SATURDAY 24TH JUNE : 9PM - 12AM
Danny & Jake
Danny Marx Young started his performance career as a singer / actor whilst in high school. After being selected to take part in the NIDA funded entertainment workshop for HSC graduates.
Danny then travelled Germany performing 30 dates in and around 35 days, which further fueled his passion for being an entertainer / front man. Upon his return, Young started a rock band where he entertained the local surf scene whilst building a following. Young came through to win a national song contest presented by 2DayFM’s Ugly Phil, with their song Waking Up.
Think you have seen his face before? It is quite possible you may have as Young played several roles in Australian dramas such as All Saints, Home and Away, Breakers and also did a season of Musical theatre.
Young looked to bigger and better things as he established an originals band called Circlework. Touring the East Coast of Australia, the band played pubs, entertainment centres and venues hat catered for all-ages. It was then that Circlework began working with legendary producer Harry Vanda, who is renowned for his work writing and producing hits for a number of groups and solo singers including John Paul Young (Danny’s father), Rose Tattoo, The Angels and AC/DC.
Liasing with the likes of Billy Thorpe and Molly Meldrum, Young received plenty of feedback in his time which included Billy Thorpe’s glowing review which claimed that Danny Marx Young had a singing style that stood out from other singers in the industry. After the passing of Billy Thorpe, Danny took to the stage as front man for the Aztecs to Sing their Iconic Songs.
Not enough to hold Young’s full attention he began pursuing other projects; singing for underground Newcastle band, Running with Scissors and also working in a production and engineering in Newcastle and Sydney before being scouted to sing for a new Australian megaband under Vanda’s Production and Management.
Danny's Voice and Engineering work has made it too every network on Australian TV as well as australian Films from jingles to Theme Songs. In 2006 Danny penned a Song for The FIFA World Cup which reached an audience of over 4 billion throughout Asia and the Pacific, and South Africa.