Stevie DuPree w/ The Delta Flyers
If you are looking for authentic toe-tapping music from the deep south, Stevie DuPree delivers the goods, from Blues to Bluegrass.
Hailing from Houston, Texas, DuPree’s musical career first took roots in the fertile fields of San Francisco in the 1960’s. Throughout the 60’s, DuPree played in local bands in the Bay Area and started honing his singing and songwriting skills.
In 1972, DuPree returned to Texas and performed his original Folk and Blues compositions in Texas and the surrounding states through the mid 80’s. His experiences in Louisiana are still reflected in his work today. In 1985, DuPree left the performing arena to concentrate on Songwriting.
2003 saw Stevie DuPree return to the music scene with his songwriting partner from the 70’s. With fresh material in hand and a good backing band, Stevie DuPree and The Dudes hit the streets of Houston and went to work. Two CD’s were released, “Nothing But The Truth” and “Soulbilly Music – Volume One”. Songs from these CD’s continue to receive airplay on internet and ground based radio stations worldwide. Live performance highlights included opening for Big Daddy Gumbo Tommy DarDar, and an appearance at the Hawg Stop Blues Festival in 2005. The Dudes also traveled to England in 2005 and played to full houses in London and in the Winchester area.
With the release of his new CD, “Delta Flyer”,produced by Jack Saunders, Stevie DuPree now embarks on a solo career that is destined to bring his music to the forefront. Whether relating a personal experience from his travels, or a tall tale, DuPree is a storyteller capable of transporting the listener to the scene of the crime. DuPree’s soulful voice and tasty harmonica work make the story complete. The music spans many different genres, But the Blues is always the foundation.
Visit Stevie DuPree at www.thedeltaflyers.com or www.dudesband.com