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Mel Davis & The Blues Specialists

Blues Band from Austin, TX - Will travel up to 500 miles
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$400 - $3000 per event
The Blues Specialists is an Austin, Texas based blues/R&B band established by Texas Music Hall of Famers TD Bell and Erbie
Bowser. The band has played numerous events and backed up a great number of blues musicians. Some of the festivals played include Utrech Holland Samson Blues festival, Benson & Hedges (Dallas),
Messa Az festival, Houston blues festival, Smithville, San Antonio, Pflugerville, Brownwood, SXSW, etc(a lot more). Clubs include
Victory Grill, Billy's Blues, Antones, and others. We've backed
Long John Hunter, Pete Mays, Lavell White, Carol Fran & Clarence Hollaman, WC Clark, Greyghost, Hosea Hargrove, and a hold host of others and was the starting point for a great number of Austin bands. Our cd put out in '92 was nominated for WC Handy award for traditional cd of the year (Its about Time). To date we've completed three cd's 'Its About Time Again', 'N2DEEP', and our current releases 'Uptown Woman' all self released. All songs
on N2DEEP and Uptown Woman are original. Because of the unique talents of the band members The Blues Specialists can perform from varying group sizes (ie. 1, 2, 3, 4) all maintaining a high quality of music.
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50+ GigMasters Bookings
Responds quickly to client requests
A GigMasters member for 10+ years
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2015!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2014!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2013!
2015 - Top Blues Band
2014 - Top Blues Band
2010 - Top Blues Band
2009 - Top Blues Band
2008 - Top Blues Band

Grand Opening

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Private Party

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Mel Davis & The Blues Specialists provided an exceptional experience for our friends and family who attended my retirement event. Everybody loved their music and they brought the party to life. Thanks Mel and all the band members.

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Wedding Reception

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They were wonderful, and Funny, and I plan on using them again.

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
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2017
Jan
12
Celebration
Austin, TX
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2017
Feb
26
Community Event
San Antonio, TX
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
2016
Oct
22
Birthday Party (Adult)
San Antonio, TX
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
2016
Jul
26
Event
Austin, TX
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
2016
May
14
Anniversary Party
Leander, TX
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
2016
Apr
9
Birthday Party (Adult)
Bellville, TX
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2016
Apr
2
Birthday Party (Adult)
Austin, TX
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2015
Oct
27
Grand Opening
Boerne, TX
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Please note Mel Davis & The Blues Specialists will also travel to Manchaca, Del Valle, Buda, Kyle, Cedar Creek, Dale, Manor, Mc Neil, Pflugerville, Driftwood, Lockhart, Maxwell, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Elgin, Red Rock, San Marcos, Spicewood, Leander, Bastrop, Dripping Springs, Wimberley, Martindale, Coupland, Staples, Fentress, Hutto, Mc Dade, Prairie Lea, Rosanky.
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