Hometown: Oyster Bay, New York
Accomplished singer, songwriter and musician Charlie Dane is a multi-talented solo artist with the soulful, powerful voice of an older generation. For the past 3 plus years Charlie has performed on main stages such as NYC’s Sullivan Hall, Long Island’s Nassau Coliseum and LA’s famous Genghis Cohen. Charlie has completed a 10 original song LP entitled Dreamland and is currently working on her second record. Music Festivals such as Mountain Jam, South by Southwest, Flood City Music Fest, Long Island Blues Fest, Gathering of The Vibes, Clearwater Music Festival and many others have welcomed Charlie to their line ups where she has honed and perfected her chops. Charlie has shared the stage with the legendary George Porter, Jr. and has opened for famous New Orleans based bands The Radiators, Papa Grows Funk, Soulive as well as Aaron Carter and many others. Charlie’s original music can be described as “pop-soul” and she continues to amaze audiences with her mature lyrics and nuanced multi-octave voice.
When Charlie performs, people are naturally drawn to her and moved by her confidence and poise. She is currently recording in studio and is constantly writing, recording and working on original pieces. Her songs are a reflection of who she is and what she has experienced in her life. She writes about loss, regret, fears, hope and the importance of being an individual who is not afraid to be herself.
When she was 8 years old, Charlie started a business doing airbrush tattoos for special events. Six years later, Squid Ink continues to be successful booking parties, kids events and school fairs year-round.
Charlie’s talent and creativity comes through in everything that she does although her true passion and strength has always been her music.