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David Olney

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Legendary Folk-Blues Performer/Songwriter David Olney and his live performances with multi-instrumentalist Sergio Webb are converting new audiences while continuing to give the fans what they want. MTV’s Urge.com witnessed a recent show and testified, “Olney Unbound…part Baptist preacher, part caustic comedian, and part existential bluesman… Olney shouted, moaned and howled his sharply observed hard-luck tales and quirky character studies. Webb, who looks like he stepped out of a Clint Eastwood spaghetti western, provided a dizzying array of textures, employing unconventional techniques”

Awarded the “People’s Choice” at the Moab Folk Festival in November and having played the Hardly, Strictly Bluegrass Festival in Golden Gate Park & the Kerrville (TX) Wine & Music Festival this past Fall, David & Sergio are touring as a duo in support of Mr. Olney’s critically acclaimed current studio album - ”ONE TOUGH TOWN” (Red Parlor Records). The new CD has earned a spot on several 2007 “Best Of” lists online and in The Rochester (NY) Democrat & Chronicle, The Nashville Scene (TN), The Montreal Gazette (Canada), Rhythms Magazine (Australia) and others.

The prolific David Olney infuses his live performances with with an intensity that converts many new listeners into die-hard fans. Olney’s intelligent compositions radiate that same intensity, many of which have been recorded by Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Del McCoury, Tim O’Brien, Lonnie Brooks, James King, Slaid Cleaves, Dale Ann Bradley, Tom Rozum, Ann Rabson, Kevin Welch / Keiran Kane / Fats Kaplin and others.

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