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World Class Guitar Vocalist playing massive tunes with flair and passion!
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Dave has played throughout the westcountry over the last 20years. From his band, The Dave Rich Band - with which he released a few albums,- notably 'Overload' which was rated by Bob Harris.org as their one of their top ten albums of the year. He has played in Army based, Posh Hotels, Festivals, Pubs, Clubs, Private Yachts, Gardens, Churches, City Centres - you name it. He is also one of those very few left-handed guitarists who play a right-strung guitar giving it a very unique sound full of percussive groove. He now plays mainly solo but also with his wife Gemma in Stage2 a 70s focussed duo and also In The Midst a pop/funk/rock band.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Encore awards
1st Encoreversary
Pop, Acoustic, Tribute, Covers, Rock, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Classic rock, 1990s era music, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, 1950s era music
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Audio engineer, Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Producer, Sound technician, Instrumental teaching, Singing teaching, Community music worker
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Song list

Tears For Fears Rule The World
Sam n Dave Soul Man
Rag & Bone Man Human
Foo Fighters Times Like These
Rick Astley Never Gonna Give You Up
The Clash I fought the law
Walk the moon Shut up and danceAerosmith Walk this way
The Undertones Teenage Kicks
Train Drops of jupiter
Neil Diamond Sweet Caroline
George Ezra Paradise
Ed Sheeran Castle On The Hill
The Eagles Take it easy
Toto Africa
Dobie Gray Drift Away
The Killers Mr Brightside
Bruno Mars Uptown Funk
Billy Idol White Wedding
Ricky Martin Livin' la vida loca
The Beatles I Saw Her Standing There
Peter Gabriel Sledgehammer
Chuck Berry Johnny Be Goode
Lynrd Skynrd Sweet Home Alabama.
Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl
Oasis Wonderwall
John Denver Country Roads
The Kings Of Leon Sex on fire
Green Day Basket case
The Police Message in a bottle
Paul Simon You can call me Al
Stevie Wonder Wish
Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I'm happy to be flexible but if my overall time on site increases significantly then we can negotiate.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?


How much time do you need to set up?

20 mins absolute minimum if the access is excellent and I can park right next to the stage.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

Yes,- please let me know beforehand.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, all you need to provide me with is power and cover if i'm outside and there is any chance of rain.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

I charge extra for this as it's very time consuming but it does vary depending on the song and i'll let you know in advance how much i'll need to learn it.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

They love the energy, the passion - the dancing, the singing, the choice of music.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Too many to count. Please ask.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

sting, bruce hornsby, phil collins, def leppard, - but you won't hear much of this in my set unless you ask for it :D

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Live on Radio Devon performing with my band to approx 180,000 people.


Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£180
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£200
Up to 3 hours£400


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Hannah P, 1 year ago

Thank you Dave for playing such a great set for our village Gala day last week. I've had lots of really good feedback from the village this year about the quality of the live music and what a great time everyone had. Thanks for being flexible too and playing an extra few songs to fill in for our act that pulled out at the last minute. You must have a huge repertoire to be able to just pull out songs like that and then perform them to such a high standard! We hope you can come back again next year 🙂 thanks again!

Daverich.co.uk, 3 years ago

Dave was great. Arrived with plenty of time to set up, had good equipment and was very professional and friendly. Did a great mix of music - old and new, which got everyone up dancing and sounded great.

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