Dave Lesley, UK Country Music Artiste
Dave presents the best in Country Music Old & New; He is Suitable for listening Clubs as well as Partner & Linedance Clubs He carries state of the art Bose P.A. equipment, professional backing tracks and has a friendly outgoing personality and can travel any where in the U.K.
Dave began learning Keyboards while singing as the head chorister in the local church choir, then at 13 with some school friends formed a band and together they learnt to play guitar, Dave joined a band and starting playing around the local scene in Hull, Dave joined HM Forces and at 18 Dave moved to W. Germany & thought his performing days where over but met up with a few like minded friends and formed a “Function Band” playing at military social functions.
After leaving HM forces Dave stayed on the continent for a further 11 years and played mainly Keyboards/Guitar Vocals and Harmonies in a German Function Band, travelling across most of Europe.
On returning to U.K. in 1990 Dave set about forming a male/female duo. In 1992 & after 18 months Dave had formed the duo “Sophistication” that also included a Carpenters tribute show ”Close to You”. The duo where very successful and included stints with P & O Cruises, seasons in S. Africa, summer seasons for Butlins and Haven, major brewery contracts as well as touring throughout the U.K. & Ireland.
In 2007 Dave decided he wanted to pursue a solo career, so from January 2008 Dave has worked as a Solo Keyboard/Guitar/Vocalist. Dave has always been a big fan of Country music from the likes of Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Glen Campbell to modern Country artistes such as Toby Keith, Alan Jackson and Blake Shelton and has always played Country material in his cabaret shows.
Dave has been working on the country scene for about six and a half years now, travelling to the North East ,North West, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire Derbyshire Nottingham Yorkshire and is now travelling further South and in to Wales. He is getting a very good response and good reviews.
Dave recently auditioned at the Lakeside Country Club in Surrey and received good reviews
Listen to some tracks
Trying to fall in love
Truck Drivin Man
The Days Of Me You