BMHOF Class of 2004
Since 1970 Doug Yeomans has been proud to perform or record with many of the best musicians in Buffalo NY. Some of them include:
The Silvertones, Lemon Sky, Harvest, Roscoe and the Red Hots, Almeta Lattimer, Free Spirit, Spoon and the Houserockers, Greg Zark and the Sharks, John Mahoney, The Billy Brite Band, Better Weather, The Summer Str. Stompers, The Stone Country Band, The Dwane Hall Band, Sally Bishop and the Band of Gold, Stan and the Ravens, The Moonshine Express, The Doug Yeomans Band featuring Terrie George, Creekbend, The Bluegrass Duo, The Thirds, The Cameleons, The Boomers, The Pointless Bros., Doug Yeomans and the Lo Blu Flame, Stan Szelest, Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel, Paul Butterfield, Sid McGinnis, Jim Weider, Gary Mallaber, Tony Galla, Mondo Galla, Emie Corello, Geoff Perry, John Bacon Jr., Sandy Konikoff, Phil Dillion, Stuart Ziff, Bobby Militello, JeffJarvis, Jim Beishline, Billy McEuen, Bobby Jones, Jim Kurtstoffer, Elmo Whitherspoon, Guy French, Steve Sadoff, Jim Yeomans, Carol Swist, Larry Swist, Willie Schoelkoph, Jim Ehinger, Nick Veltri, Ron Davis, Doug Morgano, Joe Head, Charlie O'neill, Bob Falk, John Dieckman, Carol Mullens, Darrel Nutt, Jim Whitford, Yvonne Schmidt, Willie Haddath, Jack Civiletto, Brent Minot, Tony Scazzaro, Barbara Sinclair, JJ Swing Band, Robin and the Rubes.
Throughout his career Doug Yeomans has always given guitar lessons. He has instructed hundreds people of all ages in the art of playing the guitar. He is very proud that many of his students have been playing in some of Buffalo's most popular bands for many years.
In 1987 Doug became active in playing Bluegrass music. He joined the band Creekbend. He worked with the band till 1992 and got involved in promoting national Bluegrass acts in Buffalo. In 1992 he took over promotions with his partner Ted Lambert. In 15 years of shows Doug promoted over 50 concerts, including the biggest names in Bluegrass like, Bill Monroe, Del McCoury, Doyle Lawson, The Johnson Mt. Boys, The Bluegrass Cardinals, and many more. Doug opened all of these shows!
Doug Yeomans has opened shows for many great acts such as, Muddy Waters, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Dave Mason, Fleetwood Mac, Pat Benetar, REO Speedwagon, The Band, Roger McGuinn, Ko Ko Taylor, Lee Roy Parnell, Merle Haggard, Asleep at the Wheel, Junior Brown, Bob Weir, Tanya Tucker, Johnny A., Slash, Maria Muldaur, and many more.
In 2000 Doug expanded his educational endeavors and created The Stringmen. Teaming up with violin ace GeoffPerry, The Stringmen perform shows in schools with the focus on creating the possibility that students will identify with one of the instruments we showcase and pursue their own musical aspirations. Their latest show is titled Blues to Bluegrass, a look at the history of these two unique American music forms.
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