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Doug Mug Swanson / Blog

Seattle/L.A. Aug 2013

Really looking forward to seeing my family this August in Seattle. Fishing, Mariners game, hiking and chilling with Ma & Pa Swanson. Then down to L.A. for 2 gigs and surfing with the homies!

B-Day wishes

Thank You for all the wonderful Birthday wishes! This is gonna be a GREAT year! Dug Mug

Babe's And Ricky's Inn (Blues Documentary) by Ramin Niami

Babe's And Ricky's Inn (Blues Documentary) by Ramin Niami featuring Dug Mug Swanson as Bassist in The Babes and Ricky's House Band.A feature documentary about the legendary blues club in South Central Los Angeles. www.babesandrickysinn.com

2012 Music City BBQ Fest

No summer rain can stop Nashville people from enjoying BBQ Downtown! The Music City BBQ fest was a blast yesterday...

Hitchin' Post

The Hitchin' Post was Rocking on Sat night with J.D Edge-Fiddle/Guitar/Vocals, David Crow-Guitar/Vocals, Chuck Pearson-Drums, Dug Mug- Bass.

Wartrace Music Festival 2012

Wartrace Music Fest was a big success! The Markey Blues Band knocked it out the park, played to a field full of people in a beautiful outdoor setting with a full moon.

2012 BMA's Memphis Convention Center

Memphis was Rocking this week! Played with the "Andy T Band featuring Nick Nixon" at the Hard Rock Cafe for a Nashville Showcase. Then got to perform with Southern California's "Mighty Mojo Prophets" who were nominated for "Best New Artist" at The Blues Music Awards. What a honor to play with such great musicians! Nashville is a great town...

Hard Rock Cafe

The Nashville Blues Society show at The Hard Rock Cafe Downtown Nashville was a huge success! I was proud to be a part of the Markey Blues Band.... stay tuned for more shows from this All-Star Band


Just landed my first gig in Nashville. Wed March 21 I'll be at The Blue Bird Cafe filming a TV show called "Nashville" I'll be appearing in the pilot episode as "Monty Handsome" the 2nd Guitarist on the open mic night. Keep your eyes out for it!!!

Greg Bennett Guitars!

Dug Mug just signed a deal with Greg Bennett Samick Guitars in Nashville Tennessee...