Doug will be joining Ms. Lauryn Hill on scheduled dates beginning New Year's Eve 2012 in Miami Beach FL. Ms. Lauryn Hill with Doug and her band will also perform in Kingston, Jamaica on January 7, 2012 as part of the "Shaggy and Friends 2012" Charity Concert staged by the Shaggy Make A Difference Foundation to raise funds for the Bustamante Hospital for Children in St Andrew. Appearing along with Ms. Hill and Shaggy at the Charity Concert will be Maxi Priest, Half Pint, Cocoa Tea, Deneice Williams, i-Octane, Romain Virgo, Assasin, Wayne Marshall, Mr. Vegas, Tami Chynn, Gyptian and Destra. Check out Doug's Tour Dates for all concerts with Ms. Hill.
Ms. Lauryn Hill's recent performance at Mohegan Sun Arena on December 17, 2011 featured Connecticut's own Doug Wimbish on bass. "It's always exciting coming back home to Connecticut and playing for my family and friends...I'm blessed to have all the support and love!"
Join Doug and Big Sam Williams (of famed New Orleans funk band Big Sam's Funky Nation) as they guest with Miami Afro-Latin-Funk star band Suenalo in a special Art Deco Weekend 2012 presents WimBash>>Miami Beach After Party! The party is on at The Stage, Saturday, January 14, 2012, Miami, FL
On Wednesday, January 4, 2012, The Black Rock Coalition proudly presents
'The Million Man Mosh: A Benefit For Donovan Drayton' at The Highline Ballroom in NYC. The show will feature two of the city's most renowned bands gracing the same stage for
the first time: The Grammy-Award winning group Living Colour and funk-metal-soul pioneers
24-7 Spyz. Hip-hop founding father Afrika Bambaataa will do a DJ set and there will be a late
jam with special guests including legendary guitarist Ronny Drayton. Proceeds for the event will
go to the legal defense of Donovan Drayton, son of Ronny, who has been incarcerated at Rikerís Island for four years without a conviction.
The Highline is at 431 West 16th Street in NewYork City. Doors are at 7PM and show time is at 9PM; tickets are $30 in advance and $40 day of show. Info: (212) 414-5994; http://highlineballroom.com/bio.php?id=2237 Proceeds for this event will go to benefit Donovanís Defense.
The WimBash Music Festival Series is heading to Miami Beach, FL this coming January, 2012 as part of Art Deco Weekend 2012! Doug, named as the Art Deco Weekend 2012 Musical Director, is bringing his famed WimBash and all of it's musical talent and excitement to Ocean Drive!
Presented by Art Deco Weekend 2012, WimBash>>Miami Beach will be held amongst four venues along Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, from January 11 - 15, 2012. Doug along with Funky Nation's Big Sam Williams will be joining Miami Afro-Latin-Funk band Suenalo at an after party Saturday, January 14 at The Stage in Miami Beach.
The inaugural Art Deco Weekend 2012 presents WimBash>>Miami Beach includes performances by Doug Wimbish, Big Sam Williams of Big Sam's Funky Nation, Vinx, Keith LeBlanc of the original Sugar Hill Rythym Section, Jungle Funk, DJ Rampage, Miami based Afro-Latin-Funk band Suenalo, Adam Falcon, Ladell McLin, Kate Davis, Big Brooklyn Red, Big Poppa E and Alex Baugh & the Crazy Carls.