David Burbine

Inducted in 2023

Born in Shelburne, Nova Scotia, David remains true to his home area and his love for country music, having averaged 0ver 110 performances per year for more than 20 years. While working a day job of 40 hours per week at a manufacturing business David spends his off hours singing and performing traditional country music and enjoys an opportunity to help mentor young performers and foster their appreciation for country music.

David is a regular at the Hank Snow Tribute weekends, the Hank Snow Museum events and the monthly shows at the Astor Theatre in Liverpool, Nova Scotia. He has helped with the Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame concerts, performed at the Port George Jamboree for 16 years and the Kingston BBQ for 5 years; performed at most of the Exhibitions along the South Shore of Nova Scotia and has played for dances every Saturday night throughout the South Shore, the Annapolis Valley and French Shore of Nova Scotia for over 20 years.

Remaining true to his convictions, David willingly and regularly performs for the residents at many South Shore Senior Homes and uses his talent to help raise money for local Community Halls, Community Projects, Fire Halls, Search and Rescue Units and children and adults alike in need of assistance.

In 2004 David entered a Nova Scotia Amateur Country music singing contest and won 1st place in the zone and 2nd place at the Provincial Finals which took place in Bridgewater. More recently, in 2019, he had the opportunity to represent Nova Scotia at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, winning Male Vocalist of the Year and Most Promising Entertainer of the Year in the over 50 category. Both awards were presented by the North American Country Music Association International. This spring, in 2023, at Pigeon Forge, David won the Horizon Male Vocalist and Horizon Entertainer of the Year in the over 50 category.

David was named Town of Shelburne Volunteer of the Month in July 2019 for volunteering his music to local fundraising events and nursing homes. He also received recognition from the House of Assembly Astor Theatre for his performance at the North Queens Elementary School Benefit. David is a million dollar Shriners Club Member and has supported Shriner musical events in Nova Scotia for over 25 years serving as the official band for the Shriners Organization in Bridgewater. He is honoured to have a plaque at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Montreal comme rating him for his contributions to the Shriners organization.

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