Dave is a 2018 inductee into the
Chicago Blues Hall of Fame.
Ceremony Oct. 14th at Buddy Guy's Legends

 
Dave plays the
BayCar Blues Festival in Dunkirk, France Nov. 3rd
with Lil' Red and the Rooster

Recent highlights: Dave at the 2018
Chicago Blues Festival!

June 8th at Millennium Park

Dave at The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival!
May 6th in the Blues Tent
w/Glen David Andrews


Dave's Chicago/New Orleans Blues Review w/Johnny Sansone & Brother John Kattke debuted at the 2018 Trinidaddio Blues Fest in Colorado





Dave's latest album:
Message in Blue
Available Now! 
Delmark Records. CD & LP!
Featuring Otis Clay, Brother John Kattke
and Bob Corritore.





Stream and Download:
Walk A Mile In My Shoes
A SPACE Tribute to Otis Clay
(produced by Dave Specter)
with proceeds benefitting
The Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

https://evanstonspace.bandcamp.com/releases



4 Star Review in August 2014 issue of
Downbeat Magazine

Message in Blue named to Downbeat's
Best Albums of 2014

Message in Blue named to WXRT Chicago's
Best Blues Albums of 2014




Check out Dave's video page here!

Dave Specter is accepting students for private guitar lessons: in person or via Skype/Facetime.
E-mail Spec21@aol.com for more info.


Download a copy of Dave's 9th Studio Release Spectified on iTunes now!
Scroll Down for Current Schedule + Upcoming Tour Dates


Click here for Dave's YouTube channel with dozens of recent and archived videos:
Dave Specter on YouTube


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Dave Specter on Facebook: 
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Now Available: Delmark Records 55th Anniversary Concert CD/DVD: "It Ain't Over"
Recorded live at Buddy Guy's Legends
Winner of  the BMA for Best Blues DVD!!!


Booking inquiries:
bluespec21@gmail.com







May 6th:
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Blues Tent w/Glen David Andrews
1:30pm-2:25pm

New Orleans, LA




May 18:
Nick's Beergarden
9:00-12:30
1516 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL (773) 252-1155



May 22:
Smokedaddy Wrigleyville Across from Wrigley Field



May 26:
House of Blues
9:00-1:30
329 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL
(312) 923-2000




May 30:
Buddy Guy's Legends
9:30-1:00
700 S. Wabash
Chicago, IL
(312) 427-1190




June 7:
Delmark Records 65th Anniversary Blues Bash!
w/ Jimmy Johnson, Steve Freund, Tad Robinson, Omar Coleman & special guests.
8:00-11:00
1245 Chicago Ave. Evanston, IL
(847) 492-8860




June 8th:
Chicago Blues Festival
Crossroads Stage 2:45-3:45
Pritzker Pavillion (main stage) 7:30-9:30

Millennium Park, Chicago, IL




June 9th:
Blues & Roots on Water Street Festival
8:00

Water Street Studios
160 S Water St.
Batavia, IL




June 14:
River Roast
5:30-8:30
315 N. LaSalle
Chicago, IL
(312)822-0100




June 20:
Buddy Guy's Legends
9:30-1:00
700 S. Wabash
Chicago, IL
(312) 427-1190




June 29:
Smokedaddy Wrigleyville Across from Wrigley Field



June 30:
Smokedaddy Wicker Park
9:00-12:00
1804 W. Division (773) 772-6656




July 13:
Nick's Beergarden
9:00-12:30
1516 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL (773) 252-1155



July 18:
Buddy Guy's Legends
9:30-1:00
700 S. Wabash
Chicago, IL
(312) 427-1190




July 25:
SPACE
Opening set for Jimmie Vaughan!
8:00
1245 Chicago Ave. Evanston, IL
(847) 492-8860




July 31:
House of Blues
8:00-Midnight
329 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL
(312) 923-2000




August 8:
Buddy Guy's Legends
9:30-1:00
700 S. Wabash
Chicago, IL
(312) 427-1190




August 18:
SPACE
Yoga, Blues & Brews!
12:30pm
Proceeds benefit research on Fragile X Syndrome

1245 Chicago Ave. Evanston, IL
(847) 492-8860




August 25
Trinidaddio Blues Festival!
Featuring  Johnny Sansone and Brother John Kattke
Trinidad, CO




Sept 7:
Nick's Beergarden
9:00-12:30
1516 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL (773) 252-1155



Sept 15:
Smokedaddy Wrigleyville
8:00-11:00
Across from Wrigley Field



Sept 29:
                                                                  2:45-5:45
Millennium Park, Chicago, IL




Oct 5:
Smokedaddy Wrigleyville
8:00-11:00
Across from Wrigley Field



Oct 14:
Buddy Guy's Legends
Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

2:00pm
700 S. Wabash
Chicago, IL
(312) 427-1190




Oct 20:
The Silver Dome Ballroom
Tribute to Muddy Waters with Mud Morganfield

Neillsville, WI




Nov 3:
Bay-Car Blues Fest Festival
Lil Red and the Rooster Spectified!

Grande Synthe, France




Nov 14:
House of Blues
8:00-Midnight
329 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL
(312) 923-2000




Nov 17:
River Roast
Noon-3:00pm
315 N. LaSalle
Chicago, IL
(312)822-0100




Nov 30:
Nick's Beergarden
9:00-12:30
1516 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL (773) 252-1155



Dec 12:
SPACE
Adventures in Guitar with

Jimmy Johnson celebrating his 90th Birthday!
8:00-10:00
1245 Chicago Ave. Evanston, IL
(847) 492-8860