Dan Baird & Homemade Sin
Dan Baird is a singer-songwriter, musician and producer best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist from the chart-topping 80’s rock band The Georgia Satellites. Baird formed The Georgia Satellites in 1980 and the group ultimately released the self-titled debut Georgia Satellites on Elektra. Their most successful release; the album featured the track “Keep Your Hands to Yourself” which reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and went into heavy rotation on MTV.Read more
Baird left the band in 1990 to pursue a solo career and released his first solo album, Love Songs for the Hearing Impaired, in October 1992. “I Love You Period”, a single from the album, charted and peaked at #26 on the Billboard Hot 100. A follow up single “The One I Am” charted and peaked at #13 on Billboard’s “Album Rock Tracks” chart.
In 2005, Baird began touring and recording with his band, Homemade Sin which today features two ex-members of The Georgia Satellites, Baird and drummer Mauro Magellan, along with bassist Micke Nilsson and guitarist Warner E. Hodges (of Jason & the Scorchers).
Known for their blazing high-energy live shows, Homemade Sin performs a mixture of Baird’s solo material in addition to the hits and fan favorites from his years with the Georgia Satellites. The band has built a solid name and touring history across the UK and Europe. The band’s third release Get Loud will drop in Fall 2015 as they gear up for a great year of international touring including North America for select tour dates in 2016.
“A ter-riff-ic set of smart, ageless rock & roll tunes, imbued with Baird’s lively sense of fun, all delivered with the crunching musicality and masterful dexterity a lifetime on the road will cultivate. Holy cow! Allow Get Loud! now” – WPKN 89.5FM, BRIDGEPORT CT
“It’s been a long time since people made albums as fun, as strong and as satisfying as this one” – BILLBOARD
“Amazing songs delivered with gap toothed, shit kicking passion. Swaggering hooklines, bittersweet lyrics, great guitars and choruses to die for. Homemade Sin in a nutshell” – CLASSIC ROCK
“Completely unpretentious and totally irresistible” – ALT COUNTRY
“Contains all elements of the classic Georgia Satellites sound” – SPIN