The Best of Dan Zanes is here!

The Best Of Dan Zanes

TODAY IS THE DAY!!! GET LOOSE AND GET TOGETHER!: THE BEST OF DAN ZANES is out for public consumption! YES! It’s greatest hits time and it’s a chance to say thank you.  Thank you for 15 years of musical meanderings, wanderings, and community gatherings. You can purchase “Get Loose and Get Together!: The Best of […]

get loose and get together: the best of dan zanes – pre-order!

The Best Of Dan Zanes

Wait? What’s happening? It’s greatest hits time? Yes… is that time! It’s a time to say that I’m so grateful for all of your support and for all of the amazing musical collaborations that I’ve had over the years. I was so inspired that I decided to draw the cover myself!! You can pre-order “Get Loose […]

kids corner music festival!

Kids CornerMusic Fest 2014

Hello Philadelphia! We sure hope you are in town this weekend because there is a full on family music happening going down. This Sunday, June 29 Dan Zanes will be performing as part of the Kid’s Corner Music Festival at World Cafe Live. Bands on the line up come from near and far- Lucky Diaz […]

the webseries is here!

Web Series

Here they are, the first 3 episodes of the Dan Zanes and Friends web series! If I had to make a list of fun things to do during a heat wave I would put filming webisodes at the top. We made these during the summer of 2012 with our friend Matt Mayers and if you […]

new wonder wheel app!

Wonder Wheel

there’s a new app for my song WONDER WHEEL! my brother-in-law DONALD SAAF did the illustrations and the app makers at MIBBLIO cooked it up. you can listen to the instruments separately and play along on a keyboard with a variety of sounds. it’s definitely a 21st century folk experience! here’s a preview and click […]

new dan zanes classes at BCM!

DZ house party

It’s been almost a year of dreaming and planning and writing and organizing but the Dan Zanes House Party: Songs and Stories from America’s Neighborhoods is finally here! Yes, my music education program in collaboration with the Brooklyn Conservatory began this week and I couldn’t be more excited. This first season offers classes for kids […]

the new video for turn turn turn is out!

Dan Zanes & Elizabeth Mitchell with You Are My Flower- Turn! Turn! Turn!

the TURN TURN TURN VIDEO is here! yes, if you want to relive the warm summer days of 2013 with elizabeth mitchell, you are my flower, and me along with dozens of our close friends here’s the video for you. it was directed by greg buyalos with camera work by greg buyalos and arthur woo […]

BIG sale in the general store


greetings friends! everything in the dan zanes general store is 20% off this week! AND any order anyone spending $10 or more will receive a free copy of either david jones widdecombe fair (one of my favorite all-ages cds and an early influence) or my contradance cd which contains the music from my collaboration with the pilobolus […]

today is the day for turn turn turn!


hello friends, neighbors, supporters, friends, fans, family members, and all music loving pets, today is the day i’ve been waiting for. today is the day i can finally say TURN TURN TURN IS OUT, RIGHT NOW! yes, my collaboration with elizabeth mitchell and you are flower entitled turn turn turn is available in many of […]

turn turn turn pre-sale!


hello friends, neighbors, and lovers of rustic song and dance, i can’t believe it but i’m writing to let you know about the turn turn turn pre-sale. yes! after years of talking and hoping and dreaming and scheming, elizabeth mitchell and her family band known as you are my flower and i have made a […]