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 Texas Legend Jerry Jeff Walker as his road manager. That's where he really learned the life of a touring musician. Danny 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 in Texas and around the country.
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 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.
Danny and Red Dawg Music released: Danny Britt – Walk This Road in Oct. 2007. This work is produced by Danny and Marvin Dykhuis.
2010 brings a new single release: Danny Britt - Stranded at the Crossroad. This is available as a digital download on all the major download sites. More singles to be released in this format in 2011.
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.