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kevin dooley

kevin dooley
longmont, colorado, usa
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Americana, Blues, Celtic
meownself build from there
john hiatt,delbert mcclinton,van morrison
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"sucessfully marries the soul of acoustic with the range of rock" ........Tim O'Brien
Authentic,rhythmic,acoustic ,americana music from the Colorado 'front range.Songwriter and "songsmith" with numerous CD's and compilation projects. Has played his "american celtic" style on main stage's at Rocky Mountain Folks, Telluride Blues, Memphis in May, Fort Collins Celtic , Paonia Roots and The Colorado Irish Festival. Past winner of the Crossroads Acoustic Blues Award at The Telluride Blues Festival and selected to play a "main showcase" at The SWRFA Conference in Austin, Texas
Gets compared to artist's like:Van Morrison, John Hiatt, JJ Cale, Richard Thompson, James Taylor, Keb Mo, Greg Brown and David Bromberg. Over the years Dooley has opened shows for ledgends like; Leon Russell,Bo Diddley,Pine Top Perkins, and contemporary's like,Chris Smither, Catie Curtis, LJ Booth, John Smith.Shared festival bills with Nanci Griffith, Marc Cohn, Los Lobos, John Gorka, Hot Tuna, Jim Hurst & Missy Raines, The North Mississippi All Stars, Jorma ,Gaelic Storm and more. His song "Roadmaster" was chosen for the first Colorado Blues Society "Best of Colorado" and, "Best of Boulder" Daily Camera. The "acoustic road warrior" on the singer-songwriter, blues/folk club circut for years ...happy staying local/ regional for the last few years.On teaching staff at The Rocky Mountain Folks Festival "Song School" in Lyons.
Brand new CD released July 4th 2011. "Moonlight Highway" Recorded high in the Rockies near Nederland Colorado. Todd Adelman at The Mountain House. Stellar musical guest's ,Gurf Morlix ,John Magnie and Steve Amedee ,Casey Driessen,Eric Thorin,Diego Voglino,Jessie Burns,Bret Billings,Eric Drobny,The Kesslerette's ...!! comfy and live feel.....HOT! Available here on Reverb Nation and on CDBaby,ITunes,Rhapsody,Amazon,Spotify .....Kevin teachs guitar and songwriting at Larrys Guitars and hosts a monthly,"Monday Songwriter Night" at Mojo Mama's Music Academy.Always plays lots of gigs and brings live music to varied settings from street singing to large venues,coffeehouse to concert hall or small festival.Visits hospitals and nursing homes as well.Believing music should be woven into everyday life events and simply be a part of the fabric of things..... ...