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January 15th, 2016 — Hey Friends!

Catching a moment to give you the low down on the new album… it’s done!  I’m kidding.  I’ve been taking my time with this one since it’s my debut full length and a bit more in depth (12 new songs).

12308710_10153817499428901_1424929409708741467_nWe started doing pre-production in late October and hit the studio in early November.  We cut out for the holidays and have been back at it since the new year.

I’m working on it with my good friend and talented producer, Matt Grundy, again.  I’ve had a couple opportunities to work with Matt on my previous EP’s (Along the Way, On the Sea).  We really wanted to realize the full musical vision together in this full length… if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. (more…)

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Uncategorized - posted on November 1, 2015 by

Godin Guitars Feature Ad in Premier Guitar Magazine!!!

12049121_906710766076475_102694939109805558_nNovember 1st, 2015 — BOOM! POW! BANG!

Check out Page 187… Nov 2015 issue of PREMIER GUITAR MAGAZINE for a Godin Guitars ad featuring yours truly with a Seagull Artist Mosaic Cedar Top in hand.

“The overall playability of my Artist Mosaic has been incredible.  This guitar has continued to opun up over the years allowing the tones to grow increasingly rich and warm.   It is truly an embodiment of the craftsmanship and passion that defines Seagull!”

Many Thanks + Love to Everyone over at Godin Guitars For Their Continued Love + Support!

The creative eye and image credit belong to my very talented friend, Dori Savino Lawrence.

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New Year’s Eve w/ Donavon Frankenreiter!

October 19th, 2015 — So pumped to announce this one… New Year’s Eve 2015 w/ Donavon Frankenreiter and Tom Curren @ The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano, CA!

1610808_10153741098378901_2256371773145378119_nExpect a great vibe filled to the brim w/ Lovers, Surfers and Beach Bums a plenty!

Discount Tickets Available.  This Event Will Sell Out!!!

To INQUIRE + PURCHASE DISCOUNT TICKETS… please send email to info@DavidRosalesMusic.com w/ Subject Line “NYE CoachHouse Discount Tickets”


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Uncategorized - posted on September 21, 2015 by

KAABOO 2015 wrap-up…

September 21st, 2015 — The band and I had a blast playing at this year’s inaugural KAABOO music festival in Del Mar, CA.

It was a sunshine-filled day of music, family & friends, beer and good vibes.

Great to connect with and watch friends play on several of the stages around the festival.

I managed to roam around before + after our show to catch standout sets by Donavon Frankenreiter, Ben Harper, The Killers, Dawes, The White Buffalo, Open Air Stereo and the J Band.

Here are some live pics taken by my good friend, Lan Nguyen. Cheers!

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Uncategorized - posted on August 29, 2015 by

Local Brews Local Grooves @ The House of Blues, Anaheim, CA

August 29th, 2015 — Pleased to announce I’ll be joining the September 19th House of Blues Anaheim “Local Brews Local Grooves” Line-Up with my Full Band in tow!  Here is some info on the event…

House of Blues Anaheim and unEARTH Music Hub present the 4th installment of the wildy popular Local Brews Local Grooves: The Ultimate Craft Beer, Food, and Music Festival on Saturday, September 19th!

Four sampling areas with craft beers from 18 of the best breweries this side of the West Coast
4 oz. samples (via 1 wristband tab)
Gastro-pub style food pairing stations with menu items created exclusively by the beer loving chefs of House of Blues Anaheim
3 stages of live music from 16 of the best and brightest local talent
Indoor and Outdoor seating and sampling areas
New outdoor gaming area complete with Giant Jenga, Cornhole, Washers, and more

BREWERIES (in abc order)

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Festival Announcement • KAABOO 2015

May 15th, 2015 — Excited to announce that we’ve been added to KAABOO 2015 music festival in Del Mar, CA this September!

UPDATE: The band and I will be playing Day #3 (Sunday, 9/20) on the Tourmaline Stage (4:45-5:30pm).

KaabooWe’ll be joining the likes of… Zac Brown Band / The Killers / No Doubt / Ben Harper / Foster the People / Grace Potter / Donavon Frankenreiter / Dirty Heads / Los Lobos / Dawes / Sheryl Crow / Young the Giant / Counting Crows / Allan Stone / The White Buffalo / The Roots / Slightly Stoopid / Justin Townes Earle / Brandi Carlile / The Silent Comedy / Old 97’s and many more for this inaugural music fest!!!

KAABOO (9/18-9/20) was created by music lovers for music lovers. An adult escape, uniquely curated to appeal to all five of your senses, with world-class music, dancing, incredible cuisine, craft libations, inspiring contemporary art, and personal indulgences.

***Get your passes + more information at –> https://www.kaaboodelmar.com/

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Live Video • “Too Young to Know Better”

April 30th, 2015 — Had the pleasure of teaming up with the folks over at The Frontloader for a series of 4 live sessions with my band in tow.

Can’t say enough great things about my band… They really knocked it outta the park.

Check out the 1st in this series with “Too Young to Know Better” below.

You can also get the studio version of this song and others HERE:
• iTunes: http://bit.ly/1qhLI9m
• Amazon: http://amzn.to/1lSKaPb
• CDbaby: http://bit.ly/1n6aEwU
• BandCamp: http://bit.ly/1qhPgZi

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New Album Update

April 5th, 2015 —


I’ve been getting the itch to head back into the studio to begin work on my debut full-length… I’ve been compiling a number of songs and looking forward to writing more coming up!!!

We’re looking at breaking ground with demo’s and pre-production starting late summer, leading to production kicking off in Autumn.

Keep posted.

Cheers, – D –

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Recap • NAMM 2015 + Godin Guitars

February 5th, 2015 — Each year I feel blessed to call Orange County home when the NAMM (National Assoc of Music Merchants) show rolls through town at the Anaheim Convention Center. 2015_NAMM  It’s a chance to reconnect with my old friends, talk shop and check out the latest and greatest in instruments, gear and gadgets in music… and it’s all in my backyard.

Each year it get’s bigger and bigger, with more and more musicians, manufacturers and music lovers… picture a rabid Saturday crowd at Costco inside a convention hall sized IKEA filled with music gear. It can be a bit overwhelming, but in the best way possible.

This year, I teamed up with my friends over at Godin Guitars / Seagull Guitars and ripped through a 4-song set with my band in their packed showcase room. We damn near started a hootenanny. It was great!

2015_NAMMaI can’t help but thank everyone at Godin for their continued love and support throughout the years!

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Uncategorized - posted on January 15, 2015 by

Listen Up… Now on Pandora!!!

2015_PandoraJanuary 15th, 2015 — I’m excited to announce that you are now able to listen to my latest album, Along the Way, on Pandora!

Add my station, “David Rosales Radio” and you’ll get a steady stream of good tunes from myself and other artists HERE: http://Pandora.com/david-rosales

Discover Something New… Happy Listening!


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