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David Spry...

  Original singer/songwriter, David Spry draws influence from his world travels and relates this to his Indigenous Australia heritage through heartfelt, powerful and uplifting songs. From a long line of storytellers, David uses his inherited gift and shares his experiences in a contemporary style of Roots music with a uniquely upbeat vibe.
Original singer/songwriter, David Spry draws influence from his world travels and relates this to his Indigenous Australia heritage through heartfelt, powerful and uplifting songs. From a long line of storytellers, David uses his inherited gift and shares his experiences in a contemporary style of Roots music with a uniquely upbeat vibe.
With a stage presence that is commanding, David gives birth to a diverse global sound that effortlessly combines Reggae, Roots and Blues incorporating an acoustic fervour likened to Ben Harper, and the snaking Rootsy grooves of a funk band from another era. David's repertoire sees audiences both dancing with reckless abandon and entranced and inspired by the warmth of his beautiful ballads. Whether it be his solo acoustic style or with his full band 'The Moral High Ground' his cheeky rapport leaves a memorable experience. David has made his mark in the Australian music scene sharing stages alongside talents such as Busby Marou, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Ash Grunwald, Andrew Strong, Jeff Lang and Archie Roach (as part of his Indigenous Gospel Choir) Michael Franti & Spearhead and Tex Perkins.
With a stage presence that is commanding, David gives birth to a diverse global sound that effortlessly combines Reggae, Roots and Blues incorporating an acoustic fervour likened to Ben Harper, and the snaking Rootsy grooves of a funk band from another era. David's repertoire sees audiences both dancing with reckless abandon and entranced and inspired by the warmth of his beautiful ballads. Whether it be his solo acoustic style or with his full band 'The Moral High Ground' his cheeky rapport leaves a memorable experience. David has made his mark in the Australian music scene sharing stages alongside talents such as Busby Marou, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Ash Grunwald, Andrew Strong, Jeff Lang and Archie Roach (as part of his Indigenous Gospel Choir) Michael Franti & Spearhead and Tex Perkins.
With numerous songwriting recognitions including top ten nationwide finalist in the Australian Independent Music Awards 2013, television features on NITV and Larrakia TV  and festival performances, Spry is solidifying the fresh new sound of Australian Reggae and forging new storylines for Contemporary Indigenous music.
With numerous songwriting recognitions including top ten nationwide finalist in the Australian Independent Music Awards 2013, television features on NITV and Larrakia TV and festival performances, Spry is solidifying the fresh new sound of Australian Reggae and forging new storylines for Contemporary Indigenous music.
 Recent Performance Highlights
Kalkaringi 45th Anniversary Walk Off Concert September 2011
Support act for 'Jeff Lang' November 2011
Support act for 'Busby Marou' February 2012
NT Song of the Year finalist June 2012
'Intune Music Conference' performance August 2012
'Tedx Talks' 2012 performance September 2012
ABC Radio National 'Awaye' interview July 2012
Music NT 'Office Sessions' February 2013
Darwin Entertainment Centre show February 2013 
Support act for 'Ash Grunwald' national tour March 2013
Artback Territory tour April 2013
NT Song of the Year finalist June 2013
 'Moral High Ground' Debut Album Launch July 2013
Support act for Andrew Strong 'The Commitments Tour' August 2013
Darwin Festival August 2013
Part of Archie Roach's Indigenous Choir 'Into the Bloodstream' Tour August 2013
MusicOz Australian Independent Music Award Top Ten Finalist 2013
Barramundi Dreaming Festival May 2014
Barunga Festival June 2014
‘100% Darwin’ (Rimini Protokol) stage show August 2014
Darwin Festival ‘Moral High Ground & The Roots Ensemble’ Show August 2014
Featured on 'Around The Traps' NITV Television programme November 2014
Featured on Larrakia TV February 2015
Sunshine Coast Tour March/April 2015
Support act 'Michael Frantic & Spearhead’ Bluesfest Tour April 2015
Balcony TV appearance May 2015
Garrmalang Festival May 2015
Support act 'Tex Perkins & The Dark Horses’ July 2015
Darwin Entertainment Centre show October 2015
Featured on 'Muso Magic Outback Tracks' NITV programme February 2016
Nannup Music Festival March 2016
Blue Mountains Music Festival March 2016