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Dave Rave New Album Debuts at #1! World Tour - Italy, UK, France, USA, etc

Apr. 21st, 2010


Dave Rave's debut rock album on Bongo Beat isn't even out yet and it's already debuted at #1 on WSCA Radio, Portsmouth, NH. Terry Blake, WSCA Music Co-ordinater is an enthusiastic supporter and we are quoting from his cd review here: "It has an old style rock mixed with Dave’s punk/rock style that makes you want to stand, sing and dance the night away!"
If you've seen Dave Rave live, you know Terry is right on the money here!

Listen to Terry's Dave Rave radio special here:

The album is called LIVE WITH WHAT YOU KNOW and features an all-star cast of international musicians spanning intense recording sessions in Paris, London, New York, and Canada with members of The Trews, The Rooks, Plastic Heroes, and others. A complete list of credits is here:

Dave Rave debuted his new album with an all-star showcase at SXSW Austin, Texas, and is now on a world tour that will take him through the US, UK, Italy, France, Canada and more!

His current tour dates are below:
more info can be found at: http://www.dave-rave.com

A fact sheet on Dave's credits (Alex Chilton, Don Covay, Lou Reed, etc) is at the bottom of this email.

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2010 TOUR DATES

Apr 24, International Pop overthrow
Chicago, IL
The Spot
Dave Rave will be performing at International Pop Overthrow on Saturday, April 24 at The Spot
4437 N. Broadway Ave
773 728-8933
$10

Here is the night's line-up:

8:00 Gretchen & The Love Cats
8:30 Suzy Brack & The New Jack Lords
9:00 Swinger
9:30 Colin Gowel & The Lonely Bones
10:00 This Magazine Is Haunted
10:30 The PondHawks
11:00 Dave Rave
<http://www.myspace.com/thespotchicago>Click for Tickets/More Info

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Apr 29, New York Power Pop Concert!
New York City, NY
Kenny's Castaways

Dave Rave will be playing live at
Kenny's Castaways on a great power pop bill that also includes Paul Collins!
157 Bleecker Street, NYC 10012
between Sullivan & Thompson Street

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May 1
Ridgeway, ON
Dave Rave will performing a show in Ridgeway with Bill Culp. Details to follow shortly.

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May 7, International Pop Overthrow Festival
Milwaukee, WI
Linneman's
Dave Rave will be playing IPO on Friday, May 7 at Linneman's
1001 E. Locust 414 263-9844
http://www.linnemans.com
$8

Here is the lineup for that night.

8:00 The Argyle Wishlist
8:45 The Mike Benign Compulsion
9:30 The LoveMonkeys
10:15 Fun With Atoms
11:00 The Nice Outfit
11:45 Dave Rave

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May 18 , Promo day
Venice, Italy

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May 19, Promo day
Venice, Italy

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May 20, Promo Day
Venice, Italy

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May 21, Pop Corn Club
Venice, Italy
As part of Dave's tour of Italy, Dave will be playing at the Popcorn Club in Venice, Italy with The Diodes and Ralph 

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May 22, Road To Ruins Festival
Init Club
Rome, Italy
Dave Rave, The Diodes and Ralph will be playing at the Road to Ruins Festival in Rome, Italy.

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May 25, promo day
London, UK

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May 26, International Pop Overthrow Festival
Liverpool, UK
Cavern Pub
Dave Rave will be headlining at the BongoBeat Records Showcase at the Cavern Pub at 5 Mathew Street in Liverpool. Dave's set starts at 11:45 pm. 

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May 27
Liverpool, UK
International Pop Overthrow Festival
Cavern Club
Dave Rave will be headlining at the BongoBeat Records Showcase at the Cavern Club at 10 Mathew Street in Liverpool. Dave's IPO set starts at midnight. 
Cavern Club Back Stage
(Bongo Beat Records/Viper Label Showcase 9:00pm - closing)


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May 28-29-30, Recording & Promo
Paris, France

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Jun 19
Hamilton, ON
Fenian Films Theatre
Dave Rave CD Release Party for Live With What You Know. More details to follow shortly.

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July 23 - Aug 7, 
International Pop Overthrow Festival
Los Angeles, CA
Dave Rave will be playing at this years International Pop Overthrow in Los Angeles from July 23-August 7th, 2010. More information to follow shortly.

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Aug 11-14, 
International Pop Overthrow Festival
Portland, OR
Dave Rave will be apprearing at the International Pop Overthrow in Portland from August 11-14. Performance details to follow shortly.

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Aug 18-21,
 International Pop Overthrow Festival
Seattle, WA
Dave Rave will be apprearing at the International Pop Overthrow in Seattle from August 18-21. Performance details to follow shortly.

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Aug 24-28,
International Pop Overthrow Festival
Vancouver, BC
Dave Rave will be playing at this years International Pop Overthrow in Vancouver from August 24-28th, 2010. More information to follow shortly.

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Who is Dave Rave?

Dave Rave (real name: David DesRoches) is one of the iconic pioneers of the 1977 punk explosion still active
and creating as a band leader, producer, and songwriter. In the last 2 years alone he has headlined a live radio broadcast on BBC Liverpool, headlined the legendary Cavern Club, toured through France and Germany and all in addition to a gigging schedule in the US and Canada that sees him on the road almost every day of the year. He is called the Nick Lowe of Canada and his knack for a pop hook has made him an in-demand songwriting partner for the likes of platinum selling The Trews, Jack Douglas (John Lennon, etc), John Wesley Harding, Jon Tiven  and other artists spanning all musical genres.

All Music site -  full credits:

His new album was recorded in New York, Paris, London, Hamilton and elsewhere.
It will be released internationally May-June, 2010 (USA/Canada/UK/Germany/Holland)

Quick career overview
- Shortlisted for a Grammy for his jazz album, In The Blue of My Dreams

- House guitarist for Dan Lanois (U2, Bob Dylan) in Hamilton

- Worked with Daniel Lanois, The Band, Hot Tuna, Johnny Thunders (NY Dolls), Julian Lennon, Elliot Easton (Cars), Alex Chilton, Donnie Fritts (legendary songwriter), Nick Lowe, Steve Wynn, John Wesley Harding, Peter Case, Los Lobos, Grateful Dead, Jeff Buckley, Jack Richardson, Bob Weir, Jon Tiven, Don Covay, Jim Carroll, Jack Douglas, Mark Johnson (Roches, Smithereens, Stray Cats), Shane Faubert (Left Banke), The Rooks, Washington Squares, Mark Rogers (Marvin Gaye, ZZ Hill), Tom Wilson (Blackie & The Rodeo kings), Rob Wasserman (Lou Reed), Sylvain Sylvain (NY Dolls)

- Has had albums produced by Jack Richardson and Daniel Lanois

- Lead singer of Teenage Head, The Shakers

- Session player for Daniel Lanois, Andrew Loog Oldham (Rolling Stones) and Alex Chilton

- Has written over 500 registered songs and has co-written song with the Trews and many other bands

- Has played thousands of shows with over 100 shows a year.


See Dave Rave play his upcoming single "Anne-Marie" in concert:

Various live and studio videos:



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