Hey there, everybody! 2015 started strong with a great crowd at the Chilly Water Brewing Company on January 23rd. If you haven't been to this brewery, treat yourself to a fine selection of brewed beers and tasty music. We will be playing here again in October, but if you can't wait that long, come see us at one of many other great establishments and events.
Joe & Paul Dugan grew up in Columbus Indiana; a small town in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana where Acoustic music is rich and abundant.
Born into a family of eight children, music was a driving force behind their daily existence. Joe & Paul's Grandmother, Margaret Jean Dugan, played organ at Mass every Sunday & thankfully passed the musical "torch" down to the next generation. Their older brother Mike, a classically trained piano player, put instruments in their hands at an early age & helped them discover the world of music as they know it today.
Tom Baker was born and raised in Richmond, IN. Born into a musical family, Tom’s influences in Gospel & Blues were forged early in his childhood through his grandfather, James Whitley, a Southern Baptist minister. Tom’s been playing live music locally for over 40 years. His musicianship & steady rhythm continue to be the driving force behind the band.
The influence of Acoustic/ Americana Music runs deeply in the Dugan family. Perhaps it's no coincidence that Columbus is located just miles from Bean Blossom; also considered by many as the home of Bluegrass Music. 2011 was the 100 year Celebration of Bill Monroe.
We feel privileged & honored to share our music with you.
Sincerely, The Dugan Brothers Band