Dave Chappell, a Washington, DC native, is one of the most sought after and respected musicians in the area. For the last several years, he has won the Washington Area Music Awards (WAMMIES) for 'Musician of the Year', 'Rock Instrumentalist of the Year', and 'Roots Rock Instrumentalist of the Year'.
He has performed with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends Jerry Lee Lewis, Sam Moore of Sam & Dave, Percy Sledge, Johnny Johnson, and guitar wizard, Danny Gatton.
He can be heard frequently at area clubs such as JV's Restaurant, State Theater, the Birchmere, Bethesda Blues and Jazz, The Music Cafe and Picadilly's Pub - performing with DC area favorites Tommy Lepson and Bruce Swaim. And from time to time, Johnny Neel from the Allman Brother's Band and Gov't Mule.
Washington Post Calls Dave a "guitar whiz"... and in an article about the Washington Area Music Awards "The awards came so fast and furious for Chappell, he didn't even know he'd won five until somebody asked him if he was taking the rest of the year off to celebrate his haul."