Saturday May 18 @ 7:30
With his unique finger style and soulful earthy vocals, Dean Haitani draws inspiration from blues & roots music, and his love of funk and old school R&B rhythms.
One of Australian most accomplished guitarist/singer/songwriter, over the last 20 years Dean has toured the US, UK & Europe. His unique sound comes from his experimentation with the technical and his ability to cross many musical genres.
Dean’s has honed the craft of both acoustic & electric guitar and his dynamic live performance comprises of foot percussion, a variety of guitars (running octave, delay, distortion, phaser & wah effects) vocals & harmonica.
Here is a list of Dean’s achievements to date……………
*Induction in to Australian Blues Hall of Fame
*Finalist for Sony BMG songwriting competition
*Australia tour guitarist for UK blues artist: Kyla Brox
*Guitarist for Tania & Fiona Kernaghan Kernaghan
*Vic/Tas Blues Awards
*Frankston Guitar Festival
*Bay Of Islands Blues Festival
*Bridgetown Blues Festival
*Bruthen Blues Festival
*Great Southern Blues & Rockabilly Festival
*Support for Ian Moss, Dutch Tilders, The Choir Boys, Steedy Eddy
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