ABOUT

Primary project: SoulStricken, a classic rock band with a touch of soul! (you can find us on FB)
Secondary project: vocals and guitar for Ya Never Know, which includes rock, blues, a little country, and a smattering of other (you can find us on FB)

Feel free to e-mail me (devertonatindianadotedu) or phone 812-824-4380.

Screen name:
Caveman Dave
Member since:
Sep 07 2012
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
10
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

many

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Moderate
Rhythm Guitar:
Moderate
Lead Guitar:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

plenty enough to play out with my own guitar setup, small 7-channel PA, and a few odds and ends (mics & stands)

MUSIC

CALENDAR

We haven't been in a while, but we're heading back for another 10 PM - 2 AM session of music!

Our second gig at this venue! We had a great time the first time, and look for another fun night!!

Our Debut show got cancelled due to weather. We hope we'll be able to pull this one off, and are looking forward to it!!!

We love this venue, and are looking forward to returning for another 9 PM - 1 AM show!!!!!!

This club is under 'new' management and this will be our first appearance there since late 2014. We have been told that improvements have been made, and are looking forward to performing there soon!

Past Events

Our first time at this venue and we're excited! We play from 9 PM - 1 AM.

Join us for another Porthole Inn show! Food, drink, kid-friendly area! Special guests Dan Helton & Lisa Hopwood. Should be a fun show!!!

We are looking forward to playing for the second time at this private club, which will be open to the public for this event. It is a smoking venue.

We'll debut at this great Bloomington private club, which will be OPEN to the PUBLIC for this event!!

Jennifer Cross of SoulStricken will be joining us for the entire show! Come join us for some great classic rock as well as - - well, Ya Never Know what!!

Come start the new year off right with some Friday night music!! Longtime guitarist/singer Jerry Minger will be of Justin Case Band will be our special guest for the first set.

This year we will be at the Fourwinds Resort & Marina on Lake Monroe south of Bloomington.

Unfortunately, the band leader Scott's mom passed away earlier this week.

Unfortunately, the Pub closed for good earlier this week.

Our debut at this club, and we are greatly looking forward to it!!!!

Our last gig here was in February, and we are looking forward to returning!

Shorty's Bar & Grill in Bedford, IN! This is an annual informal show for Clayton, but this is the first time SS will open for him.

Returning for the first time since September 2017!

our second appearance at this unique location!

Our debut at this very nice venue!! We play from 8 until midnight, with special guests Bob Martin of Smokin' Guns and Dan Helton (formerly of 8 Track Mind).

playing time 9 PM - 1 AM at this place we know and love!!

This ODT annual Halloween party is the best! Come on down for some great classic rock and entertaining costumes! Dressing in costume is of course optional.

This will be our debut at this wonderful club!! We are expecting special guests Lisa Hopwood and Bob Martin.
https://www.facebook.com/events/310483479501469/

Our debut at this venue, and in Mooresville!! Our special guest for the night will be Shawn Rollins of Common Ground. We are looking forward to it!
https://www.facebook.com/events/2317163921628934/

returning to this fun venue, which always has a great crowd!!
https://www.facebook.com/events/424566668067165/

We love this venue! Good food, great staff, wonderful crowds - - a great place to play!! Most of the venue is smoke-free, but part of it allows smoking. An attempt to please everyone!
https://www.facebook.com/events/423135558192630/

To be held at the Waldron-Buskirk Park in Bloomington https://www.facebook.com/events/1004720933035313/

8TM to play approx. one hour, followed by SoulStricken for an hour, then a combination of bands for the last part of the show. We'll be outside if there is no threat of rain, otherwise inside in the Windjammer restaurant & bar.

This will be our debut at this seasonal event. Food trucks from various vendors are parked there throughout the day; we'll be playing music in the evening. Bring your own lawnchairs, and plan to purchase food from one of the many vendors!

Our debut gig at this private club which will be open to the public for this event! Playing until 12:30.

Brand new event, coordinated by Dave 'Thumper' Pruet! We'll play for an hour and a half, followed by another band. This will be on the west side of the Courthouse square in Bedford. Free!!!!

If no forecast of rain, we'll be on the large outside patio, where you bring your own lawnchairs, food and drink! If inside, we'll be in the small Windjammer restaurant and bar. Gate fee of $7 per Indiana vehicle for entry to the Fairfax State Recreation area; ask the Windjammer staff about reimbursement after food purchase.

We will not be playing as previously planned.

Ya Never Know debuts at the locally-famous Port Hole Inn on the south side of Lake Lemon in northeast Monroe County, playing from 8 until 11 PM. Catfish, pizza, lots of other food, beer, and alcohol are all waiting for you, to go along with some great rock and roll!!!

Bringing our brand of classic rock hits, often with special guest appearances!

Weather permitting, we'll be on the patio outside. If not, we'll be in the Windjammer. Either way, it'll be a good time!

Weather permitting, we'll be outside at Stevens. Otherwise, we'll be inside at Ripley's Beach Bar, both in Terre Haute

Come out and help us give Mike Norris a grand last performance with us send-off!

our third performance there coming up!

Its time for another YNK Happy Hour!!! We play from 5PM - 7PM at this kid-friendly venue which serves food, drink, beer, and wine.

We'll debut at this unique venue southeast of Bloomington. They serve food, drink (including alcoholic beverages), and have an all-ages area. We play from 8 PM until midnight.

Ya Never Know is moving forward again! This will be our first full gig with new drummer Steve Wiesner. Join us for some great rock and roll classics at this one-of-a-kind venue! Food and drink served; no smoking inside.

We love this place! They do allow smoking.

Back for the third time at this venue

They like us there - - and we'd love to see you join in the fun!!

Start YOUR Friday right at the Players Pub with some classic rock from Ya Never Know! This will be the full, regular band's debut gig with our new drummer Steve Wiesner.

Our second time at this venue!

Our second appearance there at this smoking establishment

This will be our debut gig at this location, and we are looking forward to bringing our brand of classic rock!!!

It's been a while since we've played at one of our favorite locations!!!

Starting with this gig in 2018, we expect to be 'regulars' at this club, playing every six weeks. Come on out for some classic rock music!

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party!! Join us at this smoking venue from 10PM to 2AM.

Join Caveman Dave and special guest Steve Berlincourt during this FREE Happy Hour! Dave will be playing some special holiday songs, as well as some rock and country tunes. The show runs from 5-7PM, and the club serves beer, wine, and food.

Our first time back since March! Come on out for some 9-midnight fun!!

SS returns for the first time since March to this nice venue between Bloomington and Bedford. We play from 9PM-1AM.

Join Bloomington musician Greg Crohn for a variety show at the Talkers Taproom West in Bloomington. He'll have special guests Marv Druin and Caveman Dave Everton.

Porthole Inn on Lake Lemon; Dave and Marv Druin join the 1-4-5's for this gig. Music goes from 8-11PM. Get your dose of post-Thanksgiving blues!!!

Our second gig at this location.

Our second gig at this location, and first Saturday night. Special tribute to veterans during this Veterans Day 2017 gig!

Our second gig in Brazil, IN and debut gig at this location!

This will be our first time playing at the annual Halloween Party!!! Costumes encouraged!!!!!!!!

For this show, I'm putting together a group of musicians, most of whom have never played together. I'll have two special guest vocalists who will each come up and do several songs. We'll be playing a mixture of rock and roll and a few country tunes thrown in for good measure. It should be fun!

The only sure thing about Ya Never Know is that Caveman Dave will be involved!! I haven't yet determined who I'll be teaming up with for this show, but it will likely be a duo or trio performance at Talkers Tap Room West in Bloomington.

Our debut at this popular club!

Our debut at this club located on the northeast side of Indianapolis.

Hey, Greene County - - come on out for some new and used rock and roll with us. Turn your lonely night into a fun one with SoulStricken!

Blues is on the menu from 8-11 PM on this Friday night at the cozy Brown County Inn in this beautiful town of Nashville.

This will be our first gig at this venue!! This will be the unofficial closing of the Mitchell Persimmon Festival!!! Come on out for the festival and stay for some great new and used rock and roll!!!

Come on out to beautiful Nashville for free blues!!

This is our debut at this location!!

Every 8 weeks, we get to help host the weekly blues jam. We play from 8-9 and then have our equipment available until 11 pm for jammers. Come out and support this great local establishment!!!

Come on out for some catfish and beer at the famous Porthole Inn! We'll serve up a generous portion of blues to help you digest that food and drink!! We perform from 8-11 PM.

Come on out to Nashville, IN for another round of the 1-4-5's blues, with very special guest Mark "King Bee" Menefee of King Bee & the Stingers on vocals and harmonica. Great food and drink in this cozy venue.

Caveman Dave will perform as Ya Never Know with special guests Lar Vesely of Impasse Band, and newcomer local vocalist Lisa Hopwood at Players Pub in Bloomington for the FREE Happy Hour from 5-7PM.

This will be our first time hosting the 'open jam' (used to be called the Campground Jam) at this wonderful blues festival.

Come out for some great craft beer and check out Caveman Dave with special guest Larry Vesely of Impasse fame! I'll probably have another surprise guest or two come up for a song or two as well. Very homey atmosphere on the southside of Bloomington; plenty of parking. Free!!

Drive up or float in by boat!! We're back for more late-summer fun at this great local establishment.

Beat the heat by coming out to The Seasons Lodge in beautiful Nashville Indiana for some good food, drink, and blues!!

Head east, people - - southeast of Bloomington to The Cabin on IN446 on the way to Lake Monroe! We'll be playing rock and roll (hopefully on the outside patio) from 9 until midnight!

Come on out for some catfish, beer, and blues!! We'll play from 8-11.

Weather permitting, we'll be on the outside patio in a beautiful setting by Lake Monroe. Always a good time, and great summertime fun!!!

We play from 5 to 7 PM with special guests Tim Clark & Tim Hearn.

Back at this intimate setting with great food, drink, and company!

At the Indiana Memorial Union in Bloomington, with special guest Larry Vesely on keyboards, vocals, and other instrumentation.

Ya never know with Ya Never Know! This will be a special 'blues' show, featuring Mark "Roo" Ruzity and Jim Koryta, two long-time blues musicians. I'll be supporting their vocal, guitar and harmonica work as I can. This show is free and open to the public.

Come on up to the lake for some blues and catfish!!

Caveman Dave will solo at the Talkers Tap Room West in Bloomington. Joining him for part of the night will be special guest Greg Crohn.

Join the 1-4-5's Blues Band in beautiful Nashville, IN; we play from 8-11PM.

Debuting at this well-known music venue south of Indianapolis.

Kicking off the Memorial Day weekend in Nashville!!

SoulStricken will open for Fistful of Bacon and Jenn Christy at this Sunday afternoon festival southwest of Bloomington. More details hopefully soon.

local band JackLegg will be performing and Dave will be pinch-hitting for the lead guitarist. It should be fun! Open to the public!!!

Our second gig at this location!

SS debuts at this location! If weather is good, we'll be outside on the large patio.

Our debut gig at this location!

Caveman Dave will be joined by Greg Crohn; the two will croon you with rock, country, and - - well, Ya Never Know!

SoulStricken debuts at Moose Lodge in Bloomington!

Join the 1-4-5's Blues Band for another FREE happy hour at the ever-popular Player's Pub in Bloomington!

Ya Never Know debuts at Moose Lodge! This event is FREE and open to the public!

This private, smoking club is open to the public for this event, free of charge.

This will be our first gig at the newly-remodeled, former 37 Junction, now Steel Horse Saloon! Conveniently located between Bloomington and Bedford, join us in this non-smoking club with good food and drink!

This will be performance number two at this downtown Bloomington location. Abundant parking available at the 4th St parking garage!!

Attention, smokers! Join us for another show at this iconic, smoking location.

Join the 1-4-5's Blues band for the FREE Players Pub happy hour show from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM!

Our first appearance at this Bloomington venue! For more info, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/113659799095084/

For more info, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/181970112240614/

Number One SoulStricken Fan (and my wife) Sherrie celebrates her 60th Birthday. Assuming the Pub is still open by then, we'll be celebrating with Soul! For more info, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/780120102130574/

This will be our first time at this venue! For more information, see https://www.facebook.com/events/1076857175761513/

Come out and bring in the New Year with SoulStricken at the cozy Fairfax Inn near Lake Monroe south of Bloomington! For more info visit https://www.facebook.com/events/150874655383553/

Back in Greene County for another pre-Christmas party! See https://www.facebook.com/events/1014615588586902/ for more info.

Back to the Odon Tavern for some pre-Christmas fun in this smoking establishment. See https://www.facebook.com/events/255591044799595/ for more info.

I didn't know there WAS such a thing! Join us at this smoking establishment for some smokin' rock and roll fun! See https://www.facebook.com/events/653886384762947/ for more details.

This will be our first Saturday show at this location! Come on out and join the fun; see https://www.facebook.com/events/600153896813947/ for more details.

Another Friday night of fun at the Player's Pub! See https://www.facebook.com/events/517948775055755/ for more info

This will be our first real appearance at this venue. For more details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1738282906415711/

This will be our first appearance at this venue. For more details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1724845604415168/

For more details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1732002403706410/

Another round of Friday night fun! For more details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/115498865529888/

This will be our first appearance at this venue. For more details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/721974407939072/

This will be a special show combining two local classic rock bands. The current plan is to play alternating sets, then combine the two bands at the end. For more details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/921797387904167/

This is an outside, large covered patio in back of the restaurant. Open to the public with no cover charge, the gig will take place rain or shine. For more details visit https://www.facebook.com/events/498874180313351/

This event is free and open to the public, but there is a vehicle charge to get into Fairfax State Resort area, where the venue is located. If no threat of rain, we will be outside on the patio. For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1659916277590747.

second show of 2016 at this location.

Smoking establishment; likely $5 cover charge.

This will be our second show at this venue. Come hang out with us for some good Classic Rock!!

First 2016 show at this location!

Private club open to the public; smoking establishment.

This is a smoking establishment; likely a $5 cover charge.

This private, smoking club is open to the public for this event.

Our first time at this venue.

Our second time at this club.

Come bring in 2016 with us at 37 Junction in Bedford!!!

Thanks to Skip Daley and 8-Track Mind who shared some of their playing time with us on 16 October 2015, we were invited to play for our first 'full' gig at this venue. For more info, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/510785189099811/

This will be our second performance there.
https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/1639207439656052/?action_history=null

Haven't played there since March 2015! We'll be looking forward to it!!

Looking forward to performance number five!
https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/1586200908313021/?action_history=null

This will be performance number four for us there.
https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/1845202359038472/?action_history=null

Debut gig at LNS. Come on out and join us!
https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/673244296143075/?action_history=null

Thursday night Bike Night; our first gig with the new band configuration

I believe this will be outside on the covered patio, and will be our first performance there with the current band configuration.
https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/387336304760505/?action_history=null

Weather permitting, we'll be on the outside patio. If not, we'll be in the small club inside.

Bloomington Convention Center

Jay Kress joins Club 50!!

located in Bloomington; if it is nice weather, we'll be outside. Otherwise, inside the small club.

This is a smoking venue.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/SoulStricken/150698715090960?sk=events#!/events/330283810504592/

This is a smoking venue.
https://www.facebook.com/events/630927403720562/?ref=5

This is a private club, but open to the public, and a smoking venue
https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/295244767351209/

This is a non-smoking venue. https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/295244767351209/

This will be our second performance at this location, which is a smoking venue.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/SoulStricken/150698715090960?id=150698715090960&sk=events#!/events/978804618815188/

This will be our debut at this location, which is a smoking venue.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/SoulStricken/150698715090960?id=150698715090960&sk=events#!/events/378662432301465/

This will be our second appearance there; it is a smoking venue and will be open to the public for this event.
https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/599631786814857/

Join SoulStricken on the south side of Indianapolis
https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/359976020819010/ (non-smoking)

Help bring in the new year with SoulStricken’s at 37 Junction in Judah (between Bloomington and Bedford). It is a non-smoking venue. Here is a link to the event: https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/480608385411969/. There is no cover charge for this show. If you like Classic Rock, we think you will have a great time. We hope to see you there!!

This will be our second show there.

This will be our first gig in Spencer!

SoulStricken@Junction 37

This will be our debut performance at the Bedford Eagles - - come on out and join us!https://www.facebook.com/pages/SoulStricken/150698715090960?sk=events#!/events/262928637223721/

Come on out to 37 Junction north of Bedford and help us bring in the start of the Fall season!
https://www.facebook.com/pages/SoulStricken/150698715090960?sk=events#!/events/232031690333304/

Join SoulStricken at the Inn of the Fourwinds at Fairfax State Resort area (IDNR charges $5 entry fee per vehicle) on Lake Monroe south of Bloomington, IN from 8-11 PM. Weather permitting, we'll be out on the patio (bring your own chair!). Help us enjoy the conclusion of another summer!

https://www.facebook.com/pages/SoulStricken/150698715090960?sk=events#!/events/707582119286101/

Join SoulStricken at the Inn of the Fourwinds at Fairfax State Resort area (IDNR charges $5 entry fee per vehicle) on Lake Monroe south of Bloomington, IN from 8-11 PM. Weather permitting, we'll be out on the patio (bring your own chair!).
https://www.facebook.com/pages/SoulStricken/150698715090960?sk=events#!/events/534298790020694/

Join SoulStricken at the Inn of the Fourwinds at Fairfax State Resort area (IDNR charges $5 entry fee per vehicle) on Lake Monroe south of Bloomington, IN from 8-11 PM. Weather permitting, we'll be out on the patio (bring your own chair!).
https://www.facebook.com/pages/SoulStricken/150698715090960?sk=events#!/events/1446723842230146/