Dave Gunning

Nova Scotia

With a career spanning 13 albums and more than 20 years, folk-roots based singer-songwriter Dave Gunning has earned multiple East Coast and Canadian Folk Music Awards, and a Juno nomination for his well-crafted work. Dave has gained a reputation for being a great storyteller and engaging performer who has the profound ability to take listeners on a musical journey through his songs. Much of his material is about the underdog, the heroes, family, and the heart, and reflects the messaging of social justice and caring about the world around us. Dave’s latest release, Up Against The Sky, has attracted strong media and radio support across the country and was recognized with four 2020 Canadian Folk Music Award nominations, two East Coast Music Award nominations, a Canadian Independent Music Video Award nomination, and an International Folk Music Award nomination.

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