danny lynn wilson band

danny lynn wilson band

 East Aurora, New York, USA
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The Danny Lynn Wilson band plays a blend of original, traditional and New Orleans style blues with a jam band feel.

Biography

The Danny Lynn Wilson Band's CD's have received airplay from Austin's KGSR FM, Toronto's CKLN FM, CJRT FM, and Sienna Italy's 91.250 FM.
The Buffalo based band receives local coverage from radio stations WBFO FM and WBNY FM. Regional airplay ... Full Description includes Rochester, Syracuse, and Erie PA.
In 2004 Danny had three songs selected for the independent film 'Saving Newburgh,' directed by Merle Becker. Becker's other work includes MTV's Beavis and Butthead, Liquid Television and Cartoon Sushi. Merle has also done work for NBC, VH1, AOL, Bravo, and the Independent Film Channel. Musician Magazine put the Danny Lynn Wilson Band in their top 100 unsigned band list for 1996. The band swept The Buffalo Music Awards in 1996 with Best Blues Band ('96-'98), Best Blues Guitarist ('96), and Best Blues Vocalist ('96-'97, and '99.)
The Artvoice Magazine Original Music Awards paid a similar tribute to the band with seven nominations and awarded the band with Best Original Guitarist. The Danny Lynn Wilson Band has been selected to play numerous national showcases including Crossroads in Memphis, Cutting Edge in New Orleans, Undercurrents in Cleveland, North by Northeast in Toronto, and CMJ in New York City.
While in Memphis playing at B.B. King's nightclub on Beale Street the band caught the attention of Leo 'Tater Red' Allred who has a syndicated blues show which airs in eight states. Since that time the band has been on Tater Red's blues spotlight and is receiving airplay on the Tater Red Blues Show.
The Danny Lynn Wilson Band has performed at such venues as the New York State Blues Festival as well as other regional musical festivals throughout New York and northeastern United States. The group has performed more than two hundred performances every year between 1993 and 2000.
Live performing is a passion for Danny Lynn Wilson. When not performing with the band, this singer songwriter is playing colleges and coffeehouses from Buffalo to Baton Rouge. As a solo performer he has open for such acts as Rusted Root and NRBQ.

Discography

1995 - Look'n Up - Look'n Up offers danceable good-time urban blues with a funky undertone and sassy horn lines.
1998 - Primal Blue - An original blend of acoustic blues and down-home grooves to whet your appetite.
2003 - Adventures of the Rooftop Jammers - An acoustic blend of folk, blues, and bluegrass with a New Orleans feel.
CD's and downloads are available through CD Baby and Amazon .com

Set List

Typical set list includes original material along with covers such as Stagger Lee, Whipping Post, Not Fade Away, Big Boss Man, All Along the Watchtower,Key To the Highway, Wharf Rat and Iko Iko to name a few. We generally play 2 sets lasting anywhere from 1 1/2 to 2 hours each.