Guy Davis Bio and Tour dates

Guy Davis Bio and Tour dates

The talented Life of Guy davis

Guy Davis is a man with talents that travel far beyond his music. Guy Davis was bound to become multi-talented, he grew up in a life that was filled with artistic creation and was also surrounded by influential people who stood for a greater good beyond themselves. You can hear the early influence that Guy Davis had in everything that he has performed.

Guy Davis was the child of Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, both of Guys parents were known for their contributions to theater and had actually began in the Theater scene of Harlem New York. Ruby Dee went on to become an influential actress and has been in numerous movies from 1946 on, you may recognize her for her role as Frank's mother in American gangster. Ossie Davis has also performed several roles in mainstream movies, Ossie is also considered to be one of the many important civil rights activists figures. Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee raised Guy Davis in a household filled with creative expression while also providing a sense of equality.

Guy Davis is known mostly for his blues music, however he has also created and performed The Adventures of Fishy water: In Bed with the Blues. The Adventures of Fishy waters is a one man play that is a compilation of story telling and singing. If you missed your chance to see this great performance, you can still get a taste of it through his 2 Disk release.

 

Discography

 

Dreams About Life

 

Guy Davis Live

 

Stomp Down Rider

 

Call Down the Thunder

 

You Don't Know My Mind

 

Butt Naked Free

 

Give In Kind

 

Chocolate to the Bone

 

Legacy

 

Skunkmello

 

In addition to the many releases by Guy Davis he has also contributed to many album releases of other musicians. Guy Davis continues to live his life immersed in blues music. He is currently on tour, you can see his remaining tour dates below so that you can see if you might get a chance to see a true blues musician in a live performance.

 

Tour Schedule

 

March 23, 2012 Old Saybrook, CT Katharine Hepburn Cultural Ctr. ***
March 24, 2012 Minneapolis, MN Fitzgerald Theatre *BT
March 29, 2012 Oxford, OH Big Song Music House
March 31, 2012 Idaho Falls, ID Colonial Theater ***
 
April 20, 2012 Lakewood, NJ Strand Theater *JD
April 21-22, 2012 Washington, DC Howard Theater *AB
April 24, 2012 Topsham, UK Bridge Inn
April 25, 2012 Chichester, UK The Chichester Inn
April 26, 2012 London, UK Green Note
April 27, 2012 Braga, Portugal

TBA

April 28-29, 2012 Lisbon, Portugal Centro Cultural de Belem
 
May 12, 2012 Milan, IT TBA
May 19, 2012 Thomson, GA Blind Willie Festival
May 24, 2012 Amsterdam, NL Paradiso
May 26, 2012 Puurs, BE Duval Blues Festival
     
June 2, 2012 Brewster, NY Green Chimney Fundraiser
June 9, 2012 Rock Hall, MD Mainstay
June 16-17, 2012 Croton, NY Great Hudson River Revival
 
July 2-7, 2012 Westminster, MD Common Ground on the Hill