Interview with Dani Wilde

Dani Wilde 2012 Yardclub CologneThings seem to have been quiet for Dani Wilde since her 2012 release ‘Juice me up’ on RUF Records.  In fact, Dani has been pretty busy touring, writing, and making sizeable dents in the Country music charts.  Things seem to all be coming together right now for the belle from Brighton, and with the release this week of her new CD on Bri-Tone ‘Songs About You’ and a concert scheduled for Cologne’s Yardclub (28 April) this seems to be a good time to catch up with whats happened since my previous interview in 2012.

Prepare for tales of growing up, falling in love, out of love,  and growing old.  Like I say, it’s been a busy last couple of years for Dani Wilde…

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Dani Wilde & Friends

Who says familiarity breeds contempt?  Dani Wilde has become a regular visitor to Cologne/Bonn in recent years but every visit has been very different.  With Sam Fish and Casisie Taylor on Blues Caravan, with her own Band, and on Tuesday, with an acoustic trio.  Dani Wilde & Friends saw Brighton’s Blues Belle bring her infectious enthusiasm and soul laden voice to Colognes Yardclub.

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Will Wilde blows into Cologne

What’s so hard about playing the Blues on a harmonica?  Playing it so that people want to listen for more than two minutes is the answer.  That a 23 year old Brit can manage to hold an audience spellbound for an entire concert is more than just a little bit special – but Brightons Will Wilde  is not your average ‘bar-room blower’ as I discovered in Colognes Yardclub.

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