Dave Dove is an experienced Acoustic Guitarist and Singer from Congleton in Cheshire. With a rich musical background, Dave's talents have taken him far and wide, entertaining audiences on cruise-ships across the globe and weddings/functions and corporate events throughout the UK. His captivating performances encompass a diverse range of styles, spanning the decades from ambient, pop, rock, folk, country, to the top 40 hits, delighting guests onboard.
Classically trained and possessing an exceptional talent for sight-reading and improvisation, Dave seamlessly adapts to various lineups, encompassing solo performances, harmonious folk duos, vibrant party-bands, as well as captivating showbands. This versatility sets him apart as an artist capable of creating the perfect ambiance for any occasion.
Furthermore, Dave's dedication to his craft is evident through his recent achievement of a BA in Music Production and Sound Engineering. This accomplishment demonstrates his commitment to continuously evolving and refining his artistic abilities and is a testament to his dedication and passion for the art.
Dave's incredible musical journey has seen him grace stages at numerous renowned festivals across the UK, including the esteemed Great Dorset Steam Fair. Notably, he had the privilege of supporting Seth Lakeman in 2007, further solidifying his status as a respected artist. His exceptional songwriting abilities were recognised as he emerged as a semi-finalist in the esteemed BBC Introducing competition and later claimed the title of a finalist in the esteemed BBC Shropshire Folkquest Songwriting Competition.