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Dragondeer is a psych-blues band from Denver, Colorado whose singular, reverb drenched take on old school blues coupled with inspired improvisation has the band making fans in both roots circles as well as indie clubs across Colorado and beyond.
In the band's first year and a half of playing together, Dragondeer was invited to play the Nacarubi Music Festival 2013 in Big Sur, California sharing the stage with The Entrance Band and underground folk legend, Linda Perhacs. Dragondeer was also asked to play Tour De Fat, Red Rocks Amphitheater, South Park Music Festival, SXSW 2014, The Denver Post Underground Music Showcase (The UMS), and has just been added to the legendary Telluride Blues & Brews Festival 2014 . Dragondeer has shared the stage with Shakey Graves, Futurebirds, John Lee Hooker Junior, Roadkill Ghost Choir, J Roddy Walston, Slightly Stoopid, Steel Pulse, Pegi Young & The Survivors, Red Wanting Blue, Jamie M. Commons, Pimps of Joytime, The Greencards, Wovenhand, and others.
"Dragondeer delve into some swampy blues and reverb-drenched psych folk.
You don't want to miss Dragondeer's cosmic blues."
"Nestled somewhere between the quicksilver psychedelia of the '60s and bone-thumpin' blues from Mississippi's yesteryear, these Colorado cats have crafted a sound that is equal parts cosmic and grooving."
- Break Thru Radio
"This record has a great old-school feel!"
- David Gans (Musician and 30 year host of the nationally syndicated radio show The Grateful Dead Hour and co-host of Sirius-XM's Grateful Dead Channel "Tales from the Golden Road")
"Modern-edged bluesmen a la Jack White and Black Keys, this Denver-based quartet aren't interested in retreading the past; they put their own psych-folk stamp on it. "Don't That Feel Good" is a folk-blues outing with cool percussion choices that sound like spoons, shells, and tin cans. A cover of "Messin' With the Kid" spreads some psych-rock wah-pedal sauce, gobs of lead-vocal reverb and a dizzying guitar solo for a song that'd suit a Guy Ritchie trailer. "Castaway," with its husky vocal, convincingly channels a midnight hobo-camp intimacy. An excellent addition to any festival right now, it'll be interesting to see how Dragondeer builds upon its alternative "shot 'n beer (with a hit o' acid)" vision."
- Music Connection Magazine
"“Don’t That Feel Good” intoxicates with reverbs that transport the listener to a funky, psychedelic bayou wonderland."
- Telluride Daily Planet