Friday, September 30, 2022

Dani Wilde


Over the past 10 years Blues and Country singer-songwriter Dani Wilde has performed at thousands of venues and festivals across Europe, America, Canada and Africa; from the main stage at London’s Royal Albert Hall, to the slum communities of Kenya, to Times Square – New York City.

Wilde has secured three number one’s in the Official I-tunes Blues Music Charts (Two self penned songs and a cover of The Rolling Stones “Bitch’ as part of the girl group “Girls With Guitars”). She has also crossed over to the I-Tunes Country Charts Top 40 placing her alongside Tim McGraw and Taylor Swift in Luxembourg and Switzerland. In September 2017, Wilde was the only British artist in the Roots Music Report's Blues Top 50 - She peaked at Number 28, just beneath the Tedeschi Trucks Band. On October 11th 2017, following BBC Radio 2 airplay and the support of many independent radio stations, Wilde hit the Number 5 spot in the UK I-Tunes Blues Charts, placing her alongside her contemporaries Van Morrison, Beth Hart, Joe Bonamassa and Jonny Lang.

In September 2015, Wilde was awarded 'Best Female Vocalist" at the British Blues Awards. 

In July 2016, Dani Wilde's self-penned pop song 'R U Sweet On Me' was featured in NBC's Award Winning Drama Series 'Aquarius'. The hit 'sex, drugs and rock' n'roll' TV series stars David Duchovny as a fictional LAPD detective investigating the case of a missing teenage girl who is found to be with serial killer Charles Manson and his family. The series is known for it's superb 60's soundtrack including The Who's "I Can See For Miles" and "The Seeker", Nina Simone's "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" as well as Brighton Blues Belle Dani Wilde's cross-over pop/soul track "R U Sweet On Me".​

Dani's International Radio Play has included live special feature sessions for The Paul Jones Show on BBC Radio 2 and Bill Wax’s XFM Bluesville show in the USA. On her travels, Wilde has performed as the opening act for Jools Holland (with the Chris Holland Band), Nazareth, Johnny Winter, Journey, Foreigner, Maddie Prior (Steeleye Span) and Robben Ford, to name but a few.

Wilde has performed on The Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise alongside her hero’s Bobby Blue Bland, Bobby Womack and Taj Mahal. Live collaborations have included sharing the stage with Pee Wee Ellis at Womad Festival, Christopher Holland, Samantha Fish (Girls With Guitars) and Sue Foley as well as recording with top producers Mike Zito and the legendary Mike Vernon (Clapton/Fleetwood Mac)

Wilde has released three solo studio albums plus a ‘Girls With Guitars’ album for Ruf Records (Luther Alison/Jimmy Vaughan/Louisiana Red). She also manages her own independent record label “Bri-Tone Records”.

In 2017 Wilde signed to VizzTone Label Group in the USA. Her new album “Live at Brighton Road” will be released in June 2017. Dani recalled:

“I’ve always wanted to be a VizzTone Artist. I was brought up on Muddy Waters and I’m a huge Susan Tedeschi and Sean Costello fan. I saw Susan play when I was a teenager and it’s what made me want to be a blues artist. So when Richard Rosenblatt sold ToneCool and set up VizzTone with Steady Rollin’ Bob Margolin, I longed to have the opportunity to work with them both. I’ve had a great career with Ruf Records but I’m so excited to be moving forward with VizzTone! I feel my new record “Live at Brighton Road” is by far my best work. It’s true to the blues, and inspired by the American music that I love; but it’s also true to me and tells my story as a British Blues Woman”.

“Live at Brighton Road” was recorded live at Brighton Road Studios in England. Produced by Wilde, It’s a collection of heartfelt Acoustic and Electric live performances that will tug on your heartstrings and get your feet stomping. The CD release features a bonus DVD of the ‘live in the studio performance’. The album will also be available on 180g-heavyweight vinyl.

In 2020, Wilde resigned with Vizztone, extending her contract for a collection of three singles. The first 'Howling at the moon' was released in March 2020, the second 'Brave' was released in May 2020 and the third 'Masters of War' released July 2020.

A further trilogy of singles is to be released on Vizztone in Summer 2021, Pluto (May 21), Wild Women (June 21) and Don't Fish In My Sea (July 21). 

A passionate advocate for the charity ‘Moving Mountains’ and Toto Love Children's Home, Kenya, Dani Wilde is also recognised for her humanitarian work, raising funds and awareness for children in Embu, Kenya.

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