Music on the Esplanade

Dave Specter

Dave Specter

Tuesday, June 24
6 – 8 p.m.

Blues guitarist, bandleader, and producer Dave Specter has earned an international reputation as one of the premier young talents on the Chicago blues scene. Since 1985, Specter has performed regularly at top Chicago blues and jazz clubs in addition to festivals and concert halls throughout the United States. Since 1989, Specter has toured internationally and behind such blues greats as Son Seals, The Legendary Blues Band, Hubert Sumlin, Sam Lay, and Steve Freund. Specter has also performed and recorded with such blues and jazz artists as Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Otis Rush, Jimmy Rogers, Robert Jr. Lockwood, Jimmy Johnson, Jack McDuff, Johnny Adams, Snooky Pryor, and more. Specter has recently performed in France, Argentina, Israel, and Hawaii and appeared on more than 35 CDs and DVDs.