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.
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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