With familial ties to ND, Dave's father, William (Bill) Cofell was born in Edgeley and raised in Montpelier, Dave returns to North Dakota for a rare show opportunity! Broad spectrum Americana - Progressive folk, country, rock, blues, originals and well known covers on 6 and 12-string guitars and banjo. Dave hails from Collegeville, MN - National and international touring, ASCAP PRO, member of Recording Academy for Grammy Awards, Folk Alliance International (FAI), Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM), Minnesota Music Coalition, Local 1000 AFM and endorsed by John Pearse Strings Shubb Capos and Breedlove Guitars. Dave is a study in easygoing amiability and unforced charisma. His music is eclectic, a woven tapestry of songs and stories with an over-all arc that comes together and tells a tale to remember. Scores of fans and promoters the world over will attest that attending one of Dave's performances is a wonderful experience. With the gift of a consummate storyteller, Dave shares both funny and tender moments. He is an artist whose first love is music and it shows. He charms crowds with self-teasing humor, tart progressive insight, and a Midwestern broad spectrum Americana sound. As a grassroots organization, at the heart of everything at Spirit Room, is the people; We depend on the general public for our events and experiences, and in exchange we provide a safe, welcoming, calming atmosphere. Operating within this symbiotic relationship we rely on one another to nurture our hearts and souls, enabling each of us to grow to our furthest potential.