Kansas City, Here I Come: David Vest
Sat. August 12th 8pm doors at 6pm (All Ages)
David Vest and his band will take you on a musical trip to Kansas City, spotlighting the music of Big Joe Turner, Julia Lee, Jay McShann, Count Basie, Pete Johnson and other greats.
David Vest has been rockin' and shoutin' the blues since 1957. Born in Alabama but a longtime Victoria resident, he is a three-time winner of the Maple Blues Award for piano player of the year, but he is also known for his storytelling and songwriting. His songs have been performed by artists ranging from Tammy Wynette to Downchild. He has appeared onstage with Big Joe Turner, Miss Lavelle White, Carey Bell, Red Foley, Paul deLay, Curtis Salgado, and the legendary Soul Stirrers, to name but a few. For more information, visit his website, http://www.davidvest.ca
David Vest (Blues/jazz/boogie-woogie)
Maple Blues Award winner David Vest performs either solo or with his all-star band at major blues festivals and clubs. He is an authentic, Southern-bred boogie-woogie piano pounder.
He backed Big Joe Turner in the '60s, toured with Jimmy T99 Nelson, Floyd Dixon and Lavelle White, and was co-leader of the legendary Paul deLay Band, sharing vocal ... more info