Dafydd Dabson 1985
Dafydd Dabson is a Cardiff-based guitarist and songwriter. Having grown up on the Llŷn Peninsula he moved down from North Wales to study music at university. Dafydd now balances his time between gigging, teaching and recording work as well as writing for his two original projects - rap/rock/reggae band Codewalkers and Welsh-language chamber pop act Derw. Over the last few years he has also been playing for Lady Gaga tribute act Donna Marie, performing in Spain, Switzerland and Russia as well as UK venues such as Nottingham Motorpoint Arena, Liverpool Echo Arena and Birmingham NEC. Working in popular music styles from indie to hip-hop, Dafydd draws on a wide range of influences in his music — current favourites include: Bleachers, Little Simz, The National and Sam Fender.