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
9:30 pm Brian Chicoine & Friends
Brian Chicoine & Friends
Nov 21 @ 9:30 pm – Nov 22 @ 1:00 am
Brian is the lead singer for the band Truck Stop Troubadours. During his solo shows he performs familiar classics of all music genres. Alternative, folk, rock & plenty of traditional country!! Brian’s guests usually consist of several familiar names from the valley and round out the night of music, keeping all of the fans on their toes.
9:30 pm George T. Gregory Band
George T. Gregory Band
Nov 24 @ 9:30 pm – 11:45 pm
delighting audiences from New England to the San Francisco Bay Area for many years with his modern mix of original and cover songs in R & B, Electric Blues, Motown, Pop Jazz, and New Orleans style rock and roll. His band provides a flavorful mix of music that makes everyone get up and dance. As a member of the James ...
9:30 pm Peter Newland & RadioXile
Peter Newland & RadioXile
Nov 25 @ 9:30 pm – Nov 26 @ 1:00 am
Former front man of the local iconic band Fat, Peter brings his own band into Theo’s for another night of old school Rock and Roll. RadioXile Band Members are well known to Valley audiences: Guitarist Mark Pappas played with the legendary Jack Veronesi and Friends, performed with The Top Hat Band featuring Earl Davis, and more recently played with FAT ...
9:30 pm Amanda McCarthy
Nov 28 @ 9:30 pm – Nov 29 @ 12:30 am
Amanda McCarthy is an award winning, multi-genre singer/songwriter from the greater Boston area. She is also available for hire to play cover based gigs. She recently released her long awaited debut EP, The Good, The Bad & The Awkward, and you can be on the lookout for her new EP to be released in Fall 2015. You’ll usually find Amanda ...