D’Vonne Lewis is a self-taught musician/drummer/poet with a background in gospel, funk, and rhythm and blues. Lewis is the grandson of the late-great ‘Godfather of rock and roll/soul’, the Pacific Northwest’s Hall of Famer, Hammond B-3 organ legend, Dave Lewis. Because of Dave Lewis, Seattle’s 1950’s entertainment scene started on the path to desegregation. He has performed and/or recorded with New Orleans funk legend and bassist George Porter, Jr. of the Funky Meters; Seattle’s rich, hip-hop/soul and rock and roll legends such as Stone Gossard of Pearl Jam; Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler of Shabazz Palaces/Digable Planets; Reggie Watts; Sir-Mix-A lot; Macklemore; Source of Labor; Blue Scholars and the ever-soulful vocalist, Choklate. He also is currently a member of the band Digable Planets, Skerik’s Bandalabra Quartet, and the original McTuff Trio.
The KO Electric opens
$10 /// 21+