"I'm a John Wayne spirit,
with a country soul."

Meet Dale Oakley

Musician. Singer. Songwriter. Performer.

Dale was born and raised in the Dayton, Ohio area where he began writing songs at age 15. As a teenager, he toured Europe with the All Ohio State Fair Youth Choir. He participated in the Camp Chase Fife and Drum Corp and was cast in three movies (“Dances with Wolves”, “Gettysburg” and the “North & South” TV mini series) as a snare drummer.

In the early 90’s, Dale began working the road crews of Nashville stars such as Trisha Yearwood, Lorrie Morgan, and Ricky Skaggs. Throughout this time, he continued to refine his songwriting skills, penning many songs about life, love and loss, developing his own unique songwriting style.

Hear Dale's Songs

This is just a small selection of Dale's latest work.

"You rocked Legends last night! "Wild Child" is even better in person!"

Todd / Fan

"My mom loves this tune!"

Becky / Fan

"Dale is the complete package. Amazing lyricist with an incredible voice!"

Michael / Fan

Watch Dale Perform

Recorded live in a stairwell.

Check out Dale's Photo Book

Dale's Endorsements

Dale works with some great companies. Make sure you check them out!

Audio Technica
SIT Strings
Crafter Guitars


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