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
1980s 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
the likes of Guy Clark, Jerry Jeff Walker, John McCutcheon,
Chris Smither, Bruce Robison, Nina Gerber, Kelly Willis,
Chris Wall, Greg Trooper, The Dixie Chicks, and many
Dannys 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 Dannys 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 Dannys 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.
Dannys 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.