credit: David McMurry

Presented by SXSW Music Closing Party

Swamp Dogg

Mar 16, 2024

9:30pm – 10:20pm CT

Mohawk Outdoor

Jerry Williams Jr., generally credited under the pseudonym Swamp Dogg after 1970, is an American soul and R&B singer, musician, songwriter and record producer who has been described as “one of the great cult figures of 20th century American music.” After recording as Little Jerry Williams in the 1950s and 1960s, he reinvented himself as Swamp Dogg, releasing a series of offbeat recordings, as well as continuing to write and produce for other musicians. He debuted his new sound on the Total Destruction to Your Mind album in 1970. In the 1980s, he helped to develop Alonzo Williams’ World Class Wreckin’ CRU, which produced Dr. Dre among others. He continues to make music, with most recent releases Love, Loss, and Auto-Tune (2018), Sorry You Couldn’t Make It (2020) and I Need A Job...So I Can Buy More Auto-Tune (2022). His newest album release on Oh Boy records is slated for May and promises bluegrass done Swamp Dogg style.

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Los Angeles, CA, United States
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