David with his dad

George showing off their Zildjians!


Performance highlights this year include opening for blues artist Lonnie Brooks at the State Theatre (Kalamazoo, MI) in February and a September performance at Celebration On The Grand Festival (Grand Rapids, MI).

In Bartlett Studio (Elkhart, IN) for Denny's CD Moving On.

Performance highlights this year include the January 29 - 31, Southside Denny performances at the International Blues Challenge on Beale Street in Memphis, TN. The Muskegon Summer Celebration (Muskegon, MI) & Island Of Blues Festival (Elkhart, IN) in October. As well David performed at the Muddy Blues Festival (Muncie, IN) with Governor David and the Blues Ambassodors.

David & Roger Earl of Foghat right after David's opening set for them at the Leesburg Bikefest (Leesburg, FL).

Endless Summer Band also had shows at the Carmel Gazebo Concert Series and

the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach, SC.

David with Steve Walker (The Light Band, Wright Brothers, the movie Overboard, & Endless Summer Band founder / manager.


This year ended with a New Years Eve show with the Gordon Bonham Blues Band.


June 8th saw the release of the Yank Rachell tribute album. In tribute, David played drums on Yank's biggest hit She Caught The Katy. For the release party David performed with Andra Faye of Sapphire - The Uppity Blues Women and W.C. Handy Award winning mandolin artist Rich DelGrosso.

The Kelly Richey Band, Speechless album is released with David song writing and playing drums on this album.

David spent two great days with drummer friend Bryan Chrisman (Wright Brothers)(back right & working for drumming great Danny Saraphine (Chicago, CTA).

February also included a show with Severn Recording artist Tad Robinson.


David joins the Kelly Richey Band and plays festivals from coast to coast and from the boundary waters of Minnesota to the Keys of Florida. Show highlights include opening for David Allen Coe, Foghat, Bonnie Raitt and Keb Mo.

July performance in Philadelphia, PA for NFL Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris.



In front of the ocean is how every cocktail set should look.


Fall saw the release of the Kelly Richey album Live At The Thirsty Ear (Columbus, OH).

Mario Hoven, David Clawson, Rich DelGrosso,

Tim Messersmith & Mike Brown.

Numerous performances with Mississippi soul singer Johnny Rawls including Buddy Guy's Legends (Chicago), Skips (Angola, IN), and The Slippery Noodle (Indianapolis, IN).

David with the Dean Martin Ding-a-Lings.

David plays drums on Stephen Luke's album No Man Land.


Endless Summer Band having too much fun!

The party later that night was stellar as well!


Performance highlights this year include the Summer In The City Festival (Southbend, IN) and the Danville Blues Festival (Danville, IL) in July with Southside Denny.


October performance at the Indianapolis Arts Garden with No Regrets Blues Band.

The Kelly Richey Band January and February shows include a midwestern tour that included Pittsburg, PA. Plus a southern tour with shows in Marietta, GA to Key West, FL.

February saw the release of the Southside Denny CD Moving On.

There's nothing like a gig in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico!

In November David began endorsing Zildjian Cymbals!

Southside Denny from the drum throne.

Also in November a little work time for & hang time with Kenny Aronoff.

​Bayview Yacht Race Awards Ceremony.

Lou Poulos, Dan Holmes, Southside Denny,Jimmy V., David Clawson recording the Music Station Radio Hour Show!

Jazz On The Point (Indianapolis, IN) with the Dan Berhinger Trio on a beautiful July Thursday.

Hangin' with Willie Hayes (Son Seals) at the Firefighters Blues Festival at the Southbend Reginal Airport .

Rockin' with pro golfer John Daily for Fuzzy Zeoller's Wolf Challenge Fundraiser after party.

Other highlights this year include opening for Kenny Neal at the Nudie Blues Festival.

In March, David joined the special event dance group the Endless Summer Band. This years performances include Zoobilation (Indianapolis, IN) and opened for Johnny Mathis.