Acoustapalooza: Q&A With Velvet Crush Unplugged

The 2nd annual Hall Around Town Radio – “Acoustapalooza” will be held at The Barrel in Springboro, Ohio on March 22. The event, which will feature performances from nine bands and 10 solo acts, will raise money for local children with Type 1 Juvenile Diabetes. The performances by local music artists will begin at noon. Superior Hyundai of Bevercreek is the sponsor of the main concert stage and the side solo stage is sponsored by Ruscello’s Salon of Springboro. There will be great food, door prizes, raffles, a silent auction and non-stop music throughout the day. The money raised at Acoustapalooza will benefit the Dayton Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Velvet Crush Unplugged in made up of David Garwood, Dana Garwood and David Hurley. Their Acoustapalooza performance is sponsored by the Crooked Handle Brewing Company.

1. When did you know that you wanted to be a singer? I never did know I wanted to be a singer. I never was that virtuoso singer. Just eased into it.

2. What artists have influenced your style? Depeche Mode – Coldplay.

3. When did you first play music in public? At my church when I was young.

4. What is a cover song that you include in every show? Why? Wagon wheel – people always sing along.

5. How long have you been playing guitar? Do you think it is important for an artist to play more than one instrument? Been playing guitar since 2009. I think it’s always important to learn more than one instrument to grow an appreciation.

6. What is your favorite original song? What inspired you to write it? A song I just wrote called please don’t be afraid- about the loss of my mother.

7. Why did you want to play at Acoustapalooza? It’s a great cause and an honor.

8. Do you have any suggestions what people should eat while they are at The Barrel for Acoustapalooza? The pizza is awesome!!

9. Where can people hear your music before Acoustapalooza? Mr. Boro’s Tavern, The Barrel, Dublin Pub.

10. Anything else you would like to add? Look forward to this event! Thank you!

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