Dave Alvin

Dave Alvin

 

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David Albert Alvin (born November 11, 1955) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, music producer and poet. He is a former and founding member of the roots rock band the Blasters. Alvin has recorded and performed as a solo artist since the late 1980s and has been involved in various side projects and collaborations. He has had brief stints as a member of the bands X and the Knitters.

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X
 
The Blasters
 
The Blasters is a 1981 album by American rock and roll band The Blasters.
Eleven Eleven
 
Eleven Eleven is the eleventh studio album by folk rock musician Dave Alvin.
The Blasters
 

Photos - Dave Alvin136

People Recently Photographed with Dave Alvin1

Popular Albums19

Album Appearances & References22

Popular Songs1

Musical Groups2

Minor Film Appearances & References4

TV Shows2

Collaborators & Influencers14

Other Music-Related Relationships9

Awards & Nominations1

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Videos61

Spotify - Albums & Singles39

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts9

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Concert review | Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore: Veteran songwriters intersperse music, stories
  –  October 30, 2017
After decades of friendship and hanging out, songwriters Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Dave Alvin realized they had never performed ... of the camaraderie and shared culture between a couple of Americana music’s best. The duo traded songs and lead vocals ...
Dave Alvin // Jimmie Dale Gilmore
  –  October 30, 2017
Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore have been friends for 30 years, but only recently realized they had never played music with each other before. So in 2017, they decided to hit the highway to swap songs, tell stories, and share their life experiences in ...
Concert review | Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore: Veteran songwriters intersperse music, stories
  –  October 30, 2017
After decades of friendship and hanging out, songwriters Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Dave Alvin realized they had never performed ... near-two hour concert in Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza and Live Music was something like a couple guys hanging out playing ...
Event Pick: The Reverend Horton Heat, Junior Brown, the Blasters and Big Sandy at the Broadberry
  –  December 12, 2017
First off, you get Big Sandy of the great Western swing band, Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys; also, the classic American rock of the Blasters from California, minus founding guitarist Dave Alvin, who’s replaced by Keith Wyatt. But wait, there’s more ...
Holley authors book on guitars and guitarists
  –  December 11, 2017
Each story is as different as the guitars themselves. The artists range from Ray Benson of western swing band Asleep at the Wheel to bluegrass guitarist Eliza Gilkyson, from Dave Alvin to Carolyn Wonderland. Holley, said he traveled a lot while gathering ...
Dave Alvin // Jimmie Dale Gilmore
  –  October 30, 2017
Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore have been friends for 30 years, but only recently realized they had never played music with each other before. So in 2017, they decided to hit the highway to swap songs, tell stories, and share their life experiences in ...
Concert review | Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore: Veteran songwriters intersperse music, stories
  –  October 30, 2017
After decades of friendship and hanging out, songwriters Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Dave Alvin realized they had never performed together. That led, beginning early this year, to a string of shows first in the Southwest. Last night’s relaxed, near-two hour ...
Alvin and Gilmore perform roots music together
  –  October 23, 2017
Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore are entrenched in Americana roots music. The pair join forces for a 7:30 p.m. concert Oct. 28 at the Memorial Opera House in Valparaiso. A full-service bar will be available. Alvin, a Grammy Award winner, is a Californian.

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