The 3 Rules of Band Rehearsals

The guys and I are about a month into Dierks Bentley’s Sounds of Summer Tour, but long before we kicked off our first show in Raleigh, NC, we were hunkered down in a small room just beginning to rehearse for 2015. Our band … Continued

“Riser” on the ACM Awards

Last night was the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards and, along with Dierks’ seven nominations, he was given the opportunity to perform “Riser,” a killer song written by Travis Meadows and Steve Moakler. Everyone involved wanted it to … Continued


Thank you for stopping by and checking out the new website/blog! For those of you that stumbled in here on accident, my name is Dan Hochhalter and I am a professional musician and songwriter. I grew up in White Bear … Continued