Steve DeSeve

Freddy’s Bar re-opening soon, Brute Force playing there

January 19, 2011

Brute Force DeFault Ensemble
Andy Mattina, bass guitar; Steve DeSeve, drums;
Brute, Daughter of Force; Jon Keay, guitar.

Freddy’s Bar, the Brooklyn dive that was forced to leave its Dean Street home last year because of Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards project, has just set a date for its grand reopening in a new location two miles away. On February 4, the new Freddy’s will open on 627 5th Ave. over by 17th Street in the nether regions of Park Slope next to the highway. Performing at the grand re-opening will be enigmatic singer/songwriter BRUTE FORCE former Columbia and Apple Records recording artist (in the 60’s). Brute’s work was recently re-issued on “Come And Get It, The Best of Apple Records”, and via Bar None/Sony, first-ever CD release of his full length debut on Columbia Records “Confections of Love.” Brute teams up with Steve deSeve, drums, Andy Mattina, bass, Jon Keay, guitar and Daughter of Force, vocals…to perform The Best of Brute Force.

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Brute Force, Daughter of Force and Band…

July 17, 2009

Ian Riggs bass, Jon Keay guitar, Steve DeSeve drums,
appearing at Freddy’s Backroom,,
11/20/09, 9pm


March 25, 2006

Brute at Full Moon Beefstock Music Festival, March 25, 2006

Beefstock Music Festival

with Peter Pierce (guitar), Steve DeSeve (drums),
Andrew Mattina (bass), Brute Force (keys)