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Dave Specter

Dave Specter

Blues Chicago, IL  US
Chicago Style
Chicago Style
Got to Find a Way featuring Otis Clay
Got to Find a Way featuring Otis Clay
Funkified Outta SPACE
Funkified Outta SPACE
Juice Head Baby featuring Lynwood Slim
Juice Head Baby featuring Lynwood Slim
Texas Top live at SPACE
Texas Top live at SPACE


Dave Specter with Jimmy Johnson & Buddy Guy: Live in Chicago 2012.



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  • Ben Aaron (Artist)
    Ben Aaron
    Smooth playin', Dave! Keep on strummin' the blues.
  • Fatamorgana (Artist)
    great blues musics... great guitar improvisation... awesome Dave...!!!
  • tinalynn85 (Fan)
    Fantastic player!!! Beautiful Tone... Look forward to hearing more of your music
  • wheelchairocker (Artist)
    your an awesome guitar player!


  • Dave and Otis Clay at the Delmark studios! Photo by Harvey Tillis
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Label: Delmark Records, Fret12, FRET12 Productions, LLC

Bio: BLUES GUITARIST, BANDLEADER AND PRODUCER DAVE SPECTER has earned an international reputation as one of the premier talents on the Chicago blues scene. Since 1985 he has performed at top Chicago and US nightclubs, festivals and concert halls in addition to international festival and concert appear...See Full Bio

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Dave Specter has a show on 07/18/2015 at 10:00 PM @ Nick's Beer Garden in Chicago, IL http://www.reverbnation.com/q/600drs #concert


"One of the few top-tier guitarists"

— Downbeat Magazine

Recent Blogs

April 2014 European tour!
Apr 5, 2014

Dave and his band will be touring Europe from April 11-27, 2014. 14 shows inclu... [more]

New album! Message in Blue on Delmark Records.
Apr 4, 2014

Dave's 10th album "Message in Blue". Coming May 20th, 2014 on Delmark Records. C... [more]


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