Greg Douglass

GREG DOUGLASS TO PLAY FRESHWATER DIMBOLA MUSEUM

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Greg Douglass

Steve Miller Band guitarist Greg Douglass will be playing at Dimbola Museum on Tuesday 26th April. 

His current band, the Pompatus of Love, will be playing a night of classic Steve Miller music as part of a 16-day tour that will take in top venues across the UK.

The Steve Miller Band ‘s Greatest Hits 1974–78 has sold over 13 million copies and in 2016, the band were inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Formed in 1966 in San Francisco, the band have had a string of hit singles that are staples of classic rock, including the Joker, Fly Like an Eagle, Jungle Love (co-written by Greg Douglass), Abracadabra, and Rock ‘n’ Me. They’ve released 18 studio albums, 7 live albums, 7 compilation albums, and at least 29 singles.

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As well as the Steve Miller Band, Greg was also a former member of the Jefferson Airplane offshoot Hot Tuna, the Greg Kihn Band (playing on their number 1 US hit Jeopardy), and Van Morrison’s band, and has played and recorded with many other legends.  On his UK tour, Greg fronts the Pompatus of Love, featuring three top class UK musicians, who all played the Isle Of Wight Festival with another top San Francisco band, It’s A Beautiful Day. The band includes Portsmouth bass player Steve Browning, who previously played in the Pretty Things, together with Island resident Dick Taylor.

Dimbola Museum and Galleries are at Freshwater Bay, PO409QE. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are £8 in advance, via http://thesanitycompany.co.uk/bullfrogtickets/ . Tickets will also be available on the door subject to availability.

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