Pensacola Beach, Florida

In 1988 GUITAR WORLD magazine included Reddog in an article “Who’s Who of the Blues / 50 Bluesmen that Matter.”

In 1993 GUITAR SCHOOL magazine featured Reddog in “The Next Generation of Guitar Heroes.”

TOWER PULSE magazine states: “At his worst, Reddog sounds like a pre-pop-star Clapton filtered through Southern sensibilities. At his best, he sounds purely like himself.”

Blues Society of Northwest Florida


Atlanta, Georgia

Reddog and Friends / Winner “Best Blues Band” 2009 competition from the Blues Society of Northwest Florida.

2010 International Blues Challenge performer in Memphis, Tennessee.

Anheuser-Busch provided corporate sponsorship for 18 months and the Newsouth Music Awards nominated Reddog best blues band two years in a row.

Reddog was one of the hardest working blues guitarist in Atlanta, Georgia.

Darmstadt, Germany
Blues on the Bay / Pensacola, Florida

Reddog’s dark-tinged vocals and nasty guitar tones recall the best of the South’s hottest musicians.

GUITAR WORLD magazine: “Reddog is a hard-edged rockin’ blues player in the tradition of Billy Gibbons, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Duane Allman.

“Southern-style rock and blues that cuts right to the bone.”

Muscle Shoals Sessions / Justin Holder, Reddog, Clayton Ivey, David Hood
Smyrna, Georgia

Reddog and Friends was the Monday night house band at Blues Harbor, formerly the largest blues club in Underground Atlanta.

Jim Trageser syndicated writer described Reddog’s guitar work: “His playing is impassioned; his deftness at picking quickly is matched only by the smoldering intensity of his playing. In short, Reddog is one of the absolute best blues guitarists in the country today.”

Interviews to find out more about Reddog:

Interview by Cindi Brown former Arts and Entertainment writer in Atlanta, Georgia:

Interview from (Greece) Blues.Gr w/ Michael Limnios Blues Network:

Underground Atlanta, Georgia

Here is a vintage Reddog and Friends tune recorded in Atlanta, Georgia and a live blues recorded on the Alabama / Florida Border.

“Spankin’ the Plank” is about riffing on the guitar. Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia.

John Hart / guitar, Reddog / guitar + vocals, JP Proctor / drums, Michael D / bass