Dave Weld And The Imperial Flames

Blues Band from Chicago, IL - Will travel up to 500 miles
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Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames, featuring passionate vocalists, stinging Chicago Slide guitar, sax mastery, and a rock solid rhythm section schooled and actually in bands by the masters, such as Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Tyrone Davis, Lonnie Brooks, Koko Taylor, Eddy Eddy Clearwater, Little Milton and many more!

This is a REAL DEAL, authentic blues band with versatile talent, variety, and a cohesive show that includes original driving blues, Chicago Blues Standards, Motown, Oldies, Jazz standards, Classic Rock, Soul and ballads. The originals are classic in nature, the standards are revitalized with striking three part vocal harmony. The three vocal stylists, include Rami winner Monica Myhre,Chicago Blues and Soul legend, Jeff Taylor, and Dave Weld.

Dave Weld was taught by the blues master JB Hutto, Grammy winner and Blues Hall of Fame member, and Dave recorded for Alligator, Earwig, Parsifal, and now the world renown Delmark Records, who have been in business for over 65 years.

From cafe, to bistro to festival (Chicago Blues fest numerous times), to club (Buddy Guy's new Legends), to the Palmer House, the Drake Hotel, the Meridien Hotel (Paris), private party, weddings, funeral/wakes, Canada, Japan, Spain, Holland, Caribbean, Germany, Belgium, France, Sweden, England, North, South, East and West in the USA. Here is what the say about Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames:

"this is a killer veteran all-star, real deal Chicago blues band at its house rockin' best... one of the hardest working, longest running, and most talented, cohesive, Chicago blues bands around".......Kevin Johnson, Delmark records, Aug 2018

"We along with our guests are thrilled to see the interaction you have with the audience...your performances have set the standard for consistency, quality and entertainment...your flexibility demonstrates your dependability....Jacques D'Rovencourt, Director of Food and Beverage, The Palmer House Hilton

"You guys are great, fantastic, I loved it!!.....Bonnie Raitt Aug 2010

"Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames were excellent, particularly Dave Weld, who came offstage to play and give individual attention...my clients have commented how great the band played!"....Vivian Liddell, Area Sales Director, Le Meridien Hotel

"On behalf of House of Blues-Chicago, we highly recommend Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames for venue bookings thanks to there consistently high level of talent, dedication, and cooperation........Virginia Jones, House of Blues, Chicago, June 2011

"Using a metal slide, the guitarist draws on lessons from the great JB Hutto and makes his emanations of power and energy ever so purposeful".........Frank-John Hadly, Downbeat Magazine September, 2010

"Dave Weld is one of the friendliest, easiest guys in the music business to work with...never seen a crowd the didn't love him..he put together a peformance that was exactly tailored to the event... I would recommend him highly...an evening with Dave Weld is an evening well spent.....Lois Roewade , EventMakers, July 2016

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Dave and his team was awesome. The event went off without any problems. Dave is very talented!

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Fantastic! The music was great and working with Dave and the group was perfect. Talented and nice people who like to play music for people. Everybody commented on the quality - loved them. I would grab this band anytime! Dave and the rest of the band, thanks for helping make this a terrific event and party.

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Dave Weld And The Imperial Flames’s Response:

It was a wonderful event. and we enjoyed learning thenew song for the mother/sn dance, and were happy when they picked a timeless class, "My girl", for the father/daughter dance! Many of our clients choose to make this an annual event, for wedding reunions, renew vows, or simply "lets have another great party"!! We really hope to see these wonderful and fun people again! Thanks for the great gig! Sincerely, Dave Weld 7734940283

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A note of appreciation to Dave Weld and The Imperial Flames. They played a private gig for us last night in Lombard, IL. Far exceeded our expectations. Great musicianship, high energy, and fun interaction throughout the night. 3 lead singers keep the sound diverse. Kept all of our group out on the dance floor the whole evening. We have events twice per year and many people said this was the best band ever. If you need a band in or around Chicago that can mix it up but stay true to the blues - Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames is your go to band. Very easy to work with on the arrangements. Worth every penny.

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Please note Dave Weld And The Imperial Flames will also travel to Cicero, Berwyn, Oak Park, Forest Park, Hines, Lyons, Riverside, Brookfield, Maywood, River Forest, Summit Argo, Carol Stream, La Grange Park, Bellwood, Bedford Park, Melrose Park, Westchester, Burbank, Bridgeview, Hillside, Hinsdale, Hometown, La Grange, River Grove, Stone Park, Western Springs, Berkeley, Franklin Park, Justice, Norridge.
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