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Performing Live
The nervous anticipation. The murmur of the crowd. Will they like me? Will I play well? Itís the smell of the microphone and the dry aftertaste of bourbon. Itís the sweat on my stomach where the guitar presses against me. It's the bite of the strings on my fingers. Itís adrenaline and validation, jealousy and betrayal all wrapped up in one moment. The live performance.

Upcoming Shows
On this page you'll find the dates, times, and locations of where you can see Doug play live. Come out to a show!

Upcoming Shows

No Upcoming Shows at the Moment
Things are going to be a little slow for a while. I'm writing and recording some new material.

Recent Shows

Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 11:00am at People's Church Preschool - Infant Room
My first gig in a loooooong time. A truly captive audience. Pictures here.

Friday, October 14, 2005, 10:00pm at CJ's Pub
Start the celebration of an Irish upset victory early in the newly renovated CJ's on the Friday of the USC Weekend!

Friday, September 16, 2005, 10:30pm at CJ's Pub
Come break in the newly renovated CJ's on the Friday of the MSU Weekend!

This show will be a fundraiser for the James W. Franklin Scholarship fund. A requested donation of $5.00 will be collected at the door. Larger donations will be graciously accepted. All donations are tax deductible. Receipts will be issued upon request. Make checks payable to "James W. Franklin Scholarship."

Tuesday, July 19, 2005, 11:30am at Reckers
On the campus of the University of Notre Dame.  Part of the Brown Bag Lunch series.  Free ice cream.

Friday, November 12th, 10:00pm at CJ's
Pittsburgh weekend. The final Friday show of the Fall Semester. Drink specials. Lots of cool people. Great music. Possible special guests. Free popcorn. No cover.

Friday, October 22nd, 10:00pm at CJ's
Boston College Weekend.

Saturday, October 16th. Private party in Union Pier, MI.

Friday, October 1st, 10:00pm at CJ's
Purdue weekend. Drink specials. Lots of cool people. Great music. Free popcorn. No cover.

Friday, September 17th, 10:00pm at CJ's (With Rick Garnett)
Thank you to everyone who came and donated money. We raised $164 for the American Cancer Society.

Wednesday, September 8th, 10:00pm at CJ's
Welcome back to CJ's. Free popcorn, no cover, great music.

Wednesday, July 21, 2004, 12:00pm (noon) On the quad by Stonehenge
Part of the Brown Bag Lunch Series sponsored by Student Activites at ND. Free ice cream!

Friday, April 16th, 2004, 10:00pm at CJ's
Last show of the semester. In the Blue Room. With special guests.

Friday, April 2nd, 2004, 10:00pm at CJ's
First show back after a brief hiatus. Great crowd, great times. On the bar side.

Wednesday, March 17th, 2004, 10:00pm at CJ's
Saint Patrick's Day. Tons of traditional (and not so traditional) Irish music. In the Blue Room.

Friday, March 5th, 2004, 10:00pm at CJ's
Crazy good times on the bar side. Free popcorn and no cover.

Friday, February 20, 2004, 10:00pm at CJ's
Snow or shine! Special guests! Music, beer, popcorn, fun times! No Cover. In the Blue Room.

Friday, February 13, 2004, 10:00pm at CJ's
Snow or shine! A Very Special Valentine's Day Eve Show. All Love Songs, All Night Long. No Cover. On the bar side.

Friday, January 30, 2004, 10:00pm at CJ's
Snow or shine! Music, beer, popcorn, fun times!

Friday, January 16, 2004, 10:00pm at CJ's
First Weekend Back! Fun times were had by all.

Friday, November 14th, 10:00pm at CJ's (BYU Weekend)
Last CJ's show of the semester.

Friday, November 7th, 10:00pm at CJ's (Navy Weekend)
In the Blue Room. No cover. [Check.] Free popcorn. [Check.] Drink specials. [Check.] Good Times? [Check.]

Thursday, October 30th, 10:00pm at Legends
Just a brief set at Acoustic Cafe. I played some rare originals.

Thursday, October 30th, WNIT Channel 34 (PBS) Open Studio
My first television appearance. I played Bonner Mead, did a short interview, then played Good-bye. Details and such can be found here.

Friday, September 12th, 10:00pm at CJ's
I'll probably be in the Blue Room (but it's Notre Dame Blue, not Michigan Blue). Free popcorn! Drink specials!

Friday, September 19th, 10:00pm at CJ's
Michigan State Weekend. Bring your friends to get fired up for the game. Free popcorn! Drink specials!

Friday, August 29, 10:00pm at CJ's
Out on the patio.

Monday, August 25, 6:30-7:45pm in the Lafortune Basement
Come out for Lafortune's Open House...I think they're giving away free stuff, too.

Wednesday, August 20, 9:30pm at CJ's
Out on the patio if the weather's good, in the Blue Room if it's raining.

Thursday, June 26th, 9:00pm in LaFortune Student Center
Part of the summer music series "Music and Munchies." Come check out the newly renovated 24 hour space in the LaFortune basement.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 12:00pm on the Fieldhouse Mall
Part of the "Brown Bag Lunch Series." Bring your lunch and hang out for the music. Possible special guests, too...

Memorial Race for Brionne Clary, Connor Murphy and Miranda Thomas
Sunday, April 27th, 3:00pm. (With Special Guests Equal Protection Under Your Mom) In a tent near McGlinn Hall. Come do the run (5K, starts at 4:00pm) and hang out afterwards for the entertainment (around 4:30). Check for the posters around campus (oh, it's also my birthday!)

Dillon Hall Opening Day
Saturday, April 26th, 3:00pm (somewhere near Dillon Hall)

CJ's Pub
Friday, April 25th, 10:30pm. (With Special Guests: Equal Protection Under Your Mom)

Keenan Hall Cook-out
Thursday, April 24th, 9:00pm to 11:00pm on Holy Cross Hill (between the lakes)


Where is CJ's?

CJ's has expanded--two pool tables, two dart boards, the patio, and a lot more space! And still the best burger in town! Visit them on the web.


Hey, what songs does Doug play?
Click Here for an updated (and semi-comprehensive) listing of all the songs Doug plays.
If you don't see it on the list, send an e-mail and I'll learn it especially for you.

Previous Setlists

CJ's 10/11/2002 CJ's 10/04/2002
  CJ's 09/18/2002 Between the Buns 09/14/2002
  The Library 09/12/2002 CJ's 09/11/2002
  Between the Buns 09/06/2002 CJ's 09/04/2002
  CJ's 08/28/2002 CJ's 08/21/2002 The first show of the new semester!
CJ's 05/15/2002 CJ's 05/01/2002
CJ's 04/24/2002 CJ's 04/17/2002
CJ's 04/10/2002 CJ's 04/03/2002
CJ's 03/27/2002 CJ's 03/20/2002
CJ's 03/06/2002 CJ's 02/27/2002
CJ's 02/20/2002 Dalloway's 01/25/2002
Dalloway's 11/09/2001

This section hasn't been updated in a while, but I've played pretty much every Friday at CJ's since August...I'll try to do better keeping up with it in the future.

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