Country newcomers Dan + Shay, met at the end of 2012 at Dan (Smyers) house. The two hit it off right away when they realized they had the same musical goals.
Taste of Country reports Shay (Mooney) walked into Dans house for a party. He states that as he walked into the living room, and saw what looked like to be a tent, resembling a fort. Shay had a good laugh as Dan quickly explained that he had no money for heat, so he went and bought a bunch of sheets. This resulted in him tenting up the entire living room which retained the heat.
That same night the duo jammed and wrote songs in that very tent and have been writing and creating music ever since.
The two gained recent popularity with their single 19 You + Me". Be sure to check them out at this years Country USA.