Dave Dawson

Dave is a full-time professional artist with over 30 years experience in 'The Biz'. He is an Entertainer, Guitar Player and Classically Trained Singer who loves involving the audience in his act. Dave also has radio, national TV and solo theatre appearances at major London theatres such as the London Palladium and Her Majesty's Theatre to his credit.

Catering for all ages, he has built a considerable reputation in the UK, where he has worked the circuit Nationwide, notching up 1,000s of live performances since 1995. He can and does cover material from the worlds of Swing, Country, Irish, Reggae, Ska, Indie, Rock, 50s Rock 'n' Roll and cover anything from acoustic work to party occasions.

With a repertoire of over 500 songs, which he is constantly updating, he is considered one of the most versatile acts in the business today and is self contained with his own high quality PA system. He is pleased to say that he is almost always re-booked!

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HISTORY

May 17th 1998 - Her Majesty's Theatre Charity Show as Principal Soloist

October 27th 1997 - Male Principal "Love & Life" - London "Fringe" Theatre Production

October 6th 1997 - "Club Entertainer of The Year '97" finalist

July 20th 1997 - Principal Vocalist "History of The American Jazz Voice" - major London Theatre

July 6th 1997 - Re-call to London Palladium Charity Show as Principal Soloist

February 1997 - London Palladium Charity Show as Principal Soloist

March 1997 - Solo Channel 5 and Barrymore appearances performing as a 'crooner'

September 1996 - Jonathan Ross "Big Big Talent Show" shortlist

November 1995 to Present - Fully self-contained cabaret vocalist, performing solo at golf/sports clubs, hen nights, WMCs, socials and private Occasions (weddings etc.) and Masonic functions

REVIEWS

"Brilliant - Absolutely Top-Notch"

Dermot Gallagher, World Famous Referee

Private Football Function December 2007

"Dave Dawson is a young,guy with a strong, smart and sophisticated delivery. He is a top-notch vocalist who injected new life into old favourites....."

The Stage & Television Today

"...a real live-wire, he had the audience on his side from the start... his between song patter was excellent with great humour and he was completely unfazed by technical problems"

The Stage & Television Today

"Well presented....Clearly not short of talent!"

The Stage & Television Today

"ABSOLUTELY CRACKING - BOOK HIM"

The Victoria Club, Aylesbury, May 2007

"You were brilliant, thank you so much! We all had a lot of fun, and everyone enjoyed themselves."

Hannah, Thorpe Park dinner, June 2007

Dave Dawson White Bear, Ruislip Thur 22 Feb

"Dave is such a versatile performer. From Frank, Dean through to Razorlight what a mix. Dave involves the audience by asking for requests but, Dave, let's have another go at that Razorlight number!!"

Dave Dawson Black Horse Sun 4 Feb 07 (4-6)

"Terrific to see such a versatile performer once again. Starting with Sinatra, Dean and moving through to Righteous Bros and then Squeeze and Snow Patrol. Dave really is a human jukebox."

The Burroughs Care Home, West Drayton 2/2013

Activities Coordinator Janet Robson said: "Dave sings songs we all know and love, particularly hits from Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra, but he takes requests and very quickly gauges the mood of the room so his music is always just what we want. Residents love singing along and they enjoy his banter so you can bet we will have a full lounge when he visits."

"Thank you for a great afternoon. You are the talk of the home! Even the night staff have heard of you!!www.careuk.com/media/news-releases/song-and-bit-banter

Woodlands Care Home Stanmore, 2/2013

"I work as a activities co-coordinator in a care home and I cannot recommend Dave Dawson highly enough in a care home setting. He has a great personality and knows how to get the residents singing along, has great equipment and a large selection of songs to use. He can sing well and turns up on time and is reasonable cost wise. When he came to the care home where I work he did a selection of old time songs but also rock and roll both fast and slow so so it was great mix and he encourages the residents to participate and they loved it!"

DAVE DAWSON

DAWN JUDD ENTERTAINMENTS