Greg Dodd and The Hoodoo Men are a multiple award winning Melbourne based electric blues four piece combo. (2016 Chain award Group of the year..2015 Vic/Tas Band of the year MBAS..2014 Age Music Vic awards Best Blues band).The band would be described as having a Chicago style sound, having been influenced by the greats of the windy city. Three members of the band have won the prestigious MBAS Blues Challenge which enabled them to perform in The International Blues Challenge in Memphis TN . Greg Dodd & Clint Healy 2012, Dan Dinnen 2009.
The band’s debut CD ‘3am blues LIVE’ won Best Blues Album of the year in the Age Music Victoria Genre awards 2014 & also debuted on the Australian blues & roots airplay charts at #1 for two months when released. It also took out second place in three categories in the MBAS Vic/Tas awards & was also voted by The MBAS as best self produced album 2013-2014 to be entered into the ‘Best self produced album ‘ category awards at the International blues challenge 2015 in Memphis TN. Their second album Movin’ On won the Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society’s Vic Tas award for Best Band of the year 2015 and also hit #1 on the Australian Blues Airplay charts.
Greg Dodd and The Hoodoo Men are always delivering high energy intense performances playing both original tunes & their own versions of popular blues classics.The chemistry on stage is apparent with fiery guitar and harmonica work between Greg & Dan backed by a rock solid rhythm section. Greg Dodd and The Hoodoo Men are often a festival favourite always highly entertaining and delivering the goods!
The following is a short selection of festivals that the band has performed at.
- Forth Valley Blues Festival
- Echuca Winter Blues Festival
- Bendigo Blues & Roots Festival
- Traf East Winter Blues
- Docklands blues festival
- Mordialloc blues, food & wine festival
.Thredbo blues festival