About Danny Dean

Danny Dean (Danny Dean Phillips, Danny Phillips) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. He is best known as the lead vocalist,  principal songwriter, and guitarist of the hardcore punk band Anti and DIY punk label  New Underground Records, which Danny Dean co-founded with the late Gary Kail at the height of South Bay California's hardcore punk scene in the late 1970's. He is also a  guitarist and bass guitarist for the avant-garde band Mood of Defiance pioneering the  2nd generation of punk. Danny Dean achieved commercial success at the golden age of  MTV with a plethora of music videos and nationwide radio rotation to the likes of California's KROQ and 91X, with his post-punk band  Easter, notorious for lineup changes that regularly featured Mike Ness early Social  Distortion and a late Brent Liles early Social Distortion and post-Easter Agent Orange  fame. He is eminent for instigating Neo-Rockabilly with his band Danny Dean and the  Homewreckers and his modern 80's twist on vintage rock and roll throughout the Pre- Nascent Rockabilly Revival and the Neo-Swing Revival, Opening up for and touring with  established acts like The Specials, English Beat, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Lee Rocker of  the Stray Cats, a Flock of Seagulls, Missing Persons, Berlin, Dramarama, the Blasters,  Reverend Horton Heat, Real Life, and the General Public to name a few. Currently, Danny  Dean is involved in many band projects between touring with some pretty big acts he has also opened a chain of analog recording studios from New York to California, and is currently touring as an international act. 

"Pop" (featured in White Irish Drinkers)

"Pop" (featured in White Irish Drinkers) 
in Consideration for Academy Award 
Nomination in Best Original Song Category

Executive Producers Chad Carrier and Danny Dean
Recorded at Mo
letrax West by Jeff Moleski
Written by John Duffy


We're really excited to announce that our single "Pop," written by lead singer John Duffy and featured on the soundtrack of the John Gray film "White Irish Drinkers," is one of 39 songs in the running for a Best Original Song nomination by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Academy Awards.

Check out The Shillaly Brothers page and make sure to watch them live! 

John Duffy: lead vocals, Celtic bouzouki, octave mandolin, mandolin, bass guitar, tin whistle
Chad Carrier: lead and backing vocals, guitar, bass ukulele, acoustic bass guitar
Rex Bailey: ukulele, guitar, drums, lead and backing vocals
Fred Studier: accordion, mandolin, Celtic bouzouki, banjo, guitar, backing vocals, shot glass


 
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Previous events

Date Event Location
WOODford STOCK Danny Dean & the Homewreckers Unity Outreach Inc, Versailles, Kentucky Unity Outreach Inc, Versailles, Kentucky
Eddie Cochran's Fest | Danny Dean Bell, California Bell, California
 —  — Red Mile | Danny Dean & the Homewreckers Red Mile Gaming & Racing, Lexington, KY 40504 Red Mile Gaming & Racing, Lexington, KY 40504
the Annual Hotrod Hullabaloo - w/ Danny Dean and the Homewreckers Lexington, Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky
Drive In | Danny Dean & the Homewreckers Judy Drive In, Mount Sterling, KY 40353 Judy Drive In, Mount Sterling, KY 40353
Mothers Tavern | Danny Dean & the Homewreckers Mothers Tavern, Sunset Beach, California 90742 Mothers Tavern, Sunset Beach, California 90742
2018 Summer of Music on the Redondo Pier ft. Danny Dean & the Homewreckers Redondo Pier, Redondo Beach, California 90277 Redondo Pier, Redondo Beach, California 90277
Friday Concerts in the Plaza | Danny Dean and the Rockabilly Lovers Liberty Park Plaza, Cerritos, CA 90703 Liberty Park Plaza, Cerritos, CA 90703
Live! after Five | Danny Dean & the Homewreckers Fourth Street Live! Entertainment District, Louisville, Kentucky 40202 Fourth Street Live! Entertainment District, Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Danny Dean & the Homewreckers Red Mile Gaming & Racing, Lexington, KY 40504 Red Mile Gaming & Racing, Lexington, KY 40504
Freedive/Danny Dean & The Homewreckers @ Time & Space! Time & Space, Louisville, Kentucky 40204 Time & Space, Louisville, Kentucky 40204
Danny Dean & the Homewreckers Bluegrass BBQ Fest Courthouse Plaza, Lexington, KY 40507 Courthouse Plaza, Lexington, KY 40507
The Living Deads & Danny Dean and the Homewreckers in Lexington Kentucky Al's Bar of Lexington, Lexington, Kentucky 40508 Al's Bar of Lexington, Lexington, Kentucky 40508
5th Annual St. Louis Nostalgia Rendezvous Gateway Motorsports Park, Illinois 62060 Gateway Motorsports Park, Illinois 62060
Rosie Flores, Rivertown Ramblers, Danny Dean & The Homewreckers The Southgate House Revival - Sanctuary, Newport, KY 41071 The Southgate House Revival - Sanctuary, Newport, KY 41071
Easter (the band from the 80's that was on KROQ) Lazy Harry's - Bullhead City, AZ, Bullhead City, AZ Lazy Harry's - Bullhead City, AZ, Bullhead City, AZ
Easter (the band from the 80's that was on KROQ) McKee's Pub & Grill ~ Lake Havasu, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 McKee's Pub & Grill ~ Lake Havasu, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
Easter (the band from the 80's that was on KROQ) New Wave Restaurant & Bar, Bellflower, CA 90706 New Wave Restaurant & Bar, Bellflower, CA 90706
St. Louis Nostalgia - Danny Dean & the Homewreckers Gateway Motorsports Park Gateway Motorsports Park
Easter (the band from the 80's that was on KROQ) Kaotic Radio, Los Angeles, California Kaotic Radio, Los Angeles, California

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