We are The GroovaLottos


The GROOVALOTTOS are a powerhouse soul-funk-blues trio, comprised of award-winning and seasoned studio and touring musicians, incredible music and wild senses of humor make them one of the most entertaining bands in the land.

(L-R): Mel Coombs, bass; Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor, Keys & Vocals; Eddie Ray Johnson, drums & Vocals.

The GroovaLottos are on a journey to continue soul, funk and blues as musical traditions. Said to play with their souls instead of their hands, and heralding from Cherokee, Choctaw and Wampanoag communities, they are also known as the 'Soul-Funk Song Keepers of Native America."

The GROOVALOTTOS are Comprised of Eddie Ray Johnson, drums and vocals; Mwalim “Daphunkee Professor”, keyboards and vocals; and Melvin Coombs on bass. 

The GroovaLottos are available for tours, performances, festivals, powwows, and private events as well as Lectures, Workshops and Residencies

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Soul, Funk & Blues According To The GroovaLottos

by The GroovaLottos

The E.P. that launched The GroovaLottos as Indie Blues hit makers!!! Top Nominee for "Best Blues Recording" in the 2016 Native American Music Awards.

For Booking & Press Inquiries:

P.O. Box 2151
Mashpee, MA 02649

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