Dave Keyes


Friday, November 19 / 5:00 p.m.
Welcome Party
DAVE KEYES (Solo)
Cheers American Bistro @ DoubleTree
Tickets: FREE

Friday, November 19 / 10:00 p.m.
Blues After Party
DAVE KEYES TRIO
Cheers American Bistro @ DoubleTree
Tickets: FREE


Keyboardist/vocalist Dave Keyes, who will perform solo and with his trio at Reading Blues Fest, has been a sideman, soloist and band leader for three decades.
The native New Yorker has worked extensively with artists including Odetta, Bo Diddley, gospel great Marie Knight, Popa Chubby, Ronnie Spector and Alexis P. Suter.
His credits as a sideman are legend, and include Gladys Knight, Lou Rawls and Levon Helm.
His sixth album, “The Healing” (2017), recorded with his band (who won the International Blues Challenge), includes gospel, blues, boogies and shuffles. He has conducted for Broadway  and TV shows, and is the founder, with saxophonist Chris Eminizer, of Crave Music, which creates scores for television and other media.

Dave Keyes Website

Photo by Joseph A. Rosen