01.13.15Dale teaching music through the "Thumbtack" company

Now you can sign up for music lessons with me through the Thumbtack website.
Accordion Instructor

Just paste the above link into your browser.

Look forward to helping you either in person or via Skype, to reach your musical goals.

10.21.14Domestic Violets in the studio

Hey everyone, I haven't posted on my own site in over a year!
A lot has happened this year. The most exciting news is that I have a new band. It's a departure from my solo work. It is an alternative indie rock band. It is called "Domestic Violets".
Right now it is composed of myself, McKenzie Viventi on drums, Chad Ellis on guitar and various instruments and Leo Venezuela on bass.

We are currently in the studio recording our 5 song EP.

Look for it!

10.21.14The Beatunes in concert!

Many of you know that I play in a Beatles cover band. It's called
"The Beatunes". We play all over Southern California. We have been told that we are the best Beatles band in SoCal. I believe them.

For information on bookings and our upcoming schedule go to:

www.thebeatunes. com

10.21.14The Dale LaDuke Group

The music that you hear on this website is primarily from my solo CD and is the work of the Dale LaDuke Group.

We are playing all the time and are available for house concerts and shows in the Southern California area.

10.19.13Dale LaDuke & Friends - The Final Concert of the Season at Stardust Concerts

October 19th - 6:00 p.m. $20 suggested donation.

Dale LaDuke Group, with special guests Chad Watson & Pam Loe.

Special apperance by Dales new side project "Domestic Violets

03.23.13Dale LaDuke plays a two hour set at the Howard Huges Promenade

I will be playing a two hour set by myself outside in front of the fountain. From noon until 2:00

03.17.13The Beatunes play the Sagebrush Cantina on St. Patricks day

We will be playing a 4 hour show starting at 6:30

03.15.13Dale LaDuke plays live at the Howard Huges Promenade

I will be playing a 2 hour set during the day, outside at the fountain. From noon until 2:00

03.10.13Penny Nicholes opens up for David Lindley at the Canyon Club!

I will be playing in Penny Nicholes band Thursday March 10th when she opens up for David Lindley. Penny has just released a CD of early Jackson Browne songs to critical acclaim.

03.02.13Beatunes at the Fox & Hounds!

Beatunes show this Saturday night. Rock with the music of the Beatles from 9:30 p.m. until 1:00 a.m.

03.01.13Dale is a finalist in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest!

I just found out that my song "She's Gone" is one of four songs in the finals for the Grand Prize in the jazz catagory.

12.18.12Songwriter Serenade Christmas show

Weekly songwriter showcase in Arcadia, Ca

12.16.12Songwriter Square

Monthly songwriter showcase at the Lyric Theater in Silver Lake, CA

12.09.12Songwriter Sanctum

Monthly songwriter showcase at the Church of Ocean Park in Santa Monica, CA.

11.17.12Cows For Christmas

Benefit for the Heifer Project.

10.20.12Far-West Music Conference

West Coast chapter of the Folk Alliance conference.
Dale and band will be showcasing both Friday and Saturday night in several showcase rooms. See website above for details

10.02.12Dale's new CD "Lone Ranger" is for sale on CD Baby!

You can now go to CD Baby to purchase Dale's new CD.

09.30.12Dale's CD release Party/Concert!

Sunday, September 30th 2012 - 6:30 p.m. Grant Brimhall Library in Thousand Oaks, CA. Dale's new CD included with the $20 cover.

For info contact: daleladuke@yahoo.com

09.05.12Comfort & Joy Cafe

Wednesday night open mic. Turning into one of the coolest informal music scenes in LA. 6:30 sign up. No cover.
10024 Commerce Avenue, Tujunga, CA. 1 (818) 951-2700

10.21.11Lone Ranger Movie!

Excited by the news that the movie is going forward. Disney and producer Jerry Bruckheimer and Johnny Depp have negotiated for a May 31st (my birthday!) release.

My song of the same name is being considered for this movie.

10.21.11New Dale LaDuke CD!

My new as yet untitled CD is finished!

I hope to have the graphics and packaginng done by the first of the year.

For preorders contact me at: daleladuke@yahoo.com

10.19.11Olde Towne Cafe Open Mic

The Open Mic that I host every Wednesday night.
Good food, wine, music, people....every week.

10024 commerce ave. tujunga, ca 91042

05.13.11Dale Nominated for "Song of the Year" - West Coast Songwriters contest

02.22.11Dale finishes in top 20 at Durango Nashville

For the second time, Dale finishes in the top 20 at the Durango Song Expo. This time in Nashville.

02.14.10Dale is finalist for Song of The Year at Hollywood Music & Media Awards

03.05.09Dale is Finalist at the Independent Singer/Songwriter Awards

04.05.08Dale is Finalist at the Los Angeles Music Awards

02.28.08Dale finishes in the top 20 at the Durango Song Expo

"Thanks for your submission. Great stuff and you finished in the top 20. The Competition is stiff, the girl who won two years ago wrote with Jeffrey Steele at The Expo and that song is the new Rascal Flatts single. Thanks again. We hope to see you at The Expo."
Jim Attebery

02.15.07Download Dale' s songs

Dale's songs are now available for download. Click on the link below or go the the "Listen" section.

02.10.07"The Lone Ranger" song on National Lone Ranger Fan Club site

The National Lone Ranger Fan Club Website has recently featured Dale's song "The Lone Ranger", in their "Lone Ranger on the Radio" section.

Go to http://www.lonerangerfanclub.com/lonerangerradio.html
and listen to the song in the "Musical Bonus" area at the bottom left of the page.

The Lone Ranger Fan Club unites fans of the Lone Ranger and Tonto and provides the latest information about the beloved heroes. They publish the quarterly newsletter The Silver Bullet and will be hosting The Lone Ranger 75th Anniversary Celebration June 6-8, 2008, in Amarillo, Texas.