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Honeychild -  Hope to see you soon.

Meet the Players

Daniel Johnson


Daniel “Danny” Johnson, born & raised in Lexington, Ky comes from a family full of musicians, singers & performers. It was at an early age, his parents & older brother (Keenan Helmes) realized his love for music. Growing up in church and watching his family members play instruments, it was there he became captivated by the drums. Without any lessons, he picked up the skill learning to play by ear at the age of 4. << New image with text >>

Tim has been playing bass guitar for over ten years. He grew up in the church where he discovered his
love for music. At the age of 16 he began taking guitar classes at Bryan Station High School. He began
playing for his local church. He then auditioned for the band Honey Child and began to play for them.
Since joining with the band he has performed all over Lexington and surrounding cities. We asked Tim to
describe his style and he said
“I’m just a laid back guy that loves music and was blessed with a gift. I’ve found inspiration from every
genre from country to hip hop and back again. I grew up listening to gospel music, I remember when I
was younger if I woke up on the weekends to my parents playing gospel music or grooving oldies. I was
about to spend the whole day cleaning.” As he chuckled “In all seriousness I’m grateful for those days. I
was exposed to people like Earth, Wind and Fire, Al Green, Marvin Gaye Kirk Franklin, Herbie Hancock
and so many more.” When asked where Tim sees himself in the next few years with the band he
answered. “I see myself still hanging with these guys, God’s been good to us. They are family and I love
what we do. I don’t know what the future holds but I would love to be touring.”

Born and raised in the vibrant city of Cincinnati, Ohio, Keenan Helmes stands as a testament to the power of passion and inherent talent. Known by his producer name, "K. Helmes," Keenan possesses the extraordinary gift of perfect pitch and boasts an impressive repertoire of musical prowess. Graduating with a degree in Architecture, Keenan's analytical mind merged seamlessly with his musical soul, resulting in a unique and profound ability to create harmonies that were not only pleasing to the ears but also resonated with the aesthetics of beauty and structure.


Troy Jamison is a multi-faceted musician from Lexington, KY. Music became a part of Troy’s life from a very early age thanks to his musical family. Primarily a guitarist, Troy divides his time between playing with the highly energetic and sought after band Honeychild, and building his own unique original solo project, JAMISON. Troy brings a soulful, funky competence and an emotive psychedelic flare to every song he plays. It’s a unique and identifiable style that he delivers with consistency and passion.

Anitrea Burks is a native of Lexington, KY and is the proud mother one son, Shane.  She is a graduate from the University of Kentucky with a Master’s Degree in Social Work.  She is currently employed by Fayette County Public Schools as the school counselor at Deep Springs Elementary. 
Music has been a part of Anitrea’s life since she can remember, singing all of the songs that came on the radio. She’s been a part of Honeychild Band since 2016 and feels honored to share her love of music with her band mates and community. 

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