Dan Potthast

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Dan Potthast
Potthast performing with The Stitch Up in Fullterton, California, in 2007
Background information
Also known as Dan P.
Born (1972-10-09) October 9, 1972 (age 44)
Origin St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Santa Cruz, California, United States
Genres Folk rock, indie rock, punk rock, ska, ska punk
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar, saxophone
Years active 1988-present
Labels Pentimento Music Company, Asian Man
Associated acts MU330, Dan P. and the Bricks, The Stitch Up, Tomas Kalnoky
Website danpotthast.com

Dan Potthast (born October 9, 1972) is an American musician, based in Santa Cruz, California. He is perhaps best known as the guitarist and vocalist of the St. Louis, Missouri ska-punk band MU330, of which he co-founded in 1988.

Potthast also tours and performs as an acoustic solo musician and previously fronted the indie-rock band The Stitch-Up. Since 2009, he has led the Santa Cruz-based ska collective Dan P. and the Bricks with former members of Slow Gherkin.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born in St. Louis, Missouri.



Year Title Label
1994 Press Moon Ska Records / Asian Man Records
1996 Chumps on Parade Dill Records / Asian Man Records
1997 Crab Rangoon Asian Man Records
1999 MU330 Asian Man Records
1999 Winter Wonderland! Asian Man Records
2002 Ultra Panic Asian Man Records

The Stitch Up[edit]

Year Title Label
2007 Attitude Adjuster Pentimento Music Company/The RISC Group
2009 Set Your Alarm Pentimento Music Company

Dan P. and the Bricks[edit]

Year Title Label
2011 Watch Where You Walk Asian Man Records


Year Title Label
2014 Have A Great Summer Community Records


Year Title Label
1999 Eyeballs Asian Man Records
2002 Sweets and Meats Asian Man Records
2008 Eat the Planet Pentimento Music Company
2010 Around the World Pentimento Music Company
2010 You By Me: Vol. 1 (split album with Tomas Kalnoky) Pentimento Music Company

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