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Alan Roger Danneels (born August 7, 1941) is an American country-western singer-songwriter, impresario and television/film producer.

Biography

Born in Lawton, Oklahoma, Alan and his family relocated to Texarkana, Arkansas in 1944. Alan began performing throughout the Ark-La-Tex region in 1950.

During the 1960s, he was the guitarist of Big Bobby Ayres and the Arklatex Players, occasionally writing songs or singing with the group. The band took a hiatus starting in 1982 after bassist Frank Edwards collapsed and died after a performance on the New Zealand TV show That's Country.

In 1974, Alan moved to Boston, where he set up The Alan Danneels Organization. The company organized the Moxie Concert Series and Burger King Outdoor Concert Series at the Rochester Fairgrounds in Rochester, New Hampshire during the 80s-2000s. The ADO also organized the summer concerts at Scarborough Downs in Maine, and other concerts elsewhere.