David Ward

For that Good Ol’ Mountain Sound! David plays “clawhammer” and fingerstyle Banjo and sings Traditional Appalachian, Folk and Blues songs.

In the tradition of the likes of Roscoe Holcomb and Dock Boggs.

The real-deal for your venue or event.

You can book David as a solo performer or can request a larger ensemble as required – Guitar, Fiddle, Bass etc.

David is an accomplished musician and composer who has performed extensively in NZ as well as Australia, Germany, Singapore and America.
He has composed and performed for critically-acclaimed international theatre shows such as Krishnan’s Dairy, The Candlestick Maker and The Dentist’s Chair.

He currently performs banjo with 2009 Tui Award-Winning Canadian country artist Tami Neilson and original country band The Broadsides.

“Each slow twang…resonates with an inescapable loneliness”
Today (Singapore)

“Marvellously Gritty Songs” – Dominion Post
“Splendidly Creepy Songs” – The Listener
“Haunting” - Theatreview

Ideal for: country themed entertainment for event corporate function, private party, wedding

Sample repertoire:

The Cuckoo
Shady Grove
Darling Cora
Man of Constant Sorrow
John Hardy
Wild Bill Jones
Willow Tree
Little Birdie
Dead And Gone
Come Up Horsey
Long Journey
Pretty Polly

Hi Robyn
Yes the event was a great success and David lived up to expectations, I will keep your services in mind for future events
Kind regards,
Owen Rarity 
Rydges Hotel
Rooftop Event

They were fantastic thanks
Mike Chapman
Kiwi Property
(Shindig Trio)

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