Orville Davis in the New York Times

The New York Times featured Orville in a profile today. Click here to read the story, see the pictures, and hear Orville sing "Somewhere There's a Cowboy".


Orville at Mexicali Live 09/10/11 - Save the Date!

Orville and his band will be headlining a show this coming September 10, 2011, at Mexicali Live, the former Mexicali Blues, in Teaneck, NJ. Each of the first 50 ticks sold through the Fountainbleu website comes with a bonus CD of previously unreleased songs. Go to Fountainbleu now for this great deal!


Orville stars in Hangar One Vodka's new ad

Orville was in San Francisco recently to star in Hangar One Vodka's new national advertising campaign. Orville's ad was named Ad of the Week for March 30, 2011 by AdWeek. See it on YouTube!


Orville's New Guestbook!

Orville's new guestbook is finally up and running. Sadly, the company that provided the old one went to dotcom heaven about a month ago. The new guestbook is on GuestbookCentral.com - sign in from Orville's home page and say hi!


Orville's German Tour

Orville and his band just got back from a two-week tour of Germany. Germans love country music! Orville played to packed houses in the following places, and there's already been talk about a return trip next year.

  • Friday Aug. 20 Country Festival - Schuetzenhaus / 06347 Gerbstedt
  • Saturday Aug. 21 Mad Joe's American Bar / 38855 Werniegerode
  • Sunday Aug. 22 Pullman City Harz / 38899 Hasselfelde
  • Monday Aug. 23 Pullman City Harz / 38899 Hasselfelde
  • Tuesday Aug.24 Pullman City / 94535 Eging am See
  • Wednesday Aug. 25 Pullman City / 94535 Eging am See
  • Thursday Aug. 26 Sargstedtwarte
  • Friday Aug. 27 Roadhouse / Schneiderkrug
  • Saturday Aug. 28 Countryfestival / Dobbertin
  • Sunday Aug. 29 Zur Backstube

Hours after landing in New York City, Orville was back hosting the Monday night open mic at the Indian Road Cafe in Manhattan.


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In Loving Memory to a Great Friend
Tom Tom 1999 - 2009


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Sunday, April 13, 2008: Dances with Horses III

The Westchester Horse Council will present "Dances with Horses III" to benefit We Will Ride, Inc. Therapeutic Riding, on Sunday, April 13, 2008, at Coker Farm. Gates open and activities begin at 10am, and the show starts at 1pm. Tickets for admission are Adults/$15, Children/$10.

We Will Ride, Inc. Therapeutic Riding is an organization that provides programs of horse-related activities for the purpose of enhancing the physical, mental, emotional, and social wellbeing of persons with disabilities.

DWHIII will include solo and synchronized riding demonstrations of various riding disciplines, as well as demonstrations in hand, all set to music. There will be pony rides and face-painting, as well as raffles and a bake sale. Food will be available for purchase.

For more information, please visit the Westchester Horse Council website.


For the fifth year in a row, Orville will be hosting and performing at the Little Red Lighthouse Festival, on September 15, 2007 at the Little Red Lighthouse, under the George Washington Bridge.

In addition to Orville, the Festival features hayrides, face painting, a stiltwalker, more music, celebrity readings of the children's story The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge, and tours of Manhattan's only remaining lighthouse. For more information, see the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation website.



Adam Gussow's interview of Orville, published in Blues Access Magazine, has been included in Adam's new book Modern Blues Lives from Faulkner's Mississippi to Post-9/11 New York. The book publication party is Friday, June 1st at Terra Blues (149 Bleecker St., NYC), 7pm-10pm. Adam's duo, Satan and Adam, will be playing NYC for the first time in 9 years.

Adam will be bringing his harps to Orville's Monday night open mic at Keenan's Piano Lounge (Broadway and 204th, NYC) on Monday, June 4th, at 8pm. He will also have freshly published books for sale.