This page is an introduction to some of the musical projects that Lauren Dove is involved with.
THE DOVE AND BOWEEVIL BAND
The Dove and Boweevil Band are Norwich based band with resonances from Derbyshire and Carolina. Orchestrastrated by compelling duo who constantly carve their own style whether acoustic or eclectically electric.
Since an inspiring trip to New Orleans to Chicago performing in Nashville, becoming a finalist in a songwriter competition at the reputable Eddie’s Attic in Atlanta as well performances at Buddy Guy’s Blues Club in Chicago they have released two albums to critical acclaim.
You can follow them on Facebook.
LADY DOVE'S FUNK CLUB
Norwich is a hotbed for music and has a fine reputation for having a supportive community of musicians. The best way to meet like-minded musicians is at a jam night and in 2018 Lauren started Norwich's first-ever Funk and Soul jam night. The night has proven to be very popular with both jamming musicians and audiences looking to have a dance. Expect anything with a groove.
Lady Dove's Funk Club boasts a highly accomplished house band who also perform as Lady Dove and the Hotwings. Sweet soul and Funk grooves with guitar, keys, sax, drums and bass.
You can follow them here.
In 2019 after a 10-year hiatus the four core members of Mondatta Funk decided to put on a reunion gig at Norwich Arts Centre to a sell-out audience. The band were grateful to reform not just the core members but the whole 12-piece 'Explosion' band.
LAUREN DOVE'S SONGBIRD;
CELEBRATING EVA CASSIDY
If you are wondering where the inspiration to pursue Gospel, Soul and Blues came from then look no further than the influential singer, Eva Cassidy. In 2019 Lauren embarked on a new project that had been a life-long dream. To perform the songs of Eva Cassidy with a band.
With the support of some fantastic musicians from across the UK, Simon Brown on piano, Simon Hurley on guitar, Andy Vellacott on drums, and Jose` Canha on bass. Lauren performed to a sell-out audience as part of the Hostry Festival in Oct 2019.