John Deery and The Heads
Derry, County Derry
John Deery and The Heads are a band from Derry, Northern Ireland. Known for their "Thought-provoking Acoustic Anthems" and vocal harmonies, the band have a reputation as one of NI's finest original bands.
Formed in 2010 by Singer-songwriter John and brother Matt, John Deery and The Heads wasted no time in recording their debut album 'Smoke and Mirrors'(2010), in France with 'The Frames' producer David Odlum. It was a critical and commercial success and gained the band an army of fans including well-known music critics and broadcasters. The Heads' second album 'Horizon'(2013), was released to coincide with the Derry~Londonderry CIty of Culture year and saw the band cement their reputation.
2014 was a landmark year for the band, with several high profile live shows including gigs with The Beach Boys, MTV Crashes, Other Voices and BBC showcases like Ralph McLean's Annual Flowerfield Arts Centre show. With a third album due for release in 2015, John Deery and The Heads continue to craft their own unique brand of insightful, poetic and inspiring acoustic music.