guitar, justin Loftus-bass and Danny Severson-drums have finished the new album “Giant” which is now released (2014.) You can check it out or Hear “Rocket” and “No Future” off of “Giant” with links below.
Anthony Rubino-guitar
Justin Loftus-Bass
Danny Severson-drums
Josh Hudson-piano, Guitar

Poster by Daniel Rathbun

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Dorian Taj interview About “Giant” on WLUW

Here is the link to hear the “Razor and Die” Show from Friday Oct. 10th  were we talk about “Giant” and do a live in studio version of S&H Greenstamps .

Anthony, Di Kulka, Justin and D.T.






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