Summer Dean is authentic as they come. Hitting the scene at a turning point in country music and undefined genres, Summer coins her music as AMERI-TONK music. She has a distinctly thoughtful approach to writing music; raw lyrics, a bare-boned and honest voice, and an approachable confidence you see on stage as well as her sultry timelessness…she puts on a heck of a show. Summer has opened for buzzy Americana and Country artist like Dale Watson, Sam Outlaw, Lindi Ortega, The Cactus Blossoms, Randy Brown, Dawn & Hawkes, Cody Canada, Mike and the Moonpies, and The Derailers. She Was chosen as one of DFW’s “ten artist you need to know, deserving to follow Leon Bridges up the charts in 2016 and one of the Five Artist on the Rise in 2017. She was nominated for a 2016 Fort Worth Music Award in the Americana/Roots Rock category in 2017 Fort Worth Music Award for best Country & Western Arist and EP of the Year.
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