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Drew Thow

Drums & Vocals

John Coleman

Vocals & Keytar

Eric Edmunds

Guitar God

Steve Latham

Guitar, Vocals & Keys

Jimmy Wiseman

Bass, Keys & Vocals

DEJA About DEJA

About DEJA

DEJA is an EPIC SONGS tribute band. Since 2006, DEJA has wowed audiences with their musically challenging song choices performed with frightening exactitiude to make for an incredibly EXCITING entertainment experience. DEJA has come to be known as the "musicians band". Playing songs that other bands dare not attempt. EPIC songs like: Bohemian Rhapsody, Dream On, The Spirit of Radio, Foreplay/Long Time, Roundabout, Hocus Pocus, Frankenstein and the list goes on! DEJA is the ultimate tribute band combining the best of Rush, Yes, Styx, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Queen, Boston, etc... DEJA has opened for national acts such as Kansas and The Romantics, played numerous festivals and toured venues in Connecticut and New York in Summer 2012. The group consists of five of the most renowned artists in the area. With Drew Thow on drums & vocals, John Coleman on lead vocals and keytar, Steve Lazar on guitar, saxophone, keyboards & vocals, Mark Dunn on guitar & vocals and Jimmy Wiseman on bass, keys & vocals, DEJA is a force to be reckoned with.

Meet The Band Who We Are

Drew Thow

Drums & Vocals - From television performances and studio recordings with national acts and music legends such as Glenn Cambell to performing locally with Kinetics, Spider Love, Stingrays, Lyxx, Chemical X, opening for The Beach Boys, Toto, Firefall, Edgar Winter, The Romantics, etc...His drumming is now the driving force for DEJA. His drumming talent baffles DEJA fans and raises the bar for other local drummers. Drew is the proud owner of Music Makers and teaches private lessons and ROCK SCHOOL full time at his studio.

John Coleman

Vocals & Keytar - After singing for a string of RUSH cover bands, John studied with Katie Agresta, New York's premier vocal instructor, to broaden his vocal range to its current four plus octaves and refine his technique. As one of the east coasts most sought after vocalists, John is now the thrilling voice of DEJA. John IS "the man in the kilt", and his ability to lead audiences through the DEJA experience with wit and humor keep fans coming back for more.


Eric Edmunds

Guitar - Eric Edmunds (aka E DOG or Thor or Cheech Malmsteen) - guitar. Created in John Coleman's laboratory, Eric is a local guitar hero and avid cougar hunter. Eric's guitar expertise is second-to-none! He also teaches guitar at Music Makers - Hilltop, VB!.

Steve Latham

Guitar, Vocals, Keys - Steve is a Lecturer in the Dept. of Music at ODU. Steve has played in numerous bands in the Tidewater area and is a multi-talented phenomenon!


Jimmy Wiseman

Bass, Keys & Vocals - Jimmy slaps a mean bass... Thats all you need to know!

Media Pics & Vids

Shows Get There!

2014 Shows

May 24 - 31st St. Neptune stage - Oceanfront!
June 6 - Hoss's Deli, NN (9:30)
June 7 - South Beach Grill (9:30)
June 15 - 31st St. Neptune stage - Oceanfront!
June 21 - Fourth Watch Motorcycle Club Summer Luau, Hackensack, NJ!
June 22 - Kings of Fire Bike Rally - NEW JERSEY!
June 28 - Wing King (9:30) - Kempsville/Centerville
July 1 - Mahi Mah's/Chix - 7th St. - Oceanfront!
July 4th PARTAY!!!! - 15th St. Raw Bar, VB (9:30)
July 11 - 17th St. stage, Oceanfront! (8:00-10:45pm)
July 18 - Poppa's Pub (9:30)
July 19 - Mahi Mah's/Chix - 7th St. - Oceanfront!
July 24 - Private Party!
Aug. 3 - 31st St. Neptune stage - Oceanfront!
Aug. 8 - Hoss's Deli, NN (9:30)
Aug. 9 - Mahi Mah's/Chix - 7th St. - Oceanfront!
Aug. 16 - Wing King (9:30) - Kempsville/Centerville
Aug. 26 - Mahi Mah's/Chix - 7th St. - Oceanfront!
Sept. 27 - 24th St. stage - NEPTUNE FESTIVAL!
Oct. 3 - Poppa's Pub (9:30)
Oct. 4 - Wing King (9:30) - Kempsville/Centerville
Oct. 11 - Hoss's Deli, NN (9:30)
Oct. 17 - South Beach Grill (9:30)
Nov. 28 - Hoss's Deli, NN (9:30)
Dec. 13 - Wing King (9:30) - Kempsville/Centerville

Contact Get in Touch

  • Booking: For more info, contact Drew Thow.
  • Phone: (757) 714-2516
  • Email: dejaband@cox.net