Welcome to the online home of Willoughby, OH musician Dan McCoy. Tool around a bit and check out where he'll be playing, what projects he's up to and other kind of mischief he may be into.


And The Winner Is... 

Well, it wasn't me but man, I'll tell ya', taking a bronze medal in the Cleveland Scene Magazine Best of Cleveland - Singer/Songwriter category is a pretty cool deal! A huge THANK YOU to everyone that voted! The support is greatly appreciated & it's nice to be recognized for my little contributions to the music world. I have a lot of new songs in the works & hoping to get the full band out and about more in 2024. Stay tuned & cheers to all the #dansfans out there!


New Single, Sittin' on a Bench, Out Now! 

On July 13, 2023 I posted a lyric video for my new single, Sittin' on a Bench (link below). That song is now available on all digital platforms. Go stream the hell out of it so I can make a few pennies & start recording the next album or single!


DTW Rib Burn Off & NEW MERCH! 

Double duty coming up this weekend. Info for the shows are below & be sure to check out the merch section for some new swag!



The poster says it all. THANK YOU to everyone that bought tickets & made our debut at the Geauga Theater a sell out!!!


New EP, Snapshots, Out Now! 

After a long journey that started way back in February of 2021 the new EP, Snapshots, is now available on all digital platforms! A Deluxe CD version will be available soon with the 3 bonus tracks. The 3 tracks are the singles Believe, Everything I Don't Want to Be & Young as I am Today. Those songs have been available as singles in the digital world & will now be available for folks still kicking it old school(ish). You can hear the new album, check out new videos & purchase tickets to the big release show on April 22 at the Geauga Theater in Chardon by clicking on the link/photo below.


Third Single Drops Friday, Feb. 17 

Dance With You, the third single from the new EP will be dropping this Friday, Feb. 17, 2023. Check out the acoustic video version by clicking on the image below!


Previous events

Dan McCoy & 2 8s Play Petty

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Spirits in Willoughby, 3872 ERIE ST., Willoughby, OH 44094

A night of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers music done as an acoustic trio (I mean, I'll be playing acoustic guitars but the fellas will still be playing bass & drums). Call at least a few days in advance to reservations!!! This is the third time we're doing this set & it's been PACKED the previous two times. We moved it to the summer so the venue can accommodate more people on their patio.

Cleveland Musicians Fundraiser will host their seventh annual “You Wanted The Best” Kiss Tribute Benefit on Monday, July 31, from 12 PM-11PM at the Goblin Amphitheater in Geneva on the Lake, Ohio. All proceeds from the event will go directly to the Lake County branch of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). The event is free to

all ages.

The “You Wanted The Best” Kiss Tribute Benefit is a one-day concert experience featuring over 50 musicians from throughout the Northeast Ohio music scene who volunteer their time to perform. In addition to continuous live music on three stages, the event features face painting, food vendors, auction items, and raffles. At 7PM, the event culminates in a special performance

celebrating the music of the Hall of Fame rock act, Kiss.

Cleveland Musicians Fundraiser official website: https://clevelandmusiciansfundraiser.org

About Cleveland Musicians Fundraiser

Now in its seventh year, Cleveland Musicians Fundraiser has raised over $75,000 for charities including the American Cancer Society, Lifebanc, PAWS, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and Sub-Zero Mission. Cleveland Musicians Fundraiser’s “You Wanted The Best” Kiss

Tribute Benefit was recently nominated in Cleveland Magazine’s Best Charitable Event (Best of the East) category for their 2023 Best of Cleveland awards.