mindride ent. 2018
David Powers is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known for his guitar virtuosity, on stage charisma and as an artist who can do it all. A seasoned performer, he takes inspiration from a variety of musical genres and flawlessly blends them into his own unique, unforgettable acoustic renditions.
At an early age, David began playing guitar and drums and honed his skills playing local clubs throughout the tri-state area. In the 1980’s his original rock band, Rock Alley, opened for and performed with over 100 nationally touring acts including: David Lee Roth, Dokken, Ratt, Twisted Sister and Winger. In 1988, David founded Starr Ridge Studios and successfully built one of the top audio and video production studios in New York. Working with over 3000 artists, under David’s guidance, Starr Ridge Studios has been nominated for 3 Grammy’s and 1 RIAA Award. In addition, since 2000, David has owned Mindride Enterprises, home to Mindride Music and Mindride Records.
As an artist David has released two highly acclaimed solo albums. His debut Album, POWER OF ONE (2006), features David not only engineering and producing the album, but singing and playing every instrument on the record which resulted in two songs charting in the Top 20 of Sound Clicks Rock Chart. LOUDER, released in 2009 includes a full band, infectious melodies and David’s legendary guitar playing.
Additionally, in 2006 David was a top three finalist, out of 2800 entrants, in Guitar Player Magazine’s GUITAR HERO competition. Since 2010 David has focused on the pursuit of a solo career, primarily as an acoustic artist as well as fronting the highly applauded acoustic triao Miss Leading The Blind. He also regularly performs for Operation Smile and the Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities events in New York. David’s endorsements have included Michael Kelly Guitars, Buddha Amplifiers, D’Addario and Fender.
February 2018: David is excited to announce that he has signed with Millennium Entertainment Group, one of the east coast's premiere talent agencies. Stay tuned for more information and tour dates!
Find out more at:
Feb 17 David Solo Gig at The Alley Kat 830pm
Mar 16 dp acoustic at The Cue 8 pm
Mar 24 Miss Leading The Blind at Daryls House 12 noon
Mar 30 dp acoustic at Tom and Jerrys 730 pm