Doug chatted last week with Christopher Levine for an interview for Eclectiblog. Read about what Doug has to say from the early days of Hip Hop and Sugar Hill to Living Colour's Will Calhoun, The Rolling Stones and more...
"When Hip Hop was born, Doug Wimbish was there. You could almost say that he was in the band that played at the baby shower. If you are a music head that loves to hear about musical history- like when Hip Hop broke, the below interview with Living Colour's Bassist will be a good read." More...
Check out Head>>Fake with Doug Wimbish and Will Calhoun at the 2012 Dresdner Drum and Bass Festival in Dresden, Germany at Scheune on Saturday, September 22, 2012. Schedule: Doug's Clinic at 4 - 5 pm, Will's Clinic at 6 - 7 pm, Head>>Fake hits the stage at 10 pm. For tickets and more information:
Special Guests Living Colour’s Vernon Reid and Will Calhoun along with The Fort Washington School of Rock House Band and a surprise special guest!
Celebrate the return of WimBash to Sully’s Pub & Tiki Bar in Hartford, CT on Saturday, August 18, 2012 as world class bassist Doug Wimbish and NovaSound Studio present WimBash>>Hartford 2012!
This year’s annual Hartford WimBash is set with a jam packed entire day of music and festivities. Joining Doug will be fellow Grammy Award winning Living Colour bandmates Vernon Reid and Will Calhoun along with a very special surprise musical guest to be announced soon! The Fort Washington, Philadelphia School of Rock House Band will be making a special guest appearance following their acclaimed performance recently at WimBash>>Philadelphia 2012. Artist clinics from 2 pm to 5 pm hosted by Doug Wimbish, Vernon Reid, Will Calhoun and many WimBash musicians will feature programs in music production, bass, guitar, drums, percussion, vocals, keyboards, effects and tone and programming. Stuart Spector from Spector Bass, David Koltai from Pigtronix and Andy Graham from Slaperoo Percussion will be in attendance for product demo/ discussion and to offer up a hello! Check out products, brochures and merchandise from Doug’s sponsors. Give aways and raffles featuring products, gear, merchandise and more will be held thruout the event.
"Backed by a monstrously talented nine-piece urban-funk-soul band, including three backup singers, it was a triumphant performance"
"Armed with a dangerously good, and loud nine-piece band which included two DJs, Hill opened with a reggae version of her hit, Roberta Flack’s Killing Me Softly, before going back into the vaults for Everything Is Everything."
Doug will perform with Ms Lauryn Hill and her band at the ESPY Awards Official After Party in Los Angeles on July 11, 2012 at the JW Marriott LA Diamond Ballroom. DJ Biz Markie will be on hand to spin at the party will feature the best and biggest celebrity athletes in attendance.
An estimated half million people attended the Philly 4th of July Jam presented by The Roots as part of the Wawa Welcome America Celebration. Doug Wimbish performed with Ms Lauryn Hill during her surprise, special guest appearance at the concert.
In front of a 4th of July crowd estimated to be in the hundreds of thousands, Doug Wimbish joined Ms Lauryn Hill as she performed in a surprise, special guest appearance at the Philly 4th of July Jam presented by The Roots. The concert, as part of the Wawa Welcome America Celebration, was streamed live and televised on air. The legendary The Roots were the host band. Joe Jonas, Queen Latifah and Jazzy Jeff, Common and Darryl Hall also performed at the amazing concert. Doug had a chance to meet up with Philadelphia's Mayor, Michael Nutter, as well as the Philadelphia Chief of Police, Charles Ramsey.