"DeChant is first and last a story-teller, an artist who writes with a shit-kicker urgency and sweet understanding of the people who stumble and keep keeping on."
-Frye Gaillard, author, Watermelon Wine: Remembering the Golden Years of Country Music
"Anne E. DeChant and her trio were a delight to present - professional, courteous, generous with the audience and staff - and most importantly, incredibly talented! Ms. DeChant is a consummate storyteller and songwriter, bringing to vivid life her incredible lyrics and music. Our audience had a great experience with their shows and we are looking forward to having them back this coming season!"
-Janet Herman Barlow, Director, Stocker Arts Center/Lorain County Community College
"Now there's a woman with a fire in her belly."
-The Cleveland Plain Dealer
"There's virtue in honesty, and in intuition, and in openness, and in tough-minded decency. Those things may or may not make for fine art. In the hands, heart, and voice of Anne E. DeChant, they may, they might, and they do."
-Peter Cooper, Editor, Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville TN
"Having Anne E. DeChant perform at Cain Park is like family coming home. Her warmth and love for the music and the audience, shines through her talented performance. An added bonus is she is a dream to work with backstage. The crew had nothing but blowing things to say about her professionalism, her courtesy and her kindness.
-Erin Cameron, Cain Park General Manager, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
"... a passionate prophetess who has come in from the wild, rough edges intact, and ready to rock"
"Her songs, enriched by her political consciousness, nail blue-collar grit in a way few writers do..."
"Her music is a bold celebration of the essence of what it is to be alive in the moment"
"Anne E DeChant....A compelling voice singing songs with melodies you can't forget and lyrics that you can't stop thinking about."
-Mike Severs, Producer/guitarist, Dolly Parton, Paul Simon, Don McClean
"As a lover of good music, a believer in its power to heal and inspire, hearing Anne E. DeChant with Frye Gaillard was an epiphany. Her songs invoke hope, courage, and hidden passions while his stories enchant and recall a time when there was a collective desire to make a difference."
-Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer, General Minister and President, United Church of Christ