Escaping the grip of “the hawk”, in the throes of Chicago’s winter. DAVE SPECTER (www.davespecter.com), flies south, to his second “home”, Haleiwa town.
Delmark Records/Fret-12, recording artist, Specter, will perform two dates on Oahu, with solid support from Hawaii’s seasoned blues combo: James Ronsdtat and the Dynamic Shuffle Kings.
8P-Fri. 22 Jan: Surfer the Bar, Turtle Bay Resort. www.surferthebar.com 808 293 6000
8P-Sat. 23 Jan: Crossroads, at Hawaiian Brian’s, 1680 Kapiolani Blvd. www.hawaiianbrians.com 808 946 1343
Island Guitars, Ward Warehouse
$25 adv. $30 door
Accomplished guitarist and producer, SPECTER, has earned a reputation as one of the premier talents on the Chicago blues scene.
He has toured extensively worldwide, with the likes of Son Seals, Hubert Sumlin (Muddy Waters & Howlin’ Wolf), Otis Rush, Kim Wilson (Fab. Thunderbirds),
Buddy Guy and Jr. Wells. Dave is a regular at Guy’s famous venue in Chicago.
His latest release, “Message in Blue”, features the soulful and powerful vocal of the legendary Otis Clay.
Having received 4-star reviews form Downbeat Magazine and All Music Guide. Give a listen to the anthem, “Chicago Style”.
He has multiple releases on the famous jazz/blues Delmark label, amongst others, to his credit, as well as being the chosen guitarist for many of Chicago’s luminous standout
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