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Mel Davis & The Blues Specialists Blues Band from Austin, TX

Will travel up to 100 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 51 Reviews
  • 106 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 1999
  • 13 Awards & Badges
  • Virtual Services Offered
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $400 per event

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Mel Davis & The Blues Specialists is a lively and talented blues/R&B band hailing from the heart of Austin, Texas. Led by Texas Music Hall of Famers TD Bell and Erbie Bowser, this group brings a fantastic blend of blues, jazz, Motown, R&B, and soul to every performance. With their diverse musical repertoire, they are the perfect choice for any occasion, from intimate gatherings to rocking wedding receptions. Having graced the stage at numerous events and festivals, including the renowned Utrecht Holland Samson Blues festival and the Houston blues festival, Mel Davis & The Blues Specialists have earned a stellar reputation in the music scene. Their extensive experience includes backing up acclaimed blues musicians like Long John Hunter, Pete Mays, Lavell White, Carol Fran & Clarence Hollaman, WC Clark, and many more. In fact, many Austin bands owe their roots to this talented group. With three self-released albums under their belt, Mel Davis & The Blues Specialists have proven their prowess in creating exceptional music. Their 1992 album, "Its About Time," garnered a nomination for the WC Handy award for traditional album of the year. Their subsequent releases, "N2DEEP" and "Uptown Woman," showcase their versatility and feature original songs that captivate audiences with their soulful melodies and infectious rhythms. What sets Mel Davis & The Blues Specialists apart is their adaptability to different group sizes. Whether you need a solo act, a duo, a trio, or the full band experience, they consistently deliver top-notch performances that leave guests wanting more. So, whether you're planning a corporate event, private party, or wedding celebration, you can trust Mel Davis & The Blues Specialists to bring the perfect blend of blues, R&B, and soul to make your event an unforgettable one. Book Mel Davis & The Blues Specialists now and experience the electrifying energy and smooth sounds that have earned them a dedicated following in the Austin music scene and beyond. Get ready to dance, groove, and let the music envelop your soul as they take you on a captivating musical journey.


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Avg 5.0 | 51 Reviews

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Review by Kathleen B.

CelebrationReviewed on May 1, 2023From Leander, TX

They were amazing! My family and I enjoyed them very much!! I would recommend them to anyone!!

Review by Leticia O.

Community EventReviewed on April 29, 2022From San Antonio, TX

Very happy with the performance, highly recommended.

Review by David M.

WeddingReviewed on November 15, 2021From Dripping Springs, TX

Excellent band!! This was just what we were looking for within our wedding. I highly recommend this band, they are wonderful and super cool.

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Song List 

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  • Indecision | Mel Davis/Blues Specialists
  • Can't Have Your Cake | Mel Davis/Blues Specialists
  • N2DEEP | Rob Richardson/Blues Specialists
  • Futher on up the road | Bobby Bland
  • Stormy Monday | T-Bone Walker
  • Woke Up this Morning | BB King
  • Change gon' come | Sam Cook
  • Matilda | Cookie & Cupcakes
  • Watermelon man | Ramsey Lewis
  • Blue Berry Hill | Fats Domino
  • Send me someone to love | Percy Mayfield
  • Doctor Doctor | Artie White
  • Next Time You See Me | Junior Parker
  • Ghost in my house | Little Milton
  • Hello Strange Woman | Muddy Waters
  • Aint that loving you | Jimmie Reed
  • Flip Flop Fly | Big Joe Turner
  • Lady at the Casino | Johnny Taylor
  • Your Wife is cheating on us | Denise Lasalle
  • MoJo Working | Muddy Waters

Booked Events 

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Upcoming Events

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Past Events

May 15, 2023 • Corporate Function
Mon6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Austin, TX
April 29, 2023 • Celebration
Sat4:30 PM - 9:30 PM Leander, TX
April 26, 2023 • Community Event
Wed6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Kyle, TX
February 21, 2023 • Mardi Gras Party
Tue6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Austin, TX
October 22, 2022 • Event
Sat3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Lockhart, TX
September 3, 2022 • Celebration
Sat6:30 PM - 10:30 PM Driftwood, TX
April 28, 2022 • Community Event
Thu4:00 PM - 5:30 PM San Antonio, TX
February 20, 2022 • Church Service
Sun11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Austin, TX
October 31, 2021 • Wedding
Sun7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Dripping Springs, TX
October 9, 2021 • Community Event
Sat6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Katy, TX
June 28, 2021 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Mon2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Austin, TX
November 30, 2019 • Wedding
Sat6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Austin, TX

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