Dave Mann Collective at their album launch at the Fly By Night Fremantle. www.davemanncollective.com/
DMC has all supported artists such as Diesel, The Whitlam's, Pete Murray, Cat Empire, Eric Bibb, Thirsty Merc, Jeff Lang, Lior and Carus . The DMC has also played major Australian festivals including the West Coast Blues And Roots Festival, Port Fairy Folk Festival, Fairbridge Festival, Blues at Bridgetown, Folk Rhythm & Life and Peat's Ridge Festivals to name a few.
DMC's debut self-titled EP, which was released and earned the band appearances along side James Brown, Cat Stevens, JBT, Michael Franti, Xavier Rudd, Tex Perkins, Jeff Lang, Carus and Pete Murray with Hard Man To Talk To making the short list for JJJ's Blues Roots and Beyond compilation.
Andrew has made instruments for some of the worlds leading players, such as Tommy Emmanuel, Steve Morse (Deep Purple), Jamie Cullum (UK) Jeff Martin (x Canadian band The Tea Party), Canadians Harry Manx and Don Alder, Bill Dutcher and Stephen Bennett - USA, Aussies Sarah McLeod, Ash grunwald, Josh Pyke, Dave Mann, Nathan Gaunt, Andrew Winton, Michael Thompson, Craig Sinclair, Khin Myint and Nathan Kaye. Andrews business Ellis Guitars has been written about in some of the best music publications in the world such as Guitarist Australia and Australian Guitar (AUS) Guitar Buyer and Guitar and Bass (UK), Akustik Gitarre (Germany), Guitar One (USA) Blues Art Studio (Austria). Ellis Guitars has over thirty five music stores selling their instruments and international dealers in Germany, The Netherlands, South Africa, UK, Singapore and Scandinavia. Ellis Guitars have sold instruments direct to Canada, USA, France, Germany, Italy, Finland, New Zealand and Sweden.