From Nashville’s legendary Bluebird Cafe to Lucas Oil Stadium for an NFL half-time show for the Indianapolis Colts, singer/songwriter JD Danner has been captivating audiences nationally and globally. Her style is described as Joan Jett meets Johnny Cash.
In October 2020, JD's version of Janis Ian's song titled, "Better Times Will Come" was chosen to be on Janis' website - BetterTimesWillCome.com.
Two years later, in October 2022, JD won the MARK award for her song, "Redneck Limousine."
For over the past two decades, JD has toured performing at US military bases both in the United Stated and overseas. She also tours in support of Pride festivals and LGBTQ events throughout the US.
In 2015 she performed as the first ever and only house band for the Florida Panther’s hockey team for the 2015-2016 season. Additionally she was commissioned to write the anthem for the team titled, “Go Cats Go”.
JD Danner is consistently ranked as the No. 1 artist on the Miami charts for the music website Reverbnation and she has more than 50,000 hits on YouTube for her original music.
JD’s song “Thanks To The Brave” was chosen by NFL Cheerleaders for their USO tour and she was then invited to performed that song during the halftime show for the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. JD has also received a bevy awards from Fort Hood Army Base, Forgotten Soldiers Outreach and the Disabled American Veterans for her music in support of our troops.
Additionally, JD’s original music was used on US Army training videos and her song, “Thanks To The Brave” was chosen to be played at Fort Hood Army Base replacing Toby Keith’s, “American Soldier”.
With a philanthropic heart JD is deeply determined to give back to others through the power of music, J.D. has partnered with the American Cancer Society, Disabled American Veterans, Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, several animal rescue organizations and organizations assisting victims of domestic violence. Proceeds from her song “Shelter From The Shame” benefit various women’s charities and domestic violence awareness groups.
Danner’s music hit the film industry when she caught the attention of filmmaker Jeffrey Poitier, nephew of legendary actor Sydney Poitier. Poitier featured an interview with Danner along with live footage of J.D. and her band performing her song “Almost Home” in his Coconut Grove-based documentary, “VOICES.
Currently, JD is writing for a new album and is planning a European tour in late 2024.