- What We Do Is Secret proudly presents -
Friday 16th October - a night of raw blues...
SON OF DAVE
with support from
Ain't No Jive (John & Jake from The Big Sets)
Son of Dave is a Canadian muslinger–songwriter based in the United Kingdom. He was a member of Grammy award-winning folk rock band Crash Test Dummies in which he played harmonica, mandolin, guitar and percussion before returning to his blues, Beat-Box and harmonica driven solo work in 2000.
Benjamin Darvill was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was inspired to learn the harmonica after hearing James Cotton and Sonny Terry play at the Winnipeg Folk Festival. He moved to London, England, in 1998 and has remained there since..
Son of Dave has recorded six albums to date and performed over eight hundred shows wold wide and has appeared on BBC television's Later...with Jools Holland.
He has been described as a mix of "cotton-pickin' blues, vocalising beat-box, hard-breathing folk, steamy funk and even modern R&B".