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deFrance LIVE @ MAD
July 15, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$10
deFrance featuring Wes Jeans to rock Murphy Arts District on Friday, July 15 Rock & roll favorites deFrance return to the Murphy Arts District stage on Friday, July 15 at the First Financial Music Hall in El Dorado, Arkansas. Fans will rejoice with the latest addition of Texas blues rock guitarist Wes Jeans to the deFrance lineup. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show starts at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at eldomad.com. deFrance claims the title of "hardest working band in Arkansas," having performed over 800 shows since forming in 2015. The band's technical prowess has been compared to Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple, and their deliverance of a reinvigorated rock & roll sound has landed the band support opportunities for Bon Jovi, ZZ Top, Vanilla Ice, Marshall Tucker Band, Blue Oyster Cult, Morris Day & The Time, Foghat; and more recently, Buckcherry, Warrant, and a sold-out show at Hollywood's Whisky A Go Go with Quiet Riot. deFrance consists of Charlie Askew on lead vocals, Drew deFrance on lead guitar and vocals, Wes Jeans on lead guitar and vocals, Connor Roach on bass and vocals, and Xavier Acklin on drums. "The band and I are really looking forward to the show in El Dorado!" said founder Drew deFrance. "The El Dorado fanbase has always held a special place in my heart. Those folks have been there from the very beginning when a lot of my first shows as a kid were at The Mast, Einstein's, Corner Cafe, and all over Camden and El Dorado." Not only does deFrance have a long history of playing in the area, but East Texas guitar phenom Wes Jeans has brought his unique take on blues and rock & roll to the region for over 20 years. This will be the first time the two will combine their talents for their Ark-La-Tex audience.