Dan Ashley has been around music and passionate about music his entire life, starting as a child with his first guitar and piano lessons and then singing in the junior choir at his church in North Carolina. Summers at the family farm always included music; his grandmother was an accomplished pianist.
As a vocalist, Dan has lead his band for many years, headlining great venues as well as opening for artists such great artists like REO Speedwagon, Cheap Trick, Eddie Money, and Mellissa Etheridge. Dan has shared the stage with many great performers over the years including; Dionne Warwick, Neal Schon of Journey, Brad Gillis of Night Ranger, multiple Grammy winner Narada Michael Walden among many others.
As an accomplished singer, Dan is regularly asked to perform the National Anthem at a variety of events including the NBA, Major League Baseball, college football, professional hockey, to name a few.
With a unique blend of Country, Americana, and Rock and Roll, Dan brings a distinctive voice and unique life-experience to his music. Always the storyteller, Dan shares the joy, heartbreak, love, and loss that is part of our common humanity. Backed by a group of remarkable musicians who have played and toured with an impressive list of major artists, Dan is thrilled to share his music with audiences everywhere. In addition to enjoying Dan’s music, his many fans can watch him every weeknight on ABC7 News in San Francisco where he has anchored the evening news for nearly three decades.
Cornell “CC” Carter
who was born in Berkeley California, and raised in San Francisco, has been recording and performing as a Professional Singer and songwriter for many years. He has shared the stage as an opening act with the Legendary James Brown, Ray Charles, Sly and the Family Stone and many more. He has also had the honor of recording and performing with Grammy Award Winning Producer and close friend Narada Michael Walden as well as the legendary Carlos Santana to name a few. His soulful sound comes from a gifted vocal range that goes from Baritone to First tenor! In 2016 his album IN THE MOMENT introduced him to a new international audience and in 2017 a collection of cover songs which includes songs by Al Green, Marvin Gaye and others titled VINDICATED SOUL, was a tremendous showcase of his versatility and the album has become a collector’s item globally! In 2018 his big release ONE LOVE which contains the hit Single THAT FEELING and the follow up THAT’S MY BABY garnered several awards internationally and he was named New Artist of the Year by the Soultracks Readers choice awards!