DeDe & The Double Take
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DeDe & The Double Take

Houston, TX | Established. Jan 01, 2011 | INDIE

Houston, TX | INDIE
Established on Jan, 2011
Band Folk Blues




"'s Review of DeDe's World of Christmas"

"Wedekind brings something fresh out of each of these covers...some of the most intricate pieces from the American Songbook. When it comes to song interpretation, Wedekind is without peer." -Timothy Yap, Music Reviewer -, Timothy Yap

"Crossover Crooner on Her Way to the Top!"

by Ann Fisher, writer for the Chronicle, May 2013. - Houston Chronicle

"Houston's Best Bands & Vocalists"

"DeDe Wedekind is simply one of the Top Vocalists in Houston!" - Houston Press 2013


Sounds like: Adele, Carrie Underwood, Celine Dion, Taylor Swift, Karen Carpenter, Eva Cassidy, Colbie Caillat, Jewel, Shania Twain, Natalie Grant

DeDe Won BEST NEW FEMALE ARTIST of the YEAR at the 5th Annual Indie Music Channel (IMC) Awards-4/14! Her song, Dream of You, was named Best Americana Song. DeDe also won Best Americana Artist & Recording 2016!  Her 4th Album, “Dream of You”, was also nominated for ALBUM of the YEAR by the IMC. 

Award-Winning Albums:

Dream of You: NEW! Feb 2016 Written/Produced by D Wedekind with K DeClue

World Of Christmas: November 2013 by Grammy-Winning Producer of the Year-Jeff Bova (Celine Dion-1998). All songs arranged by DeDe

Love & Fairy Tales: July 2013 Produced by Grammy-Nominee & HIT Nashville Songwriter, all songs co-written by DeDe

Clear Skies Ahead:  November 2011: 14 original pop arrangements of familiar Jazz Standards-written & arranged by DeDe

At the 2016 IMC Awards, DeDe was Nominated for Album of the Year, by the, for “Dream of You” (Feb 2016), featuring Andrew Fromm, multiplatinum songwriter/producer for N’Sync! Recently DeDe won the IMEA 2015 Song of the Year Award for her new song, “Stronger” also from Dream of You

DeDe had 9 NOMINATIONS at the 2014 IMEA AWARDS (the most of any IMEA Artist). DeDe won three 2014 IMEA Awards: TWO Awards for ALBUM of the YEAR: Love & Fairy Tales & World of Christmas, & SONG of the YEAR for “Canon on the Lord’s Prayer”. "The Fairy Tale Song" (from Love & Fairy Tales), was a Finalist in the International Songwriting Contest in March 2014. "The Plans I Have for You", from the same album, was a FINALIST in the UK Songwriting Competition in Aug. 2013. DeDe was named BEST VOCALIST in March 2014, by Singer for "Blame It On the Summertime". DeDe also won 2 categories of the 2014 Dallas Songwriting Contest.

 DeDe, (AKA DeDe Wedekind), has 3 albums including: World of Christmas (Nov. 2013). This award-winning album was produced by GRAMMY-WINNING Producer of the Year, Jeff Bova (Celine Dion, Falling Into You).  This 10-song CD, has been called by Bova: “An album that will not only touch your heart...but also your soul".

Grammy- Winner Jason Miles says: "DeDe is...a superb vocalist, and a talent to be watched".  Phoenix, (Music Reviewer for the LA Examiner), says, "World of Christmas will turn your 'Silent Night', into a 'Joyful Christmas'!"

About DeDe’s 1st album Clear Skies Ahead (11/2011) Timothy Yap says:  "Wedekind brings something fresh out of each of these covers...some of the most intricate pieces from the American Songbook. When it comes to song interpretation, Wedekind is without peer." -Timothy Yap, Music Reviewer 

Book DeDe: or call: 281-844-6494

Best 2016 New Artist of the Year - Indie Music Channel Awards (IMC)        April 2016

Best 2016 IMC Americana:  Song, Artist & Recording   “Dream of You”      April 2016    

April 2016  Album of the Year Nominee  “Dream of You”-IMC                       April 2016

Song of the Year 2015 IMEA Awards  “Stronger”                                            Oct. 2015

SONG of the FOLK SONG Finalist Prime of Life                           Jan 2016

Winner: 2 IMEA ALBUMS of the YEAR! Love & Fairy Tales/World of Christmas Oct 2014

UK Songwriting Contest Finalist 2013 The Plans I Have for You                   Aug 2013

International Songwriting Contest Finalist 2014 The Fairy Tale Song        March 2013

Dallas Songwriting Annual Contest Overall Finalist in 2 Categories              Dec 2014



DeDe & Double Take: A High-Energy Original Band specializing in Southern Roots: Country, Americana, Southern Rock, Jazz, Pop & Blues!

RPK LINK: . With over 100,000 fans worldwide, DeDe & Double Take are the #1 ranked Band in Houston, and regularly appear in the Top 5 Bands in Texas and in the US on the Reverbnation Charts (& currently #1 in the world).

DeDe was the 2016 Best New ARTIST of the YEAR by the Indie Music Channel. She also won the 2016 IMEA ALBUM of the YEAR for "Dream of You", and was the Best Vocalist in 2014. Winner of 2 IMEA ALBUMS of the YEAR in 2014. Named the IMC BEST AMERICANA Artist of 2016, DeDe's singles: "Stronger" & "Dream of You" both won Song of the Year from the IMEA & IMC respectively!

DeDe & Double Take from Houston, TX play powerful, hi-energy,  dance-able shows that include originals along with hit covers: country, folk, rock, pop, blues, Americana, jazz, singer/songwriter & all-hit Southern & AMERICANA Rock & Southern ROOTS music! We've played at SXSW (2 shows in 2016), New Orleans House of Blues (In 2015 & 2016 & also on Bourbon Street!), The Ultimate Louisiana Party, Houston East End Street Fest, Light at the Lighthouse Festival-San Pedro Ca., and the list goes on.

DeDe's band plays ORIGINALS & hit covers from the 60's to the 90's, with a style compared to: Adele, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Eva Cassidy, Karen Carpenter, Ed Sheeran, Lady Antebellum, Shania Twain, Jewel, Emmylou Harris, and Kelly Clarkson. DeDe & the DayDream's music has memorable hooks, fun rhythms, strong vocal harmonies, thought-provoking lyrics, and good variety & instrumentation.

VENUES DeDe & Double Take played in 2011-2016: House of Blues, SXSW Music Festival-Austin-2016 (2 shows), The Solano Stroll in Berkeley CA, Houston Street Fest, Light at the LightHouse Festival in LA, Houston International Festival, W Hotel West Hollywood, IMEA Awards in Atlanta, Spring Crawfish Festival, Houston Rodeo Cookoff, Hotel ICON, Hilton Americas Hotel, Sheraton Houston, Hotel Granduca, The Tasting Room, Barefoot in the Park, University of Houston, Rice University, Houston Chamber of Commerce, Houston Business Journal, Westin Galleria, Junior League Houston, Moody Gardens, and more. DeDe also tours in Panama regularly, and is a recognized singer songwriter in Latin America performing all over Panama.

We play for: WEDDINGS, private parties, COMPANY PARTIES, concerts, shows, FESTIVALS, hotels, clubs & restaurants, church fundraising concerts & many many fundraising GALAS, etc. Please message DeDe for info:

DeDe Wedekind, the band's headliner, has 4 critically-acclaimed ALBUMS, and her original music currently plays on terrestrial FM RADIO & Internet radio worldwide. DeDe's been a FINALIST in: the 2013 UK Songwriting Contest, the 2013 & 2014 International Songwriting Contests, the 2014 Dallas Songwriting Contest, and the 2015 Song of the Year Contest. Hear DeDe 

DeDe's Band includes: DeDe Wedekind: Songwriting, keys, ukulele & Vocals; Damien Clark on Lead Guitar/Acoustic & Backup Vocals, Alan Steinmetz on Percussion; Dave Krobath on Bass & BV's; Larry W. on Male vocals, & Gordon Pyle on keys and Vocals. We can customize our sound/band for any size and any occasion from 2 to 6 or more players. We'll GET YOUR FESTIVAL or PARTY STARTED & and get everyone dancing, we guarantee it! For BOOKING or for more information:  281-844-6494 or References, discounts & able to travel! Tours, pricing, and song lists, set lists stage plots available.

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