Fade Kings, R&B, Blues, Jazz, and Classic Rock in the Quinte area

Fade Kings, David ImpeyDavid Impey – drums, vocals

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Dave began playing in the early 60's in Trenton, first drumkit a 4 piece Gretsch kit, changed to a 5 piece Ludwig kit in the 70's and recently has fallen for a set of Ayottes.

Influences have been endless…Beatles, Dylan, Steely Dan, Bruce Cockburn, Sting,…

He has played with the following groups:

1965-1968
Westbury Union
5-piece top 40 band played Eastern Ontario and Quebec, house band at the Presquile Pavilion (summers), opened for Bush, Mashmakan, played EXPO 67 and the Rock Acres concert at Queensboro.

1969
Freestone
which became the original…

1970
Boojum
A 4-piece band based in Peterborough, house band at the Commoner (Trent Univ. pub) booking Eastern Ontario gigs thru Bernie Dobbins.

1972
Studio work with local legend Marinus Vandertogt which led to a variation of his well respected group…

1973
Noah
this group played locally and gradually evolved into 

1975
The River City Band (also known on one occasion as The Electric Dildo Band)
which also played local gigs and did some studio work, band member Ken Harnden (Pinnacle Music) was running The Sound Chamber studio at the time

1980's
The Chatten Road Band
Danny Moon Trio
Suzy and the Knobs

1990's
Mary & The Notables
Contemporary with a country twist.

1990-2005
Sideman for various local artists:
Emily Fennell
Lenni Stewart
Drew Ackerman
Jerry Foster
Whoa! Nellie
Terry Sheridan
Lucks X-Road

1992-current
Tequila Mockingbird (which became) The Fade Kings

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