Dec 10 2014

The Blue Clavon Orchestra…

Published by at 12:16 pm under News

With Dave Hardy Cabra (1) FX

This is Dave Hardy whose Dad and uncles played in the original Blue Clavon Band with Cabra West singer Dickie Rock. Dave began his musical career as a Clarinet player with the Artane Boys’ Band. He also learned to play the drums from his father. Dave went on to study the Clarinet and Saxophone in the College of Music, Dublin where he later obtained a degree in music. Some of the Hardy family still live in their family home on Swilly Road in Cabra West…Below is Dave conducting his very own  Blue Clavon Orchestra…

Dublin. He also learned the drums from his father and was influenced by many varied and popular musical styles.

Dave went on to study clarinet and saxophone at the College of Music, Dublin and later obtained a degree in music at University College Dublin.

His professional career includes playing clarinet with the No.1 Army Band and then working as a freelance musician playing drums/percussion and clarinet/sax. Over the years he has performed in top venues throughout Ireland including:


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