Dan Hughes is a dynamic musician, songwriter, guitarist and producer who has vast experience performing internationally with a fast-growing global fan base.
Dan has played music from a young age having grown up in a musical environment playing with and learning from experienced session players and professional guitarists.
At the age of 16, Dan auditioned for the highly regarded music institute ‘BIMM’ (Brighton Institute of Modern Music) where he was auditioned by Kenwin House, guitarist and songwriter for Reef. He gained a place to study there for 2 years and in that time, he played in bands covering a variety of genres also writing songs for projects. He was lucky enough to be taught by great guitarists such as Toby Pittman (Air Studios) and Guthrie Govan (Hans Zimmer and Steven Wilson), also attending master classes with top guitarists and songwriters Mark Knopfler, Tommy Emmanuel and Kelly Joe Phelps.
2016 saw Dan playing guitar on tour with Janet Robin who was Lindsey Buckinghams (Fleetwood Mac) guitarist. In 2017 Dan went on tour to South Korea in support of DHT's debut album 'Neil' where he played international music festival 'Green Blue Music Festival' along with Radio and TV appearances. More recently, Dan has played Bass for UK X Factor group 'The Shures' and performances supporting of 70'S band 'Mud2/Slade' and John Coghlan, formally Status Quo drummer.
Currently Dan is releasing music under the DHT project, composing music for film, podcasts and adverts as well as continuing with his extensive performing and touring schedule.