Dallas Reese is from Concord North Carolina, home of Charlotte Motor Speedway. He started playing piano in 3rd grade and slowly progressed from classical to Billy Joel/Elton John/Jackson Browne and others. Dallas has shared stages with country star Phil Vassar (who he met and became musical friends with when he lived in Nashville) and opened shows for Hootie and the Blowfish, The Allman Brothers, Billy Currington, Steely Dan, Warren Zevon, Bad Company, Cry of Love, Trace Adkins, Craig Morgan, and many others. He put together successful regional touring bands and continued playing solo gigs and was voted Best solo acoustic performer in Charlotte in 1996, and has also spent many summers on Hilton Head Island South Carolina playing acoustic gigs over the past several decades. Dallas splits his time during the year between Hilton Head Island, SC, and Daytona Beach, FL. He’s married to Amy and has 7 kids (yep, that’s right!) that range in age from 3 months to 19 years!
Cory Cunningham is a singer songwriter and 30+ year island resident. With a focus on upbeat, feel-good and inspirational music, Cory enjoys nothing more than playing guitar, harmonica and singing for music lovers of all ages–especially the kids! Growing up in the beautiful Oregon wilderness and living amongst the natural wonders of the South Carolina low country have certainly shaped the creative endeavors of this free spirited artist. Genres include: rock, jazz, folk, country, bluegrass, funk and blues.
Trevor Harden is a Bluffton-based musician with an extensive repertoire.
With a little something for everyone, Trevor plays classic rock, modern
radio hits, current country, sing-along favorites and beyond. When not
strumming and singing (or chasing his 3 children around), Trevor is a
videographer, graphic designer and visual artist.
Kansas City, MO native Dave Kimmerly has been performing his unique vocal, guitar, and piano show for 28 years here on Hilton Head Island. This year is his 24th here at the Salty Dog Cafe! Dave has a wide variety of music and vocal styles from the 1950s to present day hits. He takes his show on the road during the winters to Colorado ski resorts of Aspen-Snowmass and Beaver Creek. Dave has an easy, inviting, friendly style that draws you in and makes you feel as if you are part of the show–come hang out with Dave!