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22 Bates Road, Suite 132
Mashpee, Massachusetts - 02649 United States
Phone: 7742519021
Website: http://thegroovalottos.com

The GroovaLottos are a powerhouse soul-funk-blues band comprised of award-winning veteran studio session and touring players and singers; said to play with their souls instead of their hands. A high energy band on a mission to unlock the spirit and the soul; and growing up mentored by and playing for a who's who of classic soul, funk and blues legends, these journeymen are keepers of a musical tradition and legacy, rich with storytelling and infectious grooves. Incredible music and wild senses of humor make them one of the most entertaining bands around. The GroovaLottos are Eddie Ray Johnson, drums & vocals; Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor, keys and vocals; and Richard Johnson, bass. By 19, Eddie Ray was on a three year national tour, playing for the likes of Rufus Thomas and Wilson Pickett. Before age 14, Mwalim performed at Carnegie Hall and by 16,  was one of the youngest session players in EMI Records history. By 17, Richard was a very sought after player by Gospel, Jazz and R&B artists around New York City and New England.

In 2016, the band release their debut single, "Do You Mind (IfWeDanceWitYoDates)?" and after premiering on the "Direct From Muscle Shoals" radio in March it entered the Indie Blues Charts at #12, rising to #5 and remaining in the Top Ten for 41 weeks, also gaining them the Silver Arrow Music Award in January of 2017. In April of 2017 they opened the Gathering Of Nations Powwow, playing to a live audience of 48,000 people and a webstream audience of 1.5 million.

Their debut album, "Ask Yo' Mama" came out in the early summer of 2017 and is in rotation on over 120 stations through out the USA and Canada and was the August feature album on BBC Manchester in the U.K.. It also entered the Jam Band charts at #30.

The GroovaLottos Bring The Phunk Party To CranJam 2017

The GroovaLottos Bring The Phunk Party To CranJam 2017

Harwich Cranberry Arts Festival 2017 otherwise known as "CranJam" is held in Harwich, MA behind the Harwich Community Center. This year along with Entrain and other regional acts, Grammy nominated band The GroovaLottos will take to the stage at 2:30…

The GroovaLottos Welcome Bassist Extordinaire, Richard Johnson to the Band

The GroovaLottos Welcome Bassist Extordinaire, Richard Johnson to the Band

When Richard Johnson showed up to the Cultural Center of Cape Cod for his first time playing with The GroovaLottos, he had never played with the band before and from listening to the tracks on their soon to be released…

“Ask Yo’ Mama” Enters The Preliminary Round of The Grammys in 6 Categories

“Ask Yo’ Mama” Enters The Preliminary Round of The Grammys in 6 Categories

"Ask Yo' Mama" is the debut album by The GroovaLottos and it has been finding its way onto over 150 radio station rotation lists throughout the USA and Canada, and was recently the "album of the week" on BBC Manchester…

The GroovaLottos Turn Cape Cod Streets Into Dance Parties with The Phunk Hits

The GroovaLottos Turn Cape Cod Streets Into Dance Parties with The Phunk Hits

"The Phunk Hits" is the name given to a touring street concert organized by Song Keepers, Ltd in an effort to liven up the streets of Cape Cod with a little authentic soul, funk and blues music by the Grammy…

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