Singer, songwriter and guitarist from Love Child and Weekend Detention; Dennis Val is one of the hardest working soloists and duo partners in Sydney, renowned for his ability to keep patrons in the room. He reads audiences like a book and serves up Classic, Blues, Aussie and Contemporary rock songs with his unique gravelly male vocal and larger than life personality – in acoustic and electric format – depending on the needs of the venue. Despite (or because of) his 35 year dedication to his guitar and song writing, Dennis lives and breathes music and walks through life with a giant smile on his face.
His extensive repertoire list includes songs from song writing and guitar masters such as George Harrison, Neil Young, Creedence, Van Morrison, Peter Frampton, Bob Dylan, Bob Seger, John Cougar Mellencamp, Bad Company, The Rolling Stones, Jeff Beck, The Beatles, Cat Stevens, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and many of his own creations.
As a guitarist/singer/songwriter and a session player in Sydney, Dennis has performed with many bands; Matt Finish, Dave Faulkner (Hoodoo Gurus) and in numerous bands has supported acts such as; Dragon, Choir Boys, Ted Mulry, Russel Morris, Paul Kelly, Kevin Borich and Kate Cebrano. He has toured Australia and Asia.