David Olney

US Nashville, TN Folk / Americana / Rock


Sounds Like: Tom Waits, Johnny Cash, Randy Newman, Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle

Label: Deadbeet Records, Red Parlor Records

Manager: Mary Sack Management, Mary Sack

Bio: David Olney recalls a childhood night in his native Rhode Island, helping his Little League team raise money for the Jimmy Fund at a drive-in theater. The movie, a western, unfolds from several contrasting points of view. “All these conflicting stories were acted out. You'd see it from different ... See Full Bio

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"You Never Know" Week...

"You Never Know" Weekly Web Series


Twitter_icon_for_status: #YouNeverKnow David notes the difficulty of playing live music on a moving train, unveils a new hat and new... http://t.co/CM3KTtAkxf


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  • Sun

    Apr 27

    Athens, GA, US | 5:00pm

    Athens, GA, US
    Sun Apr 27 5:00pm


    3-day FESTIVAL DETAILS: http://www.athensamericana.com Wristbands are now on sale for $15 at Wuxtry Records, Little Kings, Hendershot’s Coffee, Georgia Theatre, Treppenhaus, Flicker, and Hi-Lo Lounge. *Wristbands purchased online will be available for “will call” pick-up on opening night at Little Kings (Thursday, April 24th) or at Georgia Theatre box office on Friday- Saturday (April 25th-26th). Wristbands offer priority entry into all shows at Little Kings, Hendershot’s, The World Famous, Flicker, Treppenhaus, and Hi-Lo Lounge. Wristbands also provide discounted ticket prices (discount tba) for these GA Theatre and 40 Watt shows. Tickets available at the door for the various Thursday-Sunday shows at Little Kings, Hendershot’s, The World Famous, Flicker, Treppenhaus, and Hi-Lo Lounge for $5. Priority entrance given to wristband holders.

  • Tue

    May 6

    Nashville, TN, US | 5:00pm

    Nashville, TN, US
    Tue May 06 5:00pm


    Early Show! "HELP KEEP THE MUSIC PLAYING" East Nashville Radio Benefit - Attendees will also have the opportunity to win door prizes. 615.477.4034

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    May 9

    Champaign, IL, US | 6:00pm

    Champaign, IL, US
    Fri May 09 6:00pm



  • Sun

    May 11

    Columbus, IN, US | 3:15pm
    Sun May 11 3:15pm


    MOTHER's DAY Spectacular! Early 4:00 pm Show! Americana Music Series- hosted by Tim Grimm Unitarian Building, 7850 Goeller Rd. Columbus, IN. Advance tickets $15 at Viewpoint Books (downtown Columbus), $18 at the door; Students $7 at the door

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    May 17

    Washington, VA, US | 7:00pm
    Rappahannock Americana Mus...
    Washington, VA, US
    Sat May 17 7:00pm


    Ben Jones Presents this first-ever ALL DAY Festival with performance outdoors during the day and at the Washington Theatre in the evening.

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  • egon erger (Artist) egon erger
    great tunes - dig them all. i've been @ "davis" in vienna. really enjoyed the show :-). best wishes and success, egon erger
    Great stuff. I really liked Little Sparrow! Stay tuned in 2014 - and help Producer, Singer/Songwriter and Multi-Instrumentalist WR to be heard. The debut single will be ...
  • Steve Zuwala (Artist) Steve Zuwala
    Liked your music.. keep it up!
  • Steve Zuwala (Artist) Steve Zuwala
    Enjoyed your tracks!
  • Steve Zuwala (Artist) Steve Zuwala
    Liked your music.. keep it up!
  • Madison Audio (Artist) Madison Audio
    Greetings High quality cd mastering just $15/song (first song free) You may send a song to me at madisonaudio@hotmail.com cheers Kelly
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Q: Do you ever get tired of being a musician?
A: Tommy, being a musician is all I’ve ever really been good at doing. It’s the rest of life that gets to me. btw, here's a fun podcast we did with Kevin Walters for the Tennessean. http://tnne.ws/12Nuo1H

Asked by Tommy Stokes. Answered on Fri May 24 2013

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