John Deer Band
After a longer break the John Deer Band are “Back In The Saddle“ again and looking forward to getting out on the road playing their own style of Country, Rock, ballads, Rhythm and blues.
Formed in 2005 they have released two highly acclaimed albums, firstly “Gone Country“ followed up a few years later by “12,000 Miles“ and also some singles in-between.
All Recordings were done in Austria at Frei Audio in Klagenfurt and Sonar Music Productions in Vienna.
John Deer Band have played at several high profile festivals and venues around Europe over the years especially in Austria where the band call home.
As well to be mentioned are four previous tours of Australia and their performance at the world renowned Tamworth Country Music Festival playing the main stages and venue residencies as well as clubs up and down the East Coast.
The band features Brett Reid on lead vocals/bass guitar. Originally from Newcastle N.S.W. Australia, Brett now resides in the beautiful mountains of Tirol, Austria. Brett is a seasoned vocalist and musician who’s played in successful live and recording bands back in the Land Down Under as well as in Europe and other parts of the world.
The lightning “Finger Pickin’ Guitar Slinger“ is none other than Jörg Friessnegg on Electric, Slide, Pedal, Dobro guitars hailing from Villach in the south of Austria. Jörg is a renowned world class guitar player who’s worked with several top-class international bands, as well as being an in-house recording studio player in several rooms around the globe.
The “Ham In The Sandwich“ is the highly acclaimed Didi Baumgartner playing Electric, acoustic guitars /vocals. Born in Klagenfurt and now living mostly in Vienna he’s involved and performing in several major bands throughout the country and beyond.
Now the hiatus is over and the band are “Back With Their Guns Loaded“ looking forward to performing live at a festival or venue near you!