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Swamp Donkey

Swamp Donkey

Americana / Acoustic Rock / Bluesgrass Pana, IL  US
Leave 'em Alone
Leave 'em Alone
Stoned and Heavy
Stoned and Heavy
Rusty Gates
Rusty Gates
Death By Mary Sue Lee
Death By Mary Sue Lee


  • 2015

    Jan 3

    Taylorville, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Hey guys, come join us back at Major leagues for a unique donkey show.

  • 2014

    Oct 11

    Bloomington, IN, US | 7:00pm

    Saturday October 11, 2014 Trailhead Market & Noshery Presents an Evening with Bob Dylan & John Prine An October evening at the scenic Trailhead Market combined with the soothing folk tunes of Bob Dylan and John Prine performed by artists Colton Waddington and Mark Holthaus. Colton and Mark, members of Swamp Donkey, have slipped back to their roots with these great tunes. And you couldn't ask for a better location. See Ya'll there !

  • 2014

    Oct 4

    Hillsboro, IL, US | 8:30pm

    You can't beat Woody's !

  • 2014

    Sep 27

    Pana, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Come join us for a special night of Swamp Donkey paying tribute to Eric Clapton. We will be playing mostly Clapton songs from the last 50 years. And as always our originals with a few others mixed in. Hope to see ya'll there.

  • 2014

    Sep 20

    Newton, IL, US | 6:00pm

    Gibby-Rock-Fest V - Featuring Side-Lined, Position 12?,Mustache, Swamp Donkey, Matty Til Dawn, & More!!!


Shanty Song - Swamp Donkey


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  • Brett Basil (Artist)
    Brett Basil
    This DONKEY kicks ASS! Congrats on the future Grammy!
  • Tina Scott Whitlow (Fan)
    Tina Scott Whitlow
    I love the song "Bluegrass". Great vocals and instruments! This could be a hit! Good luck! Love love love it!
  • Mike Vinson - Americana (Artist)
    Mike Vinson - Americana
    Enjoyed listening to "Bluesgrass" this evening. Love your vocals and instrumentals. You have a great sound and I wish you much success in 2014.
  • Graham Pagano (Artist)
    Graham Pagano
    Absolutely digging "Death By Mary Sue Lee"!!!
  • Position 12? (Artist)
    Position 12?
    I can't wait to see a Donkey Show!!!


  • The Cave
  • Stone Park Resort  Bonne Terre, MO


Sounds Like: Old Crow Medicine Show, Bob Dylan, John Prine, Grateful Dead, The Band

Label: The Stable Studio

Bio: Swamp Donkey started with four acoustics and an oriental rug. We added a hint of rock, a dash of blues, a dollop of folk, and we ended with that good down home sound. We have been playing together for two years, and dedicated to making music that everyone should enjoy. We have had some experience...See Full Bio

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Mark Holthaus

Guitar, Back-up Vocals, banjo, mandolin, piano, organ, harmonica

Colten Waddington


Austin Stark



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