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Dave Specter Band featuring Jimmy Johnson

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Dave Specter Band featuring Jimmy Johnson
Friday, December 21, 2018 9:00 PM
Rosa's Lounge, Chicago, IL
  • 21 & over
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G/A Seating: First come, first serve

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General Admission seating is available on a limited, first-come, first-served basis.
$15.00

Seat Reservation: Claim your seat 8pm-9pm

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Seat reservations is guaranteed and held between 8PM - 9PM only. Please arrive by 9 PM.
$20.00
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Tickets will be also available at the door until the show is sold out.
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Show Details
  • When: Friday, Dec 21, 2018 9:00 PM (Doors open at 8:00 PM)
  • Ticket Price: $15.00 - $20.00
  • Door Time: 8:00 PM
  • Show Type: Blues
  • Restrictions: 21 & over
Dave Specter: 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 USA. Since 1989 Dave has toured internationally with performances in Brazil, Israel, Spain, England, Holland, Denmark, France, Italy, Germany, Norway, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland, Luxembourg, Mexico and Canada...
Jimmy Johnson: Chicago guitarist Jimmy Johnson didn't release his first full domestic album until he was 50 years old. He's determinedly made up for lost time ever since, establishing himself as one of the Windy City's premier blues artists with a twisting, unpredictable guitar style and a soaring, soul-dripping vocal delivery that stand out from the pack. Born into a musical family (younger brother Syl Johnson's credentials as a soul star are all in order, while sibling Mack Thompson was Magic Sam's first-call bassist), Jimmy Thompson moved to Chicago with his family in 1950. But his guitar playing remained a hobby for years -- he toiled as a welder while Syl blazed a trail on the local blues circuit. Finally, in 1959, Jimmy Thompson started gigging with harpist Slim Willis around the West Side. Somewhere down the line, he changed his surname to Johnson (thus keeping pace with Syl)...Artist Biography by Bill Dahl