DAVE WINSTONE solo guitar and vocal, multi instrumentalist and band leader. Dave is a musical chameleon, equally at home performing on stage in front of thousands, working in a recording studio or pit orchestra, or playing jazz standards or classical guitar in an intimate setting.
Dave leads the following...
DAVE WINSTONE BAND-From trio to Big Band this versatile group covers pop, rock, jazz, standards, Latin and more in either concert, dance, cocktail or background situations for conventions, dinner dances, holiday parties and formal affairs.
BIG ISLAND BAND-Ukulele, guitar, steel guitar and bass. Hawaiian/Polynesian songs and instrumentals...Just hang loose!
CITY SLICKERS-3-6 pieces-Country, Western Swing, Old Timey, Bluegrass, Americana & Line Dance. Set up electric or stroll.
DIXIE DAZZLERS-Dixieland, Gay 90's (1890's) to Roaring 20's, New Orleans & Mardi Gras. 3-7 pieces in matching outfits with upbeat happy music. Ideal for picnics, BBQs, pep rallies, parades, patriotic events.
KILGARY MOUNTAIN BAND-St. Patrick's Day specialists-Fiddle, guitar, bass-Irish/Celtic songs & instrumentals
INTERNATIONAL, ETHNIC & SPECIAL THEMES include Australian, French, German/Oktoberfest, Polka, Pirate, Italian, Israeli/Jewish, Russian, Spanish, Sock Hop, Surf Sound, Tex-Mex
CLASSICAL PERFORMERS include guitar, harp, piano, violin/guitar & flute/guitar duos, chamber trio and quartet
Dave sings in 8 languages and plays 10 instruments. He graduated cum laude from Berklee College of Music with a degree in arranging, composition, and guitar studies.
ACOUSTIC/CLASSICAL GUITAR-Classical, Flamenco, Brazilian, Country, Folk
ELECTRIC GUITAR-Rock, Jazz, Country
BANJO-Dixieland, Americana, Bluegrass
MANDOLIN-Italian, Irish, Folk
Dave has traveled across the US and around the world, having performed in 6 countries and on 4 continents. His extensive repertoire ranges into the thousands, with styles including rock, jazz, country, folk, and a diverse selection of international and ethnic music.
From Bach to Beatles, Basie to Buffett, Caribbean to Clapton, and Stones to Segovia, Dave covers it. For an entertaining show, recording session, or special event.
Performances have been throughout Southern California and around the country at studio parties, festivals, corporate events, theme parks, major hotels, museums, clubs, and homes of the rich and famous as well as the not-so rich and famous. Some of our clients are listed below:
Studios: Wrap parties, cast and crew events for ER, Quigley Down Under, Batman and Robin, Maverick, Warner Brothers Studios, Universal, MGM
Hotels and Clubs: Harrah's and Caesars in Lake Tahoe; the Venetian, Mirage, Golden Nugget, Sands and Convention Center in Las Vegas; Ramada Express, Laughlin; Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills Hotel, Bel Air Hotel, Disneyland Hotel; The Beach Club, Santa Monica; Del Coronado, San Diego; Agua Caliente, Barona, Pala Casinos; Vintage and Ironwood Country Clubs, Palm Desert
Theme Parks and Zoos: Knotts Berry Farm, Magic Mountain, Universal Studios, San Diego Wild Animal Park, Los Angeles Zoo
Museums: Los Angeles Natural History Museum, Hollywood Entertainment Museum, Gene Autry Museum, Reagan Library, Nixon Library, Queen Mary
Cruises: Holland America, Carnival Cruise Lines
Private Events: Neil Diamond, Alex Trebec, Olivia Newton-John, Flip Wilson, Vin Scully, Alan Thicke
Corporate Events: Medal of Honor Foundation, Google, Zillow, New Line Cinema, American Airlines, Qantas, McDonalds, Beatrice, Boeing, Webers, Carrier, Kelly Clarke, Farmers Insurance, Herbalife, Target