Danny Francis Connolly was born and raised in NYC. He grew very strong musical roots early on in life. Hard Rock, Blues, Metal, Classic and Punk have influenced his unique and powerful singing style. Danny’s versatility has had him compared to singers like Robert Plant, Ozzy Osbourne, Axl Rose and Chris Cornell.
Starting out as a Frontman at the age of 14 in the 80s, Danny has fronted many bands including Hex and Stainless Steel, covering all types of hard rock and metal bands from Aerosmith to Zeppelin and everything in between. In the 90s, it was cover bands Radio X based in NY and then Seconds Count based in South FL, playing the music of bands like STP, Alice in Chains, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Soundgarden, Pearl Jam and much more. From 2006 to 2008, he fronted the very successful Led Zeppelin tribute band out of Tucson AZ, Whole Lotta Zep. In the early 2000s he decided to start writing his own songs which led to picking up the guitar as a second instrument. Since then he has released 2 all original CDs, “Kindred Spirits” and “The Beginning is Near”. He is currently working on the next release.
Danny has had the honor of working with many talented and experienced musicians over the years like Guitarist/Sound Engineer/Producer and Owner of Luna Recording Studios in Tucson AZ George Nardo AKA Jay Williams of Wishbone Ash/Velvet Underground. George helped Danny record his first 2 original solo projects.
While Danny is always looking for that next possible band line up, he is a strong solo performer and gives 110% in every performance. He sings with power and a heartfelt soul that is rarely seen. His meaningful, progressive and commanding lyrics challenge fans to stand and be counted. Danny rocks stages across the country every year. Don’t miss a chance to see him live.