(Born: 20th May,1958, Chesterfield, England) is a Bass Player and Lead Vocalist. Formerly with Tubeless Hearts, he played with English Pop band Christie from 1990 to 2003, and featured in Graham Oliver’s Saxon on two European tours, before other commitments resulted in John Ward taking over vocal duties for the resulting Oliver/Dawson Saxon CD releases. Nevertheless, he appeared on Graham Oliver’s solo album End of an Era returning the favour after Oliver had appeared on Tubeless Hearts Three CD.
Since 1998 he has been an occasional member of The Gonads, the punk band founded in the mid-seventies by journalist Garry Bushell, touring America and appearing on the albums Back and Barking and Schiz-oi-phrenia, and two videos of songs from the yet to be released third Gonads album that featured on the Bushell on the Box DVD.
As of 2005 he has been Lead Vocalist and Bassist with BC Sweet, the band originally founded by Sweet vocalist, the late Brian Connolly.
2006 Meets Miki, and a stream of CD releases follow, The Classic Collection, Stars over Desert Springs, One Moore Reggae for the Road, The Brush with Poetry project in conjunction with Miki, a CD EP of re-worked Sweet songs and a full-length original album.
2007-2008 Kev still tours Spain regularly as a solo artist and throughout Europe with BC Sweet, and continues to write and record, collaborating with different artists around the world.
2009 Reunites with Christie for an extensive European tour. He also writes and records “Derby Pride” for Derby County Football Club – the first in a series of Derby-related songs for a projected CD.
April 25TH. 2009 Fan Fayre for the Commons People CD released to coincide with DCFC’s securing Championship status!
November 20th.2009 The Long Walk Home solo album released as a digital download through Jamendo.
January/February 2010 -Toured the Southern U.S. with Miki and on his return began writing his forthcoming album “Blue Odyssey” based on their experiences in the Mississippi Delta and beyond.
Summer 2010 – Touring in Europe with BC Sweet and Christie
November 2010 – Releases new all-original album BLUE ODYSSEY
February 2011 – Releases The Songwriter Diaries – a collection of unreleased original tracks as a digital download
Summer 2011 – touring in Europe with BC Sweet
July 2011 – Releases protest download single “Save Mojacar Music” to highlight decimation of the local tourist industry
October 2011 – Begins regular Friday night Rant spot on Bay Radio, broadcasting along the Spanish coast
November 2011 – Sees the release of the new BC SWEET digital download single “SUGARBOMB” written by Kev
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