Danelle Hayes Resume

      Seattle singer/songwriter Danelle Hayes has been described as everything from Norah Jones to Lana Del Rey, Janis Joplin to Alicia Keyes. It is difficult to avoid comparisons but Danelle Hayes is much more than an industry replica. Influenced by a wide range of music from soul, jazz, rock, and pop comes a style of writing that is honest, genuine, and emotional. Smart and edgy lyrics along with melodies delivered complimentary of a truly jagged, soulful and powerful voice; Danelle Hayes has the originality that will leave an impression on the ears of every music enthusiast.

Being around music all day everyday took Danelle to the next level. She landed as a feature on the 2010 American Idol Season. Since her appearance on the show Danelle has been featured on the local news channel, continuous radio shows, and performing in various venues all over the US. The show has created a clarity that has inspired Danelle to write several new songs and discover a direction for her music. She is currently in pre-production for her debut solo album.

Danelle is quickly approaching the next step in her career, and is thrilled to grow as a writer and artist. With her passion for music and her desire for greatness Danelle will capture the attention of the music industry and the hearts of music enthusiasts.


Singer/songwriter/musician performing at various live venues including:
-Snoqualmie Casino
-Tulalip Casino
-Emerald Queens Casino
-Little Creek Casino
-Edgewater Hotel
-Hard Rock Cafe
-Amber Lounge and Resteraunt
-Zeeks Pizza
-various Washington state wineries
-Special Guest for Spike and the Impalers
-multiple apearences on Bob Rivers Show

2009 American Idol Contestant featured on national tv


2007-2009 Rockaroake Hostest and lead singer
Emceed rockaraoke performances, guided guest singers on stage, organized set list, sang back up for contestants, ran contests for 94.1 KMPS, and 106.1 KISS.

Hosted and sang lead for various cover bands playing corporate and private events at venues in Las Vegas, Oklahoma, Los Angeles, Sandiego, Oregon, Arizona, Vancouver Canada, Montana, Tennessee,

2004-2005 lake Washington Technical College, ACCOUNTING studies

2003-2004 Bellevue College MUSIC THEORY and BUSINESS AA DEGREE


Updated:  October 15, 2015

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