OXFORD – Colorscape Chenango favorite David Jacobs-Strain will be back in the area this weekend, performing at Oxford’s Night Eagle Cafe at 8 p.m. Friday.
David Jacobs-Strain emerged from the rain soaked mountains of Western Oregon storming the festival circuit as a dynamic blues prodigy. Like a diesel powerhouse of raw energy, David speeds across the landscape of the Country Blues to the earthbound grooves of the Mississippi Delta, with his driving slide guitar and fervent vocals. David has a passion for stretching the limits of the blues with blazing guitar breakdowns that verge on psychedelia and highlight his intimate knowledge of the fretboard.
“...Like a master as yet undiscovered, an acoustic gem ready to take on all comers and deservedly waiting his place among the elite of his profession.” – Greg Johnson, Cascade Blues Notes
At twenty-two, David Jacobs-Strain is already a veteran of the national club and festival circuit, having shared the stage with the likes of Los Lobos, Robert Cray, John Hiatt, Rosanne Cash, Taj Mahal. Janis Ian, David Lindley, Blind Boys of Alabama, and Etta James...