Doug Hudson is an Americana/ Country Music Artist that has been entertaining audiences since he was a kid. His first live performance was with his Dad's country band (The Country Playboys) at the age of seven. Growing up in the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Morganton, NC, music was all around his home. As many artists, Doug got his start playing Gospel music in Church and even had a successful career in Christian Country music for a few years. Producing nine charting songs on the TOP 100. Since then, Doug has remained true to his southern upbringing and you can still hear his early gospel/bluegrass influence in his style of country music.
He has traveled and sang in over 35 states with some of Country Music's biggest Legends and have gained the appreciation and support from those for his love of traditional country music. Charlie Louvin once said "Doug has one of the smoothest sounding voices that you'll never hear in Country Music. He's dated. He's real Country. Radio won't play him but he's exactly what we need."
Winning several Music Awards such as Male Vocalist of The Year and Band Of The Year, Doug has recorded on compilation with legends such as Johnny Cash, Barbara Fairchild, Freddie Hart, Ernie Ashworth, Jack Greene, and Charlie Louvin. Some of his biggest influences range from George Jones, Waylon Jennings, Vern Gosdin, and Merle Haggard. Doug has made appearances on The Grand Ole Opry as well as various television shows and major print publications.
Today, Doug has started cutting a new path in his musical journey but still holds true to his influential roots. He's blending his original songs in with some favorites from his musical heroes. You'll hear the influences in his songwriting and feel the raw emotion as he delivers his unique but familiar style of Country music to new fans as well as old.