Nova Scotia - Folk, Americana, Roots
What more do you say about someone the Toronto Star ranks on a par with Gordon Lightfoot, Bruce Cockburn and Stan Rogers? This Nova Scotia singer-songwriter won the 2005 East Coast Music Award for Folk Recording of the Year, but his true strength is in his live performance. Dave reaches into the hearts of his audience with his charm, sensitive voice and sense of humour. When Dave sings, every note and every word in his finely crafted songs are delivered with a humility and honesty that touch the listener's soul.
ARTIST WEBSITE: www.davegunning.com
Dave Gunning has been acclaimed as one of Canada’s finest singer-songwriters. A charismatic performer, Dave is known for infusing his shows with his own brand of humourous tales and touching commentary on the everyday, bringing vibrance, energy and life to his heartfelt songs.
Winning and captivating audiences across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Denmark, his hundreds of concert dates have gained him a growing fan base and numerous awards and nominations.
Dave’s latest CD, We’re All Leaving, is a masterpiece collection of original material infused with a stylish blend of folk, roots, American and country influences. On We're All Leaving, James Keelaghan, David Francey, Matt Andersen, Rose Cousins and Scottish songsmith, Karine Polwart are among the co-writers who've helped to make every track a well-polished vignette.
Dave creates a powerful bond with his audience through down-to-earth details, homespun humour and seasoned musicianship.