David G Smith

Internationally acclaimed Artist-Songwriter David G Smith is an acoustic roots solo performer with a lyric intensive style featuring guitars, a resonator, music and a voice that range from dirt-funk to intimate. His music is a blend of Folk, Americana, Country & Blues and speaks to the issues of our time. David was recently accepted as a Juried Artist with Noel Paul Stookey’s (Peter, Paul & Mary) Music To Life Org. He is a 2008 International Song Competition 1st Place Winner, a Robert Oermann DISCovery Award recipient, and two-time ISC semifinalist. He performs at the prestigious Bluebird Cafe/Nashville where his shows are regularly sold out. David has released 11 albums and Mary Gauthier and Keb Mo make appearances on 4 of them to include a duet with Mary called “Shine”. He has two nationwide #1 singles and four nationwide #1 albums to include his latest release, Witness Trees on the Roots Music Report (RMR) Folk & Alt-Folk charts. His single “River Gonna Talk” was a 2023 #1 add on the NACC chart and reached the Top Ten of Radio Guitar One Acoustic Top 30 chart. David’s songs have been featured on TNT, Lifetime Network, Travel Channel and he has a string of indie & major-indie song-cuts. His last 3 albums have been accepted for Grammy consideration. David, his voice and his songs are authentic. “Like Mary Gauthier and Sam Baker, Smith cuts through...to find essential phrases and words to represent the ache of living” (Fervor Coulee).

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"An affecting combination of heart and humanity"

~ Lee Zimmerman