Cosmic Country phenomenon Daniel Donato is only just getting started! He is a guitar-shredding, powerhouse performer ready to take the world on by storm. Donato’s 2020 album A Young Man’s Country explores his growth as an artist, while also giving insight into who inspires him. “Justice,” the first track off the album, is a perfect representation of his journey to becoming a star. “Justice” is Dan’s DJ Pick of the Week!
Growing up, Daniel fell in love with music and playing guitar by playing the video game Guitar Hero. He developed a love and passion for playing and vowed to become one of the greatest guitar players. Drawing on inspiration from John Prine, the Grateful Dead, and Merle Haggard, he started out playing for tips on lower Broadway. There, he started playing with the Don Kelley Band nightly. His show experiences expanded his musical knowledge, as well as opened the door for him as a developing artist.
The center of A Young Man’s Country is the idea of forging one’s own path. Each song has an exploratory and upbeat feel, making up what Daniel calls “Cosmic Country.” It’s genius, and
Daniel Donato has his eyes wide open and is marching forward, ready to take on whatever is next. Luckily for us, he is headlining Brooklyn Bowl on Friday, August 27th with his Cosmic Country crew. Special guests include Cordovas and The Cowpokes. Tickets are available now! To see a glimpse of what a Daniel Donato performance looks like, watch his sing “Justice” below!
Tune into 100.1 FM or lightning100.com to hear “Justice” by Daniel Donato, featured as Dan’s DJ Pick of the Week. Be sure to let us know your thoughts! Tweet at us with #L100DJPick and share your take on the track. To check out more of Dan’s picks, visit lightning100.com/dan.