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Swampcandy is a musical project started by Ruben Dobbs. They use Mississippi Delta Blues as the main thread to sew diverse genres together to create a consistent but far from bland live performance. Originally a one man band Swampcandy has now become a duo, with double bass & kick drum player Joey Mitchell added as a full time member. He brings incredible energy depth and rhythm to live shows and the forth coming e.p. that is dude to be released before they descend on the UK summer festival circuit in June 2011. 

Ruben Dobbs is a blues man of the highest order who draws directly from the original source of the 1930's aggressive gut bucket blues. He is also a diverse song writer who's songs bring to mind Son House, Hank Williams Sr., Billy Holiday, Radio Head, Beck, and Neil Young. Joey Mitchell is one of the most sought after bass players in the region for his positive attitude his professionalism and his ability to draw peoples attention. Mitchell is a band unto himself.