About The Los Dawsons
- Mike Dearing
- We were originally an intrepid acoustic quartet from in and around Greenwich, we are now vocals, 2 guitars, electric Bass, Drums and occasional harmonica. We perform as close to acoustically as possible in small venues or amplified in larger ones, we have headlined large festivals but we are just as happy playing in your dining room and have done so on more than one occasion. We play music that encompasses 75 years of popular music; jazz, blues, swing, country, rockabilly, rocknroll, latin, soul, Rhythm and Blues, pops, standards, folk, punk, brit pop and even some originals too... so Rent Parties Bar Mitzvahs or any other suitable occasion is our pleasure or hopefully yours! A snapshot of our latest tracks are featured in the Flash player here, they were recorded live with no overdubs – so this is what we sound like live...
Friday, July 13, 2012
Tenterden tentertainment festival and more open air gigs coming up
We headlined the Friday night,and it was a lovely balmy evening... Ben was performing with the James Taylor Quartet in Glasgow so Gus Glen depped for us, he was our first bassist so the repertoire was not an issue, and he rather enjoyed himself if his Facebook posting is anything to go by... We then went back to Tenterden on the Saturday evening blow at th post festival festivities at the Woolpack pub next to the Town Hall which was a fabulous vibe, with everyone dancing their shoes off. The next weekend saw Dana going to Austin to record new material with Cotton Mather, so another old friend from the cabaret days (and Vic Reeves big night out days) came back to sit in on drums Simon "strevi" Strevens had lost none of his verve and flair on the skims and he did a good job... Dana is back tomorrow and we are at the Canal Tavern in Gravesend for a good shindig this Sunday, should be fun! Then over the Olympics we are performing in Greenwich Park and East Greenwich Pleasaunce as well as the fabulous Pelton Arms. Have a gander at the gig list...