Warren Haynes joins lineup for New York Guitar Festival’s celebration of blues icon Rev. Gary Davis


Today, the New York Guitar Festival announces the addition of Warren Haynes to the lineup of its online performance series, Reverend Gary Davis: In Search of the Harlem Street Singer. For the 12-song series, NYGF commissions a diverse group of stellar artists to explore the music of blind blues musician Rev. Gary Davis. Featuring performances by such artists as Bill Frisell, Jorma Kaukonen, Fantastic Negrito, Amythyst Kiah, Larkin Poe, and others, Reverend Gary Davis: In Search of the Harlem Street Singer will premier one video performance each day (May 4-15) at 4pm EDT via the New York Guitar Festival YouTube channel:


Watch yesterday’s launch video, Rosanne Cash & John Leventhal perform a haunting version of Rev. Gary Davis’ “Tryin’ To Get Home,” HERE.

Listen to the full collection of audio recordings from Reverend Gary Davis: In Search of the Harlem Street Singer––as debuted yesterday on WNYC’s “New Sounds”––HERE.


Daily at 4PM EDT at https://www.youtube.com/user/guitarfestival

Rosanne Cash & John Leventhal – Monday, May 4th

Amythyst Kiah – Tuesday, May 5th

Fantastic Negrito -Wednesday, May 6th

Bill Frisell – Thursday, May 7th

Dom Flemons – Friday, May 8th

Sonia de los Santos – Saturday, May 9th

Jorma Kaukonen – Sunday, May 10th

Kaia Kater – Monday, May 11th

Brandon Ross – Tuesday, May 12th

Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams -Wednesday, May 13th

Warren Haynes – Thursday, May 14th

Larkin Poe – Friday, May 15th