Dave Panting / Greg Simm

Nova Scotia’s Greg Simm and Newfoundland’s Dave Panting are an acoustic duo on “a string driven ride down the back roads of Britain, Ireland and North America”. Their set features a variety of folk songs, jigs and reels as well as blues and country tunes.

Both are multi instrumentalists with over four decades apiece as performers.
Greg has recorded, toured and performed with artists as musically diverse as Denny Doherty (Mamas & Papas), Gordon Stobbe (Up Home Tonight), Kendra MacGillivray and folk trio “Prairie Sea” featuring Jim Bell and Kim deLaforest.
In 2015, he was named a lifetime friend of the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival.

Winner of a lifetime achievement award from the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival, Dave is [or has been] a member of Figgy Duff, Rawlins Cross, Irish Descendants,The Forgotten Bouzouki and Tanglecove.