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Kevin Danzig

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Lately (1997)
Free The Poet (1999)
The Key (2001)
Kevin Danzig (2004)


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Kevin Danzig still leads the nomadic troubadour’s life where stories are indelibly etched within a blink of an eye. Danzig impresses with intriguing songwriting atmospheric vocals and diversely textured arrangements. Danzig has a knack for crafting memorable, tuneful compositions that stretch across a gamut of emotions….for Danzig, life’s good once again and it shows.”

---Dan Willging
OffBEAT Magazine, December 2005

Kevin Danzig is a performing songwriter who writes and sings modern folk and acoustic rock tunes as well as selected cover songs, accompanied by acoustic guitar and harmonica; he plays a tambourine with his foot. Originality is Danzig’s hallmark; Kevin’s lyrics are invariably intelligent and the instrumental arrangements are in perfect sync and skillfully executed.

His original songs can be heard on folk, rock and easy listening stations in North America and are available for digital download at, itunes and other sites. Just enter Kevin Danzig

While calling San Clemente, CA his home, Kevin Danzig remains a traveling troubadour. Kevin's fans range from age 3 to 83 and he plays a wide range of venues throughout North America, including clubs, concert halls, festivals, college campuses, coffee shops, outdoor arenas, house concerts, corporate events and weddings. In the past 10 years, he has been invited for a return engagement to every venue at which he's performed.

Growing up in a musical family in Southern California, Kevin Danzig has been playing instruments nearly his entire life and professionally since the age of 18. At age 11, Kevin was recording for K-TEL Records, (Mike Curb Productions), as one of the jubilant voices of "50 Children’s Favorites”, (as seen on TV). It was in 1978, however, that he got his first big...rejection, when Chuck Barris, (host of the Gong Show), told him, "Kid, you're too good for this show!"

Over the last 10 years, Kevin has recorded five full length CD's of original material, (four solo and one duo). His CD’s, Kevin Danzig, Lately, The Key and Free the Poet, are available for sale at Scroll down and click on “ Music.” To order by mail, send a $17 check or money order payable to Kevin Danzig to: KEDA Records, 177 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, CA 92672. Kevin's CD’s are also available at selected retail outlets, clubs, guitar shops and coffee shops throughout North America.

His original song, The Great Mississippi, has been claimed by Cape Girardeau, MO as its “unofficial” town anthem. He is currently working on a musical "Mountains of Chat" highlighting the diversity and history of the Tri-State Region (Missouri-Kansas-Oklahoma) as well as songwriting projects for the West Ray Foundation, the Smithsonian Institution.

Among fellow singer/songwriters Kevin’s performed alongside or opened for are: John Mayer, Shawn Mullins, Ellis Paul, Martin Sexton, Edwin McCain, Bill Stains, Leo Kottke, John Hammond, Chuck Pyle, Trout Fishing in America, Chuck Brodsky, Spencer Bohren, The Allison Brown Quartet, The Judith Edelman Band, Still on the Hill, Kate Campbell, The Radiators, among many others.
As a songwriter, Kevin has been a Mainstage Performer at the prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival in 2003 and 2006, has won the Susquehanna Music & Arts Festival and has been a finalist in such song contests as Kerrville New Folk, (four times), Telluride Troubadour, Napa Valley Emerging Songwriter Showcase, Rocky Mountain Folk Festival Songwriters Competition and the South Florida Folk Festival Songwriting Competition. He has three songs featured on the Soundtrack of the movie SOULTAKER and has won five BILLBOARD MAGAZINE Song Awards. His song Hey Dean! was featured on the syndicated radio program CAR TALK.