Davina Sowers, Davina and the Vagabonds
In a very special one-woman event, Davina will share her experience building an internationally-acclaimed jazz and blues band. Joining us from the piano bench on the stage at the Dakota Jazz Club, she'll talk about the business of music and share a taste of the music that earned her and her band 4 ½ stars from Downbeat Magazine.
Davina Sowers and the Vagabonds have created a stir on the national music scene with their high-energy live shows, level A musicianship, sharp-dressed professionalism, and Sowers’ commanding stage presence. With influences ranging from Fats Domino and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Aretha Franklin and Tom Waits, the band is converting audiences one show at a time, from Vancouver to Miami and across Europe. In 2011 Davina released her first full length, all original album Black Cloud. It was named one of the 10 best releases of the year by 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 and led them to be a musicial feature on the hit BBC show, Later with Jools Holland.
You don't want to miss this one!
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
February 7, 2017
$65/lunch, conversation, and bit of music!
Dakota Jazz Club
1010 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403