Doug Hawco is based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Doug released his 3rd album "Follow" on August 1st 2018 with singles from the album already hitting local charts before going public. "Beach Time", a single from the album, was featured in an award winning short film "Prescription".
In February 2017 Doug released his 2nd full length album called "Life on the Water", which has earned him a nomination at the 2018 Nova Scotia Music Awards for "Folk Recording of the Year" as well as a nomination with the 2017 Josie Music Awards for “Artist of the Year” in the Folk/Bluegrass/Americana category.
This singer/songwriter writes on emotion instead of genre mainly due to his musical influences of rockers U2, country legend Garth Brooks and the traditional styles of Great Big Sea. Doug expresses his broad and unique writing style in his latest album with stories that will make you want to smile, dance or cry.
Doug received the most votes in the Fan Voting contest for the 2017 Stan Rogers Festival held in Canso, Nova Scotia, one of the oldest running songwriting festivals in Atlantic Canada.
Playing in pubs for over 20 years, Doug's experience brings out a high level of professionalism and brings the crowd into an intimate setting. A stadium of 5000 or a cafe of 20 will be clapping and singing along with his performance.