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fri08apr7:30 pm9:00 pmDave Specter and Brother John Kattke7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Buy Tickets!Buy The Livestream!

Time

(Friday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

Epiphany Center For The Arts: The Sanctuary

201 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607

Event Details

BLUES MUSIC SERIES

Date: April 8, 2022 

Doors Open: 4:00PM for Golden Hour

Show Time: 7:30PM

Tickets: $20 General Admission

 

About the Artists:

Dave Specter has earned an international reputation as one of the premier talents on the Chicago music scene. Since 1985 Specter has performed regularly at top Chicago blues and jazz clubs in addition to festivals and concert halls throughout the USA. Since 1989 Dave has toured internationally with performances in Argentina, Brazil, Israel, Spain, England, Northern Ireland, Denmark, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Poland, Luxembourg, Mexico and Canada.

Before forming his own band in 1989, Specter toured extensively throughout the U.S. and Europe behind such blues greats as Son Seals, The Legendary Blues Band, Hubert Sumlin, Sam Lay and Steve Freund. Specter has also performed and/or recorded with such artists as Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Otis Rush, Jimmy Rogers, Robert Jr. Lockwood, Jimmy Johnson, Jack McDuff, Johnny Adams, Snooky Pryor, Kim Wilson, Tad Robinson, John Primer, Johnny Littlejohn, B.B. Odom, Mighty Joe Young, Valerie Wellington, Magic Slim, Lonnie Brooks, Ronnie Earl, Otis Clay, Floyd McDaniel, Pinetop Perkins and Jorma Kaukonen.

Dave appears on over 40 albums and DVDs as a guitarist, bandleader and/or producer, with 12 albums as a leader or co-leader on Delmark Records.

He appears on compilation CDs with artists such as Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, B.B. King, Muddy Waters and Junior Wells.

Brother John has been a resident musician at Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago for 30 years.  He has played with Eric Clapton, Steve Miller, the Black Crowes, and acquired ringing endorsements from many other musicians of renown. For example: Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant had seen John play with Otis Rush at the Jazz Café in London. When Plant and Kattke met in person at the United Center in Chicago, Plant told Kattke: “You play a mean guitar!” George Benson came to the jam session that Kattke hosts at Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago. After hearing the opening set that John played with his band, Benson told him: “You’re fearless! I thought I was fearless! You’re fearless!”

Health Guidelines for this Event

Masks Required
Temperature Checked At Entrance
Physical Distance Maintained
Event Area Sanitized
Other Health Guidelines All attendees, artists, and staff are required to provide proof of full vaccination alongside a government-issued ID in order to enter the venue. Official vaccination cards, photocopies, and digital photos are all acceptable. *Negative COVID-19 tests will no longer be accepted. Regardless of vaccination status, all guests and staff will be required to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while inside the venue. This policy is in effect until further notice for all shows and events at Epiphany Center for the Arts. More info here: https://epiphanychi.com/epiphany-covid-guidelines/

Organizer

West Loop Entertainmentinfo@epiphanychi.com

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