Dearborne launched his music career sitting behind a drum kit in
the late 70s. He moved to center stage to front his own band and
played lead guitar as the opener for legendary country artists
Keith Whitley, Conway Twitty, George Jones, Hank Williams, Jr.
and many others.
the early 90s, Dearborne became a regular at Cutter’s Dance
Hall in Beaumont, TX alongside “the boys from Beaumont,”
Mark Chesnutt and Tracy Byrd.
a bit of a hiatus, George reassembled a group of musicians,
including three members of his original band, to form “George
Dearborne and Branded.”Dearborne
and his band became a signature mainstay, cultivating a loyal
fan base, performing at Marsh Fest and Rice Festival and notable
Texas venues such as Billy Bob’s and Lil Red’s Longhorn
Saloon (Ft. Worth, TX), 11th Street Cowboy Bar (Bandera, TX) and
Mo’s Place (Katy, TX).