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.