World class touring musicians make up the Red Dawg Band. Providing quality entertainment from multiple genres of Americana, Country, Blues, Folk and Rock. Performances range from Solo Artist to 6 piece band.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Any client can expect a fully professional set up and performance whether it's a solo, duo, trio or band performance. All of the band members are full time world class players who are widely traveled.
Danny grew up in South Central Kentucky playing everything from Bluegrass to Country to Classical to Rock and Roll. After playing in assorted bands in Kentucky, Danny made his way to Texas in 1980. Danny did a couple years touring with Jerry Jeff Walker as his road manager in the mid 1980’s and has since played and toured with Jerry Jeff. He began writing and playing his own music as a part of the Austin music scene and by the early 1990s was performing on a regular basis.
Danny has performed around the country on shows with Guy Clark, Jerry Jeff Walker, John McCutcheon, Chris Smither, Bruce Robison, Nina Gerber, Kelly Willis, Chris Wall, Greg Trooper, The Dixie Chicks, and many others.
Danny’s 1st original work was released in April 2001 titled: Danny Britt and Red Dawg - Texas Stuff. Long time touring musician and producer Marvin Dykhuis produced this recording. It is a collection of some of Danny’s favorite original songs that take the listener on a tour of several different kinds of music while maintaining a unique acoustic sound.
Red Dawg Music released Danny’s second original work in Feb. 2003. This CD is titled Danny Britt - The Other Side. It is co-produced by long time touring musician Chip Dolan and Danny. Several great Austin Based Artists join Danny & Chip on this recording. Some of them include Kelly Willis, Bruce Robison, Christine Albert, Chris Gage, Marvin Dykhuis, and more. This work is received rave reviews as well.
Red Dawg Music released Danny Britt - Walk This Road, produced by Marvin Dykhuis & Danny, in 2007. 2012 brought another release from Red Dawg Music – Two Guys Two Guitars, an acoustic duo recording by Danny Britt & Marvin Dykhuis.
Danny’s works have been noted in Performing Songwriter Magazine and reviewed in Sing Out Magazine, Roots Town Magazine and others in the USA and around the world.
On November 29, 2001 the Austin City Council and Austin Mayor Gus Garcia proclaimed that day Danny Britt Day for his continued efforts to maintain Austin, Texas as the Live Music Capital of the World.
Additional Booking Notes
We can be totally self contained regarding sound equipment, lighting, etc or we can work with sound companies or techs provided. Requirements depend totally on the needs of the clients.
Set List varies depending on the clients wants. It could be all original material or it could be all cover material based on the clients main needs. It varies from Country, Folk, Blues, Rock, or Americana slanted to the wishes of the client.
Influences & Inspiration
Guy Clark, Jerry Jeff Walker, The Band, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, The Beatles, George Strait,Townes Van Zandt and many others.
No equipment required unless long distance travel is required. Then the back line is determined based on the client needs.
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