Terry Davidson, a Columbus native, is a veteran of the heartland's music scene.
He has been playing Blues and Rock & Roll around the Midwest and eastern United
States for over fifty years. His band, The Gears, delivers electrifying performances
night after night, winning over fans from New England to Florida. They regularly play
at venues such as Buddy Guy's Legends, The Slippery Noodle in Indianapolis, and
the House of Blues in Chicago.
Terry's love for the Blues is abundantly apparent, and at the forefront of his music.
Styles and influences range from raw, blistering Texas Blues, to low down traditional
Chicago Blues, to scorching high-octane Blues Rock; the end result being a ferocious,
rockin' Blues blend, steeped in tradition.
Terry Davidson and the Gears have released seven albums. The latest,
“Sonic Soul Sessions”, charted top 50 on the U.S. Roots Music Report Blues chart for 8
weeks in a row in 2014. It was in the top 20 Ohio chart for 33 weeks.
The Gears albums have received rave reviews, and media coverage
on many national radio and television programs. This includes songs featured on
ESPN and FOX news, and airplay throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.
Terry can be found performing regularly with the Gears throughout the United States,
and can occasionally be seen in solo/duo performances as well. Terry and the Gears
have performed in shows with many of the world's greatest Blues and Rock & Roll artists,
including Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter, Buddy Guy, and Chuck Berry. They have
recently shared the bill with ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Paul Rodgers, Edgar Winter, and
“Ground poundin, nitro burnin Blues-Rock, baby!“
-James "Skyy Dobro" Walker - Blues Blast
“A guaranteed good time...Well done, muscular, amped-up Blues...considerable skill
and tasteful guitar tone...a deep groove.“ - Columbus Dispatch
"Vicious fretwork" -This Week on the Town