Named to the Chicago Tribune's 50 Most Significant Songwriters in the Last 50 Years, Austin, TX-based singer/songwriter Danny Schmidt has amassed a cult following for his stunningly poetic, poignant imagery. With lyrical depth drawing comparisons to Leonard Cohen, Townes Van Zandt, and Dave Carter, Schmidt is considered a preeminent writer, an artist whose earthy poetry manages to somehow conjure magic from the mundane, leading Sing Out Magazine's proclamation that: "Schmidt is a force of nature: a blue moon, a hundred-year flood, an avalanche of a singer-songwriter. His songs are a flood of poetry, mythology, folk wisdom, and surprise. He is perhaps the best new songwriter we've heard in the last 15 years."
“Hank and Shaidri play thoughtful folk that is honest and direct and I welcome them back to the Blue Door.” Greg Johnson, The Blue Door Digest, March 19 2014
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Carrie and I are thrilled to announce the birth of our beautiful baby daughter, Maizy Rae Schmidt, on September 15th 2016. We are on musical hiatus for a brief bit (with just a handful of Texas shows) for the rest of the year, as we focus on family time. And while we try and teach her the drums.
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