Dave Travis

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Dave Travis, Songwriter, Gatlinburg, TNDave is a multiprotocol singer/songwriter from Durham, NC. Dave has had some success in the following genre(s): Blues, Country, Bluegrass/Newgrass, Christian/ Gospel, Easy Listening/MOR, Jazz, and Classical.

BMI writer and a Member of NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Assoc. Int)

Dave had success in the 80’s and 90’s as a songwriter with some Bill Board/Cash Box charting.

Below is his recent activity:

Song writing activities (2007 – present)

Hollywood (4/27/2014) Whisky Agogo -Dave Travis receives 4 Awards from the Indie Music Channel, Best Blues Song “BLUES AFTER MIDNIGHT” (written by Dave Travis & Robert “Shades” Fisher), Best Classical Song “ROYAL ASCEND “(Dave Travis), and Best Blues Demo & Best Overall Demo for “THROUGH THE STORM” (written by Dave Travis & Roger Antony Carter) – vocalist Robert “Shades” Fisher.

6/1/2013 – Dave Travis awarded “Best Blues Songwriter” for tune “BLUES AFTER MIDNIGHT”, at the 2013 Indie Music Channel Songwriting Award

Received Semi-Finalist Awards in the 2013 UK Songwriting Contest for: MUY BUENO (Instr.) &

TILL ALL TIME FADES AWAY – Country Love Song

London – Dave Travis awarded Finalist in the Christian/Faith cat. in the 2012 UK Songwriting Contest (12/21/12) For the song “HANDS UP”

“GOOD TIME PARTY MAN” released on the WHERE DID THE LOVE GO CD by

Del Robbins, Fame & Fortune Records – 2012

Three songs were recorded/released in Nashville (2008) by Little Memphis on their LET ME DOWN

EASY CD (2009). East Country Records. All 3 songs were produced by the late legendary Nashville

Producer Scotty Turner

29 new songs published (solo) – 2007-present

With co-writer (Roger Antony Carter of the UK), we have had a number of songs published/placed:

47 new songs published (2007-present)

2 songs placed in short movie – title: The Lifters produced by Carol Holland Productions, of NYC (2009)

LIVING GHOSTS (2010) by DAVE TRAVIS – Jandar Records

Received the Semi-Finalist Award in 1999 for the song “DEVIL MAY CARE” (adult cont.), as well

as the 2011 Semi-Finalist Award for the song “RED KILLER HEELS” (open cat.) in the UK

Songwriting Contest(s)

As composer and recording artist (2007 – present)

Released the song “Living Ghosts” on the Jandar Records Battlecry CD

Song “I’LL BE WAITING FOR YOU” reached #10 on the Music World Radio (MWR top 40)-2012

Internet sites to hear Dave’s music:

http://www.reverbnation.com/davetravis     http://www.reverbnation.com/robertshadesfisher (Dave Travis songs by Robert “Shades” Fisher)