About Dan

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Dan Gillogly

Piano Man

Artist, Composer, Comedian

Experienced musician and comedian

Dan Gillogly has been working in the entertainment industry since he left high school and working a regular job still doesn’t agree with him …


As a first rate piano entertainer, he will create a memorable evening of piano music and comedy that will enthrall your guests at your charity event, your private party or surgical procedure.


Taking the best skills he developed over 30 years of performing, Dan has become one of the premier corporate entertainers bringing you a unique brand of live music and comedy, interactive sing along and exquisite piano music entertainment. His list of corporate events are far too many to list here, include AT&T, Kellogg Foods, Sears and McDonalds and Hormel Foods.


Throughout the years, Dan has written and performed music on A&E, Comedy Central, WGN, and NPR.

Dan knows how to get you laughing

As Music Director at the Mecca of Improvisational comedy, The Second City, he wrote songs and scripts with many of today’s current superstars in the entertainment industry.


Dan Will Write Custom Comedy Music For Your Trade Show, Corporate Event, Product Roll Out, Birthday, Anniversary or Funeral …

(Yes … one time, in fact, more than one time, Dan has been asked to write a bit and play piano at a funeral)


Dan Gillogly sings, does comedy and gets everyone standing up and singing along, dancing along, having fun alongside all your guests, friends and clients. Dan is an energetic and inviting piano music performer.

Steve Carell and Dan

Experience in composition

He is also a prolific composer and producer of original music that has been heard nationwide on network television and radio commercials; as well as worldwide on stage in Barcelona, Cannes, Vienna and Prague.


Dan Gillogly had a 10 year run at The Second City Theater.


Dan was Music Director of the world famous improvisational cabaret, where he scored 8 award-winning revues.


He wrote original music for the series “My Talk Show” on the FOX-TV Network. He has also composed and produced original music for broadcast which aired on Comedy Central, A&E, WGN-TV, ABC. A multitude of his Custom Written advertising jingles and audio branding have been broadcast nationwide on hundreds of regional radio & TV stations.

Experienced Performer

Additionally, throughout the years Dan has performed at Howl At The Moon, House of Blues, Buddy Guy’s Legends, The Redhead and the Chicago Symphony Center. He recently returned from a series of appearances in Barcelona, Berlin, the South of France and throughout Italy. Europeans love good music too. Who knew?


He performs a breathtaking Dueling Pianos Revue all over the USA with All American Dueling Pianos for corporate events, fundraisers, conventions, trade shows and any form of legal proceeding.

In addition to being a part of 11 award winning revues, Dan Gillogly has worked with:

Steve Carell,

Stephen Colbert,

Jim Belushi,

Chris Farley,

Oscar winner Adam McKay

Dan Castellaneta (voice of Homer Simpson),

Bonnie Hunt (Beethoven, Jumanji, The Green Mile),

Mike Meyers (Austin Powers, Wayne’s World)

Tim Meadows (… you know that guy on that thing …),

Joel Murray (Mad Men, Dharma & Greg),

Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs, Wall-E, Curb Your Enthusiasm)

Ian Gomez (Felicity, Rookie of The Year, My Big Fat Greek Wedding)

Nia Vardalos (creator of My Big Fat Greek Wedding)

Scott Adsit (30 Rock)

… to name only a few.

Scott Adsit, Dan, Joel Murray

Ian, Nia and Dan

Mark Victor Hansen (that Chicken Soup Guy) and Dan