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DAN ON WHYY "FRIDAY ARTS" 

Dan's new song and video "Magpie," from the recently released Beacon CD was played on a segment of WHYY's "Friday Arts" TV program Friday, April 4.  The segment, which featured Magpie Artisan Pies in Philadelphia, and Holly the pie maker, included the song and video of "Magpie" and also the song "Some Love," both off the Beacon CD.  Great segment, great show and great pie.  You can check it out at the link below.  Scroll to the 19:10 time mark and enjoy!  

http://whyy.org/cms/fridayarts/april-2014/

Also, you can see the entire "Magpie" video here:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IzQ2h-lPHs

 

OHIO WINTER SHOWS! 

HEY OHIO!  Tickets are now on sale for Dan's two Ohio shows at the Coach House Theatre in Sandusky.  The "Beacon" CD Release Show on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 pm and "Storytime, The Short Stories and Songs of Dan May" matinee performance at 2 pm on Sunday, Feb. 23.

NOTE- These are TWO completely different shows.  The show evening show on the 22nd  will feature songs off the new "Beacon" CD, and the Matinee show on the 23rd will feature Dan reading short stories about growing up in Sandusky from his upcoming book and songs about family and being raised in Northern Ohio.

Tickets are available in Sandusky at Musician's Alley, 151 Columbus Ave. (419) 625-3688. Hope to see you there!

NEW MUSIC VIDEO! 

Freshly baked and hot out of the oven, here's a look at Dan's new music video for the song "Magpie" off the just released Beacon album.  It's a tribute to pie and one fabulous pie maker, Holly. If you see something you like, you can get a slice at 1622 South Street in Philly. If you hear something you like, you can get the song and the album on iTunes, and www.CDBaby.com. 

Without further ado, Ladies and Gentlemen.... "Magpie!"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IzQ2h-lPHs

NEW CD OFFICIAL RELEASE AND PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER REVIEW 

 
AND...IT'S OFFICIAL- The new CD "Beacon" is now available on iTunes and at CDBaby.com in both the hard copy and download version. And thanks to those of you who've already ordered it, much appreciated. And if you haven't read the Philadelphia Inquirer review of the CD from last week, here it is:  


http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/20140105_New_CDs__Stephen_Malkmus__Lil_B__and_Dan_May.html#fxqe0dWx36isRJZF.99

STORYTIME 

And now for something completely different.  Because of the overwhelming response to the posting of his short stories on Facebook, Dan will do his first ever Storytime Show, where he will read his short stories in addition to singing some of his songs.  Something new, and you can see the first installment at Coffee Talk Artists Co-op in Norristown, PA on Saturday March 2, 2013 at 7:30  This is a tiny venue, so call in advance to reserve tickets.  (610) 272-4811  Coffee Talk is located at 507 W. Marshall St., Norristown, PA. 

DAN FEATURED IN NEW BOOK BY AUTHOR MICHAEL MORSCH 

Dan will be featured in a chapter of author Michael Morsch's new book, "Dancing In My Underwear," and will be playing an acoustic set as part of the book release/signing party.  Morsch's new book is a autobiograpphical account of his life and the musical soundtrack to that story.  It includes excerpts from interviews with members of the Beach Boys, the Association, Three Dog Night, Hall and Oates, America and many others, and includes a chapter on Dan.  The evening includes cocktails and hors d'ouvres and an acoustic musical set featuring songs from artists in the book as well as Dan's original music.  Check the SHOWS section for details.

DAN AND THE BAND ON THE WEST COAST! 

Dan and the band will be making their West Coast debut this summer at the Cowboys and Cornbread Festival in Camino, California, July 21.  The outdoor festival features and all-day chili cook-off, a harmonica, violin and yodeling competition and much more.  Dan and the band will be headlining the event with special guest Elise Dadourian.  An opportunity for Dan's West Coast fans to hear the band live.  For information, call Jody Franklin at:  800-457-6279 or 530-621-5885.

DAN OPENING FOR JIM MESSINA 

Dan and the band will be opening for the legendary singer songwriter Jim Messina of Loggins and Messina, Buffalo Springfield and Poco fame.  Saturday, March 10 at the Sellersville Theater.  For tickets go to: http://www.st94.com/calendar/pages/calendar.aspx

Showtime 8 pm.

DAN'S SONG ON "DR. G: MEDICAL EXAMINER 

And for those of you who like to listen to Dan's music while you watch an autopsy, tune in to the Discovery Fit & Health Channel at 10 pm on Sunday, Feb. 5.  Dan's song, "The Gift" will be used in the episode titled "Body Burn" (kinda speaks for itself)  Tune in, it's gonna be hot! (literally)  It will also be airing throughout the season, so keep an eye out for it!

"DYING BREED" BEST OF 2011 

The Philadelphia Inquirer released it's "Year In Music 2011" edition in late December, and Dan's "Dying Breed"  CD was listed as one of the Top Ten albums of the year by music critic Nick Cristiano.  Great news and well deserved!  If you don't have a copy of Dying Breed, it's available in hard copy from CDBaby.com or at iTunes, Amazon.com and other online music vendors.  Get one today!
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