You Came Through Is Getting Through

A number of early Roadhouse Revelation reviews have singled out “You Came Through” for praise. Blues Blast Magazine: “The song reminded me of Dylan in his prime.” Martyr Magazine: “Vest almost seems to channel Roy Orbison for a moment.” CounterPunch: “You Came Through” is “the song that hits me the hardest.”

A Real Beauty

Reviewing Roadhouse Revelation for Blues Underground Network, John Vermilyea declares “Santa Fe Steamer” to be “3 minutes and 12 seconds of pure piano pounding heaven.”

One of a Kind

Introducing a new interview with David Vest about the release of Roadhouse Revelation, editor Tom D’Antoni of Oregon Music News had this to say: Some say he’s the real deal. I say he is one of a kind. I once said he was one of the greatest living Boogie-Woogie pianists. I meant it then and I mean it now. Thing … Read More

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

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