South-coast singer/songwriter Dan Challis melds lyrically-driven acoustic folk music, with a storytelling focus.

His songs centre on the lived-experience and befit his troubadour ethos; living out the very life he tells stories about through his music.

Dan Challis talks candidly with Adam and Stan live in the Highland FM Studios.

Dan Challis chats to Adam and Stan Live in the Highland FM Studios

Dan has captivated audiences both here and in North America, where he spent the last 4 years up until 2020. It was there he penned the songs for his most recent body of work, ‘No Lonely Road’ (2020); his sophomore album. The music has been described as “rich, authentic acoustic folk… (that) should make you feel something raw and timeless.” 

Being back in his home country; Dan follows the classic model of ‘stomping the pavement’ when it comes to getting his music out there; being known for his willingness to tour, especially in regional areas, and bring his love for his craft direct to the people; no matter what the venue, pub, club or local RSL.


Dan Challis Forever On My Mind Live in the Highland FM Studios

Dan Challis Old Grey Stone Live in the Highland FM Studios

Dan Challis True Song Live in the Highland FM Studios

Recorded Live in the Highland FM Studios

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Dan Challis – No Lonely Road album link

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