Dane Vannatter was awarded the 2006 Bistro Award for Outstanding Vocalist by the critics of BackStage in New York. Dane has been acclaimed by reviewers at The New York Post, The Boston Globe and BackStage for a style that "blends facets of cabaret and jazz with intelligence and care." The Boston Globe remarks "Dane Vannatter's distinctive style leaves an imprint on whatever music he sings. His voice has a floating quality that gets in your head and won't leave....his music is a swinging, soaring adventure!" Dane is also the recipient of the 2000 Bistro Award for Outstanding CD for his second recording "Flight." He has been nominated for 4 MAC awards and is a 2007 Nightlife Award finalist.