Dan Doiron


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Dan also conducts guitar Clinics for schools and at Festivals Click here for information


- Two Time Winner of  Maritimes to Memphis Blues Challenge, (2013& 2017)

- Represented Atlantic Canada at the 2014 and 2018 International Blues Challenge in Memphis Tennessee.

- "Stand Back I Don't Know How Loud This Thing Gets" nominated for East Coast Music Award and Music Nova Scotia Award for 2016 Blues Album of the Year

-"From Deep Inside" nominated for  2013 Music Nova Scotia Award for Blues Album of the Year.

-"Even My Guitar is in Love With You" CD nominated for East Coast Music Association and Music Nova Scotia Award for Blues Album of the Year 2012


Quotes and Press: 

“Stand Back I Don’t Know How Loud This Thing Gets" is not an idle threat. It’s reality cause this is one hot, smoking album that sizzles with rockin’ blues. The album delivers its title with a vengeance under the expert guiding hand of Dan Doiron. This album is going to take you on a musical journey with his blistering guitar leading the way!” Ken Wallis - Blues Blast on The Hawk Hamilton, Ontario

  "With his 2015 release 'Stand Back I Don't Know How Loud This Thing Gets...' Nova Scotia's Dan Doiron serves up a blistering, funky, and melodic cocktail that proves once again, what Eastern Canada already knows - he is a Rockin' Blues force to be reckoned with!"  Brent Morrison Host - The Rockin' Blues Show 

 "Every once in a while you stumble across a blues album that makes you wonder why you hadn’t come across the artist before. And with a title like ‘Stand Back I Don’t Know How Loud This Thing Gets’, Canadian blues rocker Dan Doiron isn’t holding back with his message. The 10 well crafted, self penned songs are full of deep grooves, subtle playing and thoughtful arrangements. Doiron surrounds himself with a set of intuitive players who capture the essential feel of his soulful, funky, blues-rock that showcases his melodic sensibility, lyrical ability and instrumental versatility. The title track for example, is a blistering big band arrangement that highlights both Dan’s ability as a guitarist, vocalist and arranger, on a tension building, riff driven piece that he resolves with coruscating solo." Pete Feenstra - Radio Host- Set Ready To Rock Radio UK  Full Review

 "Stand Back is full of big tunes, and a big sound, with organ, backing singers, horns, and even a flute solo, a damn good one at that. Plus, there's lots of Doiron's licks, bites, stings and leads. Originals such as Killing Each Other Trying To Get Into Heaven are filled with such fireworks" - Bob Mersereau- CBC Producer Full review

Festival Performances:

- 2017 Fredericton Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival

- 2017 Sydney Jazz and Blues Festival

- 2016 Calgary International Blues Festival

- 2016 Stan Rogers Festival

-2016 Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival Fredericton

- 2015 Smokin' Blues Fest Windsor

- 2014 Halifax Jazz Fest

- 2014 International Blues Challenge - Memphis Tennessee

- Dutch Mason Blues Festival 2013, 2012, 2011

- Smoking Blues Festival2013

- Featured artist at 2013 PEI Guitar Festival

- Featured Artist at 2013 Toronto Guitar Show

 Contact Info:

Website: www.dandoiron.com 

email: dan@dandoiron.com

cell: 902-222-2182

Mail: 606 - 112 Greenpark Close 

         Halifax N.S. B3S 0H2