Since the winter of 2013, Franks & Deans have been stirring up your favorite crooner classics, but with a new twist. Their in your face, Rock and Roll takes on the songs of yesteryear have been exciting audiences from coast to coast ever since. With 3 part harmonies and their very own Vegas showgirl, Franks & Deans bring their unique Vegas show to everybody’s neck of the woods. From Louis Armstrong to Billie Joe Armstrong, they cover all the classic songs from the Rat Pack era of American music. They’re not trying to reinvent the wheel: their main goal is to keep the Great American Songbook alive. Don’t miss Franks & Deans when they come to your town!
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Rob DeTie has been singing/playing in Las Vegas Punk bands for years. His vocals and instrumentation featured in bands like the Happy Campers, and Betting on Tomorrow. A lifelong choirboy, Rob is the “master behind the mashups,” giving Franks & Deans their signature sound, combining the old crooner songs with Punk Rock.
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Hailing from Boise, Idaho, HOSS has been a mainstay for bands throughout the Pacific Northwest, touring with his band Switch Hitter. After seven years on the road with The Reverend Horton Heat, HOSS decided that it was his turn to bring his sweet guitar playing and whiskey-smooth voice to the stage.
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Steven “Meatbag” Lendrum came from the Midwest to the Southwest. Coming from Alex Squared, No Composure, and Contradiktion, Meatbag has been trying to make his drumming his career, and that landed him into Franks & Deans. He may be the newest member of the band, but he’s ready to add to the show. As the 4th harmony to the songs, Meatbag adds a rhythm and a sound, that brings the band to a new level.
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Also coming from the Pacific Northwest, Sampson is the “Doo Wop Guy,” bringing in songs not necessarily featured in the Rat Pack songbook. Sampson got his start in the Ska/Punk band The PirkQlaters, as well as the Pop Punk band Hotel Chelsea.
A New York native, the lovely Nickole Muse is Franks & Deans’ very own showgirl. Her style, dancing, and crowd interaction keeps people on the edge of their seats, night after night. A burlesque performer in her own right, Nickole makes sure to keep the girls smiling and the boys watching.