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Davina & The Vagabonds

NTL Productions Presents

Davina & The Vagabonds

Denise La Grassa

Fri, April 5, 2019

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

The Castle Theatre

Bloomington, IL

$17 (Advance) / $20 (Day of Show)

This event is 18 and over

Ticket Prices listed do NOT include additional Ticket Fees added at online checkout & box office

 

Davina & The Vagabonds
Davina & The Vagabonds
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 landing a performance on the hit BBC2 show, Later with Jools Holland.
Denise La Grassa
Denise La Grassa
Soulful singer/songwriter Denise La Grassa is known in Chicago and now central Illinois as a talented songwriter, and vocalist of immense power and feeling. Denise is also a talented actor, with credits including the made for HBO movie "Hometown Boy Makes Good," numerous musicals in the Windy City, and on-camera work for the Entertainment Magazine style TV shows "Wild Chicago" and "Art Beat Chicago." La Grassa is also a critically acclaimed comedic writer and performer, having performed with The Second City Touring Company, and original one person shows around Chicago and NYC.

Her 2009 album "April Dreams" received critical praise from numerous outlets, including Jim DeRogatis of NPR's Sound Opinions. "The Blues Ain't a Color" is the soundtrack to her most recent original "Jazz-Theater" show of the same name. Denise is heading to the studio this summer to record "Sunshine in the Toxic Ballroom," a collection of new songs inspired by today's political unrest and the #metoo movement.
Venue Information:
The Castle Theatre
209 E. Washington St.
Bloomington, IL, 61701
http://www.thecastletheatre.com/