Daniel Pugh: Upright Bass , Bass Vocals
Youngest member of The Kevin Prater Band, 18 year old Daniel Pugh from North Carolina. Daniels love of Bluegrass began at age 13. His greatest influences was Dr. Ralph Stanley, Flatt and Scruggs and The Luvine Brothers. With help of some amazing local musicians, including bandmate Jake Burrows., Daniel developed a strong interest in the Banjo. Family friend Shorty Byrd took Daniel under his wing, introducing Daniel to many talents, Bluegrass Festivals and jams throughout North Carolina, sparking the growth of Daniels passion for playing the Upright Bass.
Daniel began his professional journey on with The Kevin Prater Band, August 9, 2019 in Newark, Ohio. While traveling to their first show, the band encouraged him to sing Bass on a song. On August 10th, in Cambridge, Ohio, Kevin Prater announced Daniel was making his vocal debut. He did a great job, has been singing ever since.
Kevin Prater is very excited to be a part creating Daniel's musical journey and he is eager to see where his talents will take his career.