The Deans are a critically acclaimed original Soul band based in Melbourne Australia.
The Deans bring the sound of modern, original Soul into the gritty modern metropolis of Melbourne’s Rock City.
The Deans self–titled album introduces their 7 piece Modern Soul Sound. With velvet smooth vocals, sweet keys, soaring heartbreak guitar, deep Motown bass grooves, brassy sass and hip-shaking rhythms, The Deans combine soul with cool rock influences to create urban songs about a future Australia.

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Previous events

Bendigo Blues and Roots Festival 2018

The Exchange , Shop 11. Bendigo Bank Centre, Bendigo

2pm - Tennyson King 3pm - The Humbuckin Pick Ups 4pm - Joel Havea 5pm - John Flanagan Trio 6pm - Tullara 7pm - Jimmy Davis 8pm - Slim Fit & The Low Wasters 9pm - Dr Cask & His Swingin Elixir 10pm - The Deans

Bendigo Summer in The Park

Rosalind Park , Pall Mall, Bendigo

The Deans, along with Erica Hawkey Trio, will be ''Funking Up" your Friday night in Rosalind Park. instead of sitting around home doing nothing, grab your picnic rug, blankets. pillows, kids, dogs and have your world rocked!



The Retreat Hotel, Sydney Road, Brunswick

The Deans are launching our new EP recorded in a mudbrick farmhouse in country Vic, featuring new, up-tempo soul tunes to shake your booty. Support will be from the gorgeous folk-pop band Teacup Rhino. FREE ENTRY - beers are cheap and the pub meals are great, get in early for a feed.


Bendigo Blues and Roots

Rosalind Park, Bendigo

Family Friendly Concert Rosalind Park. starting time 11.30am until 7pm featuring;

Grim Fawkner The Hollands Taylor Sheridan Louise Adams Travis Bowlin The Northern Folk Sol Nation Sweet Felicia & the Honeytones Shaun Kirk Jesse Valach presents Blues Mountain The Mojo Corner Seed

Blues & Roots Showcase/Fundraiser at The Vine

Golden Vine Hotel, 135 Kingt Stree, Bendigo

The packed list of acts confirmed to perform at this year’s BB&RMF Winter Showcase event includes some of Bendigo’s best, along with some fresh faces and exciting sounds from the larger blues, soul, jazz and original music circuits who’ve put their respective hands up to support our not-for-profit community music festival. Here’s some of the acts playing the Vine on July 16:

The Deans of Soul, Catfish Voodoo, Nardia Rose Band, Matt Katsis, Kelly Brouhaha, Cameron James Henderson, The Barren Spinsters, Tasha Zappala, Tim Hulsman, Wayne Jury, Savannah Rose, William Alexander, Bill Barber & The Revellators, Dave Diprose, Mariah McCarthy, Mr Wilby & Me… with more to be announced!

So spread the word and bring a posse to the Golden Vine Hotel Bendigo on Sunday 16 July and help grow the burgeoning music scene we’ve managed to revitalise together over the last 7 years or so in Central Victoria.

Tickets for the Winter Showcase event are available at the door on the day and are $15 for adults, $5 for under-18s (with under-12s free). Friends of the Festival (FOF Members) enter free – FOF card must be presented.

The live music will start at 12pm sharp and continue through till 8pm.

Photo by Paul "Duck" Connelly © 2015 One Lone Duck Media