Dan Vanderplough

Singer, Songwriter, Entertainer

Dan Vanderplough (Dan V) is a gigging singer, guitarist, and entertainer living in Weeki Wachee, Florida. He performs Smooth Jazz, Classic Soft Rock, Blues, Country, and Island Music. Dan has been entertaining for over 30 years at nightclubs, private events, casinos and country clubs in Florida and the Midwest. He enjoys playing favorites from the 60s, 70s, 80's and 90's, Easy Listening instrumentals, plus a few choice original tunes.





What is music to you? What does it give you?

It takes me to my happy place, especially when I am playing a gig in front of a live audience. I get into the "zone" and really enjoy being there.

What is your music dream?

Playing in a big stadium in front of tens of thousands of adoring fans.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Getting rid of the hatred of some people that is based on ignorance.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Hound Dog. Elvis.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

BB King. The Beatles. Tom Petty. Joe Bonomassa. Courtney Barnett. Duke Tumatoe.