Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents inadvertently make Rumble history!!

Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents are the only band in the 32- year history of The Rock n’ Roll Rumble to win our Preliminary night and NOT advance to the Semi-Finals.

In an unfortunate turn, we regretfully will not be participating in the Rumble Semi-Finals this Friday night, due to a pre-existing conflict with a gig that was booked in the fall of 2010 for the very same night (Friday, April 15th).

Even though the Semi-Finals are being held both Thursday night (the 14th) and Friday night (the 15th), The Rumble decided they could not accommodate Jenny Dee in the Thursday night Semi-Final because of certain rules pertaining to the event.

Rather than cancel a gig last minute, we have decided to withdraw from The Rumble. As much as we would have loved to kick John Powhida’s ass, we’ll let someone else do the honors. Some people are winners, and some people like fried scallops.

We will be playing the long-planned Opening Night at Captain Carlo’s in Gloucester on Friday night starting at 9pm.

Jenny Dee Wins Night #1 of the Rock & Roll Rumble!

After stellar sets from The Blizzard of 78, Old Jack, and McAlister Drive, Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents were extremely lucky and proud to win Night #1 of the preliminary round of The Rock and Roll Rumble last Sunday at T.T. The Bear’s.   Check out a video from the show below:

The Dees will face some stiff competition in the Semifinals from Night #2 Winner Walter Sickert & The Army of Broken Toys and from Night #3 Winner The John Powhida International Airport.

The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, The Boston Phoenix, and Boston Band Crush have been covering the each night of The Rumble, and you can read their picks for the Semifinals which will be held next Thursday and Friday (April 14th and 15th) at T.T.’s.  Stay tuned for set times!  And just in time for the Semifinals, check out Sara Brown’s profile of The Deelinquents in this month’s Performer Magazine.

Wish us luck, and see you there!

Jenny Dee at the Rock’n’Roll Rumble Sunday, April 3rd at T.T.’s

Starting this weekend, Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents will be taking part in a time-honored Boston rock tradition: The Rock’n’Roll Rumble!  The very first night of the very first round will be held this Sunday, April 3rd, at T.T. The Bear’s in Cambridge, and the Dees’ set is at 9:45pm.   No matter who you’re rooting for, it’s an awesome night of music, and Jenny Dee is on at 9:45pm.  Get your tickets in advance here, and come get competitive with us!  Fill out your brackets now!

For even more on all 24 bands in this year’s Rumble, Boston Band Crush is blogging the bands, the results, the event, and the inside scoop *comprehensively*.  Anything known…is known by BBC.


Due to an onset of severe bronchitis, Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents will not be opening for the Spampinato Brothers at the Narrows Center for the Arts tonight.  We’re awfully sorry to miss this show…but unless you have bronchitis, too, you don’t have to!   You can still get tickets in advance on the Narrows Center web site, or at the door tonight.

New Christmas track from Jenny Dee available now!

Due to the extraordinary generosity of many musicians, TargetCancer has eleven Christmas themed tracks available for download from  Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents, Merrie Amsterburg, Bill Janovitz and the Q-Dee Revue-y, Matt Pendergast, The Gravel Pit, The Gentlemen, and Christopher Tolle (what a list!)  all contributed Holiday songs to support TargetCancer.  You can download them all at  A little Christmas music, just in the nick of time, to support a good cause…that’ll getcha in the spirit of the season!  Happy Holidays!

New 45rpm Single from Jenny Dee available now from Q-Dee Records!

Jenny Dee Big Ol' Heart b/w Don't Boom Boom 45The fourth release in Q-Dee Records’ rock and soul series, features Jenny Dee’s recordings of “Big Ol’ Heart” b/w “Don’t Boom Boom.”  Big Ol’ Heart is a stereo mix of one of the tracks from our full length CD release “Keeping Time”, and “Don’t Boom Boom” is a cover of a tune first performed by Lillian Hale.   The 45 is a premium direct metal master (purple!) vinyl disk, and was recorded at Q Division especially for this release (each disk of 500 is individually numbered).

You can also download the digital album in the format of your choice if you don’t love purple vinyl.  (But, who doesn’t?!)

Pick it up at Q-Dee Records, and check out previous releases in the series from The True Loves, Barrence Whitfield and the Monkeyhips, and Muck and The Mires!

FREE Fenway EP with discount code!

In honor of our show at Fenway Park opening for J. Geils and Aerosmith, we’ve created an exclusive FENWAY EP – regularly $4.99 but FREE with the special discount code we’ll be giving out at the show! Featuring 3 tracks from Keeping Time:

“Big Ol’ Heart”
“Keeping Time”
“You’re the Best Thing”

1. Click the button below
2. Enter the promo code shown on your card in the “Discount Code” box
3. Click “update cart” to apply the promo code
4. Click “Checkout” to receive your download (Don’t forget to sign up for our email list!)

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Jenny Dee will rock Fenway Park on August 14th supporting The J. Geils Band and Aerosmith!

Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents open for Peter Wolf/Steven Tyler at FenwayYes, you read that correctly.  Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents will open the J.Geils Band/Aerosmith show at Fenway Park in Boston on Saturday, August 14th.  The show has already sold out, but if you wisely purchased tickets in advance, we will be in Centerfield at 5:30pm.  All others, fear not.

Jenny Dee will be on the Boston Harbor Rock and Blues Cruise this Friday, August 6th with Will Dailey, and at Harbor Loop for a free outdoor all ages show on August 12th in Gloucester at 6pm.  Harbor Cruise, Harbor Loop…then Fenway.  Just another average week in the life of a working Boston band, right?

Jenny Dee & Will Dailey on Boston Harbor!

Jenny Dee & Will Dailey on Rock and Blues Cruise August 6thJenny Dee & The Deelinquents will be joined by Will Dailey & The Rivals for a Boston Harbor Rock and Blues Cruise next Friday, August 6th.  Arrive at One Long Wharf (Boston) at 7:30pm to board the cruise that will take you all around Boston Harbor and up towards the North Shore.  Meanwhile, Will (and his Rivals) and Jenny (and her Deelinquents) will rock your socks off while you sip adult beverages.  Close your eyes for just a moment…and you’ll think you’re on your own private yacht.  We swear! 

You can buy your tickets in advance here, and we’ll see you on Friday, August 6th!

Jenny Dee on July 27th @ Arsenal Center for the Arts: 2010 Concert Series

Jenny Arsenal Center for the ArtsDee & The Deelinquents will part of the Arsenal Center for the Arts 2010 Concert Series: ROCK, RETRO & RUSH.  (We’ll let you guess which part of that threesome we represent!)   On Tuesday night, July 27th, we’ll be at The Center for a 7:30pm all-ages show.

You can buy tickets online now (and you can buy them for less if you’re a member or a student!), and we’ll see you in Watertown!

Arsenal Center For The Arts | 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472 | Map | 617-923-8487

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