Davina Sowers is an immense talent and completely engaging stage presence. She draws her listeners in so far that they lose track of their worlds. Kind of magically, she creates a new one for each of us. You have to see this one.
to Davina & the Vagabonds is like stepping into a wondrous musical time
machine. They have the panache and superlative musicianship to recreate the
retro sound and ageless appeal of golden age Americana in high-definition
reality on stage for your immense pleasure and enjoyment.” – Thunder Bay Blues Festival/Canada
among the breakout stars at this year’s [Monterey Jazz] festival.” – Monterey
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.