Mary Bridget Davies

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Mary Bridget Davies - Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Mary’s first love, dance, took her all over the country in both competitive settings as well as professional tours. Always fond of singing, Mary went to Robert Lockwood Jr.’s jam night at the original Fat Fish Blue in Cleveland. Encouraged to watch first and then return to jam the following week, she agreed. After sitting in on just one song she was hired into her first band on the spot. It didn’t take long before the band was touring nationally and representing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the International Blues Challenge two years in a row! The band was nominated numerous times by the Cleveland Scene and Free Times for Best Blues Band and Mary won the Best Vocalist Award in 2004!
Mary Bridget Davies
In 2005 an unexpected opportunity presented itself. An open call audition for the smash Off-Broadway musical, Love, Janis, needed a new lead actress/vocalist to portray Janis Joplin. She auditioned and out of roughly 150 actors, she came out with the lead! Love, Janis has toured the country over with Mary at the “Janis” helm since.

Another amazing opportunity presented itself during the summer of 2007 when Mary was asked to join the cast of the Tony Award nominated Broadway musical–It Ain’t Nothin’ but the Blues–an amazing piece about the history and evolution of blues music.

Now–back with the Mary Bridget Davies Group for only one year–the band has enjoyed winning second place in the 2011 International Blues Challenge and has been nominated Best Blues Band by the Kansas City Pitch.

Mary Bridget Davies – Vocals; Dave Hays – Lead Guitar, Vocals; Gary Roberts – Bass, Vocals; Chris Hazelton – Organ, Keys, Vocals; Joe Voye – Percussion, Vocals

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