Autumn News

Hey y'all !!!   Long time no see!! Malone and I have been burning up the highways, byways and airways .... The single for "Dust Bowl Man" from her album '1977' is at #34 on the Americana Music charts and the video recently debuted on Ditty TV and Cmt.Com with over 50,000 views on Youtube!!! Watch it here--- ,

We've been to Texas, Oregon, Washington state, Arizona, Tennessee, North Carolina and about to head to California!!! Check all the dates at 

The Doug Kees Band is at Napoleons in Decatur, Ga. November 3rd and I'm psyched to stretch out with Chris Burroughs and David Puett!!! Come hang with us!! Advance tickets are here--- .

We will also be at The Piedmont-Newnan Soiree November 4th... Info and tickets here----

Then it's almost Hot Toddy time!! New full-length album release coming up. Golly it sounds good!!! Stay tuned!!!



The Latest News:

SUPER NIGHT at NAPOLEONS last night!!!!!!  

Thanks soooooooo much to everbody for joining us last night at was exciting to stretch these songs out and take 'em to new places and thanks to Chris Burroughs and Greg Lee for being such able companions in that endeavor!!! On to the next show y'all!!!


Hey Y'all!!! there's been a lot of activity behind the scenes lately and the news is coming out soon! First off we have a live full band show with The Michelle Malone Band at Callanwolde on March 26th as part of their Spring Concert Series. This is outdoors and limited seating and you can find tickets and info at the link below... Hope to see y'all there...;-)


So Cal gigs!!!... 

GREAT times in LA, San Diego and tonight Santa Ana!!!  Such delightful people we’ve met, played for and hung out with!!! Tomorrow on to Tucson then home!!!!...mmmmmmm 

Out West 2020 

Half way through the Michelle Malone west coast run and such great people we’ve met! Great gigs in Windsor, Palo Alto, San Fran, a swing by super cool KPIG and last night in Santa Ynez with Tales From the Tavern was just terrific! On to LA today and a show at The Mint.... come see us!!!

Doug Kees opens at The Vista Room this Friday, Sept. 27!!! 

Hey y'all!!! great show at City WInery last Sunday....nice to meet some new friends...BIll and Kelly....RIck....and to see old pals like Stu, Craig, Kim n John, the Powells, Joseys, Renee, Connie, Dieckmann, Liz and Mikey and all the rest.... FRIDAY Sept. 27th I'll be opening for the great Stones tribute band Street FIghting Band at The Vista Room in Atlanta...then I'll jump and play a bunch of Stones tunes too!!! Wahoo..... Y'all come along and say hey!!!...;-)



Michelle Malone and Drag The River Reunion Show at City Winery Atlanta

Doors open 6:00 PM.  
Showtime at 8:00 PM 


  You know and love their Arista debut 'RELENTLESS' with the Billboard top 100 single Big Black Bag and Long Love Century. You saw them with everyone from ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Little Feat, Johnny Winter, to Drivin N Cryin. Michelle Malone and Drag The River are back at it for 3 more shows this year. Michelle Malone and Drag The River are Michelle Malone, Joey Huffman, Phil Skipper, Billy Pitts, and Doug Kees

Doug Kees will be opening for Michelle Malone by serenading with an acoustic performance


Roots and Boughs Release and 30 years in Newnan Concert!! 

Hey y'all!! Welcome to my website!!! Big news today as we're looking forward to June 22nd when we'll have the Doug Kees 30 Years in Newnan Celebration Concert and the Release of my first solo album "Roots and Boughs"!!!  It's going to be spectacular night of music, fun and friends!! Get your tickets by clicking the event HERE