Join us every first Thursday for a warm-welcome to the award-winning singer/songwriter Dina Hall to McCarthy's!
In September 2011 Dina released her debut full-length album of original music. Logic and the Heart was recorded and engineered by Kent Heckman at RedRock Recording studio in Saylorsburg, Pa. Co-produced by Michael Fritz, it is an independently-funded project. The album features appearances by a number of guest musicians.
Dina Hall has been a repeat performer at numerous festivals in the region, including one of the largest in the country – Musikfest in Bethlehem, Pa. She has appeared on the Lyrikplatz singer/songwriter stage, and with the full band on the Liederplatz stage. In May 2013, she made her debut performance at Muses in the Vineyard, Belvidere, NJ. She emceed the festival in 2012, and returns as emcee on May 17, 2014.
Dina also co-produces and hosts “Live from Godfrey Daniels” on WDIY 88.1 FM. The show airs on Tuesday nights and highlights artists who have performed at the legendary Godfrey Daniels in Bethlehem, PA.
Lehigh Valley Music Awards
2010: Best Original Band/Solo, Best Folk Performance, Best Lyricist
2011: Best Live Americana Performance (in a tie with Dave Fry)
2012: Best Singer/Songwriter, Best Original Song (Woman in Me), Directors’ Award for Community Involvement
2013: Outstanding Americana Band
Numerous additional nominations – LVMA and Jersey Acoustic Music Awards.
“Some people can change in front of your eyes. It might be because of their temper, or from a life-changing experience. With Dina Hall, it happens when you put a guitar in her hands and let her sing.”
– Dave Howell, The Morning Call