Being an old fart in this forum, I thought of 2 bands that would fit in the WANEE tradition:
1) The Nighthawks
I used to see this band all over Wash. DC and had no idea Warren Haynes had a brief stint with them in 88.
2) The Danny Gatton Band
Another band that used play around Wash. DC back in the day. But do to his untimely end we will never here him at WANEE.
I recommend if you find any of these two groups out in the wonderful world of the web (and there is plenty) check em' out and you will see what I mean