Holly Ann Lewis - Singer-Songwriter
Holly Ann Lewis is a powerful and emotional singer-songwriter, and a dynamic acoustic guitar player. her music is a blend of folk, Americana, rock, blues, and pop. A California native, Holly has been performing professionally since the tender age of 15. Her professional career started in the bay area where she performed and recorded with legendary Chapman Stick player, Bob Culbertson , and grandmaster drummer & Grammy award winner Babatunde Olatunji, in the band, "African Rain". Holly was in African Rain and performed with her band, "Mr. Herb," until the age of 21, when she parted ways with both bands, and pursued her solo career. Releasing her first full- length album, "You Will Fly" in 1995, Holly traveled the country playing shows in Chicago, New York and later in Seattle. In 2016 Holly released her 2nd full- length album, "Miles Around."
Holly has recorded and collaborated with many musicians from around the world, on a variety of recording projects. Currently, Holly is performing on California's Central Coast as a solo artist and with her duo, "Lewis & Rose."
Holly is about to release her first single in Jan 2022! she is in the studio recording tracks for her upcoming EP to be released in late fall 2022.
Holly has played at a variety of venues such as:
San Francisco's "The Fillmore", "The Palace of the Fine Arts", "The Great American Music Hall", and "Candlestick Park"
Santa Cruz, "The Catalyst"
New York, "Sounds of Brazil"
locally on the Central Coast of California:
Puffers of Pismo, Linnaea's Cafe, Sculpterra Winery, D'Anbino Wine Cellar, Asuncion Ridge Winery, Morro Bay Wine Seller, Stolo Family Vineyards, Steynberg Gallery, Live Oak Music Festival, Ernest Henmigway Vineyards, The PAC SLO, Sensorio Field of Lights.
Holly has recorded and/or performed with over the years.....
Grandmaster Drummer, "Babatunde Olatunji and Drums of Passion" (recorded and performed with)
"Grateful Dead" drummer, Mickey Hart (Performed at San Francisco's, "The Palace of The Fine Arts" with Babatunde Olatunji & African Rain record release 1992)
"Pearl Jam" drummer, Matt Cameron (recorded and performed with Seattle WA 2008/2009)
"Candlebox" drummer, Scott Mercado, (recorded and performed within Seattle, WA 2008)
"The Doors", Robby Krieger (Holly's band, "Mr., Herb" Opened for and performed "Roadhouse Blues" on stage at "JJ Blues" in downtown San Jose, CA 1995
Pat Wright and the Total Experience Gospel Choir (Recorded and performed within Seattle)
Bruce Langhorne, (AKA) "The Tambourine Man", (Recorded and performed with)
"Drums of Passion"/"OBA the Band", Gordy Ryan (Recorded and performed with)
Bergevin Brothers Music (Recorded and performed with)
Ynana Rose (recorded and performed within San Luis O