Wiley Dobbs

Wiley Dobbs

BandJazzBluegrass

www.wileydobbs.com Wiley Dobbs plays an energetic blend of bluegrass, jazz, funk, and rock styles. The members of the band have had over 15 years to arrive at their musical destination; a fusion of styles which charts new musical territories while paying homage to the masters

Biography

Mandolin, upright bass, and acoustic guitar seamlessly blend together to create the innovative sounds of Wiley Dobbs. Wiley Dobbs and its members have shared the stage with Charlie Hunter, Jamie Masefield, the Zen Tricksters, Eddie from Ohio, Rusted Root, and many other national touring acts. The venues they have performed at include Snoe.down, Higher Ground, the Van Dyck, and the WAMC Theater in Albany.
The members of the band have had over 15 years in various incarnations to arrive at their musical destination; an energetic fusion of bluegrass, jazz, and original music which charts new musical territories while paying homage to the masters. Close friends since childhood, band members Rob McCuen, Jim McCuen, Bill Buyer and Matt Davis have developed an uncanny ability to communicate with each other through their instruments. These musical nuances add to the dynamics of Wiley Dobbs’ sound, lending to a unique improvisational dialogue.

selected appearances :
-Snoe.down winter music festival (with Moe.)
-WAMC Linda Norris Auditorium (Albany,NY)
-Green Mountain College (Poultney,Vt.)
-Higher Ground (Burlington,Vt.)
-Red Square (Albany,NY)

“These are dedicated musicians” - The Rutland Herald

Discography

www.wileydobbs.com for samples.

Wiley Dobbs - Last Word

Snoe.down sampler - compilation CD w/ moe., soulive, tea leaf green and others

Set List

1 hr set and a 1.5 hr set - or 3 45 min sets.

set 1:
Monkeybones(Wiley Dobbs)
Walmart Banshees (w.d.)
The Thrill is Gone (B.B. King)
Working Man (Merle Haggard)
Last Word (w.d.)
Minor Swing (Reinhardt/Grappelli)
Shady Grove (traditional)
Crow Flow (w.d.)
Futureman (Strength in Numbers)
Kentucky Mandolin (Monroe)
Summertime (Gershwin)
Heartbreaker (Led Zeppelin)

set 2:
Crimefighter (w.d.)
Dawg Funk (Grisman)
Whiskey Before Breakfast (trad.)
Foggy Mt. Breakdown (Scruggs)
Feel Like Making Love (Bad Company)
Roll in my Sweet Baby's Arms (trad.)
Old Joe Clark (trad)
Whitewater (Fleck)
Dirt (Alice in Chains)
Leafhopper (w.d.)
Bomoseen (w.d.)
Questions Anyone? (w.d.)