Dan has played in various pop and rock bands since the early 1980's. Here are a few of them:
  • "Ruby Diesel" Country Rock Band (Drums, BG Vocals)
  • "Metropolis" Classic Jazz-Rock Ensemble (Lead Vocals, Keyboards, Guitars, Trumpet)
  • "Calico" folk trio (Guitarist, Vocalist)
  • "PRIZM" a capella male vocal ensemble
  • "Sundance Show Band" (Guitar, Drums, Vocal, Keyboard, Trumpet)
  • "Rockin' Bones" Blues Band (Drums)
  • "Standing Room Only" Rock Band (Lead Vocal, Lead Guitar)
  • "UW Oshkosh Jazz Ensemble" (Guitar )
  • "Watertown High School Jazz Ensemble" (Drums, Gtr, Acoust/Elec Bass)