Friday, July 7, 2017, 7:00pm,First Friday Showcase, featuring David Reeves Carpenter, singer-songwriter FREE EVENT (tips for the performer are strongly encouraged)

By | April 3, 2017

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Currently living in Bakersfield, David Reeves Carpenter moved to California from Vermont and started recording for the “Natural Resources” label at Motown records in 1970. He has opened for Linda Ronstadt and others, received several awards, among them the gold medal for “Best Public Service Commercial of the Year” (Atlanta Film Festival). Over the years he has been featured on radio, network and cable television as well as in internet broadcasts. His 1980 song, “Lady You’re my Rainbow”, recorded by the Hawaiian group “The Allis” reached number one and is now on five greatest hits CD’s. David also has three songs on Cliffie Stone’s “21 Gun Salute” CD. The California Country Music Association named David as LA’s “Best New Country Artist” in 1999. His single, “Lombardi Ranch” and three subsequent CD’s titled “A Little Bad Luck” and “Love Keeps a Man Young” and “Under the Influence” have been released on the “Beer Truck Music” label.  In 2010, Bobby Durham recorded David’s song, “The Bakersfield Sound” which became the most requested song by an independent artist on an independent label, ever, on KUZZ radio in Bakersfield.