Dan Miraldi is a rock and roll singer and songwriter from Cleveland, Ohio. He first fell in love with the music of the Beatles and Elvis Presley at the age of eight, and over the next decade became enamored and influenced by the songs of Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones and the Ramones, along with more current bands such as the Format, Green Day and the White Stripes. When he was seventeen, he took his love of music to the next level by entering the local music scene, fronting Cleveland-based acts such as the Cherry Flavored Elevator and Exit Suburbia. Throughout college, Dan’s musical journey led him onto the stages of venues such as Cleveland’s Agora Ballroom, the Grog Shop and the Winchester Music Hall, sharing the bill with a wide variety of acts such as Blackalicious, Wiz Khalifa, The Cool Kids, the Fiery Furnaces and even new wave legends, Wang Chung.
Upon graduating from the College of Wooster in 2009, Dan began working with award-winning producer, Jim McKell. The result was Dan’s highly-praised solo debut, Thirsty. In 2010, he put together his live backing band, the Albino Winos, made up of long-time friend and drummer, Sarah Luffred, guitarist Alex Bowers, and bassist Joe LaGuardia. Dan and the Albino Winos soon began promoting Thirsty with their high-energy rock show. In the summer of 2010, Dan took time to record and release his three-song EP, Tease. The songs “Tease” and “Lucinda” received radio play in stations from Boston to Cleveland, while “The Holy Roller Stone Revival” became a finalist for the best rock song in the John Lennon Songwriting Competition. In the spring of 2011, Dan again teamed up with Jim McKell to record a new 5-song EP, Rock N Roll Band!, cut in Atlanta, Georgia with the help of his live band. The band celebrated the release of the album with a triumphant packed hometown concert at the House of Blues Cambridge Room and an east coast tour taking them through NYC, Boston, Baltimore, DC and Harrisburg.
In addition to his solo work, Dan was a founding member of the Washington, DC- based, up-and-coming, pop-rock band The Silver Liners and performed and recorded with them from 2009-2011, dividing his time between Cleveland and DC. Dan played multiple instruments for the band and co-wrote some of the music, and appears on their first two EPs. In June 2011, he stepped down from the Silver Liners to fully focus his energy on promoting his new record. Constantly writing and integrating new material into his performances, Dan looks forward to his upcoming tours and shows, as well as more excitement in 2012 . . .