ePress Kit for The McDaniels

26 Mar
73539-A Club Date

The McDaniels @ Heartland Cafe


The McDaniels perform most often as a trio of Kent McDaniel on guitar & vocals, Dorothy McDaniel on bass & vocals, and Alpha Stewart on drums, but we also frequently add sax or a second guitar. Dorothy and Kent sometimes also appear as a duo with Kent on acoustic guitar and Dorothy on bass.

We’ve appeared yearly at Evanston’s Custer Street Fair for decades and regularly play Ravenswood Arts Walk and other Chicago area fests. We also appear regularly at Chicago area music venues like The Heartland Cafe and The Independence Tap. 

Below are three videos of our live performances. When playing, they’re significantly brighter than the stills you see down there. Unless your computer speakers are excellent we’re hoping you’ll hook up your headphones while viewing the videos.

Boom Boom Boom – recorded at Heartland Cafe




Autumn Leaves- recorded at Silvies



Stagger Lee – recorded at Heartland Cafe


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