Sounds Like: Lenny Kravitz, ♥ Jill Scott ♥, Chaka Kahn, Tower of Power, Average White Band
Manager: Ken DeRouchie
Bio: The Ken DeRouchie Band is an 8 piece Funk/Soul/R&B band from the Portland Oregon area.
Nominated for the 2014 and the 2015 Muddy Award for R&B Act, The band currently has four full length CDs released.
Hailed as "…one of the best live bands in the Northwest" (Andre Hagestadt, The Oregonian and...See Full Bio
“Stepping into the bar you'll hear the birth child of Joe Cocker and Eric Clapton, a southern choir mixed with Zeppelin-esque guitar riffs combined with a New Orleans brass section. That's pretty amazing right? If you decide to stay, you'll hear one of the best local bands the Pacific Northwest has to offer. It could be one of the best best bands you hear all year. Ken DeRouchie, has gotten his band together this evening to rock your faces off, pull you off of your keisters and move your feet. Ken has given his band a signature sound pulling so many complementary sounds together. There are touches of R&B, Jazz, Southern Rock, Funk, Soul and Blues. There are pieces that come together to take your imagination to a smoke filled speakeasy, and some will make you feel like you are in a roadhouse in a Quentin Tarantino movie.”