Danny Gokey just wrapped up a series of October concerts Wednesday night, as the lead act with The Band Perry and Steel Magnolia at WYRK’s Fall Acoustic Show in upstate NY. Mid-October also saw Danny performing at the “Bella Bash” fundraiser in Nashville, with Melinda Doolittle and others; and doing three of his own shows at the North Carolina State Fair in Raleigh NC; Prospector’s country music club outside Philadelphia; and the Chameleon Club in Lancaster PA, an intimate setting where Danny and band jumped down on the dance floor to mingle with the crowd during the concert finale!
- Danny’s nomination as new/breakthrough artist for Fox’s American Country Awards
- participation as a red carpet co-host for the upcoming American Music Awards (video), and
- Danny is recording a Christmas song!
Video, reviews, and other highlights from Danny’s recent schedule below after the jump!
Danny resumes his touring appearances October 30th, when he performs his first concert date outside the US since the AI Tour, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Other upcoming dates include the Coastal Carolina Fair (Charleston SC area, 11/3), signing at the Country Music Hall of Fame during CMA Week (Nashville, 11/8), and the Jacksonville State Fair (Jacksonville FL, 11/12).
Last two Danny Gokey Updates
North Carolina State Fair, Raleigh NC, October 14th
Like That’s A Bad Thing / Life on Ya / Be Somebody / Tiny Life
video credit via tulipgirl42
Get Away – video credit via tulipgirl42
I Will Not Say Goodbye – video credit via tulipgirl42
Band Introductions / Hard To Handle – video credit via tulipgirl42
Back At One / Raining On Sunday – video credit via tulipgirl42
Chameleon Club, Lancaster PA, October 15th
Concert finale – My Best Days Are Ahead Of Me / Life Is A Highway / Livin’ On A Prayer – video credit via tonicny
Prospector’s, Mount Laurel NJ, October 16th
Crazy Not To – video credit via tonicny
(with guitar interlude by Matt Reviere and Brandon Fraley)
WYRK Fall Acoustic Show, Buffalo NY, October 20th
Country Music’s Big Night Out via The Spectrum, a University of Buffalo student publication
The crowd was treated to great performances by some of country music’s biggest talents. The sold out show was hosted by country station 106.5 WYRK and featured artists Danny Gokey, Steel Magnolia and The Band Perry. [..]
The liveliness that each performer gave made the show truly electrifying. Regardless of a person’s musical taste, it is hard to deny the passion and soul that came from every performer. If this performance was any indication of what is to come, these musicians have a future of success and greatness on the horizon.
Modern country music appears to be in very capable hands via BuffaloNews.com
Talk about fresh horses. This year’s WYRK-FM fall acoustic show presented some just-blossoming acts [..] all of whom offer an interesting perspective on modern country music. [..] The center of the attention — and thus occupying the center-stage spot with the help of his bass player, guitarist and keyboardist — was American Idol season 8 finalist Danny Gokey, who poured his heart into his material [..]
Bella Bash, Nashville TN, October 21st
By every measure of success, Thursday’s 3rd Annual Bella Bash Concert to benefit the Angel Wings Foundation exceeded all expectations. Over 500 supporters packed the sold-out Loveless Barn for a night of music, comedy, and world-class entertainment.
Hit-songwriter and author Regie Hamm assembled a stellar list of celebrity friends for Thursday night’s “Bella Bash, ” including [..] American Idol favorites Melinda Doolittle and Danny Gokey