During the New Wave era, deerfrance not only worked the door at CBGBs but did the booking at Max’s in New York City. She gave The B-52s and Devo their first NYC gig and later introduced Devo to Brian Eno. She has always been known for her quick wit and infectious sense of humour.
deerfrance has performed live with David Bowie at Carnegie Hall, toured for two years with John Cale and sang with Tom Verlaine. She formed Floor Kiss with Dee Pop (Michael Paumgharden on guitar) which was deemed one of the best bands of the late 1980’s by the New York Times. She was also in The Blue Picts and the Lowriders, and in 2000 she formed Extra Virgin Mary with Paul Chapin.
April 2004, Dee Pop (Bush Tetras) rejoins the band.
Her biggest influences:
Aretha Franklin and Captain Beefheart
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