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"Big Dog" Mercer

"Big Dog" Mercer

Blues / Rock / Other Joliet, IL  US
It's Because Of You
It's Because Of You
Wimmen Trouble
Wimmen Trouble
Big Dog will treat you right
Big Dog will treat you right
Some Other Fool
Some Other Fool


Live July 2012


  • 2014

    Jul 27

    Palatine, IL, US | 1:00pm

    A trust has been setup for Donations at: McHenry Savings Bank Financial Center 353 Bank Drive, McHenry, IL 60050, Joseph Mohlman Family Trust 815-385-3000 a non profit organization

  • 2013

    Jun 28

    Auburn, IN, US | 10:00am

    5536 County Rd 11A Auburn, Indiana 46706 United States vendor space is just $100 for the whole weekend. Whatever fans you got coming, let them know that 12 and under are FREE, and general admission is just $15 at the gate...thats for a weekend pass!..day passes are just $8

  • 2013

    Jan 22

    Darien, IL, US | 8:00pm

    BLUES JAM! Open Mic, Bring your Equipment and Jam Some Blues

  • 2013

    Jan 8

    Darien, IL, US | 8:00pm

    BLUES JAM! Open Mic, Bring in Your Equipment and Jam the Blues.

  • 2012

    Dec 18

    Darien, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Open Blues Jam


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  • Donnie Stovall (Artist)
    Donnie Stovall
    Great blues,,,,
  • Rick Millward (Artist)
    Rick Millward
    playing Wimmin Trouble today!
  • Ben Aaron (Artist)
    Ben Aaron
    Nice songwriting, Big Dog! Continue on with your shows, and good luck to you. From another songster, -Ben Aaron
  • David Kelly (Artist)
    David Kelly
    big dog, big talent... keep rockin' those blues brother
  • Tom Balek (Artist)
    Tom Balek
    Oh man, what a bass line, "Some Other Fool". Absolutely Chicago Solid, brother, and what a killer guitar guitar guitar solo - thanks for the soul on the snowy Montana mountain top - Tom
  • Blueberry Dubcats (Artist)
    Blueberry Dubcats
    Nice tunes, good work


  • We made the finals for the Chicago Blues Challenge 2012


Sounds Like: An Icepick in the Forehead, Nick Moss, Warren Haynes, Allman Brothers Band, Lonnie Brooks

Bio: For over a decade, Marty “Big Dog” Mercer’s heartfelt, southpaw Blues and soulful voice has growled through the Chicagoland music scene.
Mercer’s ability to combine emotional lyrics with aggressive slide guitar makes him an artist unlike any other.
Earning his moniker from local Chicagoland blues...See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Big Dog Mercer @ Acoustic Blues @ Famous Dave's BBQ, Jul 31, 7:00PM http://t.co/mXVfPTX4iD. Oswego IL tonight. BLUES N BBQ !!!


“After listening to this album, I had only one thought on my mind: where can I find more of this music. “Big Dog Blues” is Big Dog Mercer at his best. The song erupts into a guitar fest that makes you want to pull on some dancing boots and kick around the floor awhile. The arrangements and melodies are on fire. Mercer captures the soul of electrified blues with smokin’ style and leaves you wanting more. Using his ability for slide work that grabs you by the hair and soulful vocals, this piece is only the tip of the iceberg where this artist is concerned.”

— Dana Wright, Muzik Reviews

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