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Deaon Forever

Rank #8 US Indianapolis, IN R&B/Soul / Pop / Jazz/Classical
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Sounds Like: Luther Vandross, Carl Thomas, The Official Dave Hollister, Will Downing, Gerald Levert

Bio: Deaon Smith is a native of Gary, IN, where at the age of 7 he started his musical career singing in the choir with the Church of God in Christ. Guided by his mother evangelist Lee Gerther Smith, Deaon attended Emerson Visual and Performing Arts High School, where he began training in classical an... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: God understands your tears Forever Baby https://t.co/SvozCYPOXz

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Vote For me Deaon Forever
Dec 6, 2012
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Dec 13, 2011
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Discography

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    Forever Released on Sep 9, 2013
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    Forever Released on Sep 9, 2013

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  • 2014

    Feb 23


    Cincinnati, OH, US | 5:00pm

    Cincinnati, OH, US
    Sun Feb 23 5:00pm

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    TAKE IT 2 THE STAGE...pay at the door

  • 2014

    Feb 21


    Indianapolis, IN, US | 2:00pm

    Indianapolis, IN, US
    Fri Feb 21 2:00pm

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    The show the color purple

  • 2013

    Oct 19


    Louisville, KENTU, US | 10:30pm
    Joes Palm Room
    Louisville, KENTU, US
    Sat Oct 19, 2013 10:30pm
  • 2013

    Mar 6


    Indianapolis, IN, US | 8:00pm

    Indianapolis, IN, US
    Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:00pm

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    Keeping the spirit of Luther Vandross and Gerald LaVert alive, Deaon debuts at The Jazz Kitchen. Deaon Smith is a native of Gary, IN, where at the age of 7 he started his musical career singing in the choir with the Church of God in Christ. Guided by his mother evangelist Lee Gerther Smith, Deaon attended Emerson Visual and Performing Arts High School, where he began training in classical and jazz both vocal and on piano. In 1992 he received further training in classical music while attending the University of Miami. In 1989 he formed his first group called ‘Message’ and won the Indianapolis Black Expo Star Quest Gospel Competition. In 1993 in Chicago, he formed the R&B group called ‘Standing Room Only’ which opened for artists such as Gladys Knight, R.Kelly, Chaka Kahn, Baby Face and the Isley Brothers. Standing Room only then recorded their debut album titled “Du the Du” with Waterproof Music. Deaon has performed in Dreamgirls at the historic Madame Walker Theater where he received rave reviews. Deaon also performed in a variety of shows at The Indianapolis American Cabaret Theater. Deaon is a solo recording artist that recently formed his own band called Deaon and “The Forever” Band for live entertainment performances. When Deaon performs live he is accompanied with “The Forever” Band, a keyboardist, percussionist, drummer, bass, and guitarist and background singers. Deaon vocal range is from 1st tenor to bass baritone and his genres of music is R&B soul, Jazz, Classical and Gospel. Deaon has amazing vocal versatility and a strong soulful sound; his live shows exhibit his very energetic performance and his remarkable talent. Deaon and “The Forever” band has played in numerous national clubs and events. Deaon and “The Forever” band have opened for artists such as The Ohio Players, Angela Winbush and Enchantment. Deaon is the winning champion of Daddy Real Entertainment 2011 Battle of the Band Competition and Daddy Real Entertainment 2012 “The Real Thing” Competition. Recently Deaon sung with Madonna in the 2012 XLVI Superbowl in Indianapolis, IN. Deaon currently debuted his official music video for his hot new single “Holding On” and is working on his first album titled “Forever” where he will give the music industry a taste of his amazing vocal skills. Deaon has been told by many that he has a “Luther Vandross” tone and the vocal swag of Dave Hollister. Deaon vocal performances have been described as “Food for your Soul”.

  • 2012

    Dec 23


    indianapolis, IN, US | 6:00pm
    Rons Wine and Dine
    indianapolis, IN, US
    Sun Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm

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    Special guest performances by Kelsey Nicole, Maria Long,and Izzy Amore

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  • RUF D. GIOVANNI (Artist) RUF D. GIOVANNI
    You have real talent! I wanted to take a moment to comment because I really felt your music. I would’ve messaged direct but you have to fan me back in order to do so. You ...
  • SweetWillie (Artist) SweetWillie
    nice sound bro
  • The Harmony (Artist) The Harmony
    I enjoyed your music man! I followed you on twitter follow back!
  • Mike De'Cole (Artist) Mike De'Cole
    Nice Sound bruh, luv to hear good soul music checkout my music hope you like it
  • Lady Cam (Artist) Lady Cam
    Hey whats going on. My name is Lady Cam . I think I contacted you before, but don’t disregard this message. We made some changes to the tour criteria that’ll make it easie...
  • Le' Dez (Artist) Le' Dez
    That "Never Too Much" is the business!!
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Q: how you been?? I havnt talked to you since I opened up for your show
A: Fine just keeping things moving

Asked by samwow. Answered on Tue Apr 16 2013

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  • Video Plays 508

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