ABOUT HOME BY DARK

Since 2007, HOME BY DARK has captivated audiences with one of the most powerful and unique concert events in America. Inviting the best songwriters and musicians in the world to its stage, HOME BY DARK is a Nashville meets New York meets L.A. meets Atlanta, storytelling, romantic, pierce your heart, laugh til it hurts, reminds me of momma, dance in the aisle, that's my favorite song, evening you'll never forget.

Guest performers have written songs for Garth Brooks, Chicago, Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, Sara Evans, Stevie Nicks, Kenny Chesney, Sister Hazel, Ray Charles, Miranda Lambert, Trisha Yearwood, and more. Guest instrumentalists have performed with Jon Bon Jovi, Lee Ann Womack, Martina McBride, Willie Nelson, on the David Lettermen Show, at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Disney, and around the world.  We’ve welcomed special appearances by Patty Loveless, Christopher Cross, Lisa Kelly (Celtic Woman), and others. HOME BY DARK proves every night - A Song Can Change Your Life.

We hope to see you soon!

PURCHASE TICKETS


THE BAND

James Casto Instrument: Drums & Cymbals Birthplace: Washington, DC Influences: Bruce Hornsby, Michael McDonald, Earth, Wind & Fire

James Casto

Instrument: Drums & Cymbals

Birthplace: Washington, DC

Influences: Bruce Hornsby, Michael McDonald, Earth, Wind & Fire

Matt Blanchard Instrument: Tenor & Soprano Saxophones Birthplace: Buffalo, NY Influences: Bjork, Trent Reznor, Jan Garbarek, Gustav Mahler

Matt Blanchard

Instrument: Tenor & Soprano Saxophones

Birthplace: Buffalo, NY

Influences: Bjork, Trent Reznor, Jan Garbarek, Gustav Mahler

Jim Hettinger Instrument: Keyboards & Accordion Birthplace: Williamsport, PA Influences: Keith Jarrett, Bill Evans, David Foster

Jim Hettinger

Instrument: Keyboards & Accordion

Birthplace: Williamsport, PA

Influences: Keith Jarrett, Bill Evans, David Foster

 
Carole Ford Instrument: Vocals Birthplace: Macon, GA Influences: Joni Mitchell, Aretha Franklin, J.S. Bach

Carole Ford

Instrument: Vocals

Birthplace: Macon, GA

Influences: Joni Mitchell, Aretha Franklin, J.S. Bach

Vanessa Conner Instrument: Vocals Birthplace: Macon, GA Influences: Burt Bacharach, James Taylor, Barbra Streisand

Vanessa Conner

Instrument: Vocals

Birthplace: Macon, GA

Influences: Burt Bacharach, James Taylor, Barbra Streisand

Mike Shetler Instrument: Bass Guitar Birthplace: Denver, CO Influences: Johnny Cash, Abe Laboriel, Nathan East

Mike Shetler

Instrument: Bass Guitar

Birthplace: Denver, CO

Influences: Johnny Cash, Abe Laboriel, Nathan East

 
Steve Cunningham Instrument: Guitars Birthplace: Binghamton, NY Influences: David Lindley, Prince, Steve Howe

Steve Cunningham

Instrument: Guitars

Birthplace: Binghamton, NY

Influences: David Lindley, Prince, Steve Howe

Mike Waldron Instrument: Guitars Birthplace: Ypsilanti, MI Influences: Richard Bennett, Steve Cropper, Reggie Young

Mike Waldron

Instrument: Guitars

Birthplace: Ypsilanti, MI

Influences: Richard Bennett, Steve Cropper, Reggie Young

Peabody Instrument: Barks Birthplace: New Yorkie Influences: Snoop Dogg

Peabody

Instrument: Barks

Birthplace: New Yorkie

Influences: Snoop Dogg