Osborne, Dean


  • From Lexington, Kentucky.
  • Sonny and Bobby Osborne are cousins. His grandfather is their uncle.
  • Besides music, his passion is training and showing Tennessee walking horses, a family tradition.
  • 1980, formed his first band called Thousandsticks Express.
  • 1986, formed his second band Eastbound.
  • 1988, went full-time with his band.
  • 2006, appointed head of the Bluegrass and Traditional Music program at Hazard Community & Technical College in Hyden, Kentucky.