Davina and The Vagabonds

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Last Show: Thursday 25 th May 2017

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

Over the past several years, Davina And The Vagabonds, have been building an audience around the globe. Their shows are filled with New Orleans charm, Memphis soul swagger, dark theatrical moments that evoke Kurt Weill, and tender gospel passages. Singer/pianist Davina Sowers' presence is indelible, while her voice defies simple categorization. Evoking comparisons as diverse as Etta James, Amy Winehouse, Billie Holiday and Betty Boop, she is simply a true original, presenting a personal vision that celebrates a century of American music.

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"They dare to be different. Davina zips to near impossible heights in a divine declaration of romance".

DownBeat Magazine

In 2011, Davina And The Vagabonds released her first full length, all original album Black Cloud. It was named one of the ten best releases of the year by their hometown daily the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and awarded 4 ½ stars from Downbeat Magazine. Their next release in 2014, Sunshine, hit number 13 in the Billboard Blues Chart, which led to an performance on the famed hit BBC show, Later with Jools Holland which can be viewed here. Last year, the band release the live set, Nicollet and 10th.  For more information: www.davinaandthevagabonds.com

Band Lineup

Davina Sowers (piano, ukulele, vocals)

Zack Lozier (trumpet, vocals)

Connor Hammergren (drums, vocals)

Steve Rogness (trombone)

Andrew Foreman (upright bass)