Danny Hamilton and the Mudslingers
If you haven’t heard of Danny Hamilton, perhaps it’s because, in theory, he shouldn’t exist! A regular, normal, nice guy who proves that it’s possible to have some pretty messed up stuff go on in your life and still remain a positive, calm, peaceful, kind-hearted human being. He’s a little crazy, a little goofy, not all that interested in image or appearances, but damn can this boy write a catchy song and get a crowd on its feet with his Delta blues-inspired roots rock and infectious vocals!
No matter what you call the music, it’s catching on in a big way! In addition to being listed in Music Connection Magazine’s HOT 100 list, Danny has been nominated twice at the Los Angeles Music Awards for “Male, Singer-Songwriter of the Year”and once for “Independent Album of the Year.” That album, ‘Where Do I Fit In’, was Danny’s fourth independent release, is receiving rave reviews and is currently being played on indie and college radio stations all over the country! Danny and his band had a featured spot at the Inkslinger’s Ball at Anaheim Stadium, and has rocked audiences at South By Southwest and numerous art & music festivals all over Southern California. Also, In 2008, Danny and his song I’m Still Here were featured on Country Music Television’s “Music City Madness” contest which aired in December. The following year, his song “Bury the Devil” took him all the way to 2nd place in that same nation-wide competition on CMT! Danny currently has three songs placed in multiple episodes of MTV‘s second season of “My Life As Liz.”
With hand percussion, funky bass lines, female backup vocalists, whaling harmonicas, tribal chants, guitars, keys, drums, catchy melodies, and more raw energy and emotion than you can shake a stick at, you’re guaranteed to move or be moved!IndieMusic.com said; “Delivers notable and powerful performances with profoundly entertaining impact!” while FMSound.net called the music “Quite pleasing! Listeners will appreciate the fresh originality of Hamilton’s sound.”
Catch Danny and the boys at The Whisky A Go-Go, The Hard Rock Cafe, B.B. Kings, The Mint, Molly Malone’s, The Joint, Club Lingerie, The Gig, Club Lush or many of the other most popular live music venues in the Los Angeles & Hollywood areas!
“Packed with energy… impressive… This SoCal act is highly entertaining and has a promising future!”
Trevor Blair – Music Connection
“What makes this band unique is the blending of country, roots rock and tribal sounds… What makes this act most enjoyable is the energy and emotion they put into performing… Mainstream enough for modern country with catchy lyrics!”
Laura Phillips – Music Connection
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