Danny Widdicombe

Danny Widdicombe is part virtuoso guitarist, musical director, songwriter, singer and story teller. He is based n Brisbane, Queensland and is best known for his folk / country / blues stylings but he’s also heavily influenced by jazz, indian, bossa nova, classical and anything else you can find in his meticulously alphabetised record collection.

Danny has released three albums as a solo artist, another three with his band The Wilson Pickers and has appeared on a myriad of albums playing as a session musician. All three of The Wilson Pickers albums have received the much sought after accolade of being nominated for ARIA Awards as well as a Golden Guitar nomination in 2017 for their latest release. Danny has also won the prestigious GW McLennan Memorial Fellowship and a Queensland Music Award.

In 2015 Danny celebrated his 20 year anniversary of living with leukaemia which has been his nemesis since the tender age of 19. Managing to balance treatment and its side effects and continue a career in music as well as raise two children has given Danny both an enormous sense of compassion but also the determination to pursue his evolving craft of writing, creating and performing music.