Unfortunately we have received word from Dave Mason’s management that he has decided to take a year off from touring to deal with some health related procedures and does plan to be back on tour again in the future!
We’re pleased to announce a new performance – Survivor Blues – featuring John Mayall and Walter Trout on November 7, 2021! Please call the Garde Box Office for details (860) 444-7373 ext 1/ boxoffice@gardearts.org.



Rock n’ Roll Hall-of-Famer Dave Mason first found fame with the rock band Traffic. Over his career, Mason has played, recorded and/or performed with many well known and notable musicians, including Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Michael Jackson, Steve Winwood, Fleetwood Mac, Leon Russell, Delaney Bramlett, Cass Elliot and, most recently, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, among others. Mason was  one of the featured performers at the recent “Tribute to Joe Cocker / Mad Dogs and Englishmen” event, curated and organized by Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi.

Often referred to as “The Godfather of British Blues,” John Mayall has an impressive musical career that spans over 50 years. The English blues singer, pianist, harmonica player, guitarist, and songwriter founded the band, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers in the 1960s – a band whose members included many celebrated blues and blues rock guitarists, such as: Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, Mick Taylor, Walter Trout, Coco Montoya and Buddy Whittington.