The Clamdiggers

As the pandemic drags on, we hope that all of you are well and that the Covid virus has not affected you, your family or your friends in any way.  On a positive note (pardon the pun) the band is thrilled to announce that we have added former lead singer of the band Dreamer, Anthony Racioppi, to our line up. Anthony's great voice and hard-rocking style is going to be a welcomed addition to the band and we can't wait until we are able to perform for you again. Hopefully that will be sooner than later.



Mikey, Tiny, Jimmy & Anthony 

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Anthony Racioppi

Paul (Tiny) Davis - Bassist / Backing Vocals


Along with drummer Mike Gray, Tiny anchors one of the most solid rhythm sections there is on the scene today. Bassist for bands such as Stone Door, MTD, Starrider and the classic rock icon - Axis.   When Tiny is not on stage you'd probably find him roaming the local music stores looking for a good deal. 



Mike Gray - Drums / Backing Vocals


Along with Tiny, Mike is an original founding member of the Clamdiggers. Mike started playing the drums at the ripe-old age of five after succumbing to Beatle Mania. Mike's former bands include Axis, Starrider, Strata, Vocal Point, Revalation, Acme Boogie Co and Stonedoor. His musical Influences include The Beatles,  Bruce, Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan.





Born in Jersey City, NJ.

Raised and currently resides in Middletown, NJ.


Jimmy has been playing guitar since the age of 12. He's performed as a solo singer/guitarist and with the following Jersey Shore Bands: Naughty Neighbors, Risin' Tide, Electric Steel, Control Freek & WTF. 

Musical Influences: Zeppelin, Stones, Skynyrd, Frampton, Eagles, Van Halen, Joe Satriani.





Jimmy Perez - Lead Guitar / Vocals

Former Members:

Steve Hodgin - Lead Vocals / Guitar


Born and raised in West Orange, NJ.

Currently resides in Howell, NJ.


Steve is the former lead singer / bassist for American Hawk. He also played bass for the Nobs. When he is not on stage he can be found somewhere on a golf course or spending time with his family and three dogs. Musical influences are Dan Fogelberg, Bruce, Don Henley and Steve Perry.