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Written by Ann Gambach   
Thursday, 05 May 2011 15:06

DANIKA HOLMES, singer/songwriter from the Quad Cities, is currently on her first international tour. Danika was selected for this United Kingdom tour out of 300 applicants. In England she’ll be performing nine shows in nine days at various locations including Bristol, Bath and Lancaster. Danika will be touring with guitarist and co-songwriter Jeb Hart. The duo will be performing as an acoustic act. At Danika’s website you can view the full itinerary.

“Living Your Dream,” the first single from Danika’s second album was released to i-tunes worldwide on May 1st. Recording and production was done in Nashville. You can listen to her new song, as well as tunes from her first album Second Chances at

Danika, also, has established her own record label and booking agency, Red Schoolhouse Records/Agency. A company out of England and a radio station out of Chicago have been secured as partners. By the time Danika was 26 she had completed all but her dissertation for a PhD in education from Iowa State University with an emphasis in family financial management. As the Founder and President of Red Schoolhouse Records/Agency, she uses everything she learned from her degrees. Danika says, “It’s a different way of putting research out into the universe!”

Danika has just returned from a southern tour including six shows in Austin, Texas, for SXSW (South by South West) Music Festival. As well as performing throughout the United States, Danika’s music is being played on independent radio stations, blogs, and podcasts around the world. Iowa Public Television and Radio has aired her show.

“Danika Holmes is the whole package!” says Jeffrey Popka of the Chicago Music Examiner. “She is an extremely talented musician, songwriter and vocalist.”

To contact Danika please call her at 563-650-5717 or email her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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