WELCOME TO THE JUNE, 2016 DUBB-LETTER...
Photo by Jeff Fasano
WINNER OF THE 2016 BLUES MUSIC AWARD FOR ACOUSTIC
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Welcome to the June Dubb-Letter Folks!
Coming up this month will be the release of the only live solo acoustic recording that I've done.
The street date is scheduled or June 24, 2016.
However, we'll have two pre street date CD Release Parties in MN and CA.
On June 3 we'll have the first CD Release Party for the brand new release in Minneapolis MN. at The Aster.
Then on June 18 we'll have the West Coast CD Release Party at Boulevard Music in Culver City CA.
We had a ball filming the DVD of my stories at Alva's on May 27. Great audiences, fine film crew, and Alva's Showroom is a super place to do it. We'll keep you posted on news about the release of the DVD.
Here's a couple of photos (thanks to Pamela Womack Swanson) from that show.
Then, I'm on a plane over to Portugal for The BB Blues Festival in Portugal. Now Miki, my manager, made sure I'd have a few days off. To rest? Heck no! To make sure I'd have enough time to buy her some Port wine!
We'll have autographed copies available at The Signature Store on my website June 24th:
WINNER OF THE 2016 BLUES MUSIC AWARD FOR ACOUSTIC ARTIST OF THE YEAR
WINNER OF THE 2016 BLUES MUSIC AWARD FOR ACOUSTIC ARTIST OF
Me and my lady Patti Joy with the 2016 Blues Music Award for Acoustic Artist Of The Year. With all the really talented acoustic artists in this category - it's a great honor.
'EXACTLY LIKE THIS' One of The Year's Best Albums - DOWNBEAT Magazine
'Exactly Like This' one of The Year's
Best Albums-Downbeat Magazine
Active since the mid-1980s and with about two dozen entries in his discography, Doug MacLeod sets up camp in a rare niche of storytelling bluesman that are attuned to the textures and rhythms of life. On this excursion, the wry Californian's distinctive singing voice and straight-talking guitar comment on a "rough-and-tumble" woman, staying true to oneself, the road back home, the splendor of the Blue Ridge Mountains and more. Subtle and firm support is supplied by seasoned pros Mike Thompson on piano, Denny Croy on bass and Jim Botti on drums.
Reference 135; 55:44
Ordering info : www.referencerecordings.com
‘Exactly Like This’ # 14 on The Living Blues Radio Chart Top 50 Albums of 2015
Blues Music Magazine Feature
Blues in Britain Feature
"Like all great blues men, MacLeod
lives his music, and the songs are not just
on the tips of his fingers and tongue,
they are one with his being.
- Blues Music Magazine
"Probably the greatest living representative of the acoustic blues.”
- Heaven Magazine, The Netherlands
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