“Scotland’s most engaging and haunting singer-songwriter” IRVINE WELSH

Celtic spirit, Country soul
Welcome to the website of Scottish singer songwriter Dean Owens

One of Scotland’s best… “Whispering” Bob Harris
For God’s sake buy this album…! Russell Brand

JAN 2018
New album, Southern Wind is available for pre-orders now (with some bonus tracks for early birds).
Click here for details
Album launch date – 2 Feb, Celtic Connections

Glowing 4 STAR review in MOJO Magazine for Southern Wind
Owens hits a sweet spot… delivers straight and true on his self proclaimed Celtic spirit, country soul
4 STARS from Country Music Magazine too –
a rousing vulnerability that at times recalls Richard Ashcroft…

NOV 2017
UPDATE: The Last Song is available as a FREE download (from 24 Nov, for a limited period only).
Download from Soundcloud here or from Bandcamp here

The video for The Last Song – the 1st song on the upcoming Southern Wind album, is featured on Americana-UK.
The video was made by Ruth Barrie (Waltzer Films) and features the kids from Tribe Porty Youth Theatre

Tour dates include Under The Apple Tree/Warehouse Recording (Harrogate) and a 10 night tour with fellow troubadours Robert Vincent, Worry Dolls and The Black Feathers as Roots in the Round

OCT 2017
Southern Wind will be officially launched with a full band gig at Celtic Connections on Fri 2 Feb 2018.
Tickets and info

Release date: 16th Feb

SEP 2017
15th Sep – Official showcase at Americanafest, Nashville

See About page for more info

8 SEP 2017: 10 Miles to Saturday Night
New single release (Dean Owens & The Whisky Hearts)

AUG 2017
22-24th Aug – On tour with Grant Lee Phillips (London, Dublin, Cork)

See Gigs page for links

16th Aug – Cash Back show at New Town Theatre, Edinburgh (Edinburgh Fringe)

July 2017
Coming soon! New album Southern Wind, released Feb 2018 on At The Helm Records

Celtic Americana from Leith via Nashville

Listen to Dean on Spotify