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THE LACHY DOLEY GROUP – BIOGRAPHY

“Makes u feel good the way he plays that clavinet” – BOOTSY COLLINS

“The greatest living keyboard player in the world today” – GLENN HUGHES (Deep Purple)

Dubbed the Jimi Hendrix of the Hammond Organ, Lachy Doley is Australia’s most celebrated Blues Soul Rock Organ Player in the world today. A player who can pump, pamper and occasionally pound the most unbelievable sounds from a keyboard: sounds that are intense, ferocious and sometimes transcendent.

Recently going viral on Facebook with videos clocking up millions of views. His unlikely blues tunes titled STOP LISTENING TO THE BLUES is now sitting at 4.7 million facebook views alone.

The Lachy Doley Group have played over 300 shows and festivals around the world since the first release in 2011 including Bospop Festival NL, Montreal Jazz Festival CA, Swiecie Blues Festival PL, Blues on Broadbeach AU, Culemborg Blues Festival NL, Bejar Blues Festival ES, Donnacona Blues Festival CA, Woodford Folk Festival AU, Caloundra Music Festival AU, Atri Blues Festival IT, Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival GB, Augustibluus EE, Wine and Blues Festival PT, Kitchener Blues Festival CA, Embassy Festival NL and so many more

The group’s latest studio album MAKE OR BREAK (MAR 1  2019) even surpassed their previous album by debuting at #1 on the Australian National Charts Blues and Jazz Charts. Their previous album CONVICTION reached #5 on the UK Blues Broadcasters Charts, #1 on the Australian iTunes Blues Charts and #1 on the Australian Blues & Roots Airplay Charts. Along with their 5th tour of Europe/UK/USA plus their tour of Canada in 2019 was a huge year for the The Lachy Doley Group.


 

The Lachy Doley Group are a unique sound in the classic and sometimes very traditional genre of the Blues. A power trio of Bass, Drums and of course Doley firing on the Hammond, his vocal screaming from the heart and the incredibly rare Hohner D6 Whammy Clavinet.

“If music storms existed on this planet, it might as well be Lachy Doley’s vocals and fiery instrumental performances you hear pulsating from cloud to cloud amidst flashes of lighting and claps of thunder” HEIDI LEIGH AXTON – Rhythms Magazine

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Reaching #1 with MAKE OR BREAK on the ARIA Blues and Jazz Charts

Montreal Jazz Festival 2018

Reaching #40 with LOVELIGHT on the ARIA (Australian Record Industry Association) charts

Reaching #5 with CONVICTION on the UK Blues Broadcasters Chart 2015

Reaching #1 LOVELIGHT on the Australian Blues & Roots Airplay Chart 2017

Reaching #1 LOVELIGHT on the Australian iTunes Blues Chart 2017

5 European tours as The Lachy Doley Group 2015/2016/2017/2018

Recording on Glenn Hughes’s album #RESONATE in Copenhagen 2016

Reaching 4.7 MILLION VIEWS on my Facebook video of STOP LISTENING TO THE BLUES

Being headhunted to play on the new version of HIGHWAY STAR with Glenn Hughes, Steve Vai and Chad Smith 2012

Rocking the main stage at the 2016 Blues on Broadbeach Festival

 

MUSIC

Exclusive BEST OF THE LACHY DOLEY GROUP ALBUM (Not available on Spotify or Apple Music)
 
1.   A Woman – Make or Break 2019
2.   Ain’t No Love In The Heart Of The City – Lovelight 2017
3.   Betcha I’ll Getcha – Conviction 2015
4.   Conviction – Conviction 2015
5.   Give It (But You Just Can’t Take it) – Make or Break 2019
6.   Love Blinded Fool – S.O.S. 2013   
7.   Make It Up – Conviction 2015
8.   Only Cure For The Blues Is The Blues – Lovelight 2017
9.   Still In Love – S.O.S. 2013
10. Stop Listening To The Blues – Live at Blues on Broadbeach 2017
11. Tin Solider – Unreleased 2013
12. Use Me – Conviction 2015

MY GEAR

My beautiful 57 Hammond C3 (Clover Leaf) –> BK Butler TUBE DRIVER –> Leslie 145

Hohner d6 Clavinet fitted with the Castle Bar Whammy System –> Cry Baby Wah –> Harris Tremolo –> 4×10 Fender Devil

Lachy's Rig

CONTACT

Email Lachy at: lachy@lachydoley.com

FOR AUSTRALIAN BOOKINGS: Please contact JON HOWELL at jon@rhythmsection.com.au

FOR NETHERLAND BOOKINGS: Please contact AMSTERDAM MUSIC PROMOTERS at info@amsterdammusicpromotors.com

FOR EUROPE BOOKINGS (excluding NL): Please contact LACHY DOLEY MANAGEMENT at bookings@lachydoley.com

FOR UK BOOKINGS: Please contact LACHY DOLEY MANAGEMENT at bookings@lachydoley.com

FOR CANADIAN BOOKINGS: Please contact YANNICK LAMBERT on 418-283-3420 or ylamb76@gmail.com

FOR USA BOOKINGS: Please contact LACHY DOLEY MANAGEMENT at bookings@lachydoley.com

FOR BRAZILIAN BOOKINGS: Please contact ROD DRAGONE rod@dragonemusic.com

FOR ALL OTHER BOOKINGSbookings@lachydoley.com