The Dave Walker Band, based in Bozeman, MT, features the British blues singer nicknamed "the Voice". Dave Walker has toured and performed all over the world with some of rock's biggest legends. Now his amazing career continues with an incredible band that offers one of the region’s most inspired blues-rock performances.
Walker began life in Walsall, Staffordshire, England. He started jamming in England in the 60's and was a member of The Redcaps, whom opened for the Beatles on two occasions. Walker joined the boogie-rock band, Savoy Brown, in the early seventies, and again in the eighties. During both runs the band toured the world. As lead singer on the album Street Corner Talking, the band saw some of their greatest success. After leaving Savoy Brown, Walker temporarily joined Fleetwood Mac and recorded on their first album to hit the top 50 in the U.S., Penguin.
Walker's past also includes a stint with Black Sabbath, briefly replacing Ozzy Osbourne. Walker has remained musical in his endeavors wherever they lead him. He relocated to Montana in the late 90's. In 2003, Walker went back to England to record a tribute to Sonny Boy Williamson for Mooreland Street Records. In 2007, he formed The Dave Walker Band and released, Walking Underwater, and most recently, Crazy All the Time.
Walker has joined with some talented musicians to round out his band. Jim Lewis on guitar, Eddie T. on bass, Mike Gillan on drums, and Chris Cundy on keys contribute their styles to the mix. Walker's bandmates have performed in the region with other groups including: Montana Rose, Loose Tubes, Backburner, Jeni Fleming, The KGB Trio, www.twang, and Eightrack Mind among others. The band is described as blues-rock yet always seems to stretch the boundaries of that genre through tasteful musical exploration.