AXS.com: Arkansas Dave to debut new album with tour

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"Hailing from the music helm of the southwest, Arkansas Dave will release his self-titled debut album on April 20 with BIG Indie Records. Arkansas Dave's debut album features a variety of influences including blues, rock and indie and features 13 tracks. The self-taught musician recorded the album in only eight days at Muscle Shoals' infamous Fame Studios where legendary musicians such as Will McFarlaneClayton Ivey and Bob Wrayall recorded music."

Music News: Interview with Arkansas Dave

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"Arkansas Dave is the stage name of Dave Pennington, a skilled musician who first starting getting attention in the UK with a low-key tour during the summer. While he is yet to officially unveil his original material, although we got a sneaky peak of a track on a retrospective live tour video, he has revealed one of this year's most intriguing covers. Having caught our attention, we decided to find out more about this upcoming talent."

Yorkshire Times: Arkansas Dave. What makes you cry?

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"Arkansas Dave came across to the UK earlier this year for a set of intimate shoes. The performances showed he was a skilled and insightful songsmith with a vocal that moves your body and mind. With a debut album due next year, he has just released the single Chocolate Jesus. We caught up with him to find out what songs make him..."

#MusicalMemories: Arkansas Dave

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"Arkansas Dave is an artist that is destined to set tongues wagging in 2018. While he is yet to play his full hand, with his debut album scheduled for a 2018 release, he has chosen to introduce himself to the musical world with the finest reworking of Chocolate Jesus you will ever hear. As a result, we knew we had to speak to him and find out more…"

GLIDE MAGAZINE SONG PREMIERE: ARKANSAS DAVE OFFERS BLUESY TAKE ON TOM WAITS’ “CHOCOLATE JESUS”

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"Dave’s version of the song is slow and thick like the humidity of a New Orleans summer day, and though it is faithful to the original, it also showcases Dave’s soulful vocals. "