Riverbend Cottage Gazebo Clarendon

Riverbend Cottage Clarendon

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Dave & Kate ran The Singing Gallery in McLaren Vale for 25 years hosting concerts and doing their own shows. They have moved on recently constructing a beautiful enclosed gazebo in their garden at Clarendon. Dave will be returning to his roots and love of Irish music presenting a fabulous trip down the memory lane of music. Luke Kelly (1940 -1984) Ireland’s foremost traditional singer played with The Dubliners. Dave has met and played with the band, followed their music, learnt and sung their songs. Together with friends Dave will present a concert of all those Irish songs we love & remember..The Town I Love so Well…Whisky in the Jar etc etc. Special guest Uilleann piper Jack Brennan. Check riverbendcottage.com.au for updates.

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Dave Clark

Dave Clark is a folk performer, singer, songwriter, musician and music entrepreneur. At age 29 years he gave up teaching to become a full time musician. In 1997 he transformed a neglected, heritage listed church into a vibrant live music venue The Singing Gallery in McLaren Vale SA. As a soloist songwriter/ musician, Dave toured Australia including Aboriginal & bush communities. He was invited by the SA government to play in Asia & was invited by ABC television to record 6 songs to which ABC added archival footage. He performed in well-known bands like Bogaduck & supported Festival Theatre acts such as Pam Eyres, Peter Paul & Mary & Scottish comedian Billy Connolly. Dave is mentioned as a mentor to Paul Kelly in his autobiographical book. New project riverbendcottage.com.au