Bios

 

                              

        George              Cathy              Tom            Mike         Rebecca

      Michaels             Klein           Williams        Paris            Ogus

The Dogwood Blossom Band is a five-piece mostly acoustic band based in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC. Tom Williams, Cathy Klein, and Mike Paris have performed together for more than six years in various projects and this current collaboration has been playing as a band in the region since August 2012. Our new members, George Michaels and Rebecca Ogus, joined us in the Fall of 2015

Our music incorporates Americana, folk, a dash of bluegrass, a little country, and some Dogwoodized classic pop/rock tunes, and original songs written by band members. Songs by artists such as Levon Helm, Gillian Welch, Alison Krauss, John Prine, J.D. Souther, Ryan Adams, Johnny Cash, Rosanne Cash, Jason Isbel, Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Nanci Griffith, Crosby, Stills, and Nash, Bob Dylan, Zac Brown Band, Paul Simon and others are in our repertoire.

Cathy Klein – vocals, rhythm guitar, percussion

George Michaels – vocals, guitar, banjo

Rebecca Ogus – vocals, violin, percussion

Mike Paris – vocals, upright and electric bass, guitar, dobro, percussion

Tom Williams – vocals, guitar, mandolin, harmonica, percussion