From left: Ron Estrada, Thatcher Nine, Dave Matthews, Willie Riser
DAVE MATTHEWS  Harmonica, vocals

RON ESTRADA  Guitar, vocals

KIRK BOWMAN   Bass, vocals


Established in 2002, The Dave Matthews Blues Band is a great party band, with a solid rhythm section, heartfelt lyrics, and interesting musical arrangements.

Featuring the East Bay's own Dave Matthews on harmonica, this blues cover band knows how to get people dancing.  You can tell they are having a great time performing, and the crowd feeds off their energy.

The Dave Matthews Blues Band is available for gigs at Bay Area nightclubs, parties and special occasions. Call (510) 701-0523 or
e-mail to




Sat. February 25  8pm at ANTLER'S TAVERN
2284 San Pablo Avenue Pinole, CA 510-724-9961

Wed. March 22  7:30pm Dave and band host the Pro Blues Jam at FENIX  919 Fourth St. San Rafael, CA 415-813-5600
Nice place!  Great food.
$10 cover

Saturday April 29   8pm at ANTLER'S TAVERN
2284 San Pablo Avenue Pinole, CA 510-724-9961


Saturday May 20 7pm at MONAGHAN'S ON THE HILL
2820 Mountain Blvd. (Hwy 13) Oakland 510-482-2500

Saturday May 27
2284 San Pablo Avenue Pinole, CA 510-724-9961




Sunday August 13 at World Famous TURF CLUB
22519 Main St. Hayward, CA (510) 881-9877
Featuring vocalist Nat Bolden
Sunday afternoon outside on the back patio

4th annual Bay Area Harmonica Convergence!
at Freight & Salvage Berkeley.  More info coming soon.





more to come...

Check out our videos on YouTube!

"City, Country, City"

"Shuffle in A" at 2016 Hayward/Russell City Blues Festival

"White Boy Lost in the Blues" at 2016 Hayward/Russell City Blues Festival

"Hoo Doo Man Blues" at 2016 Int'l Blues Challenge

"Hipshake/River Hip Mama"

"Birdlegg Boogie"

                       HARMONICA LESSONS!

Dave is now teaching harmonica to beginners and experienced players.  If you've always wanted to play harmonica, but were overwhelmed by on-line lessons, Dave can help you learn to play.  His easy-to-follow lessons are designed to get you playing along to 12-bar blues by the end of the first lesson.  Please contact him at the e-mail or phone number listed above for rates.

Mustang Sally • Texas Flood • I Feel Good • Hipshake/River Hip Mama • Hoo Doo Man Blues • Feelin' Allright • Mercy, mercy, mercy • Lowrider • Down Home Blues • The Thrill is Gone • Take Me to the River • Miss You • The Joker • Lil' Red Rooster • Cold Sweat • Flip, flop & fly • One Way Out • Walking the dog • Shotgun • Messin' with the Kid and much more...

Ron Estrada, Guitar/vocals
Kirk Bowman - Bass, vocals
Thatcher Nine - Drums
Pt. Richmond Stroll 2008
Special thanks to superfans Rick & Donna Johnson for taking many of these great photos.