Anthony Dario

ANTHONY DARIO WAS BORN AND RAISED IN CHICAGO, IL.  HE RECEIVED HIS FIRST GUITAR AT 3 YEARS OLD AND SHORTLY AFTER WAS ATTENDING THE SUZUKI MUSIC ACADEMY WHERE HE STUDIED FLAMENCO AND CLASSICAL GUITAR.  BY 5 YEARS OLD, HE HAD ALREADY PERFORMED IN MANY PRESTIGIOUS VENUES THROUGHOUT THE CHICAGOLAND, INCLUDING THE CHICAGO ORCHESTRA HALL AND THE CHICAGO THEATRE.  ANTHONY'S PASSION FOR PLAYING GUITAR GREW INTO A LOVE FOR SONGWRITING.  AS HE HAS GROWN, SO HAS HIS STYLE OF MUSIC.  MIXING SPANISH INFLUENCED RHYTHMS WITH AN ALTERNATIVE ROCK EDGE HAS CREATED HIS OWN UNIQUE SOUND.  AFTER BEING INVOLVED IN A FEW BANDS, IN LATE 2013, ANTHONY DECIDED TO TAKE ON A MUSICAL CAREER AS AN ACOUSTIC AND ALTERNATIVE ROCK ARTIST.  HE ORIGINATED THE "ANTHONY DARIO BAND" WHICH SOON BECAME KNOWN AS "DEAR DARIO."  ANTHONY IS ALSO STILL CURRENTLY EMPLOYED AS A PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTER IN THE CHICAGOLAND AREA.  ON HIS DAYS OFF, HE DEVOTES HIMSELF TO DEVELOPING HIS MUSIC AND PREFORMING ACROSS OUR NATION ACOUSTICALLY AND WITH ... DEAR DARIO.