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Davey O. is an award winning and critically acclaimed singer-songwriter based in Buffalo, NY. His work has been recognized by his selection as a New Folk Songwriting Finalist at the prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival in 2013, as a 2015 Finalist in the 32nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Song Contest, and as a 2016 & 2017 nominee for the Sportsmen's Americana Music Foundation Jim Lauderdale Songwriter of the Year Award. His most recent CD release, 2017’s “A Bright Horizon Line” has been well received by radio and by music publications around the globe, debuting as a Top 20 album on the Folk DJ Charts, and receiving glowing reviews in several music publications, including the pages of what is considered to be “the journal of Roots Music” - No Depression magazine.
His previous release, “No Passengers” (2014), was counted among the Top 100 Contemporary Folk Albums of 2014 on the Roots Music Reports, and among the “Best of 2014” lists of WHRW (Binghamton, NY), WAMC (Albany, NY), The Sundilla Radio Hour (Auburn, AL), WMSC (Montclair, NJ), Radio Crystal Blue (Tacoma, WA), WVPE (Elkhart, IN).
Since June of 2020, Davey has been releasing new music via his website under the title of “The Share Project”, with all download proceeds donated to FeedMore WNY – his local food bank. Davey currently resides in the Buffalo suburb of Amherst, NY with his partner Sheila, and their cats Grace and Bigsby.