Guitarist, singer and songwriter, Doug Hart is climbing the ladder to the top of the recording industry. With his energetic and soulful performances, the Dayton, Ohio native is leaving a lasting impression on audiences everywhere he performs. His voice has a hypnotic feel that pulls you in, intoxicates you with wonder and leaves you satisfied, but still wanting more. You can almost reach out and touch the emotion that lurks within his guitar playing. As time passes, he becomes more powerful yet more refined.
In 2016, the DHB looks to extend their award winning resume which includes 2014 International Blues Challenge semifinalist, 2013 Dayton Blues Society Challenge winners, 2014 Black Swamp Blues Society Challenge winners, several close second finishes in Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton challenges, voted Dayton’s Best Blues Band three times. The follow up album to 2005’s “Reckless Life” is well in the works and will soon be delivered to the public.
To form his band, Doug has enlisted the veteran talents of bassist Tom Rastikis and percussionist Josh Gonzales. Together, they form a powerful, dynamic unit. With commanding stage presence and audience interaction that has a personal touch, they will excite your every sense.
Original material is seamlessly placed with the songs you know and recognize.
It’s blues. It’s rock. It is a versatile blend of music that creates a sound that is all Doug Hart.
Whether you simply enjoy watching the performance, or choose to dance along with the music, you’ll be glad you experienced The Doug Hart Band.