Davis Coen (free dinner set)
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Davis Coen (Memphis, TN)
Memphis-area country-blues guitarist/singer-songwriter Davis Coen's most recent accomplishments include daily airplay on Sirius XM Satellite radio, and features on the Dan Aykroyd's "House Of Blues Radio Hour", and NPR's Morning Edition & World Cafe programs. Somewhat current, his original instrumental music appeared on the DVD of Martin Scorsese's PBS special "The Blues", and on the DVD documentary about Hillcountry Mississippi blues matriarch Jesse Mae Hemphill, titled "Dare You To Do It Again".
Coen has been touring the U.S. since his teens, either as a solo act or accompanied by a small combo, most commonly performing the bar and festival circuit throughout the South. He has billed on prestigious annual blues events such as the King Biscuit in Helena, Arkansas, Juke Joint Fest in Clarksdale, MS, and Bellinzona Blues Fest in Switzerland, venturing on numerous tours of Europe to support over half a dozen album releases. He has billed or opened for many classic blues artists such as James Cotton, Junior Wells, Bo Diddley, Koko Taylor, Big Jack Johnson, T-Model Ford, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, and Britain's John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers. And others as Leon Russell, Wynton Marsalis, Richie Havens, Mountain, Eric Burdon, Tito Puente and Toots & The Maytals.
His music can also be found on truTV reality TV show "Lizard Lick Towing", and independent films "Fresh Cut Grass" (2004), "Mental Scars" (2009), and "Fire Summer"(2017).
201 South Lamar
Oxford, MS, 38655