Evan DeVries is a singer-songwriter & producer from Seattle. He's written songs signed to international record label (House Music With Love) and shared bills with acts like Brass Tracks and DJ Felli Fel. DeVries writes and performs music drawing from Soul, R&B and Jazz.
Growing up a click North of Seattle, WA Evan DeVries had the perfect stomping ground to develop his skills as a musician and songwriter. After moving to Southern California and cutting his teeth performing across stages in LA/OC for years, DeVries continues his exploration of music now in Seattle, WA.
DeVries creates music that is influenced by R&B. Soul & Jazz. His studies of vocal jazz and jazz guitar have melded with his enjoyment of a wide variety of music including the deep grooves of D'Angelo and the catchy hooks of early Maroon 5. DeVries draws inspiration across time and genre to craft his soulful, smooth sound.
DeVries is set to release his Easy EP in March of 2019. It’s the follow up to his 2015 EP, Adulthood. Evan and his trio are currently playing shows in the Seattle area.
Past Venues Played
Columbia City Theater
The Crocodile Back Bar
The Mint - Los Angeles
The Federal Bar - North Hollywood
The Study - Hollywood
Bar 20 - West Hollywood
“I really enjoy his music, and would even if he wasn’t a local guy.” - Carl Setzer, Not Just Seattle
“Super vibey. I dig the sound throughout the ‘Easy’ EP” - Duncan Byargeon, Made For Music Podcast
“Recorded and mixed while in Prague, ‘Adulthood’ is remarkably polished and professional, with guitars, vocal layers, and a variety of synth sounds that eschew the decidedly lo-fi nature of many independent bedroom projects” -XFDR Magazine