Danny Severance


Danny Severance is a soul/indie/folk singer, violinist, and songwriter based in Chicago. Danny Severance has led bands and recorded in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Orlando, and has been back in his native Chicagoland for about a year and half, having performed recently in Chicago at spots such as the Hairpin Arts Center, Ropa Cabana, and Fallen Log. Danny creates soulful, dynamic songs with emotional, thought-provoking lyrics. Danny Severance has played violin for thirty years and has been exploring soul, indie, folk, and blues styles on violin/fiddle for over fifteen years. On violin, he has recorded and performed with artists such as Prateek Kuhad (NYC/India), Baby Alpaca (LA/NYC), and Valley Shine (LA). Danny currently performs and records violin with alternative soul band Barry & the Fountains while also playing and singing in his own band.
At the end of January 2024, Danny released his edgy blues indie rock single “Make Believe”, which is available on Spotify and all music platforms. He looks forward to releasing another single called “Nice” in March, which will be more of a soul/pop/singer-songwriter style. In summer of 2023, Danny released a single “Lightning” online and released a music video for “Lightning” which is currently available on Youtube. Plans are in place to release an EP in the summer of 2024.