Please note: the rain date for this event is Friday, October 30 (decision will be made by noon on Thursday).
Will Dailey is an acclaimed independent recording artist, performer, and artist advocate. His sound has been described as a venn diagram of multiple genres with a rich vintage vibe. All inspiring, famed rock journalist Dan Aquilante to call him “the real deal.” Dailey’s albums are met with stellar reviews. They have 10 million spins on Spotify, top 20 on the national Billboard HeatSeeker chart twice, and he’s won Album of the Year in the Boston Music Awards, New England Music Awards, and twice from Improper Bostonian Magazine. Dailey, who is already a three-time winner of the Boston Music Award for Best Singer/Songwriter also won Artist of the Year in 2014 and Best Male Vocalist in 2015 and 2016. He has shared the stage with Eddie Vedder, Willie Nelson, Roger McGuinn, G Love, Steve Earle, and Tanya Donelly. In June of 2013 he was featured on a Stephen King/John Mellencamp project produced by T Bone Burnett called Ghost Brothers Of Darkland County and, in that same year, also released an original song he wrote inspired by Jack Kerouac’s Tristessa. Dailey has played at Farm Aid four times alongside Neil Young, Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews, and John Mellencamp. His latest album, Golden Walker, was released summer of 2018 and hit #1 on Billboards Northeast Heat seekers. The Boston Herald called the album: “A new peak” and named it an album of 2018.
During the Covid crisis Dailey got to work and raised over $32K for non-salary employees of venues in Boston, other artists, and the City of Chelsea through online performances.