DAVE WELD & The Imperial Flames @ Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford, IL
July 14, 2021 (WEDNESDAY)
BURPEE HISTORICAL MUSEUM
BLUES ON THE ROCK
737 N. MAIN, ROCKFORD, IL (6:00 PM – 9:00 PM)
Music on the Rock is a free music event on select summer Wednesdays on the banks of the Rock River at Burpee Museum of Natural History. The outdoor theater provides a spectacular location for relaxing, social distancing, and enjoying food and drink with friends and family.
“This is a KILLER veteran all-star, real deal Chicago Blues band at its house rockin best!! Led by the Hound Dog Taylor and JB Hutto taught guitarist and vocalist Dave Weld. One of the hardest working, longest running, most talented and cohesive Chicago blues bands around” !!! – Kevin Johnson, DELMARK RECORDS
WINNERS OF THE 2020
WINDY CITY BLUES CHALLENGE
FINALIST OF THE 2020 IBC’S
Dave Weld and The Imperial Flames, an authentic, real deal blues band, high energy with versatile talent, variety, and a cohesive show that includes original driving houserockin blues, boogie and Soul. The originals are classic in nature, the standards are revitalized with striking three part vocal harmony, three vocal stylists, Passionate slide guitarist, Dave Weld mentored from Grammy Winning Master J.B. Hutto and legendary slideman, along with blues diva and two time Rami winner Mona Rose (Monica Myhre), a rock rhythm section consisting of the creamy voice of Jeff Taylor holding a solid beat on drums and Kenny Pickens blazing on bass. Also hitting the ivory is Harry YaSeen, tutored by the famous Art Hodes on piano/organ and the Mississippi saxman, Rogers Randle.