Forgotten songs 

Today I was talking with someone about how many songs I've written over the years, and how many I've forgotten. Here's one of the songs I completely forgot about, this I think recorded at Collapseable Studios in West Asheville, NC…

Campaigning for Bernie Sanders

Here's the web version of another email I decided to send out today:

Hello, Everyone – 

Lately I've been thinking about how I can make a difference. It occurs to me that Facebook is such an information-overload place of fleeting…

Latest E-News

Here is the web version of my latest email to those subscribed to my email list:

Hello, Everyone – It's been a while. I hope you're doing well! A couple of quick news items:

CD Review
I just published a…

Spotify could be Sold for $14 Billion

Just last week, news broke on the potential purchase of revolutionary music streaming service, Spotify. The company which brought free music streaming to the masses in 2006 via Swedish duo Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon is said to be in…

Free download, you-set pricing, and more

Hello, Everyone – 

Thanks so much to those who have utilized my "virtual tip jar" in conjunction with my free bonus tracks. For those who didn't download the tracks, get them here.

Additionally, I've set my album downloads to…

The Crow and Quill: New weekly series of shows announced

Hello again, Everyone – 

Just wanted to let you know that I have a new weekly series of shows coming up: Tuesdays, beginning August 5th, at a great new place in downtown Asheville – The Crow and Quill. (In fact…

A virtual tip jar

It's been a tough couple of years of transition, but I'm bound and determined to keep the music alive. I'm planning to be touring in the northeast this fall and winter. I am working on purchasing a suitable touring vehicle…

Photography/book/music exhibition at Izzy's postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, I regret to announce that my photography/book/music exhibition at Izzy's in downtown Asheville has been postponed. I will reschedule it and announce the new dates soon. It was scheduled with an opening reception at 6pm July…

Dave Turner's Billy Ray book to be released as full-color hardcover

At 6pm July 31, 2014, Dave Turner will open a photography exhibition, musical performance and book release of the first hardcover edition of his book Billy Ray's Chevrolet and Other Writings and Photographs from a Southern Appalachian Valley. The event…


A new song I'm working on, inspired by Rebecca Lang's marionettes and Rupert Wates' misfit themes on his new album The Rank Outsiders Ball. They're pretty close to finished, I think—now on to creating the music:

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