Steve Hester Band
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Steve Hester Band

Ward, AR | Established. Jan 01, 2011 | INDIE

Ward, AR | INDIE
Established on Jan, 2011
Band Blues Southern Rock


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“Hester and DeJaVooDoo have big plans for 2014. With a strong pedigree of playing some great venues and festivals and sharing the stage with some of the finest in the business, Hester and company have built a strong foundation from which to jump. Starting at The Sundance Film Festival, the band plans on stretching their wings this year including expanding their audience base!”
- David Hughes, Nightflying (Mar 01, 2014) - David Hughes

"Blues Foundation"

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“Now, I will be writing a review of your show, and you will receive a copy of the review when it is finished. Until then I would like to share with you that I was very impressed by your show. In August I saw BB King and Peter Frampton perform the song "Thrill Is Gone", and you did it better.... just let that sink in a bit.”
- Andrew Smith, Private writer for The Blues Foundation (Jan 25, 2014) - Andrew Michael Smith


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“We love that CD!!! We play it in our studio all of the time for that ambiance feel!”
- Dwayne Baldwin..Operations Manager/ A&R for Platinum Powermoves- A&R for Trackbo, Gmail (Oct 09, 2013) - Duane Baldwin


Tony Hurleyposted toSteve Hester and DeJaVooDoo 5 hours ago · .. just saw you guys at Magic springs, and I know this sounds like I am blowin' smoke up your tailpipe, but you guys out-did skynyrd, I wouldn't lie to you about something like that. Cant wait to crank your cd up and wake the neighbors!!! I will definitely have to check you guys out again sometime. ”
- Tony Hurley, FaceBook (Jul 06, 2013) - Toney Hurley


“WATERSIDE slides into my veins and spreads its claws deep, holding me with unrelenting insistence and a funk groove plowed clean and dangerously direct”
- David Namerow, ReverbNation (May 07, 2013) - David Namerow


“No one has to teach you anything about the would seem you have it in your body and soul down to your toenails. A true pleasure to discover you today - thanks for the add that started it. We are more than happy - and quite sincere - to affix a large LIKE here. We have been around more than 36 years. Please do us the honor of checking us back; left you some samples on RN and I wager you might LIKE us. Peace & Love & JOY, Mark LaJOIE!”
- Mark LaJOIE of Living Waters, Facebook (Mar 09, 2013) - Mark LaHoie


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“ House of Blues is Awesome! My friends and I were there last weekend and say Steve Hester and Dejavoodoo and OMG......a-m-a-z-i-n-g!!! I cant believe they arent there more often. Definitely will be back when they come back to town.”
- T Campbell, Yelp (Mar 06, 2013) - Tammie Campbell


“5 star Review for Steve Hester and DeJaVooDoo! Stopped by HOB Friday night, there was a great live blues band playing a free show in the restaurant. Food was good, service was good, but the vibe was excellent! People were up dancing by the stage, everybody was having fun! I hadn't even realized there WAS a restaurant there, much less that it was THE place to be!”
- Steve M., yelp (Mar 04, 2013) - Steve M


“This was a 5 star review for Steve Hester and DeJaVooDoo! Joey U. 3/4/2013 My wife and I were there on Friday for the Lindsey Stirling show. We sat at the bar and our bartender Krishna was amazing. She was very helpful in selecting our dinner. The meatball sliders and lobster mac n cheese were tasty. There was a cool band playing in the restaurant before the show that was really good as well. We had a great time listening to them and still able to talk. Most places we go the music is way too loud,but not at House of Blues. We rocked out and still could hear ourselves think. Keep up the good local music in the restaurant where we can still hear after leaving and we will be back,with friends next time”
- Joey U, Yelp (Mar 04, 2013) - Joey U

"Arkansas Times"

“Steve Hester and DeJaVooDoo were the best band on stage that day! (Riverfest 2005)”
- Max Brantley, Arkansas Times (Jun 06, 2005) - Max Brantley


Still working on that hot first release.



Steve Hester is Hi Energy Country/Outlaw Country/ Southern Rock/Blues Rock doing originals and original style covers. The band has performed with B.B. King, Eric Gales, Chris Duarte, Johnny Winter, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Smokin' Joe Kubek and B'Nois King, Valerie June, Tony Joe White, Black Oak Arkansas, Samantha Fish, Anthony Gomes and Devon Allman. They have performed at The Sundance Film Festival Eco Hide Away Lounge, Pre Emmy parties and House of Blues on Sunset Strip in L.A., Spa City Blues Festival Hot Springs AR 2014, Bikes Blues and Barbeque Festival Fayetteville AR 2014, Highland Jazz and Blues Festival Shreveport LA 2014 and Mudbug Madness in Shreveport LA 2015. They are regulars on The VooDoo Stage at House of Blues in Dallas, and fast becoming regular Headliners at festivals all over the US, including Outlaw Nation's Southern revival Series 2015, Red Dirt Battle of The Bands 2015 and 2016 South by Southwest Heart of Texas Rockfest,2017 Southern Bred Cyclefest Branson MO. Endorsed by Saint Blues Guitar Workshop in Memphis, TN and Rocky Mountain Slide Company Salida, CO and GHS Strings Battle Creek MI.

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