“You have the drive, passion & talent ...so what are you waiting for? Introduce the world to your VOICE!" - Billy Branch, International Blues Legend
Hailing from Augusta, GA (Home of The Godfather of Soul, James Brown), Dee Hemingway is the quintessential entertainer.
Never one to slow down on a musical opportunity, Dee is a dramatic, soulful mezzo-soprano vocalist who can sing darn near any style of music.
In fact, she is the total package. She sews most of her stage outfits and actually gets into full character on stage.
Dee worked on her individual vocal style by studying her many music idols in Blues, Soul and Rock. Even going so far as to study formal musical training in order to further her goals. The voice you hear is HER voice...no imitations, no Auto-Tune.
As a matter of fact, if you ask Dee her PREFERRED musical genre, she would answer without pause:
Rock. Soulful Rock with a Blues edge.
Dee puts on a wonderful show, interacting with the audience at every given opportunity. She recently made the decision to become a National Touring Performer. Dee has shared many stages in the past, from the small & intimate...to the larger stages with MANY entertainers (Local to International) across the United States and abroad.
Dee is an outspoken advocate for Rock and Blues Music. She has been recognized for her Humanitarian efforts in bridging the cultural gap in music communities across the country. She helped with establishing the Rock and Classic Rock categories for The Northern California Entertainers Music Awards in Sacramento.
Dee has also worked across the United States as management/promotional representation of various musical entertainment (Southern Soul, Rock, Blues, Tribute Band) projects. She has gained many lifelong contacts, mentors and referrals.
In addition, she has mentored other performers through the years in vocal and stage performance.
Dee performed at Sherry Gordy Presents: Take The Stage- Las Vegas in 2015.
She is currently touring as a backing/featured vocalist with National Blues Artist Brad Wilson and The Rollin’ Blues Thunder Band. The band is opening for Blues legend Buddy Guy in Arizona--March 2018.
Dee is featured as a backing vocalist in an upcoming song by Hunter & The Dirty Jacks (Blues/Rock), to be released via Spectra Music Group in Spring 2018.
She is also touring with her band across the country, performing Blues/Rock/Soul covers and Originals.
Dee is currently based in Sacramento, CA. She is a member of Musicians Union Local 6 in San Francisco, Sacramento Blues Society and Black Rock Coalition in New York.