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Happy Spring 2017 - March 22, 2017

40 Years and still Rockin with " The Look " 1977 - 2017

"The Look" Rockin 40 Years 1977 - 2017 - January 8, 2017

Happy New Year Everybody It's 2017 ... We Made it ... 2016 I think was a big success on the ... " Heart's Desire" Tour ... we sold our downloads all over the world ... thank you ... we played all over the state of Michigan ... the Coast Guard Festival in Grand Haven, Lynch's in Port Huron, Whiskey Six, Grosse Pointe, Winners, Clinton, Twp. ... and more ...... thank you ....... and looking forward to some new music releases ... The Look ... live at the Agora, in Cleveland, The Look ... Produced by Johnny Sandlin and also my cousin Steve Kohn's Trbute album ... this is the 40th year of ... "The Look" Rockin  .... and its just amazing .......  more to come  ......

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2016 - 17 - December 15, 2016

Merry Christmas, Peace and Love ....... I want to thank everybody for all the good times we had with you all in 2016. We look forward to the New Year of 2017 ... 

Happy Thanksgiving 2016 - November 23, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving 2016 ....

Fall 2016 ... - October 22, 2016

As we head into Halloween 2016 , I thought Id write a few things since I haven't written on here in a while ... It's hard to maintain so many websites ...Facebook, Twitter and Reverbnation ...  lol ....2016 has been a fantastic year for me and the band we have been playing all over the state ... Our band has been rocking better than ever ...we play songs from our latest CD release ... " Heart's Desire " ... to some cool classic covers like Tempted by Squeeze and Something So Strong by Crowed House &  Dancin Days by Led Zeppelin  ... come to some shows ( Calendar ) , you fans have always been good to us and we thank you for that ... As far as recordings I am, working on no less than 4 new records, Cd's albums what ever you could them these days ... I'll tell you more about these projects as soon as they get close  to being done ... in the meantime check out all of our recordings and videos in the ( Links ) section for T-Shirts, Hoodies and just about every other item you can think of ... anyway Happy Fall and Halloween and we'll see you soon ..... oh yeah check out this 1983 picture of The Look ...   

MRRL Rock Hall Of Fame - June 1, 2016

1 Year Ago Today ... June 1st 2015 ... I Said This ...... Well folks we did it, We're in ... " The Look " ... have been inducted into The Michigan Rock and Roll Legends Hall of Fame ... I'm excited, honored and thankful to get such a cool award voted by you the fans and the general public. I'd like to Thank You ALL ... and first and foremost the original band members guitarists Randy Volin, Sam Warren and bassist Rick Cochran and drummer John Sarkisian, former manager Bruce Lorfel ...thanks to our road crews, and to radio people Steve Kostan , Doug Podell, Arthur Penhallow John O'Leary and more ... also I would like to thank and say congrats to fellow inductees 1) Adrenalin, 2) Mark Farner and 3) guitarist Steve Hunter ...more to come ... http://www.michiganrockandrolllegends.com/…/252-2015-michig…

Dave is in DJ Pam Rossi's New Book - April 10, 2016

Hey look what I just bought, my friend WCSX 94.7 DJ Pam Rossi's new book called " Overeasy ... Conversations with Pam Rossi " I'm in the book along with many other artists who have been interviewed by Pam ... Check It Out ... at www.pamrossi.com

Dave Edwards Nominated for Detroit Music Awards - March 21, 2016

I want to say thank you to the 2016 Detroit Music Awards for nominating The Dave Edwards Band for "Outstanding Country Recording " for " Tell Me About It " feat. Jill Jack and Outstanding Gospel/Christian Recording ... for " Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen " .... The Ceremony will be held at the Fillmore Theater in downtown Detroit, Michigan on April 29th 2016 ....

New Video With Singer Jill Jack - March 8, 2016

I Want To Tell You All About My New Video ... " Tell Me About It " ... With My Friend And Fellow Musician ... Jill Jack ...We Did A Duet On My CD ... Heart's Desire ... and here is the new video ...  https://youtu.be/PG8ykLgwZh4

New Live CD In September 2016 - February 13, 2016

On September 2nd 2016 ... the original ... The Look ... will release a long overdue live album ... recorded at the Agora Ballroom in Cleveland, Ohio on September 2nd, 1981 and broadcast on the number one rock radio station (according to Rolling Stone) in America at that time ... WMMS in Cleveland, Ohio ...featuring some, never heard before live tracks... more to come ...

Dave Edwards Band Releases New Video - December 7, 2015

The Dave Edwards Band Releases A New Video called ... " Bring It On Home To Me "... Here's what Dave had to say about the new video ... Playin music is so much fun ... my old friend Dave Gilbert ( The Rockets ) and I did this song every time we would meet up at clubs ... but I never thought of formally recording it, then my wife Dawn said why don't you record that song ... I said Sam Cooke did that song with Lou Rawls I will never be able to compete with those guys ...then i met this guy named Jimmie Bones ... lol ... more to come ....video recorded by Emilee Patrishkoff and thanks to Big Bob Monteleone... playin music is so much fun ... https://youtu.be/8iIc05awixw

Dave edwards and younger brother Matthew writing songs together! - November 6, 2015

November 6th 2015 ... Dave Edwards and his younger brother Matthew Edwards are writing songs and may release a couple of tunes ... soon under the name of the ... Edwards Brothers ... more to come ... just something fun to do ... lol ....

33 Years Ago Today ... - October 21, 2015

33 Years Ago Today ... October 21st 1982 ... The Look ... played The Sand Hill Restaurant and Tavern in Windsor Ontario, Canada

The Look ... Inducted into The Michigan Rock & Roll Legends Hall of Fame - June 7, 2015

Well folks we did it, We're in ... " The Look " ... have been inducted into The Michigan Rock and Roll Legends Hall of Fame ... I'm excited, honored and thankful to get such a cool award voted by you the fans and the general public. I'd like to Thank You ALL ... and first and foremost the original band members guitarists Randy Volin, Sam Warren and bassist Rick Cochran and drummer John Sarkisian, former manager Bruce Lorfel ...thanks to our road crews, and to radio people Steve Kostan , Doug Podell, Arthur Penhallow John O'Leary and more ... also I would like to thank and say congrats to fellow inductees 1) Adrenalin, 2) Mark Farner and 3) guitarist Steve Hunter ...more to come ...    www.michiganrockandrolllegends.com/mrrl-hall-of-fame/254-look  

35 years ago this month - April 24, 2015

35 years ago this month ... April, May and June 1980 ... The Look ... record their first album ... " We're Gonna Rock " ... at the Music Place recording studios in Birmingham, Alabama with award winning platinum record producer Johnny Sandlin ( Allman Brothers, Delbert McClinton, The Rockets and more) ...The version of " Were Gonna Rock " that you hear on the radio and see in the video was recorded on June 12th 1978 at Grand Funk's Studio ... " The Swamp " ... in Flint, Michigan produced by Mark Stebbeds ... Coming Soon !! ... the never before released Johnny Sandlin produced version of the ... We're Gonna Rock album ... which will be released Summer 2016 ... entitled ... " We're Gonna Rock " ll ... with an unreleased long 8 minute version of " Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood " and a never before released song .. " One Good Night " .. more to come  

Dave nominated for 3 Detroit Music Awards - March 9, 2015

March 6th 2015 ... I am always amazed by God and Music ...I would like to thank the Detroit Music Awards for the 3 nominations we have received today in 2 different category's

1) Rock Recording

Dave Edwards Band featuring Jimmie Bones " Bring It On Home To Me "

2) World Songwriter

Dave Edwards

3) World Vocalist

Dave Edwards

thanks for another honor , thank you friends, see you at the shows

Dave Edwards Band New CD Heart's Desire Released Today! - January 27, 2015

I am so excited to announce our new CD ... " Heart's Desire " ... has been released today on iTunes, Amazon.com and CDbaby.com ... this CD has been a lifetime goal of mine to do songs that I love and have always wanted to sing ... thanks to Bob Monteleone and Jeff Amato ... ( 2 Italians ) for making this happen ... I also want to thank my longtime musician friend drummer Johnny " Bee " Badanjek for painting the cover ... also thanks to two of my favorite musician friends Jill Jack and Jimmie Bones for doing duets with me on this record ... you two rock and I could never thank you enough I love you ... I'm sure I'll have more to say in the coming days ... but man my 6th solo release in 10 years is a huge accomplishment in my life ... Thanks to all of you out there ... you can listen ... click the buy tab ...

Love Always,

Dave Edwards

The Look Nominated For MRRL ( Michigan Rock & Roll Legends ) Hall of Fame - January 7, 2015

IMPORTANT: The Legendary Look band from Detroit ,have been elected as inductees in the MRRL Hall of Fame ,lets get them inducted, they have earned this honor for their great achievements in 70/80s & one of their songs you all know is: We're Gonna Rock(how bout you) They also had a song You Can't Sit Down that was a hit on Dick Clark's American Bandstand.To vote for them click on this link:michiganrockandrolllegends.com

New CD " Heart's Desire " Is Done - December 19, 2014

Happy Holidays to all of you!


Thanks for all of your support this year!
We have worked very hard to build our show, make a new CD and keep the audiences satisfied! 

DAVE EDWARDS & THE LOOK will be performing their second to last show of 2014 tomorrow night in Warren, MI!
Thats right - Look out 11 Mile & Schoenherr! 
Saturday December 20th, 2014
Lumberyard Grub & Pub
26700 Schoenherr Road, 
Warren, MI 48089
(586) 776-7775
9:30 PM
No cover

The Lumberyard has fantastic food and is the perfect place to meet and of course to see & hear the band.
Next Saturday Night - after Christmas - we will be performing our last show of 2014 in Milford, MI at The Red Dog Saloon.

Dave Edwards Band brand new CD is done, and is in the mastering process.  
The cd is entitled Heart's Desire, it's a collection of songs that Dave has always wanted to record.
Everything from Sir Douglas Quintets' She's About A Mover to Sam Cooke's Bring It On Home To Me Nobody Knows The Trouble That I've Seen to Tell Me About It
originally done by Tanya Tucker which Dave recorded as a duet with his pal Jill Jack!  
From Rock to Blues to Country to Pop, Heart's Desire is as diverse musically as Dave has ever done.  
Bob Monteleone Produced & the great Johnny Bee Badanjek painted the cover!

When we release new music, we use the moniker DAVE EDWARDS BAND.  
Look for the physical CDs to be ready near the end of January 2015 (stay tuned for the CD release party)!

We are already up in iTunes with 2 tracks: "Shoo Rah Shoo Rah" & "Bring It On Home To Me" which is a duet with our pal Jimmie Bones.  
Jimmie also plays piano and hammond B-3 on the track!
You can find these new songs on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Beats Music and any and all digital formats.  
Our distribution is CD Baby - so you can find us there too!

THANKS FOR ALL OF YOUR SUPPORT!

HAVE A GREAT CHRISTMAS!

AND COME ON OUT AND ROCK WITH US WHENEVER YOU CAN!

Dec. 9th ... 2 New Singles Released - December 10, 2014

December 9th 2014 ... The Dave Edwards Band releases 2 brand new songs on iTunes, Amazon and CDBaby ... the songs are called ... "Shoo Rah" and "Bring It On Home To Me" ....

my new CD ... Heart's Desire - November 5, 2014

Hi everyone , for those who don't know I have been working on a new CD called ... Heart's Desire ... for the past year I believe ... lol ... we record so much it seems like we're always making records, CD's or whatever MUSIC is called today ... anyway my point here is ... I am in the final stages of releasing new Dave Edwards Band material and I am trying to release a few songs before the end of 2014 ... they will probably be released digitally first ... I think we will start by releasing a song duet of the classic .... Bring It On Home To Me ... I did with my good friend piano playin' and singin'  ... Jimmie " Bones " Trombly ... within the next few weeks ... so I will let you know the date soon, Ok? ... One more thing, we are playing the Red Dog in Milford, MI. Nov. 8th 2014, one of my favorite clubs to play and we are playing my wife Dawn's 50th Birthday party November 15th 2014 at Hatchy's, in Utica, MI.... upstairs ... hope to see and hear from all you folks ... Thanks for Love and Keep Rockin'

 

Dave Edwards

Nov. 5th 2014

Detroit, MI.

Happy Fall 2014 - September 27, 2014

Happy Fall to all of our families, friends and fans. I want to thank all of you for coming out to all of our shows and for buying our music from all around the world. THANK YOU ... I would also like to celebrate a milestone in my life and career . On September 24th 2014 it is the 10th Anniversary of us releasing my first solo CD ... " Take Another Look " ... Happy Anniversary! Also in the past 10 years I have released 5 solo records and recorded 2 reggae records with our band the Belle Islanders. 7 records in 10 years that's a lot of music ... lol ... Anyway as I am recording my sixth solo record tentatively titled ... Heart's Desire ... I thought it would be good to say thanks and look back a little... Thanks again, Much Love and more to come...

 

Dave Edwards

Detroit, Michigan

 

New Date at The Uptown Grille - July 11, 2014

We have a last minute addition to our schedule to play one of our favorite clubs ... The Uptown Grille on Saturday July 12th 2014 ... click on the calendar section for more details ...

Dave Edwards Band - new CD - June 30, 2014

As most of you, who know Dave Edwards, know that he is constantly working on music, new music, old music any kind of music ... well we can tell you right now that the 6 time Detroit Music Award nominee has been working on a new CD ... called " Hearts Desire " ... 10 tracks have been laid down, Dave wants 2 more ... so we are really close to a new Dave Edwards Band album ... we can't wait ... How Bout You? ...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year - December 25, 2013

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