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Wednesday, May 20 - Dan plays solo at Lyn-Lake Brewery, 7:30 pm

Saturday, May 23 - Dan plays solo at Wayzata Bar and Grill, 8:30 pm, no cover

Thursday, June 4 - Dan plays at the Mad Ripple Hootenanny at Harriet Brewing, 6:30 pm, no cover

Friday, June 5 - Dan plays solo at Pub 819 on Mainstreet in Hopkins, 10:30 pm, no cover

Thursday, June 11 - FULL BAND SHOW at Mears Park in downtown St. Paul, 6 pm, free, all ages!

Saturday, June 13 - Dan plays solo at Moe's of Moundsview, as part of Paul Metsa's Folk Festival, 5 pm

Wednesday, June 17- Dan and the full band play "Groovin' in the Garden" at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory - in the Visitor Center Courtyard, 6-8 pm, free, here's a little blurb about it:
"While the grownups get their groove on with some of the Twin Cities best bands, the kids will be entertained by a climbing wall, bouncy house, and lawn games. Pack the dancing shoes, spread out a blanket & join us for these FREE outdoor concerts & activities on the Visitor Center lawn."

Thursday, June 18 - Dan plays solo at the new Como Dockside (at Como Zoo and Conservatory) in St. Paul, 7 pm

Saturday, June 20 - Dan plays solo at the Tavern Lounge in Northfield, 8 pm, no cover

Sunday, June 21 - Dan plays solo at the Stone Arch Bridge Festival, around 2 pm, details TBA, free, outdoors, all-ages

Tuesday, June 23 - Dan plays solo before the St. Paul Saints game outside their new stadium (CHS Field) in Lowertown in St. Paul, game time is 7:05 pm, and Dan will also sing the national anthem before the game

Wednesday, June 24 - Dan plays solo at the Piazza on the Mall, on Nicollet Mall, between 12th and 13th streets, in downtown Minneapolis, outdoors, free, all-ages, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Thursday, June 25 - Dan plays solo at Insight Brewing 2821 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55413, 8 pm, no cover

Friday, June 26 - Dan plays solo at FolkFest in Willmar, MN, behind The Goodness Coffee House, along with Martin Devaney

Saturday, June 27 - Dan plays solo at Wayzata Bar and Grill, 8:30 pm, no cover

ALSO Saturday, June 27, 2nd show added earlier in the day - Dan plays solo at the Insight Brewing outdoor festival (in a tent!), details TBA

Thursday, July 2 - Dan plays an early show (5-7 pm) at the Dubliner Pub in St. Paul (on University Ave.), accompanied by Mikkel Beckmen on percussion, no cover

Friday, July 17 - Dan hosts a free Folk Festival at Wolfe Park Amphitheater in St. Louis Park, 6-9 pm - Dan will perform, along with Katy Vernon, Mayda, Scott Wooldridge, Chris Lynch (of the Shiny Lights, Eller/Lynch, and the Picadors), the Lanes, the Mad Ripple, and John Fenner

Saturday, July 25 - Dan plays solo at Wayzata Bar and Grill, 8:30 pm, no cover

Friday, July 31 - Dan plays solo at the Tavern Lounge in Northfield, 8 pm, no cover

Saturday, August 1 - Dan participates in the annual tribute to Bob Dylan at Wolfe Park Amphitheater in St. Louis Park, details TBA

Saturday, August 8 - Dan plays solo at Wayzata Bar and Grill, 8:30 pm, no cover

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2 LP Vinyl Anthology Set

Ain't Gonna Let The World music video

Live On music video

TPT Almanac - Interview and performance

Maverick - UK'S Leading Independent Country Music Magazine Live On review

The Big Takeover - Top Ten — September 22 — #5 Live On

How Was The Show - Photo Set: Dan Israel at Target Field, 8/28/13

City Pages - Dan Israel named final showcase artist to play Target Field

American Songwriter - Video Premiere: “Live On”

No Depression - Dan Israel Lives On: Yesterday and Today!

City Pages - Dan Israel straddles past and future

KARE 11 - "Live On" performed live on television

L'étoile Magazine - We Will Rock You: Local Review Roundup Dan Israel

Star Tribune - Local music notes: Israel from the gut

St. Paul Pioneer Press - Israel marks his 12th album

Round The Dial - Live On review

89.3 The Current - Local Show Interview

English Beat cover at Icehouse


"Writing and performing great songs for the last 15 years, Dan Israel is easily one of the Twin Cities’ un-anointed poet laureates, steadfastly making his way into the ranks of local singer/songwriter legends like Paul Westerberg. Whether it’s with a full band or as a solo act, his work contains elements of intimacy and, as he again demonstrates on his (2011 release), “Crosstown Traveler,” an engaging simplicity that makes his deep music accessible to any audience. His performances showcase these same qualities."
– Minneapolis + St. Paul / Secrets of the City