Feb 16–18, 2018

David Essig

David Essig

Nov 16, 2017


David Essig

David Essig

David Essig has performed at every major folk/roots festival in Canada, during a career that has now spanned nearly 50 years.    

  • Veteran Canadian Roots Artist Celebrates 46 years of Performing at Canadian Festivals.    
David Essig has an international career as one of Canada’s finest interpreters of original, contemporary folk music. Always paying homage to his roots in Bluegrass and Country Blues, David uses these traditions to create timeless original songs, like “Albert’s Cove” and “Rebel Flag,” that have become part of the Canadian roots canon.
Renowned as well as an instrumentalist, David is a master of the blues guitar. With his 5/8” socket and a sound that could peel the petunias off your mother’s porcelain, he is considered one of Canada’s finest slide guitarists.
David has released 22 albums or his own music and produced over 80 albums for other artists.    

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