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Donna Lynne: About Donna

In an industry driven by ubiquitous and unjustifiable hype, Donna Lynne needs none. Internationally noted for her own unique vocal styling and infectious personality, Ms. Lynne is an artist that brings a variety of gifts to the table. A NORTHERN NEVADA NATIVE Donna began singing, dancing and playing piano at age 6. Her talents were unveiled on the steps of the Reno City Hall where she performed her first piano recital. She spent a portion of her early adolescence in and around the family owned nightclubs where she was not only exposed to various music styles; but also became very comfortable singing and dancing for an audience. By the age of 12 was also playing Organ exceptionally well. Music was always around in one form or another, Donna put it on the back burner for several years while raising her children.

FOR THE PAST TWO AND A HALF DECADES Donna has performed tirelessly throughout the United States, Canada, & Europe in an array of venue types performing various music styles that include:

CLASSIC SOUL from artists like Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight & Marvin Gaye.

ELECTRIFYING BLUES from superstars like Etta James, BB King and KoKo Taylor.

SULTRY JAZZ from stars like Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington & Duke Ellington.

DYNAMIC DISCO hits from artists like Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor & Taste of Honey.

UNFORGETTABLE MOTOWN cuts from Stevie Wonder, Martha Reeves, & The Jackson 5.

TIMELESS OLDIES from artist like Sam Cooke, Betty Wright, & Ben E. King.

CONTEMPORARY R&B DANCE favorites from superstars like Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, &        Natalie Cole.

REGARDLESS THE STYLE Donna Lynne is a first class entertainer who always presents a fun-filled show and continues to deliver stellar performances to her audiences.

DONNA'S PERFORMED AT numerous major casino properties throughout Nevada and California. Properties include: The MGM Grand Hotel, The MGM Mirage Casino, The Sands Regency, Hilton, The Hyatt Regency, The Silver Legacy, Bally’s Hotel, The Eldorado, Harrahs, Rocky’s, Fitzgeralds, Texas Station, Twin Pine Casino, The Aladdin, The Union Plaza, John Ascuaga's Nugget, The Straosphere, Arizona Charlie's, Hollywood Park Casino, The Aquarius Casino, The Peppermill Casino, The Silver Club Casino, The Biltmore Casino, & The Cal-Neva Northshore CasinoTwin Pines Casino and more.

AS A FESTIVAL FAVORITE here's a few where we've left'em standin': Oakland Bay Blues Festival, Oakland; Truckee River Juneteenth Jubilee, Reno; Brownsville Blues Festival, Blues In The Sequoia’s, Visalia CA; Chili Cook Off, Reno; New Years Jazz At Indian Wells, CA; Street Vibrations, Reno; Blues Basin at Yerington; African Market Place, LA; Garlic Music Festival, LA; Hollywood Comedy Festival, CA; San Jose South Bay Blues Fest; Palm Desert Music Festival; Blues & Cajun festival, Sparks, NV., Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews & Blues Festival, Reno, NV.

Corporate clients include - Road-Shows, Hot August Nights, Pepsi, Susan G. Komen ,NAMC 

Numerous Celebrity Weddings and Private Engagements - US and abroad!

 

AWARDS & ADDITIONAL CREDITS INCLUDE: BMA Nominations 2007 & 2008 for “Best Blues Vocalist”; Awarded Outstanding Performance” & “ Outstanding Vocal Performance” by the Southern California Motion Picture Society.

Leading Character role, and Vocalist in the Rock Musical, “The Last Rain Forest”

Vocal performance in the theatrical play “The Best Little Whore House In Texas”

Featured Actress and Vocalist on “The Larry Covin Comedy Show"

Television commercial for "The Gold Dust West Casino"

Guest speaker and vocalist on "Europe 1 Radio" for "The Patrick Verbeke show" (Paris, France).

TO DATE THE AUDIENCE ATTENDANCE in one single performance was quoted at 70,000-plus roaring fans! Donna Lynne has performed in concert with TV, film-stars and blues men Bruce Willis, Jim Belushi, & Steven Segal. Has also performed in numerous other star-studded events where she was in concert with, or invited to sing for an impressive list of notable names like: Stevie Wonder, BB King, Tom Arnold, Quincy Jones, Wayne Brady, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Charles Brown, Guitar Shorty, Sharon Stone, Eric Roberts, Coolio, Ice Cube, Ice Tea, Keb Mo, Eric Burden, The Whispers, Evelyn Champagne King, Sean Penn, Donna Douglas, Patrick Verbeke, Buddy Ebson, Anne Marie, Natalie Cole, Luther Allison, Cheech & Chong, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Phyllis Diller, Betty White, Roddy McDowel, Angela Bassett, Linda Grey, Brenda Vaccaro, Little Milton, & Luther Allison, Linda Hopkins, the list goes on & on...