"Engaging, provocative, acoustic soul."
-Allen Kelen; Scope Talent, Los Angeles, CA
"Daren Stump was enchanting. His music was polished, yet organic, and his witty humor easily added to our enjoyment. I can't wait to catch his next So-Cal gig!"
-Cathryn Beeks; ListenLocalSD.com
"The music entertainment you select... is responsible for 80% of the event's success & the memories you will have for the rest of your life."
-Martha Stewart, Martha Stewart Living
"Music is our friend... There's always a song that we can bring to our sides to help us through life's struggles, or to lift us even higher during bright times."
Daren has extensive experience as a professional musician. He has written, recorded, &/or performed original music, as well as covers, with myriad artists. Just a few examples of those groups & artists include Charlie Kelley (5-time Grammy nominee), Mitch Allan (of SR-71; & producer & songwriter for Daughtry, Faith Hill, Adam Lambert, Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Simon Cowell, & many more), YNOT?!, Paul Lewis, Kirk McEwen Band, & Culture Shock. Daren has additionally shared the stage with the likes of Hootie & the Blowfish, 311, & Starship.
The live venues in which Daren has performed range from massive concert arenas down through the size spectrum to intimate bistros. His countless professional performances have included, but are not limited to, the following cities & their surrounding areas: New York City NY, Philadelphia PA, Pittsburgh PA, Ocean Beach NJ, Atlantic City NJ, Wilmington DE, Dover DE, Dewey Beach DE, Baltimore MD, Ocean City MD, Annapolis MD, Washington D.C., Richmond VA, Virginia Beach VA, Blacksburg VA, Nags Head NC, Myrtle Beach SC, Las Vegas NV, Phoenix AZ, & Southern CA.
*Daren is further available to perform live, or record, with other musical artists & bands as an accomplished:
"Without music life would be a mistake."
~Friedrich Wilhel Nietzsche