Crooked Politician Wins Another Vote

Peter Stone Brown reviews Roadhouse Revelation in CounterPunch: The sound of the album is just great, you feel as if you’re in the room with the musicians. Vest is a strong singer … “Crooked Politician” truly deserves airplay constantly on whatever is left of hip radio.

Tales From The Roadhouse

Read The Life And Times Of A Roadhouse Musician in the Times-Colonist, reported by Adrian Chamberlain.

Listen To Tracks From The New CD

Exclusively on the David Vest app for iPhone, Android and Blackberry: Hear one new song each day from now until the release date (April 29). Don’t have the app? Get it free right now at volu.me/davidvest.

New CD Coming Soon!

David Vest’s first CD on his new record label, Cordova Bay, is all wrapped up and headed for an April release in Canada. A May release will follow in the USA. Here’s a peek at the cover:

David Vest To Perform At Maple Blues Awards

The Toronto Blues Society has announced that David Vest will be among the artists performing at the Maple Blues Awards show in January. Other performers will include MonkeyJunk, The 24th Street Wailers, Charlie A’Court, and Little Miss Higgins. Vest is nominated for awards in two categories: Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year and Recording of the Year (for East Meets Vest). … Read More

Two New Maple Blues Award Nominations

David Vest has been nominated for two Maple Blues Awards. One of them is Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year, the category in which he won last year. The other is for Recording of the Year for East Meets Vest, co-produced by Downchild’s Gary Kendall. The winners will be revealed at the Maple Blues Awards show at Toronto’s Koerner Hall on … Read More

Another “Rarities” Track Posted

A new (and extremely rare) David Vest Sideman Sessions track is now available exclusively via the David Vest app for iPhone, Android and Blackberry. The second track in the series features Jerry “Count Jackson” LaCroix, along with Jerry Lightfoot and the Essentials, performing Lightfoot’s tune, “The ‘New’ Old West of Texico, New Mexico Breakdown.” Each of these rare tracks will … Read More

David Vest Unveils Rare “Sideman” Tracks

David is releasing a series of ultra-rare “Sideman Session” tracks in the lead-up to his 70th birthday show. Most of the songs, available exclusively via David’s new app, are virtually impossible to find elsewhere. Each song will remain online for just a few days and then be replaced. The first track, “Always Sometimes,” recorded in Houston in 1999, features the … Read More