Stompin' Dave duos
London based Sam Kelly has been voted into Blues In Britain magazine Gallery of the Greats, as a five-times winner of the UK Drummer of the Year award. Dave and Sam’s first album together Live From The Sticks received excellent reviews. Blues In Britain recounting "a rampaging set of electric blues" and praising "the rapport and sheer enjoyment of these two fine musicians operating in tandem.” www.stompindave.com/samkelly.htm
Oz previously performed with Stompin' Dave in the duo Doctor Stomp & Professor Oz which developed a cult following for their unique brand of folk and roots music 1998-2006, performing at many festivals & events. Dave & Oz have recently began performing together again to great effect. Oz adds guitar, fiddle, lap steel and mandolin.For more information please visit www.stompindave.com/doctorstomp.htm
Hackney, London based, founder member of The Magpie’s Nest, BBC Folk Club Of The Year 2010, as well as top London hoedown bands Cut A Shine, and Kidnap Alice. Joe performs on guitar, banjo and double bass. Joe is also an excellent barn dance caller. Dave and Joe's debut as a duo was at Cecil Sharp House, London. Lead member of the Fire in the Mountain Festival team who received award for "Best New Festival on the Block" at the Association for Independent Festivals Congress 2014.
Based in Nottingham Earl Jackson vocalist, guitarist and bassist is a well known figure on the British blues and rock n' roll circuits and has been in great demand for many years. Earl was awarded Best Blues Singer by The Jools Holland Boisdale Music Awards 2017.
In addition to Dave performing regularly with Earl's band they have appeared as a duo at the legendary Boogaloo Blues Festival on the Isle of Wight, Boogaloo Festival Pakefield, and The Rhythm Riot Festival.
They have also recorded a CD Stompin' The Blues. For more information on Dave & Earl as a duo please visit www.stompindave.com/earljackson.htm
Guitarist and vocalist. Ally is currently based in Wales and is passionate about old-time and bluegrass music. Occasional member of top London hoedown band Cut A Shine. Member of the Fire in the Mountain Festival team who received award for "Best New Festival on the Block" at the Association for Independent Festivals Congress, Cardiff, 2014.
Bath based bluegrass banjo and guitarist. John is a former member of The Coalporters. Dave and John made their debut performance as a duo at Maumbury Rings, Dorchester in August and John was part of Stompin' Dave & friends concert at The Marine Theatre in 2014.
Young banjo whizz from Penzance, one of the the most promising young musicians in the UK’s old-time music scene. Ed was youth banjo champion at the prestigious Clifftop Festival, Virginia and the Morehead old-time festival in Kentucky.
Edward also scooped third prize at the old-time banjo contest at the legendary Galax Fiddlers Convention. Ed also scored second place in the FOAOTMAD old-time banjo contest 2012. Stompin' Dave's CD release Old-time Fiddle & Banjo is in partnership with Ed. Watch video of Dave & Ed www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZRi6hwT2OI&feature=relmfu
On acoustic guitar and tea chest bass, a founder member of award winning blues band The Producers. Dave also promotes through his Mojo Records Agency, and performs with Atlanta USA blues/americana recording artist Bill Sheffield.
As a duo with Stompin’ Dave & Dave have performed at Southsea Folk & Roots Festival, Glastonbury Festival, Ashburton Blues Festival, Boogaloo Blues Festival, and The Ealing Blues Festival among others. Their CD Country Blues garnered many favourable reviews "If you get a chance to see these guys you must grab it with both hands." Blues in Britain.