Big Boss Sausage returns

Big Boss Sausage will play two area shows this fall. On Friday, the band will perform at Smoke Signals in Lake Placid, There will be an opening set by the Hawk Owls, and then they will share the stage with area favorite, Eat, Sleep and Funk.

The show will begin at 8:30 p.m.

On Sunday, the Big Boss and the Hawk Owls will play a special late afternoon shindig at Captain Cook’s in Saranac Lake at 4 p.m.

Members of the Big Boss Sausage have performed with a long list of artists including The Samples, Rusted Root, and Phish. Eric Waldman, singer and keyboard player for the band, spent the last five years as one of the driving forces behind the group, Natural Breakdown. He recently released a children’s album on Sony Records. Drummer William Mutchler has performed at Red Rocks Amphitheater and Dick’s Sporting Good’s Stadium in Colorado for 20,000 people. Pete Lister has lent his bass playing talents to the likes of Steve Lutke, Awry, and The All Trio.

Mingo Lodge has shared the stage with a potpourri of star-studded talents but is just happy to say he performs with the other three guys in the band.