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Influenced by modern guitar-slinging country superstars, to classic rockers like Tom Petty, Daves sound is a mix of country and southern rock. Though born and raised in North Vancouver, it was nights out in small town honky-tonks and a five-year stint at the University of Saskatchewan that focused his passion and sights on country.
Hartney spent several years in a duo-fronted band before stepping out as a solo artist in 2014. Hartney's songwriting in that earlier project resulted in several radio singles and a Songwriters' Cafe Showcase at the Canadian Country Music Association's Country Music Week in 2009. Since then Dave has performed across the country, including opening performances for Dierks Bentley, Jerrod Neimann, Thompson Square, as well as local Canadian acts Aaron Pritchett and Dallas Smith. Dave has also been known to play guitar for industry friends Karen Lee Batten, Damian Marshall, and Bobbi Smith.
Dave has finished recording several new singles with producer John Ellis for release in 2015.