Lead Guitar and Vocals

Dave Painter was born and raised in Mokane, MO in the Missouri river bottoms. He started playing the guitar at the age of 9 and was performing at local fairs and schools from the age of 12. He is a graduate of the Southwest Missouri State University guitar department in Springfield, MO where he now resides. While in Springfield, Dave has played with several bands including The Bluesberries, Loon Rangers and Don Shipps and the Titanic Blues Band. He is also currently playing with the “Ozark Mountain Daredevils.” Dave has taught Guitar in Springfield for over 20 years and performed all over the Midwest. He is considered by peers and audiences alike to be one of the finest guitarists around.