David Smash

 

David Smash is a Lithuanian born musician, composer, singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. "I was 13 when I started playing guitar. Drums, bass, piano, xylophone and harmonica followed shortly after." David has been in United States only since 2012. He was influenced numerous musicians, including Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, Elvis Presley, James Brown, Jerry Lee Lewis, Nat King Cole and Dean Martin. David has appeared on national television in Lithuania such as "Lithuania's Got Talent 2009", "Ring of Young Talents 2010" and "Lithuania's Pick for 2011".
He was also featured in a book about Lithuanian rock music - "Lietuvos Roko Istorija " written by a national award winning Lithuanian author Mindaugas Paleckis. David Smash has headlined major music festivals in Lithuania and Poland - "Visagino Country 2010", "Bliuzo Naktys 2010", "Wegorzewo 2011" and "Most Rockowy 2010".
The David Smash Band recently competed at the International Blues Challenge 2016 and made it as far as to semifinals, an accomplishment not achieved before by any Lithuanian born person. While at the International Blues Challenge, David Smash jammed with many musicians including the mountain dulcimer player Bing Futch. Watch for this young and talented artist to continue to rise.
Accomplishments include Suncoast Blues Challenge 2015 2nd place winners, Central Florida Blues Challenge 2015 1st place winners, 2016 International Blues Challenge semifinalists, Banner Elk, North Carolina Summer Tour 2016 and Central Florida Blues Challenge 2016 WINNERS!


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