Dan Aston Music

Upcoming Live Online Show

It’s been a while but I’m gearing up for another live online show!

I’ll be streaming live via YouTube and Google Plus on Sunday 21st June from 6pm (BST) and this show will have an all new format to previous ones.

As well as talking a bit about my influences and how I got into music I’ll be joined by three special guests and will perform some brand new songs with Sue Aston featuring on violin.

The show will be available to watch again on YouTube following the live broadcast.

Click here to visit the show

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Watch 2nd Aston Family Show

I had an amazing time performing as part of The Aston Family Show on Sunday. The show was cross-produced in the US and Cornwall and had a great panel of special guests.
I’m still finding it strange to come to terms with the overwhelming reception these shows have received so far, and how many people have connected to my family’s music around the world simply from us performing at the end of our living room!
You can check out the recording of the show below which features a couple of my own songs, ‘Way Home’ and ‘Pale Jacket’, along with a great set of other original Aston material.
Click here to watch on YouTube 
Click here to go to event page

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Watch 6th online show

Thank you to everyone around the world that tuned in to my online show last weekend! The recording is now available to stream via my YouTube channel.

My sixth show featured live performances of my original songs including my latest single, ‘Pale Jacket’. Sue Aston provided violin accompaniment and I also performed ‘Cold of the Night’ for the first time ever.

I am planning to change the format for my online shows next year. I’ll be discussing some of my favourite albums and artists and there will also be a panel of special guests!

The set list for this show is:

1. Cold of the Night
2. Pale Jacket
3. For You My Friend
4. The Artist
5. Way Home

Upcoming Live Online Show

My next live online show has been announced for this coming Sunday 14th December!

Stream live via the link below or on Youtube where I’ll be performing a selection of my own songs including ‘Pale Jacket; ‘Way Home’ and ‘The Artist’ with violin accompaniment from Sue Aston.

I’ll also be performing an acoustic rendition (and debut performance) of ‘Cold of the Night’, a rock song that I wrote during my glam metal days…

Click here to access the show

Live on Source FM

I’m doing a live radio session on Source FM tomorrow (Thursday 23rd October) where I’ll be performing some of my songs and being interviewed!

You can stream the show for free here http://www.thesourcefm.co.uk/

UPDATE: You can stream the recording for a short time by clicking here

The set was (featuring Sue Aston on violin): 1. Pale Jacket 2. Lemonade Sea 3. Way Home

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Watch 5th online show

Thank you to everyone that tuned in to my live online show yesterday, here’s the full recording for anyone who missed it.

This latest episode kicked off with a live version of my new single ‘Pale Jacket’ with violin accompaniment from Sue Aston. The show also included performances of two new songs, ‘The Artist’ and ‘Alone at the Pac-Man Machine’. I finished the set off with ‘Still Life’ and ‘Way Home’.

Notes from Looe Music Festival 2014

I had a great time performing at Looe Music Festival yesterday! The town was packed, the atmosphere was electric and thankfully the weather was scorching.

I mixed the set up a bit, which as always was heavily devoted to my original songs. I debuted a brand new song, ‘The Artist’, along with a new cover, ‘If I Am A Stranger’ by Ryan Adams. Some of my old songs made it back into the set too with ‘See You Again’ and ‘Still Life’, both from The Way Home EP, going down well.

The full set is detailed below. Some of my songs were videoed and I also recorded the audio of the entire 45min show so I’ll release some of that material soon.

Set:

1. Way Home
2. Pale Jacket
3. For You My Friend
4. If I Am A Stranger (Ryan Adams)
5. One More Chance
6. Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High? (Arctic Monkeys)
7. Lemonade Sea
8. See You Again
9. The Other Side
10. Flight
11. Soldier Of Fortune (Deep Purple)
12. The Artist
13. Still Life

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Watch guest appearance on US online show

If you missed the live Good Day Google+ show just now, you can watch the recording here. I played three songs live: ‘Lemonade Sea’, ‘For You My Friend’ and ‘Way Home’ with Sue Aston providing violin accompaniment throughout.

It was my first time being on the panel and performing on a US Google+ show and I really enjoyed it! There was some chat about spicy wine and alligator nuggets, does anyone know where I could get some of that?

Notes from Tall Ships

Thanks to everyone that came to see me play at Falmouth Tall Ships 2014 on the Source FM stage. Great turn out and fab weather. The rib eye burgers opposite the stage were also a notable highlight for me!

The set list was:

1. Blowin In The Wind (Bob Dylan)
2. Way Home
3. Pale Jacket
4. Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High? (Arctic Monkeys)
5. One More Chance
6. Ol 55 (Tom Waits)
7. The Other Side
8. Lemonade Sea
9. Soldier Of Fortune (Deep Purple)
10. Flight
11. For You My Friend
12. Mansion On The Hill (Bruce Springsteen)

Pics and audio to come.

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Live at Falmouth Tall Ships

I’m performing at Falmouth Tall Ships tomorrow over on the Source fm stage with a 40min set from 4pm. The stage is located at the Regatta Entertainment Centre on Church Street, full details are in the link provided.

The town is going to be packed (estimated to be around 100,000 people) so be sure to get there in good time! I’m going to be playing some brand new original material and covers. Check out the artist programme here:

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