David Shelley and Bluestone
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David Shelley and Bluestone

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States | SELF

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States | SELF
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"Live at Ohara's" - David Shelley released 2010
"That's My Train"- David Shelley and Bluestone released 2011

In Progress- New CD to be released April 2013

Current Airplays:

• JuzBlooz - BLUES radio. 3WAY-FM, Warrnambool, AUSTRALIA
• Radio Vilafant- SPAIN- www.radiovilafant.net / red Hot Blues
• WKCC Radio 91.1 FM Top Songs of 2011-Friends of the Blues Radio Show, KANKAKEE, IL.
• "Blues CD Pick of the Week" on "Blues Till Noon w/Jerry D" on 103.9 The Fox in QUINCY, IL "That's my Train" CD featured, and in regular rotation in the "Hourly Blues Tune" feature.
• Radio Holstebro 97.4, DENMARK
• The Blues Hound- HOUSTON, TX 90.1 KPFT
• “Boom Boom" roadhouse blues/rock radio show on VFM RADIO 91,6 MHz - Vinkovci / CROATIA.



David Shelley is a show man in his own right. Powerful vocals, Talented Lead guitar and Djembe player, he has toured the world with top names like CHER, has been included in Cher's videos (Turn back time, Main Man, etc), and his songs were chosen as soundtrack in the movie "And God Created Woman", where he was also cast as Actor.

As Cher's main guitar player, David Shelley performed at the MTV Music Awards in 89, 90 and 91. Soon after he found himself as series regular and guitarist for "The Ron Reagan Show" on Fox and his songs being played on the CBS soap "The Guiding Light", ABC soap "General Hospital", "Touched By An Angel", and "Promised Land".

"David Shelley and Bluestone" does popular cover songs in their own version, and the original songs are unique, catchy, and consistently show a quality that clearly distinguishes them from other bands.

David Shelley is the son of Jazz singer / actress Martha Stewart and grandson of the late George Gard "Buddy" Desilva who was a top songwriter ("Birth of the Blues", "Sunny Boy" and the "Best things in Life are free"), film producer and record executive.

David also had Blues Farm, an LA based band often featuring blues star Coco Montoya, who encouraged Shelley to pursue his dreams of being a blues artist. David is often invited to play with Allman Brothers guitarist Warren Haynes' band Gov't Mule, he has shared the stage with Allman Brothers alumnus Dan Toler, blues artists like Anson Funderburg, Billy Branch, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Tommy Castro, Larry McCray and many more.


- 2011 Album "That's My Train" airplay in Europe and Asia, currently in rotation
- Review on Passion Rock magazine, for France radio station 2013
- Distribution deal with Grooveyard Records 2012- 2013
- Original song "Too Far Gone" featured in album compilation "Coast to Coast- the music lives on" by KHP Records, August 2012
- Original song "Living with the Blues" featured in album 'Showcasing of the Blues', July 2012
- Number 12 on Gil Anthony's BLUES POWER Top 30 CDs for November 2011
- Voted 2010 Best South Florida Blues Band
- Semi-finalist at International Blues Competition in Memphis, TN, 2011

Exclusive appearances-

- Montreal Jazz Festival 2011, Canada
- Deerfield 33rd Annual Festival of the Arts, 2013
- 1st Anual Las Olas Blues Fest 2013
- Featured Act- Exhibition Annie Leibovitz- World Renowned celebrity photographer 2013
- Blues Brews and BBQ Fest, 2012
- Featured Act on 'Cruzin for a Bluzin' Blues Cruise, 2012
- Winner of the Sunfest Shootout 2010- Opening act for Charlie Daniels
- 1st Annual Gem's Jam- Opening for rock legend Dave Mason
- Daytona Blues Festival 2011
and many more.