Danny Gokey was the headlining act at Sunday’s concert for the “Taste of Madison” festival in Madison, Wisconsin. Danny performed in front of a large, enthusiastic crowd of several thousand people.
Also enjoy some bonus updates on other recent Danny tour stops, and a cool clip of Danny singing to Wynonna Judd at a recent ceremony hosted at the Tennessee governor’s mansion to honor Wynonna’s humanitarian efforts.
Videos, photos, and more after the jump!
Last two Danny Gokey Updates
Danny Gokey Acoustic Session – WKLB Country 102.5 (Boston MA, 8/25)
Danny Gokey in Concert – Queen Creek AZ (8/14)
Taste of Madison Danny Gokey Concert, September 5th, Madison WI
(click on any photo for larger view)
I Still Believe – video credit – djgfangirl2626
I Will Not Say Goodbye – video credit – djgfangirl2626
Tiny Life – video credit – djgfangirl2626
Crazy Not To pt 1 (with Brandon Fraley – Matt Reviere guitar interlude) – video credit – iluvmusic331
Crazy Not To pt 2 – video credit – iluvmusic331
T.R.O.U.B.L.E. – video credit – djgfangirl2626
Livin’ On A Prayer – video credit – djgfangirl2626
Other Recent Danny Gokey News
Danny Gokey Performs for Wynonna Judd Honors Event in Nashville TN
Danny appears in the first minute or two of the video, singing Wynonna’s “No One Else on Earth.”
Wy Receives the Cecil Scaife Visionary Award from Wynonna Judd on Vimeo.
“There was electricity in the air as Danny Gokey sang to Wy, one of his idols, and a lump in the throats of the audience throughout the evening as we had the honor of celebrating one of Nashville and the world’s most beloved stars, this time not for her one of a kind talent, but for her one of a kind heart, ” said event Chairperson Pamela Davis Needham.”
Danny Gokey Opens for Lady Antebellum, Great Allentown Fair, September 2nd
CAT Country 96 FM interviewed Danny before his show opening for Lady Antebellum at The Great Allentown Fair.
Click HERE to listen.
The 80-minute, 15-song set of tireless energy and robust vocals from Lady A was played in front of an estimated 7, 600 fans and followed a solid opening act by American Idol alum and country newcomer Danny Gokey. His spirited hour-long performance included “My Best Days are Ahead of Me, ” the lead single from his RCA Nashville/19 Recordings debut, and current Country Top 40 hit “I Will Not Say Goodbye.” The latter was dedicated to fallen military personnel and was one of the few ballads Gokey threw into the mix.
With impressive vocals from the outset, the original material in his 13-song repertoire worked well.
Songwriter Lari White Speaks about Danny Gokey and “I Will Not Say Goodbye”
Lari White on writing Danny Gokey’s single, “I Will Not Say Goodbye” – video credit – LariWhiteOfficial http://LariWhite.com
Napa Town and Country Fair
Despite cool weather and a tepid economy, the Napa Town and Country Fair registered an unexpected boost in attendance last week. The five-day fair attracted 41, 511 paying customers [..] Danny Gokey, an “American Idol” finalist, drew the biggest crowd of all the acts at the Plaza stage, Anderson said. [Comment: Other acts performing included country artist Jack Ingram.]
photo credits – tonicny and milgokey fan, iheartdannygokey.com