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DC Singer/Songwriter Owen Danoff Made a Splash on “The Voice”

Owen Danoff got a “four-chair turn” on the NBC show The Voice Tuesday, which means the former DC singer/songwriter had Pharrell Williams, Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, and Adam Levine all asking him to join their “teams” following his blind audition. Danoff chose Levine’s squad.

Danoff performed Bob Dylan‘s “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right.” He no longer lives in DC, but his roots here are deep–his dad, Bill Danoff, was a cofounder of the Starland Vocal Band and cowrote the John Denver hit “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” and Owen Danoff was an artist-in-residence at Strathmore in 2012 and 2013. Here’s his audition:

 

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Andrew Beaujon joined Washingtonian in late 2014. He was previously with the Poynter Institute, TBD.com, and Washington City Paper. His book A Bigger Field Awaits Us: The Scottish Soccer Team That Fought the Great War was published in 2018. He lives in Del Ray.