Dave Alvin at Johnny D's Somerville 2011 39 images Created 23 Nov 2011
In 1979, Alvin and his brother Phil formed the roots-rock band The Blasters. singer-songwriter, guitarist, music producer and poet. Alvin has recorded and performed as a solo artist since the late 1980s and has been involved in various side projects and collaborations. He has had brief stints as a member of the bands X and the Knitters.