Not only will Doug Wimbish be joining the School of Rock House Band as they perform at the WimBash>>Philadelphia 2012, he'll be "Guest Professor" for a day at the Fort Washington School of Rock on April 23, 2012, hosting a clinic and Q and A for the students at the School of Rock.
Doug’s belief system includes transcending the old to the new and having faith in young musicians’ ability to carry on with their own musical legacy. At the School of Rock, he will promote music history, awareness and the need for passion, while encouraging kids to believe in themselves.
Doug in New Orleans during Jazzfest continues on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at the Blue Nile! It's Jazzfest at Night - Funky Butt Revisited w/ Big Sam Williams, Terence Higgins, Nigel Hall, Doug Wimbish, Roosevelt Collier & more!
10 pm - Blue Nile Balcony Room - 532 Frenchmen St. New Orleans, LA
For tickets: http://tinyurl.com/86fx9os
Coming soon to the tropical paradise that is Cabarete, Doug brings his WimBash Music Festival Series to Cabarete Beach in the Puerto Plata province of the Dominican Republic.
"WimBash>>Cabarete 2012 presented by The DREAM Project and DREAMin' Live", will be held on May 12, 2012 to benefit The DREAM Project, which every year helps more than 2,000 children receive a better education through its 24 programs in 11 different communities, affecting the lives of over 4,000 community members.
Doug and Guitarist Magazine's "2010 Blues Guitarist of the Year" Eric Gales will be joined by DJ Rampage Global, local drummer Van Avakian, Joey Ciotti and Culture Shock, Circuito Negro and The Cabarete Dance Crew in a free concert that is sure to rock Cabarete once again!
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Doug's WimBash Music Festival Series is on the move!
WimBash is coming to New Orleans on May 5, 2012 during the famed New Orleans Jazzfest period!
Check out "WimBash>>New Orleans 2012 presented by Backbeat Foundation.org and Backbeat Jazzfest Series" featuring special guests Khris Royal and Dark Matter, Eric Gales, Living Colour's Corey Glover and Doug Wimbish + more!
Saturday, May 5, 2012 - Blue Nile Balcony Room - 532 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Doors: 9 pm Show: 10 pm
Check out the "WimBash>>Philadelphia 2012 presented by The School of Rock and GrindCity Philly" line-up featuring Eric Gales, Keith LeBlanc, DJ Rampage Global and GrindCity Philly:
DJ KEN KHAOSS
SCHOOL OF ROCK HOUSE BAND W/ DOUG WIMBISH
JEAN MARX EXPRESS
A COOL STICK
JOHN SALAMONE BAND
DOUG WIMBISH, ERIC GALES, KEITH LEBLANC, DJ RAMPAGE GLOBAL, DIVINCI W/ DOUG JAM GUESTS
3801 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Join Doug Friday, April 20, 2012 at the South Philly Bar and Grill [1235 East Passyunk Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19147 (215) 334-3300] as he meets with press, fans and party goers along with WimBash>>Philadelphia band participants. Doug is bringing his WimBash Music Festival Series to Philadelphia on Saturday, April 21 at the Blockley in the "WimBash>>Philadelphia 2012 presented by The School of Rock and GrindCity Philly".
Joining original Sugar Hill Rhythm members Doug Wimbish and Keith LeBlanc at "WimBash>>Philadelphia 2012 presented by the School of Rock and GrindCity Philly" will be guitar phenom Eric Gales. Named by Guitarist Magazine as Best Blues Guitarist of 2010, Eric will be joining a stellar line-up of musicians including host GrindCity Philly, DJ Rampage Global, Phantasm, JJX, Jean Marx Express, Jaeme Starchild, A Cool Stick, Fuse, John Salamone Band and Da Rezarekt at this inaugural Philly WimBash. Doug, Eric and Keith will also be joining the School of Rock House Band in a special performance at WimBash!