Dave started out his career as a student Entertainments Manager and then independent promoter before joining DF Concerts as booker in 1998.

Throughout his 13 years at DF Concerts, Dave has been a champion of a diverse range of acts from Morrissey to Rihanna, JLS to Kings of Leon along with home grown talent such as Snow Patrol, Idlewild and Belle & Sebastian.

Dave was responsible for the original T on the Fringe festival in 1999 which later went on to become The Edge Festival.  Now in its 13th year, the event has seen the likes of Foo Fighters, Dizzee Rascal and Muse grace the stages of Edinburgh during the prestigious International Fringe Festival.