Graham Dawson is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and performer currently based in New York's Hudson Valley.
Graham, only in his early 20s, has gained quite a reputation performing at many well-known venues in the area such as: the Towne Crier, the Shelter, the Hyde Park Brewery, the Liberty, the Derby, Mahoney's, La Puerta Azul, the Pickwick Pub, Charlie O's, and Taste Budd's Cafè, among many others.
When you see Graham perform, you can expect to hear spot-on renditions of:
Mid-60s pop/British Invasion (The Beatles, the Kinks, the Hollies, the Rolling Stones, the Bee Gees, the Monkees, the Byrds, the Beach Boys, the Zombies, the Left Banke)
Americana Folk/Roots (Bob Dylan, The Band, Jesse Winchester, Tom Petty)
Singer-songwriters (Elton John, James Taylor, Cat Stevens, Nick Drake, Bob Dylan, Donovan, Simon and Garfunkel)
Power pop (Big Star/Alex Chilton, Badfinger, Raspberries)
60's/70's Rock (Eric Clapton/Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Peter Frampton, Electric Light Orchestra, Queen, Supertramp)
Classic soul/R&B and Motown (Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Al Green, Sam Cooke, the Stylistics, the Spinners)
New wave (Squeeze, Nick Lowe, Elvis Costello, Joe Jackson, Dave Edmunds)
Graham's retains a great knowledge and passion for classic rock and pop music. His current repertoire consists of thousands of songs from the '50s to the '90s. His eclecticism and diversity of music make it an enjoyable occasion for everyone.
He offers a solo performance (piano and/or acoustic guitar) up to three 45-minute sets. All events welcome: restaurant/bar gigs, weddings, engagements, anniversaries, birthday and graduation celebrations, etc. Rates are negotiable and willing to travel.