How would you classify your music?
Mostly Rock n Roll with blues and country influences…with a little Punk mixed in for attitude…
Who are some of your top 5 musical influences?
Neil Young…Beatles…British Invasion…Velvet Underground…Kris Kristofferson…Slim Harpo.
What do you want fans to take from your music?
That it’s real… written and played from the heart.
How’s the music scene in your locale?
Getting better… More small venues opening up… Still not enough original.
What is the best concert you have been to? What do you like most about playing live?
I’ve seen a lot of great shows….My two favorites were Jimmy Reed (he died a week later) and Link Wray.
I play mostly original and I almost never tell the crowd that….So most people think my stuff was copy and are surprised when they find out it’s not
Is there a song on your latest CD release here that stands out as your personal favorite, and why?
I’d have to say “Every Seconds a Diamond” although “Catch That Train” was released as the single. It’s about the life I’ve spent with my wife Ginny.
How have you evolved as an artist over the last year?
I’ve learned to trust the songs I write and not second guess myself so much. Also I have better control of my voice and try to work within my vocal range.
If you could meet, play a gig, co-write a song, have dinner, have a drink with any band or artist (dead or alive) who would it be?
Neil Young… I love his music and I feel he’s a completely unique talent both as a songwriter and player.
What’s next for you?
Keep writing and recording songs… Their my art whether I have commercial success or not… It’s just something I have to do… And doing as many live shows as I can.
A longtime champion of guitar-driven rock & roll, Kurt Deemer responds to the modern moment …