DAVE GUNNING Celebrates “Christmas Too”


Posted: November 25, 2011   

(Halifax, NS) – Multiple-award-winning singer-songwriter Dave Gunning tours from Nov. 25 – Dec. 18 in support of new holiday album, Christmas Too.  Join Gunning in this intimate holiday celebration as he shares stories and songs in a musical tribute to Christmas past and present.

Dave Gunning - ChristmasFittingly titled, Christmas Too, the album follows on the heels of his 2006 holiday release, Dave Gunning Christmas which included the seasonal holiday hit, “Daddy’s Beer” (co-written with Jamie Robinson) and his 2008 duet recording, “Candles and Evergreens” recorded with good friend, George Canyon.
Live shows include:

November 25 – Halifax, NS Rebecca Cohn (Symphony Nova Scotia’s “Men of Song” with Thom Swift & Kim Dunn)

December 3 – Toronto, ON Hugh’s Room (Canadian Folk Music Awards Nominee Concert)

December 7 & 8 – Sydney, NS Membertou Trade & Convention Centre, Kiju's Restaurant

December 9 & 10 – Hunter River, PE Harmony House Theatre

December 11 – Moncton, NB Moncton Press Club

December 14 – Halifax, NS The Carleton

December 15 & 16 – Antigonish, NS The Dragonfly Café – sold out!

December 17 – Truro, NS Marigold Cultural Centre

December 18 – Pictou, NS deCoste Entertainment Centre

For ticket information and show times click here   

Gunning, who just returned home from performing for the troops in Afghanistan on Remembrance Day, has been awarded six East Coast Music Awards since 2003 and took home two 2011 ECMA Awards, including Roots Traditional Recording of the Year and Producer of the Year, for his recording,...a tribute to John Allan Cameron. He was also recently nominated for four 2011 Canadian Folk Music Awards.  

He was the winner of the Indie International Song Contest for his song, “Hard Workin’ Hands”, co-written with Ron Hynes, and was a finalist in the Great American Song Contest, the USA Songwriting Competition, the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and the International Songwriting Contest.  All of the hardware and certificates aside, it is the personal connection that Gunning’s music engenders that is the greatest testament to his craft.

A seasoned performer and entertainer, Gunning has toured extensively both solo and with his band, performing to sold-out venues, festivals, house concerts and theatres throughout Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Denmark. Engaging and charismatic, his magnetic gift of captivating audiences by creating a bond through down-to-earth details, homespun humour and seasoned musicianship will be in full display this festive season.


SABS Previous Posts on Dave Gunning

Dave Gunning with Allie Bennett Backstage 2011 ECMAsSongwriter's Circle Harmony House Video, Backstage @2011 ECMA Awards Video, Artist PLAY List Video

For everything else visit www.davegunning.com

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