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Mel Davis & The Blues SpecialistsBlues Band from Austin, TX

Will travel up to 500 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 50 Reviews
  • 104 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 1999
  • 14 Awards & Badges
  • Virtual Services Offered
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $750 per event

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The Blues Specialists is an Austin, Texas based blues/R&B band established by Texas Music Hall of Famers TD Bell and Erbie Bowser. The band has played numerous events and backed up a great number of blues musicians. Some of the festivals played include Utrech Holland Samson Blues festival, Benson & Hedges (Dallas), Messa Az festival, Houston blues festival, Smithville, San Antonio, Pflugerville, Brownwood, SXSW, etc(a lot more). Clubs include Victory Grill, Billy's Blues, Antones, and others. We've backed Long John Hunter, Pete Mays, Lavell White, Carol Fran & Clarence Hollaman, WC Clark, Greyghost, Hosea Hargrove, and a hold host of others and was the starting point for a great number of Austin bands. Our cd put out in '92 was nominated for WC Handy award for traditional cd of the year (Its about Time). To date we've completed three cd's 'Its About Time Again', 'N2DEEP', and our current releases 'Uptown Woman' all self released. All songs on N2DEEP and Uptown Woman are original. Because of the unique talents of the band members The Blues Specialists can perform from varying group sizes (ie. 1, 2, 3, 4) all maintaining a high quality of music.


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Review by Leticia O.

Community EventReviewed on April 28, 2022From San Antonio, TX

Very happy with the performance, highly recommended.

Review by David M.

WeddingReviewed on October 31, 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.

Review by Vanessa F.

Birthday Party (Adult)Reviewed on June 28, 2021From Austin, TX

My residents absolutely loved having Mr Davis come perform. The best thing to me personally was the way he interacted with residents while playing. He sang beautiful and played amazingly! We cant wait To have him back with us again soon !

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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


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Date Selected: 3/28/2023

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Upcoming Events

April 26, 2023 • Community Event
Wed6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Kyle, TX

Past Events

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
November 4, 2019 • Wedding Reception
Mon5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Austin, TX
October 27, 2019 • Wedding
Sun2:30 PM - 8:00 PM Austin, TX
June 16, 2019 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sun7:00 PM - 9:00 PM San Antonio, TX

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