Dave Firestine is a versatile musician known for his clean rhythmic style and his gift for getting the most out of a tune. He has a knack for syncopation and drive on reels, but also a poignant sense of timing on Waltzes and Aires. Dave is a primary host of the Tucson Irish session, Tucson Old time Session, and the Tucson Open band. He has a talent for leading sessions in many settings so that all attending can participate and enjoy playing together. He is well known for leading great jams at the Walnut Valley Festival Carp Camp jams in Winfield Kansas, where he often brings tunes that have a unique twist, or sets that introduce interesting changes of tempo or keys. Dave also brings the experience of playing within a band setting. He is a member of many bands, including STEAM!, The Privy Tippers, Púca, and Prairie Dog Picnic.