Reviews

Dave was great. Arrived with plenty of time to set up, had good equipment and was very professional and friendly. Did a great mix of music - old and new, which got everyone up dancing and sounded great.

Kelly

Thanks for playing for us yesterday. It was perfect, and I received lots of positive feedback. I hope you had a good journey back.

Rick and Pam

Just wanted to say a massive thank you for the music on Saturday - you were fantastic and it was even more wonderful than I'd imagined it could be! I hope you enjoyed it too and thanks again for making the ceremony so fab!

Alice and Pete

Thanks for a great evening Dave, everyone thoroughly enjoyed it and I am sure we will meet again

Pete

Matt and I would just like to say thank you for playing at our wedding last Saturday. All of our guests said how much they enjoyed your music and we loved it! So sorry that we didn't get to say thank you on the night!

Matt & Helen

I just wanted to drop you a note and say thank you for Saturday night - I know I was a little worse for wear by the end of the night I cant really remember if I thanked you properly before you left. It was a really great night and had loads of compliments about your playing etc. There wasn't quite as many people there as we were expecting but it was still a great night and your music set exactly the right atmosphere.

Emma

We would like to say a huge thanks to Dave for singing at our wedding service, absolutely amazing! All of our guests commented on how good he was and it made our day even more special. 10/10 Highly recommended!!

Many thanks Paul and Jen

'Thanks very much for all your help and for playing at our wedding last week. Like us, lots of our friends and family, loved the music you played and we had lots of great feedback about you from our guests. We felt that live music always helps at weddings and you were exactly what we wanted to help our celebrations. Great sets. everyone dancing & singing along. Brilliant musician. Totally professional & helpful.'

Phil & Angharad

'Your music helped to make a fantastic evening following a perfect wedding day. We, and all our guests, thoroughly enjoyed your music and choice of songs. We would gladly book you again for any occasion if only we were nearer! Many thanks once again and kind regards from us all in Germany'

Nathalie and Andi

'We are delighted to give a review as our exhibitors thoroughly enjoyed the evening from their many comments. You are obviously a gifted and dedicated musician who enjoys his music. You were professional and well prepared, arriving & setting up on time with minimum fuss. You worked well with the audience and gave them what they wanted. They were dancing from very early on and throughout the evening (although lots of real ale always helps!) It was one of our best Friday nights at the rally for a long time. Many thanks.'

Best wishes, Richard & Diane

'great singer, excellent music, cant wait for the next booking'

The Cornubia Hayle

The following reviews are from my time with the Dave Rich Band.

guitartechniques

Guitar Techniques Magazine - august 06 edition

A very refreshing and worthwhile album indeed!

The band is currently gigging extensively in their home county of Devon but are travelling to further areas soon so make sure you get to see them.

hawicknews

Hawick News - Michael Mee - Editor

The Dave Rich Band may draw on many influences but if Overload proves one thing, its that when you put your trust in your own talent, the results are magical.

maverick

Maverick Magazine

Dave Rich is a fine lead vocalist who is also a very good songwriter. This is a creditable first album release by a promising group still in their early days, who could go a long way.

bobharris

As Featured on BobHarris.org

The Dave Rich Band Cabaret Voltaire gig review - Graeme Scott (Classic VR Scotland)

At times I could hear touches of Prefab Sprout and Aztec Camera in the sound that they created. Dave has written a clutch of songs that are catchy and well crafted. When coupled with the obvious playing abilities of the four musicians that he has surrounded himself with, the band have something that marks them out as well worthy of potential success.

One of my top ten albums of the year!

Classic Rock Society

This debut album for the Dave Rich Band shows them to be a very talented bunch of musicians, not afraid to lead with acoustic guitar or piano, and who draw on a variety of influences from the blues of Clapton, the scope of Floyd and the jamming of Bruce Hornsby. There's more than a little Sting influence too, which is what most comes to mind whilst listening: a kind of souped up Sting.

The tracks are very well written, almost crafted, and there lies the strength of the unit. Build on that and with a favourable wind, who knows what could happen. One to watch out for I think.

herald express

Talent Overload from Rich Band - David Lowe (Herald Express / BBC Devon)

In short, Overload is one of the most polished and melodic releases I've heard in years. It is beautifully thought-out and brilliantly executed work which deserves nationwide radio play every hour of the day. My one regret is that my own BBC Radio production brief doesn't permit me to feature such recently released material. If it did, I'd be airing selected tracks from Overload at every opportunity.

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