Dan Plews was born in Northampton, England. He has sung and played traditional music most of his life, and written songs for half of it. Dan has toured and recorded with Eliza Carthy, Jon Boden, Dansaul and Ian Giles. In addition, he writes and performs solo and with Dansmall, and is a member of the Aortas Ceilidh Band. Amongst many others, his influences include Martin Carthy, Nic Jones, Paul Brady, Richard Thompson, Guy Garvey, and Joni Mitchell. More about Dan on his web page.