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Doug Robertson

A 40+ year career started as a performing songwriter at the age of nine when Doug ripped off and re-wrote Surfer Girl by the Beach Boys . As a teen, the Vietnam War influenced and Woodstock inspired his writing and performance style.

During the early Seventies, he studied songwriting and developed professionally under Len Chandler, John Braheny and Al Kasha. As a performer, Robertson pursued a solo career until the 1975 formation of the band Shelter, which cut Doug's tune, Bridge Builder, on the compilation album "Come Back Soon"

In the 1980s Shelter went separate ways and Robertson moved on to other pursuits until the 90s when he found himself becoming more prolific in his songwriting. This led to the recording of the solo album "New Clothes". The 1996 release enjoyed air play on several cuts. The album enjoyed airplay on several cuts and is distributed by CD baby. (

The album launched Doug into a more active role in music. It was then when he started sharing what he was learning with developing artists.

Songwriting and '60's classic vocal rock harmonies are two driving passions for Doug, so much so, that he formed two bands to explore the music he loves most. The trio called "DOUG ROBERTSON and COMPANY", performs his original material with some classic and modern covers thrown in.

The 6 piece band, “mAX YASGUR'S FARM” has become his best known act to date with its salute to Woodstock era music. In 2006, "mAX YASGUR'S FARM" released their cover album "Salute" on the Nostrebor label. (Also available through CD Baby Both groups have been noted for their extensive vocal harmonies and driving guitar work.

Performing credits include opening appearances for Johnny Rivers, Leonard Nimoy, Len Chandler and Al Jarreau. He has been a featured act as a soloist and with two bands: Harrahs Reno, Sierra Arts Gallery, John Ascuagas Nuggets Rib Cook Off, Reno Hiltons Garage, Art Town, Great Basin Brewery, Hot August Nights, Fallon and Reno Farmers Markets and many other clubs, festivals and venues in the Northern Nevada and California's Sierra.

Now Robertson heads up Nostrebor Music and produces other musical acts. Record production credits include Doug Robertson's New Clothes, the debut CD for the band Zero Theory and max Yasgur's Farm's new album SALUTE.

Other production credits include televised showcase performances with Doug Robertson and Company and max Yasgur’s Farm

Doug is an active ASCAP member and former coordinator for the Nashville Songwriters Association International Reno workshop.