Dave 'Pidge' Kick n Rush Dave (usually in the red coat), who sings and plays the guitar has written some of the groups songs and has also had some poetry published. He can also play the Mandolin, Banjo and Harmonica. Entertainment runs in the family as his father was an entertainer who played the guitar and sang Country & Western, Bluegrass and Ballads and was featured on TV.

Dave is an Equity member and has appeared in various TV programmes, he is a self employed full time entertainer and has been organiser and MC of Mansfield Folk Club on and off over a number of years from the 1960s.

He is very interested in history and spends much of his time studying medieval documents, has had numerous articles featured in history magazines and a book published. He is highly regarded in the field of genealogy and people write to him from all over the world for advice.

Dave was given an award by the German town of Heiligenhaus in appreciation of his involvement with the hospitality and promotion of friendship with visiting guests from the 'Twin Town' and the band has played at various twinning functions at home and abroad.