FEEL the vibrations.... Stompin' Dave Allen is making a return to Dorchester by popular demand.

He will perform at the Corn Exchange on Thursday June 29 for a solo concert that will showcase a diverse range of American roots.

This will include blues, bluegrass, country, folk, rock n roll, and old time music. He’s been described by Maverick Magazine as “one of the world's greatest performers“ and by Blues In Britain as “a downright genius.”

Bridport based Stompin' Dave is a vocalist, multi instrumentalist and dancer. He sings and plays guitar, banjo, fiddle, harmonica, piano and tap dances in an old-time, flat footing style.

A former member of former UK blues band of the year The Producers, Stompin' Dave was nominated for a British Blues Award in the acoustic act category 2014. He is also winner of the FOAOTMAD old time banjo competition 2011 and 2013.

Dave has 25 years of performing experience and has worked exclusively as a musician and performed across the UK and beyond including major festivals such as Glastonbury, Bestival, and Camp Bestival.

Recently Dave has began performing regularly in a duo alongside London based Sam Kelly who has been voted into Blues In Britain magazine Gallery of the Greats as a five times winner of the Blues In Britain UK Drummer of the Year award.

Dave has been billed as a headline act at festivals, these have included the Cornwall Folk Festival, National Banjo Day and the Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival. He has made several visits to the USA including competing in the US national bluegrass banjo, and international flatpicking guitar contests.

Last summer Dave was invited by world renowned rock guitarist Jeff Beck to perform at his new album showcase.

*Stompin' Dave Allen, Dorchester Corn Exchange, Dorchester, Thursday, June 29. Doors open at 7.30pm. The show starts at 8pm. Contact Dorchester Arts for tickets.


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