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Greg Douglass at Dimbola Museum

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Greg Douglass, guitarist of the world-famous Steve Miller Band, will be playing at Dimbola Museum and Galleries in Freshwater, as part of his UK tour with his band, The Pompatus of Love.

The Steve Miller Band’s album, Greatest Hits 1974–78, has sold over 13 million copies, and in 2016 the band were inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. The band formed in 1966 in San Francisco, and have had many hit singles including The Joker, Fly Like An Eagle, Jungle Love (co-written by Greg Douglass), Abracadabra and Rock ’n’ Me.

As well as The Steve Miller Band, Greg was also a former member of the Jefferson Airplane spin-off band, Hot Tuna, The Greg Kihn Band (playing on their number 1 US hit, Jeopardy), Van Morrison’s Band, as well as many other legendary musicians.

Greg’s band, The Pompatus of Love, features three top-class UK musicians, all of which have played the Isle of Wight Festival with San Francisco band, It’s A Beautiful Day. They are Portsmouth bass player, Steve Browning, who previously played in The Pretty Things, Island resident, Dick Taylor, and Greg Douglass himself.

They will be performing on Tuesday, April 26, at Dimbola Museum and Galleries in Freshwater at 7pm. Tickets are £8 in advance at thesanitycompany.co.uk/bullfrogtickets.