Dave Alvin has gone from being a member of several respected roots-rock, punk, and post-punk bands to becoming a distinctive singer/songwriter in the Americana genre. His long history as a performer and his eclectic musical tastes have made him one of the most respected and admired singer/songwriters on the scene today.
Dave Alvin was born on November 11, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, and raised in the suburb of Downey. The Alvin household was a musical one, and both Dave and his brother Phil enjoyed listening to the old blues, Cajun, rockabilly and pop music records their parents had. Soon the brothers... Read More