R&B soul singer DeAndre Brackensick hails from San Jose California. At the age of 16, he was a finalist on American Idol season 11. He placed in the Top 8, winning America over with his falsetto vocals. A member of the American Idol tour, DeAndre performed in more than 50 arenas across America, Canada and the Philippines.
DeAndre launched his first solo tour in Australia and New Zealand, performing to many sold out crowds. DeAndre has performed with and been a supporting act for various well-known artists including Michelle Williams (Destiny’s Child), Jamie Jones (All-4-One), John Legend, Shoshana Bean, Sammy Johnson, John Elfante (Kansas), Nelly, Jazmine Sullivan and David Ryan Harris.
Now at 26, he currently resides in New York. He recently sold out his “Black Denim” album tour in the United States and London, and comes back to the Blue Note Hawaii stage for an intimate set of new originals and feel-good music.