Christopher Dean was born Aug 1973 and is a NJ native but resides in Freemansburg,PA as of 2007. He has been touring since 1997 fulltime as a traveling blues/soul musician. He started playing guitar at age 15 and studied various styles of blues and soul guitar after high school in 1992.Early influences Charlie Patton,BB King ,Magic Sam.Later David Ruffin,Al Green ,Sarah Vaughn. Formed the Christopher Dean Band 1995 and started working the hardcore blues area in Newark,Elizabeth, Plainfiled NJ mostly . Was recommended to Big Jack Johnson agent /manager Hooter Saslaff and joined Big Jack and The Oilers in Jan 1997.For next 3 years toured worldwide and recorded 2 highly acclaimed blues cds with Big Jack.”All The Way Back,(98) Roots Stew (2000).Re started the Christopher Dean Band early 2000 and recorded several cds since then including: Three Times A Fool ( Johnny Rawls Deep South Sound)03. Where I Need To Be (2007;Lost World Music , What I Need (Lost World Music;2010) and April 2014 release, “Call Me Later” is the latest release.The cds all got great reviews from blues and soul publications alike .They have toured non stop since 2000 180 days /year and have played many special concerts ,clubs and events during that time.Including American Music Fest ( Harrisburg) Central PA Arts Fest ,The Kennedy Center DC and BB Kings NYC.Joining Christopher in the band is David Foti (Brother on bass ,who also toured with Big Jack Johnson for 3 years)Chip Dixon on drums ( Black Widow Band ,who was house band at Mannys Car Wash back in the day) and James White on sax( Gas House Gorillas etc.The band also will be featuring Nicole Clark from Miami ,Fl for select shows in 2014.Shes an incredible singer and adds to the soulfulness of the band. They cover everything from Marvin Gaye ,Chuck Berry , Al Green ,Kool and The Gang to BB King as well as originals . The band plays the crowd.4 vocals .Everybody in this band can and does sing .Its a deeper more soulful sound than your ordinary blues band .Check out some samples or catch a show. Hope to see you
The Christopher Dean Band
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September 2, 2017 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm America/New York Timezone
9:00 pm Chris McDermott
Sep 23 @ 9:00 pm – Sep 24 @ 12:00 am
Chris McDermott is a very busy musician playing all over America, Europe, and the Caribbean for over 25 years. Posessing a truly unique rhythmic style he draws from what seems to be every available musical color in the palette. He is also one of the bravest and most energetic musicians you will ever experience live. Playing solo or surrounding himself ...
9:30 pm Alex2e
Sep 26 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
My name is Alex Tuohey (or Alex2e) and I’m here to explain what I’m about. To be honest, I was never a music kid growing up. I played sports my whole life and never took to music like some others did. At my high school it was seen as “uncool” and although I never thought that, I wanted to be ...
10:00 pm Open Mic ~ Wednesday Friends Day
Open Mic ~ Wednesday Friends Day
Sep 27 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 28 @ 1:30 am
EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you’re in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am You can play any of our instruments as ...
9:00 pm Robert Frahm
Sep 28 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Young Robert Frahm has played and sung with everyone from Nighthawk alumni, Big Joe and the Dynoflows to Gina Sicliia makes his way up from the south to Sally’s along with ex Delbert McClinton Drummer Mike Clarke and Bassist TomTerry…..If You love Soulful Guitar Blues this is for you!