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David Ray

Rank #10 US South Salem, NY Singer Songwriter / Blues/Jazz / Americana


Sounds Like: Buddy Miller, John Hiatt, Tom Waits, Little Feat, Steely Dan

Bio: A former New York City cab driver, bartender, bouncer, and actor, David Ray’s songs have been described as “cinematic.” They’ve been sung by artists as varied as Grammy-winner Shawn Colvin and Dove Award winner Kathy Troccoli, and recorded by producers from Arif Mardin to Rick Wake. Along with Ly... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Ok, new gig in Sherman, CT, at the JCC...4th Saturday in January, 1/24/15. Bill & Missy to co-star.


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Rosendale Cafe Tonight!
Dec 11, 2012
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May 13, 2011
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  • Thu

    Oct 23

    Pleasantville, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Pleasantville, NY, US
    Thu Oct 23 8:00pm


    Tickets available at the door only. I'll be doing a short 2-song set, along with the other performers that night. Open mic style, so you never know when you're going on, but it's a good, listening room, excellent sound, and friendly folks. I personally enjoy singing "You Put the Sin in Wisconsin" in a church setting.

  • Sat

    Jan 24

    Sherman, CT, US | 7:30pm
    Sherman JCC
    Sherman, CT, US
    Sat Jan 24, 2015 7:30pm


    Happy to be sharing the evening with Bill & Missy Petkanas; we may bring some special musical guests to help us fill in around edges. First official gig of 2015, so come on out and wear your finest down vest. Doors open at 7:00 p.m., music starts promptly at 7:30 p.m. Hosted by the one and only Don Lowe.

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  • Drew Mazur (Artist) Drew Mazur
    You have a bluesy tone to your voice and incredible lyrics!
  • Bill Winn (Artist) Bill Winn
    listened to all ten tunes and had a great time. Hmm, now which song shall I request next time I see you? Awesome stuff DR.
  • ZERENA (Artist) ZERENA
    Hey! Came back for more of your awesme sound! Listening to CAB FARE & PERFUME!! You have a great voice!! Loved the lyrics! Your NY neighbor, ZERENA :)
  • ZERENA (Artist) ZERENA
    Hi David. Playing MISSING KEYS right now! Great song! Your Yorktown Heights fan, ZERENA :)
  • Kerry Leigh (Artist) Kerry Leigh
    Well-comstructed, compelling compositions and strong, well-executed performance and production. Great tracks! -- Kerry
  • Pryme Tracks (Producer) R&B/POP PAGE (Artist) Pryme Tracks (Produc...
    YEA!!..YA TRACKS ARE NICE DAVID!!....check us out!
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