Dave Gunning will perform at Doghouse Studios, 99 Dairy Avenue in Napanee, on Saturday, March 23 from 7 – 10pm.
Advance tickets are $30 advance and are available now through Ticketscene.ca and at Marie’s Place (62 Dundas Street West, Napanee). Opening the show is Kingston singer-songwriter Megan Hamilton.
Dave Gunning’s recording career is now approaching a full two decades in length (his debut album, Lost Tracks, came out in 1996). Along with richly-deserved peer respect, he has also earned a shelf full of music industry awards. That tally now stands at eight East Coast Music Awards and two Canadian Folk Music Awards, plus a 2012 Juno Award nomination in the Roots & Traditional Solo Album of the Year category for his album …a tribute to John Allan Cameron, a compelling homage to another of Dave’s Maritime musical heroes.
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His songwriting skill has also been internationally recognized, with earlier tunes scoring victories and high placings in some major international songwriting competitions. As a fervent hockey fan, Gunning was also thrilled to win the CBC’s hotly-contested Hockey Night In Canada Song Quest in 2014 with “A Game Goin’ On”, a co-write with David Francey.
Megan Hamilton finds joy in music. Hamilton has released five recordings and her fifth came out on as she turned 40 in 2015 – Forty Warm Streams to Lead Your Wings, a full-length piece produced by Jim Bryson (Kathleen Edwards, Oh Susanna). Streams is Hamilton at her most honest, exploring themes in a more raw and jagged manner while alternately smoothing out the
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