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A new year in the Virgin Islands-"Rockin' Island Country" 

Got a great new season comin up this year! Performing at a lot of the regular venues and some new ones. Another season(6) with Donald Birminham on bass, (5) with Ras Abijah on lead guitar and (3) James Gittens on drums.... Every Friday 6-9 at the now world famous (well almost) Tap and Still Dockslider in Red Hook.  Also back at Dinghy's Beach Bar , Water Island , CoCo Joe's at Moringstar Beach(Marriott),  the new ABI Beach bar  and Beach Bar STJ.. love them beach bar gigs, We have some new tunes we've been working on... check our SCHEDULE  for up coming show... ... click HERE for details..our new EP BAREFOOT DREAMIN has been selling real well during my Amerika tour. we'll have them at every show. hope to see you  when you come see us, thanks, BFD

new EP "BAREFOOT DREAMIN'"  

    Our new EP release party was presented by ARTS ALIVE at Tillet's Garden 7pm-10pm on August 9th, 2014. Our newest band project "Barefoot Dreamin'" has finally come together. The live tracks were recorded and edited by the master himself Anthony Spinnato,assisted by Jason Cummings and David Krafa, from THE CUTTING ROOM STUDIOS in New York. You can definately feel the live recording of  this project..   The evening performances were by Danny Silber/Joshua Carr/John Hodge youth jazz ensamble, James Gittens/Khalifani Benjamin Steel pan group, Pan in Motion, and a performance by the Barefoot Davis Band (Ras Abijah-Donald Birmingham-James Gittens- Kenneth Ras Abu) with a horn and steel pan section.. We worked with the great folks at Arts Alive at this performance for youth scholarships, ..Songs on the new EP are: 1)bbq ribs--2)busted--3)barefoot dreamin--4)hey hey good lookin--5)ride of the mermaid--6)tuesday gone--7)don't get caught--8)black magic woman---9)wagon wheel---10)gypsy song---11)wish you were here--12)good hearted woman....! To preview and purchase the new EP- VIEW HERE , THANKS!!!  


 

Live Recording-new CD- BAREFOOT DREAMIN'-Cutting Room Studios 


     BAREFOOT DREAMIN'---We are please to announce, that on Monday March 17th, the cutting room studios, from New York, recorded the Barefoot Davis Band live at Latitude 18, here on St. Thomas. David Krafa, founder and owner of the studio , will supervised technicians, Anthony Spinnato and Jason Cummings for a six track live recording. The recorded files will soon be taken to the studio, in New York, for editing, mixing, and mastering..Then a new CD, Bareoot Dreamin', will be on the market. Band members on the recording are the usual Barefoot Davis-Vocals & Rhythm Guitar  Ras Abijah-Lead Guitar  Donald Birmingham- Bass  James Gittens-Drums  special for the recording Joshua Carr-Saxaphone  Danny Silber-Keys  Don Destafano-Harmonica   Alana Davis-Violin  Ras Abu-Congas,Percussion..It. is was a great St. Patricks Day celebration at Latitude 18,  we will keep you updated on our progress,,Enjoy!!!


  

new sound -PAN SEARED 

Check us out at various venues on Island..Donald Birmingham on upright bass and James Gittens  on steel pan. nice sound for private party's

BFD Band @ WTJX Studio  

Had great day at WTJX Studio, local public tv station, recorded for their 40 th TV Telethon that wasaired Mar 18th. Just posted a video on you tube... Ras Abijah on guitar , Ryan Diehl on drums,yeah he's back there, Donald Birmingham on bass, Sarah Stuve on vocals...click  youtu.be/ZHGcAxlcdyo  to see some live recorded video footage
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