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Newfane Gazebo Concert Series: Davey-O & Savannah King (double bill!)

Wed, July 11, 20187:00 PM - 9:00 PM

A Double Bill Not to Be Believed!

Free Parking I Free Admission

Davey O.

Buffalo, NY born and bred songwriter Davey O. has embarked on a decade-plus journey that has resulted in a collection of justly-earned, highly introspective songs.

Davey crafts pure Americana that is not of the social and political consciousness, but drawn from the deep well of experience and human emotion - no hackneyed story lines, no insincere polish, just an unflinching poet's look at life. The characters woven seamlessly into stories of which the song itself becomes the soundtrack for the movie playing inside the listener's head.

 Armed with a steady, rhythmic pulse on his Gibson guitar, a battered straw cowboy hat and a no apologies rust-belt work ethic, Davey puts rubber to asphalt, entertaining attentive, diverse audiences at listening rooms, coffeehouses, nightclubs, festivals, colleges and universities throughout the Northeast, Midwest, Midsouth and Atlantic U.S. - performances that result in engagement and communion between performer and audience through story and song.

Equal parts songwriter and storyteller, Davey has also earned the respect of his peers for his constant dedication to the art of song craft as well as for his incredible work ethic, which finds him performing close to 140 dates per year.

"Davey O. crafts intimate, folk-and country-based slices of a life examined. With a journalist’s eye for detail and poet’s ear for the well-turned observation, he finds the universal in the particular, turning day-to-day minutiae into dusty paeans to the indomitability of the human spirit." - Jeff Miers, The Buffalo News

Savannah King

Savannah lives for the song in the journey. A fast moving, adventure seeking life on the road in her 1987 Ford Coachman camper van provides just the inspiration. The road brings the stories and the music showcases the insight only experience can provide. By honing her live sound, Savannah brings her alternative folk sound at its very best to every performance. In addition to headlining her own shows, Savannah has opened the show for many artists such as Emmylou Harris, 10,000 Maniacs, Harpeth Rising, Sera Cahoone, Field Report, and award-winning Canadian country music singer-songwriter Ryan Cook, as well as performing with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.

Savannah has released three EP’s of all original music: Throwing Stones (2010), She Sends Her Love (2012), and The Acoustic Collection (2013). By 2014 Savannah had formed her first band, Savannah & The Kings – Mark Bamann (lead guitar), Loren Metzger (drums), and Scott Gergelis (bass). 

Their first full length studio album "Bold & Unsteady", was released in April 2015. The album was met with glowing reviews from critics: 

"Great voice and very cool album production . . .more important, the songs are really great. King sings, 'Don't come back, I'll just mess it up again'  in The Gambler - I like that." - Ron Altbach, The Beach Boys

Gazebo Park

Main St., Newfane