Synonymous with Doug Wimbish, Doug's personal venture, WimBash, continues to be both a vision and a mission. WimBash, as a community and family based, musical and educational festival has redefined how we look at pro-active involvement in making change. The event has established its name by leveraging the passion and talents of professional musicians by connecting them with groundbreaking programs in music, culture and quality education.
Since 2011, The WimBash Music Series has proudly combined forces with The DREAM Project to connect global talent with aspiring musicians in addition to raising consciousness and much needed funds for innovative youth education programs. The DREAM Project, which every year helps more than 2,000 children receive a better education through its 24 programs in 11 different communities, positively effects the lives of over 4,000 community members. Read the full story
WimBash & The City of West Haven partner to fundraise for West Haven Public School District Music Program
“Hey, did you know we have something in common? The Sugarhill Gang!! Guy O’Brien [Master Gee] is my brother, we share the same last name: “O’Brien” With a jovial laugh, so commented then City of West Haven, CT, Mayor Ed O’Brien to Doug when the pair met for the first time back in 2015. Read the full story
Jaeme Brennan McDonald - Performing Artist to WimBash Production Manager
“Stop upstaging us, don’t play too well now!” chuckled Rolling Stones vocalist Bernard Fowler as he smiled and lovingly welcomed Jaeme Brennan McDonald with a hug. Jaeme and his band, Electric Soul, were about to open for the band Tack>>Head at Skip McDonald’s birthday party, hosted by Doug Wimbish at Sully’s Pub in Hartford, CT in 2004. Read the full story