He has been described as ‘the finest guitar player of this generation’, ‘a leading light in acoustic music’ and ‘a performer that must be seen to be believed’. Now, on the back of sell out shows around the world, the young Australian virtuoso brings his tour home with a brand new album! In the first half of 2023, Daniel will be playing 60 shows across every Australian state and territory for audiences young and old, from big cities to small towns, from the coast to the red centre, this is a show not to be missed and it’s coming your way!
The story goes that the young singer-songwriter and one of a kind guitar virtuoso first picked up his instrument of choice as a 5-year-old following in the footsteps of a musical father. He began writing songs at 12, training classically throughout his teens and performing wherever he could, honing his craft and developing the dynamite live show that he is renowned for today. At 18 he left school, turned professional and hit the road without looking back.
The following decade has seen him release 6 studio albums independently, tour relentlessly around the globe with upwards of 300 shows per year, play some of the biggest festivals under the sun and share stages with the likes of Tommy Emmanuel, INXS, John Butler, Lucinda Williams, Ani DiFranco, Judy Collins and Rodrigo y Gabriela.
Daniel Champagne lives and breathes music. He is passionate about spreading it around the the world and after 15 years on the road he is now regarded as a leading light in acoustic music, with a firm reputation for dropping jaws, making crowds buzz and breaking guitars wherever he goes!