Doug and Dave first met when they were both doing a gig at O’ Hagans Pub & Restaurant and later crossed paths again at Sun City where Daves’ band “OUT OF THE BLUE” and Dougs’ band “UPFRONT” was playing at different venues at Sun City. Both bands were there for over a year.
Three months later Doug and Dave met up again in Swaziland where they formed a duo, later to become known as “DUCK & DIVE”.
“DUCK & DIVE” performed weekly at the Lugogo Sun Pub Night and Royal Swazi Pool deck for a period of 3 years. In this time they also performed in the Royal Swazi Sun Convention Centre and Auditorium, performing for various corporate functions.
More recently they have performed at fund raising evenings for “Reach for a Dream” & “Border Cricket” as well as hosting various other fund raising events.
They have also performed in Buffalo Bills at Graceland Stormers in Trichardt, Caesars Gauteng, Lugogo Sun, Swaziland as well as the prestigious “PHAKALANE GOLF ESTATE” in Botswana as well as various other one nighters in and around the greater Gauteng area and in Botswana.
On New Years Eve 2007, Duck & Dive played at the Hilton Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.