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 His original music on a regular basis.
Danny has performed around the country on shows with Guy Clark, Jerry Jeff Walker, John McCutcheon, Chris Smither, Bruce Robison, 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 Britt and Red Dawg – Texas Stuff 2001
Danny Britt – The Other Side 2003
Danny Britt – Walk This Road 2007
Danny Britt & Marvin Dykhuis – 2 Guys 2 Guitars 2012
Danny Britt, Marvin Dykhuis, Chip Dolan – Grouchy Like Riley 2018
Danny Britt - All Over the Map 2022
Danny Britt, Marvin Dykhuis, Chip Dolan - Grouchy Like Riley - Still 2023
Danny’s works have been noted and reviewed in Performing Songwriter Magazine, Sing Out Magazine, Roots Town Magazine and many others.
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.
While performing together and apart for many years in 2016 Danny Britt, Marvin Dykhuis and Chip Dolan Combined their songwriting and performing talents to form a new project – Grouchy Like Riley. For more info go to grouchylikeriley.com