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.
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
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.
|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||
|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|