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The underdogs are
a rockin' band based out of Destin, FL specializing in original
bluesy roots music & funky arrangements of vintage blues classics.
Always a crowd-pleaser, the underdogs are known
for their potent delivery and eclectic stage presence, all served
up with a healthy dose of big fun.
Since the release of Unleashed, the
underdogs have been fortunate enough to have garnered broadcast
radio airplay and rave reviews from around the world. Unleashed,
was named one of the Top 25 blues CDs of 1999 in Queensland, Australia.
During the summer of 2001, Dog Tales, the band's
second record, broke into the Top 100 on the national Americana
In addition, the underdogs'
music has been licensed by ESPN for use during coverage of Nascar
from Daytona, featured prominently in actor/playwright Thom
Gossom's one-man-play, Speak of Me as I Am and most recently
heard in the soundtrack for the movie Quest for the Holy Ale.
The dogs have shared
the stage with many great artists including Ritchie Havens, R.L.
Burnsides, North Mississippi Allstars, Koko Taylor, Gove Scrivenor,
Little Queenie, Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes, Annie Clements,
The Woodys and Spencer Bohren to name just a few of our favorites
from Nashville to New Orleans, Key West to Madrid, Spain & beyond.
Band history: The band has been working
together since 1994 in different configurations. Over the years
the underdogs have had the good fortune to include
as bandmates some of the Gulf Coast’s finest musicians, including
Bill Garrett, David Cousar, Shawn Curle, Pat Prichard, Diki Ross,
David Pretlow, Jim Fuller, Tim Prescott, Greg Sander, Jim Garrett,
Gene Burleson, Mark Purser, Jim and Case Cooper.
The current line-up features
Steven James, Sol Morgan, Steve Ferry
& JAB Wilson