Dan Collins has become a respected voice in Philadelphia’s alternative folk scene. His debut album, “You Can’t Go Home”, was released independently in October, 2010.
Dan has been featured on Gene Shay's folk show on WXPN, on Radio Volta and UPENN Radio WQHS. He regularly performs at Philadelphia's finest venues, including the World Cafe, The Tin Angel, the Khyber, Tritone, The Fire, The Hinge Cafe, and Connie's Ric Rac, also making appearances at The Bitter End, Caffe Vivaldi, 169 Bar and Pianos in New York City.
The new album was produced in Philadelphia and Collins’ unique songwriting style is enriched by local musicians including acclaimed Cellist Michael Ronstadt, Katie Barbato (The Sleepwells), Jon Thompson and Patrick Hughes (Oud Blues Band, West Philadelphia Orchestra), Sean Lee (Amnesia Star Hotel), and Tom Spiker (Calvin Weston’s Big Tree, Mobile Pleasure Lounge).