is a master of power driving rhythm. His lead is a
head shaking conflagration of skin crawling blues"
Valley Blues Festival
"With a slide guitar that cries out like a rooster
at dawn and a drum beat that pulsates like a neon light
flashing on 43rd St., Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames
resurrect the kind of raw, slide electric blues in
the genre of Elmore James, JB Hutto, and Hound Dog
Dave Whiteis, Chicago
"You guys are great!! Fantastic, I loved it!"
"This is some tough stuff, which is just the
way it's supposed to be!"
Iglauer, Alligator Records
"The guy plays like he was born with a guitar
in his hands....on top of the bar, out the door and
back in again, back to the stage, all without missing
Jazz and Blues News
"Dave Weld is a spiritual descendant of JB Hutto...a
formidable alliance...a show with more than its share
of great moments"
"Due to the impressive variety and high musicianship,
the often exuberant set is highly recommended to blues
"Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames are my favorite
John McCarron, Chicago Tribune