David G Smith

Blue Grass, IA
David is a touring solo singer/songwriter and regular performer at The Bluebird Café in Nashville whose music ranges from dirt funk to intimate. His troubadour resume includes over 20 years on the road.

• Featured in American Songwriter Jan 2020

• Shine semifinalist International Song Competition Jan 2020

• Mi Familia #1 nationwide on RMR Alt Folk Chart 2019

• Who Cares #1 on RMR Iowa Album Chart 2019

• 2019 Release –Who Cares, 7th album, features a duet with Mary Gauthier and an appearance by America’s Got Talent semi-finalist, Alicia Michilli! Dedicated to the memory of David’s producer & friend, Blue Miller, who passed away unexpectedly during the project.

• Last 3 albums accepted for Grammy consideration.

• "Made For You" 1st Place International Song Contest 2008.

• One House (2015) & First Love (2018) #1 on Roots Music Report’s Alternative Folk and Top 50 Iowa Album Charts. First Love made RMR’s “Best of 2018” list.

• Keb Mo featured on "I Can't Tell" (First Love).

• "Angels Flew" (One House) is listed on the 9/11 National Memorial Artists registry.

• "Doesn't Take Much Light" (One House) was featured on Scouting Magazine Blog and performed by David to 5000 Eagle Scouts in an arena event at Michigan State University.

• "Sunday Morning Drive" with artist Anne E DeChant reached #1 on RMR Folk Singles Chart.

• Songs featured on TNT, Lifetime, and Travel Channel Networks.

• Appearances on NBC, ABC, CBS, PBS, and NPR affiliates.

• Has shared the stage with Justin Townes Earle, Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Kelly Willis + Bruce Robison, 5 time WC Handy Award winner, Rory Block, Rissi Palmer, Buddy Mondlock, Jelly Roll Johnson, Chuck Pyle, Dave Moore, Kevin Gordon, Griffin House.

• Music played on Americana & Folk radio stations across America, in Ireland & Norway.

• Member of Folk Alliance, Lifetime member of Nashville Songwriters Association, Inc (NSAI: GAP Board Member, Adopt-a-Shop Pro), NARAS.

• String of successful cuts (see below) by indie artists nationwide to include major-indies Rissi Palmer & Chad Williams Band.

• Raises money/donates time to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Boys Town, and many other worthy causes.

Upcoming Shows

December 21
River Bend Assisted Living and Memory Care (Listening Room)
Cascade, IA
January 10
Highland Ridge (Listening Room)
Williamsburg, IA
March 1
The Bluebird Cafe (Listening Room)
Nashville, TN
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