Yates, Dave


    • From Johnson City, Tennessee.
    • A multi-instrumentalist who has performed on recordings by Merle Haggard, Tim Stafford, Rhonda Vincent, Adam Steffey, Barry Bales, John Gardner, Rob Ickes, Charlie Daniels, Trey Hensley, and Doc Watson.
    • 1986, began teaching music lessons on all the bluegrass instruments.
    • 1999, became an adjunct professor in the Appalachian Studies Department of East Tennessee State University.
    • 2004, released solo project “The Working Man.”
    • 2014, released solo project “Cardboard in My Shoes.”