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David Ross Macdonald

Live Music with ' David Ross Macdonald ' at the Tathra Hotel on Sat 10th Nov. 4:30 - 7:30pm. Free admission.

Singer-songwriter David Ross Macdonald is Candelo’s resident musician.

Acoustic Guitar Magazine likened MacDonald’s vocals, lyrics, and intricate fingerstyle guitar style to “a collaboration between Nick Drake and a mid-1970s Bruce Cockburn”. Ross deals in subtlety, intimacy and nuance with a tunesmiths hand that coins songs and music with a haunting and poignant quality.

Born of a jazz musician father he returned to his musical roots after some years underground as a geologist and now plies his trade not only as an internationally touring songwriter but also as a jazz turned folk-roots drummer for the acclaimed Australian group The Waifs. Having played with and opened for such luminaries including John Renbourn, Tony McMannus, Kelly Joe Phelps and Chris Smither, Macdonald constantly tours internationally armed with his 1935 Gibson guitar and a carpet bag of songs that he illuminates in his own inimitably reserved yet intense and at times humorous, poetic style.

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Earlier Event: November 3
The Black Mountain String Band
Later Event: November 11
Michael Menager Trio