Original Poster Art from Dempster. Proceeds of this limited 200 item release will benefit Mi Refugio the non-profit organization dedicated to helping Guatemalan children escape the cycle of poverty.
As a Musician and Artist from Michigan, Dempster has spent the last 20 years of his life crafting a true, heartfelt depiction of what it means to be an American. Using country influenced vocal stylings and classic blues rock instrumentation, he has highlighted the joys and hardships of the working Midwest, as well as giving listeners hope for a brighter future. Having been influenced by some of the biggest names in rock including Bob Seger, MC-5 and the Yardbirds, Dempster played a pivotal role in cultivating the city’s musical roots.
Described by his fans as “Positive Americana”, the music comes packed with powerful lyrical metaphors and relatable storytelling devices to relate to listeners on a personal level. Having grown up near the manufacturing epicenter of Detroit, MI during the 1960s, Dempster witnessed first-hand the ups and downs of being part of a working-class community. Music has always been a useful tool to bring communities together and create a sense of meaning. “Hero’s Work Here” is a beautiful tribute to the essential members of our society that oftentimes to underappreciated.