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Gene Deer is an American blues, rock, and country musician/singer/songwriter based out of Indianapolis, Indiana. Regularly playing shows at the historic Slippery Noodle Inn in Indianapolis, he has recorded and released 2 LPs for the Slippery Noodle Sound label.

He was voted the "Best Local Blues Band" for nine consecutive years(1995-2003) by the readers of Nuvo Newsweekly.

Gene DeerIn 2002, Gene was hired by Indy car driver Kenny Brack as band leader and musical director for Kenny Brack and the Subwoofers, which toured with the Indy Racing League in 2003. Kenny Brack and the Subwoofers released a CD “Live in Nashville” featuring former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King.

In 2007, he did a tour of South Africa with a support band called The Raging Calm.