Touring and stuff

.. am currently on tour with the amazing Whirimako Black Trio doing Support & Sound. It’s proving to be a great journey! see Arts on Tour NZ for details.

Plans are underway for some Dave touring in ’24..  First NZ show is set for The Jam Factory, Tauranga,  Friday 9th Feb. Most shows will feature guests – friends I’ve performed with over the years.

In August and September there will be a series of shows in Europe.

see you out there! Looking forward to it already


Hi folks..

from the start of August until mid September 2023 I’ll be based in Breitenbrunn am Neusiedlersee. I’ll be giving music lessons and playing shows that come up in Austria and hopefully further afield. For music lesson prices or live shows please contact me through the website, email or ph +4367761580973



…bypassing the months of planning, booking, “networking” and nerve-wracking organisationisms leading up to it, we cut straight to the chase – the first flight, the behemoth 17 hour 40 minutes to Doha ex Auckland, NZ. Which was followed by an 8 hour vaguely meditative wait til the 5 or so hour flight to Vienna, Austria..
I was met by family for four days of recuperating and adjusting to being on the other side of planet earth where a record breaking long, hot, dry summer was evident and much discussed in broken English and my non-existent Deustch. A great respite. Familial hospitality , bush walks, lake swims, litres and litres of beer and plate after plate of great vegetarian Viennese food devoured gratefully. I was about to tackle head-on the myth that a vegetarian Alley is not genetically capable of getting even remotely obese.. Read more