There is no question of Doug Segree’s genuine enthusiasm and love for making music. A talented musician out of Annapolis, MD, he speaks to his audience through acoustic guitars and spirited vocals. People are drawn to the melodic nature of his music – great songs about life, sung with conviction and performed with true passion.
He began his music career as a regular performer at local college bars in and around Gainesville, Florida while receiving his MBA at the University of Florida in 1994. The world of business took a backseat as he began fulfilling his love for performing and entertaining that has taken him to stages throughout the country.
Doug has been a mainstay performer in the Mid-Atlantic region over the last fifteen years. He and his band have been playing the fifth quarter club level parties at every Washington Redskin home game at Fed-Ex Field, along with performances at Washington Wizards games at The Verizon Center. He has been a part of a “Dewey Tradition” for the past fourteen summers, playing “Suicide Sunday” afternoon deck parties at the world famous Starboard in Dewey Beach, DE.
Performing solo or with his band of many sizes, Doug Segree specializes in private events and has performed at functions throughout the country –playing parties of all sizes ranging from thousands of guests to small backyard gatherings, corporate events, weddings, birthday’s, graduations, grand openings, auctions – you name it and they’ve done it!
Doug has also successfully recorded and released four albums on the indie label, Kid Arnold Records and spent many years on the concert stage performing his own material. He has shared the stage with some amazing artists including Matchbox 20, Sister Hazel, Edwin McCain, Pat McGee Band, Mark Broussard, Derek Trucks, The Coral Reef Band, George Clinton and P-Funk, Dave Edmunds, Less Than Jake and Dave Mason of Traffic.
He has had his songs aired on major network television – ABC (Cougartown), Cinemax (various films), the DVD version of the WB network’s TV show “Felicity”, and has been included on various CD compilations released nationwide.
One notable career highlight was performing the National Anthem live, televised for millions on the NFL network at Fed-Ex Field for the Redskins/Bears December 2007 game. Doug contributes his many talents donating his time and services to important causes like the Summitt School, Friends Foundation, The Boys and Girls Club, Breast Cancer Foundation and the SPCA just to name a few. In addition to completing a new studio recording, he is also working on a children’s album.