About Douglas Greer
Texas singer/songwriter Douglas Greer showcases a brand of original roots-rock music heavy on storytelling and wrapped in electric guitar- and keyboard-infused melodies reminiscent of seventies-era country and rock. Greer delivers original Alternative Country/Americana songs with the feel of Ryan Adams, Steve Earle, James McMurtry or Joe Ely, but with a musical twist–more accordion, keyboard and piano instead of pedal steel and fiddle.
His 2006 debut album, “Just a Man,” has been sold in thirteen countries on four continents. The album reached the Number One spot on the Euro Americana Chart, the Americana music chart in Europe, as well as the Number Two spot on the same chart the following month, where it topped Bob Dylan’s “Modern Times,” which debuted at Number Three. It also reached the Number Thirteen spot in America on the Freeform American Roots Chart.
Douglas Greer and “Just a Man” earned significant critical acclaim and radio airplay in the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Scotland and Australia, and made several year-end lists in the European Americana music community, including Number One Male Artist (Johanna Bodde, Alt Country Cooking), Number Two Male Artist (Jos van den Boom, Crossroads Radio), Best Debut Album (Jos van Den Boom, Crossroads Radio), and Album of the Year (Francois Braeken, Rootstime Magazine), as well as being named Album of the Month on the seminal radio program, “Americana OK,” on Leith FM Radio in Edinburgh, Scotland.
He has taken four radio tours of Holland, including guest artist appearances on Crossroads Radio, Country File Radioshow, Blueprint Live, and several other programs, and was a featured performer on the acclaimed world music cultural program, “Cultureel Podium Roepaen.”
Greer has an extensive Texas following, having headlined with his full band at venerable Austin-area venues including Antone’s, the Saxon Pub, Poodie’s Roadhouse,the Lucky Lounge, Jovita’s, and Momo’s, and at venues throughout the Texas Hill Country and Gulf Coast.
As an acoustic performer, using a style that mixes equal parts red dirt country, rock and bluegrass, Greer and his acoustic partner, Dick LeMasters, have played in markets ranging from Austin, Luckenbach, Houston, Galveston, Fort Worth, Nashville, all over the Southeast Texas area, and locations throughout the Netherlands, including Amsterdam and Rotterdam.
Douglas Greer is now releasing his long-awaited follow-up album, “Baja Louisiana,” recorded with Mark Hallman at Congress House Studio in Austin, in September 2016.[/html]