Born in Christchurch and raised in the small coastal town of Kaikoura New Zealand, Dallas is of Ngati Tuwharetoa and Pakeha descent. His stage name is inspired by his father Joe, also a singer, and his grandfather, a musician nicknamed Dukie after Duke Ellington.
Music is in the blood.
Performing with Fat Freddy’s Drop, Dallas has headlined a multitude of international stages, selling out the likes of Alexander Palace, London and Zitadelle, Berlin. His career now spans two decades.