Dave Specter Delmark LP Vinyl release party for SIX STRING SOUL @ S.P.A.C.E. in Evanston
Dave Specter Album Release Party at SPACE in Evanston, IL // Doors: 7pm | Show: 8pm // Tickets: $15 – $25
ABOUT THE SHOW
WED JUNE 15Doors: 7:00PMDave Specter: Vinyl Release PartyALL AGESTICKETSCLOSEDave Specter: Vinyl Release Party at SPACE in Evanston, IL // Doors: 7pm | Show: 8pm // Tickets: $15 – $25
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ABOUT THE ARTIST
Come celebrate the release of Dave’s new double album on Delmark Records: Six String Soul 30 Years on Delmark.
This remastered 2-LP set showcases Dave’s musical journey from his first recordings in 1991 with Barkin’ Bill Smith and Ronnie Earl through his 2021 recording with Billy Branch, currently featured at The Grammy Museum. The double album also features a stellar line-up of guests including Otis Clay, Jack McDuff, Jimmy Johnson, Tad Robinson, Brother John Kattke and many more.
Dave Specter’s career has been intertwined with the deepest roots of Chicago blues and Delmark Records rich musical history. This double LP release constitutes a definitive testimony to one of today’s most tasteful and versatile blues artists featuring Specter in a wide variety of styles.
“This expansive collection showcases Specter’s chameleonic ability to fit into blues and jazz modes with equal mastery. One of the few top-tier guitarists” – Downbeat
“One of the few top-tier guitarists” –Downbeat
“Specter is a global ambassador of Chicago blues” – Chicago Sun-Times
“One of the few top-tier guitarists” – Downbeat
“Dave Specter is a global ambassador of Chicago Blues” – Chicago Sun-Times
GUITARIST, SINGER/SONGWRITER, BANDLEADER, RECORDING ARTIST, PRODUCER & PODCAST HOST
Dave Specter has earned an international reputation as one of the premier talents on the Chicago music scene. Since 1985 Specter has performed regularly at top Chicago venues in addition to clubs, festivals and concert halls throughout the USA. International performances include: Argentina, Brazil, England, Northern Ireland, Denmark, France, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Poland, Luxembourg, Israel, Canada and Mexico.
Before forming his own band in 1989, Specter toured extensively throughout the U.S. and Europe behind such blues greats as Son Seals, The Legendary Blues Band, Hubert Sumlin, Sam Lay and Steve Freund. Specter has also performed and/or recorded with such artists as Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Otis Rush, Jimmy Rogers, Robert Jr. Lockwood, Jimmy Johnson, Jack McDuff, Johnny Adams, Snooky Pryor, Kim Wilson, Tad Robinson, John Primer, Johnny Littlejohn, B.B. Odom, Mighty Joe Young, Magic Slim, Lonnie Brooks, Ronnie Earl, Otis Clay, Floyd McDaniel, Pinetop Perkins and Jorma Kaukonen.
Dave has performed for the President of the United States, the Governor of Illinois and the Mayor of Chicago.
Dave appears on over 50 albums and DVDs as a guitarist, bandleader and/or producer, with 12 albums as a leader or co-leader on Delmark Records. A new double album celebrating Dave’s 30 years on Delmark Records will be released in the fall of 2021.
Specter appears on compilation albums with artists such as B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, T-Bone Walker, Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana and Mike Bloomfield.
Recently featured in Rolling Stone, Dave’s handwritten song lyrics are on display at The Woody Guthrie Center’s Songs of Conscience, Sounds of Freedom exhibit in Tulsa alongside Bruce Springsteen’s lyrics.
Dave is also partner at one of the Chicago area’s most acclaimed music venues, Evanston SPACE and hosts the podcast, Blues From The Inside Out.
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