Dave's Bio Page - Citra, Fl.
David G Becnel (Cajun Dave)
N'awlins Po Boyz Band AKA Entourage Band
www.cajundave.com or www.myspace.com/cajundave1
352-595-2990 or 352-266-2103
David G Becnel-(Cajun Dave)
Born and raised on the Westbank of New Orleans, Louisiana
Enlisted in the United States Navy- 2-15-72 Honorably Discharged in 1976
Attended Delgado College New Orleans (Music Program)
Main ability is vocals. Variety of instruments played include: Acoustic Guitars (6 & 12 string)Electric Guitar, Fiddle, Mandolin, Banjo, Harmonica, Squeezebox, Bass, Percussion, Bongos, Cajun Triangle, (Tetfer) Scrubboard, (Frottier)Slide Flute, nose flute. Island Steel Drums, Bamboo Xylophone, Ukelele, Hand Played Dulcimer. Also songwriter & arranger
Opened & backed up many concerts in Florida, New Orleans, and around the U.S.A. Bourbon Street French Quarter, hotels, private functions, parties, weddings, graduations etc. Fund raisers, & local charity benefits (Will furnish long listings upon request), indoor & outdoor concerts.
Silver Springs Amusement Park, many Crawfish Festivals in Florida including Jacksonville, Gainesville, Daytona Beach Cajun Festivals, Bike Week, etc.(Long listings upon request).
Worked with many national country, blues, bluegrass, rock, & Cajun/Zydeco artists such as: Ray Price, Roy Clark, Ernest Tubb, Kitty Wells, Hank Thompson, Mel Tillis, Doug Kershaw, Jo-El Sonnier, Chubby Carrier, Rockin Dopsie Jr, Exile, Johnny Rodriguez, Carl Perkins, Little Jimmy Dickens, Johnny Russell, Waylon Jennings, Bill Anderson, Billy Joe Royal, Jerry Reed, Faron Young, Del Reeves, Bo Diddley, Johnny Winter, The Byrds, Chubby Wise, Ralph Stanley, Grandpa Jones, Jimmy C Newman, Bruce Dagrepont, Rufus Thibedeaux, Justin Wilsons cooking show, Jerry Clower (Mississippi Commedian) Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys, Zydeco Playboys, Porchdogs, Waylon Thibedeaux, Bill Warton (Sauce Boss), etc. Neil Young Crazy Horse Band, Johnny Paycheck, Eddie Raven, Porter Wagner, Hank Williams lll, Jack Greene, Tommy Cash, Freddy Weller, Narvel Felts, Freddy Hart etc!!! (Long listings upon request)
T.V. & Video Studio Experience
"Mel Tillis New Years Eve Show" Live Video Weirsdale Opry-Weirsdale,Fl
"You Can Be A Star" Nashville Network
"The Carl Tipton Bluegrass Show" Channel 17 Nashville
Bobby Cure Summertime Blues Band Talent Show-Cox Cable New Orleans,La
Discovery Talent Show, New Orleans,La. WTRS Live Radio Coverage
Greg Shires "Put it on ice" CMT Video (Recorded at Stillwaters Saloon Ocala,Fl) Nashville Network
Studio in the Country (Bagaloosa, La) major studio 64 tracks-Paul McCartney-Kansas -Long listing
"World of Nations" Jacksonville Metropolitan Park major event representing the U.S.A.
"Hot Cajun Nights" Spirit of the Swannee Park in Lake City, Florida
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - New Orleans, Louisiana
I'm no newcomer to the music industry. I represent a wide variety of music including: Cajun, Country, Rock, 50's, Blues, Bluegrass, Folk & Folk Rock Acoustic. Actually my variety of music dates from the 1800 to current day music. My love for authentic Cajun & Zydeco music is mainly due to my culture. For more resume listings or bookings, I can be contacted at the above website, address, phone, or e-mail locations.