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As a solo performer Dave has performed at bluegrass, blues, country, folk, rock n roll and old-time music festivals including some major festivals such as Glastonbury, Bestival, and Camp Bestival, etc. 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.
Dave was winner of the FOAOTMAD old-time banjo competition 2011 and 2013. Stompin’ Dave is a master of all kinds of American roots...a formidable musician & a true original.” The Daily Telegraph.
Dickson and Allen have been inspired to begin performing together by the long association and friendship the two have developed over the last ten years. They have worked alongside each other in the same bill at the many Sublime Folk Concerts across the south of the UK that Dave organised from 2010. Dave also made many appearances at Foxstock Festival that Maurice organised and performed at for ten years in the Cotswolds until 2015.
Last year the pair finally got to present a full length duo set on the last night of Schwarzer Hermann Festival near Hannover, Germany a memorable event for those in attendance. It was decided it was time that they pursued some employment as a duo as it worked great. It certainly promises to be a fiery and highly skilled one!