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. 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 others.
In 2000 Danny and business partner Rene’ Loflin formed their own record company, Red Dawg Music. Their publishing Company is Austin Red Dawg Publishing.
Danny’s 1st original work was released in April 2001 titled: Danny Britt and Red Dawg - Texas Stuff. This work was noted in Performing Songwriter Magazine and reviewed in Sing Out Magazine in 2001. Texas Stuff was also reviewed in Roots Town Magazine in 2002. Long time Austin 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 receiving rave reviews as well. For further information see www.reddawgmusic.com
Danny’s latest release is titled Danny Britt – Walk This Road. This work is produced by Danny and Marvin Dykhuis. Release date of this recording is Oct. 2007.
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.