Dean Johanesen plays acoustic guitar-driven fare with a sonic palette that calls on Spanish rumba-style instrumentals, speakeasy-era Americana, and swinging hot club jazz dosed in circus tent hues. In addition to original material, his sets are studded with perfectly executed covers of songs like Django Reinhardt’s Minor Swing.” – Leilani Polk, Creative Loafing
Originally from Long Island, NY, Dean Johanesen is a performer’s performer – a modern-day troubadour – who weaves together fascinating new stories about old times: circus queens, rum runners, mythical elephants, and evil curses. Dean is backed by the 24 Hour Men – a hard-swinging rhythm section featuring Mark Pezzo on upright bass and Max Kelly on percussion. The boys will keep your toes tapping and keep a smile on your face while Dean reveals the dark – but oh so interesting – side of American history.
Presented by The Palladium.
Capacity: Hough Hall at 50% capacity for social distancing.
Duration: Two sets with intermission.
Premium GA: $40, limited seating.
General Admission: $20 in advance, $25 day of show.
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