David Rosales & His Band of Scoundrels

The Wayfarer Presents : February Residency

David Rosales & His Band of Scoundrels

Moonlight Graham, Tim Johnson

Mon, February 18, 2019

7:30 pm


This event is 21 and over

David Rosales & His Band of Scoundrels
David Rosales & His Band of Scoundrels
“…invoking elements of R&B, gospel, rock, and western influences to dust
things up with a helping of soulful grit.”
– popMatters

“…epitomizes Americana folk, country, and blues.”
– NY Music Examiner

“…sweetly optimistic and fun-loving…”
– Guitar World Magazine

With his rich baritone vocal and hopeful melodies, Los Angeles-native,
David Rosales, comes from a place of deep content and shining optimism
in his debut album, Brave Ones, released on April 27th, 2018.

Drawing on the wide-open spaces of the Southwest and the smooth textures
of the Pacific Ocean, David Rosales & His Band of Scoundrels seamlessly
weave an alluring landscape of American roots music when translating the
album in a live setting. A sound that pairs well with contemporaries
they have shared the stage with in Ben Harper, Matt Costa, The White
Buffalo, Donavon Frankenreiter and Steep Canyon Rangers.

It’s impossible to deny the warmth and ease of Rosales’ songwriting
prowess throughout the 11 tracks as he seamlessly blends his vintage
sonic tastes with fresh vision. Crediting his love of classic Rhythm &
Blues and Country & Western singers Sam Cooke, Ray Charles and Johnny
Cash, coupled with his admiration for modern day troubadours the likes
of Ryan Adams, Amos Lee, Nathaniel Rateliff and Afie Jurvanen (Bahamas)
as being influential in the writing and recording process.

Brave Ones marks Rosales’ third collaboration with Co-Producer, friend
and Donavon Frankenreiter sideman, Matt Grundy. Looking for a change in
scenery, the duo recorded at Super Bloom Studios —a log cabin studio
that rests on the edge of the wind-swept expanse known as the Mojave
Desert in the shadow of California’s Mount San Antonio. The duo thrived
in this remote location, which became an unequivocal inspiration for the
recording sessions.
Moonlight Graham
Moonlight Graham
MOONLIGHT GRAHAM is a Folk/Pop band from North Orange County, CA. We got our start by playing a couple of songs we wrote for a friend's fundraising event, which led to another show and a few more songs, then another show and even more songs, etc. You know.

We have all always had a passion for playing music, and created this opportunity to play music with our close group of friends and share it with all who will listen. We have an intensely diverse music palette that we like to reveal through our music. We enjoy playing foot stomping, banjo/violin fueled romps as well as clean, polished pop standards (and even the occasional hip hop medley).

Our goal at our shows is to be heard, understood, and entertaining.

We pride ourselves on our ability to provide and exciting, frenetic live show while retaining professional musicianship, lyrics that can be understood, and melodies that can be remembered. Come out and enjoy an evening with us!
Venue Information:
The Wayfarer
843 W 19th Street
Costa Mesa, CA, 92627