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Mike's Rants

Blue is the Color


Most thugz shows occur in what could be called humble or funky environments but once in while we get to do our thing in a more deluxe environment. Such was the case when we ventured east

Jazzin' it Up a Bit


Spring! April started out with a mess of showers but as the song says, "they bring the flowers that bloom on May".


Time to Get it Up Again


Winter Beans & Stuff


Beans and weird acoustics

Truckin' with Blackie


We had a very cool evening of music....

winter looks good after all


keep on truckin'



Sitting on the deck here in Cazadero I just heard a banjo off in the woods somewhere

October not off to a good start


A bad day all around for Vegas and music with the horrible shooting and also the loss of Tom Petty. 

Grateful part 2



Grateful part 1


Hello everyone. We've come to the end of summer once again so thought I might throw out a few thoughts regarding our recent series of shows, gigs or whatever you want to call them.


New CD! Outside Inside

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The THUGZ at A.T.&T Park

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THUGZ performance on video page!