Usually, the party is at the bar, but atThe Dirty Dogg Saloon
in Scottsdale, the party'son
the bar -- especially on "Wild & Wet Wednesday
," when the club holds its weekly wet T-shirt contests.
When we walked in around 11:30 last night, two tanned, athletic women in tight, skimpy shorts and half-shirts were dancing on the bar, vigorously shaking their boobs, grinding their hips, and swinging from the bar rafters.
Several women work and dance at Dirty Dogg. It keeps a crowd by the bar. While guys wait for their $2 Tecate beers, they also get an eyeful of gams.
Once the wet T-shirt contest starts around midnight, they'll also get plenty wet.
DDS is a biker bar, but it's a biker bar in Scottsdale, located in a strip mall with businesses like London Gold and Oregano's. The bikes out front are nice Harley Davidsons, owned by nice, middle-aged businessmen. But the majority of regulars at the club are young, muscular college guys (the Affliction-shirt-types).
Interior décor includes an army of women's undergarments hanging from the ceiling, interspersed with a variety of stuffed animal heads, including a creepy giant buffalo noggin.
There's a jackalope (gasp!) hanging on the back wall by the smoking patio, and a mini-motorcycle behind the bar. Hundreds of dollar bills wallpaper the place behind neon beer signs. The music consists mostly of '80s metal like Queensryche, The Scorpions, and Mötley Crüe.
The seven participants in the wet T-shirt contest lined up near the bar before midnight, each dressed in tight Dirty Dogg Saloon shorts and tiny tank tops. Two DDS dancers put a metal tub on the bar and got things going by pouring pitchers of water all over each other. Then they served as attendants to the contestants, standing on each side of the tub and pouring water over them.
The first contestant was a busty blond who screamed "Fuck, that water's cold!" She demonstrated this to the hordes of men in front of her by slamming her large, wet breasts together, and shooting a stream of water out from between them and all over the crowd. She was followed by a brunette who almost shimmied out of her shirt. Each girl tried to outdo the last -- splashing the men down front with waves of water, humping the tub, smacking their asses. These are things women will do every week when there's $800 in prize money.
The vibe is like a strip club, but without the nudity, and cheaper. The contestants and the dancers who work at DDS are hot and flirty; they walk around and chat up the patrons, but they don't writhe around in their laps asking for $20 bills and send them home smelling like cheap cherry vanilla body spray.
Unfortunately, shooting video or photographs isn't allowed inside the Dirty Dogg Saloon, so we can't bring you a titillating slide show. You can, however, view the bar's own photo and video gallery at www.dirtydoggsaloon.com.
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"Wet & Wild Wednedsay" takes place every week at The Dirty Dogg Saloon, 10409 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. Call 480-368-8095 for more information.