Welcome to the new home of the San Fernando Valley's Just Dave Band: California Country at its finest!

7/2018

Here's to a continually growing summer! July is looking great, and so is August, with the lineup of the Save The Brave BBQ Bash Aug 11 announced.

 

6/2018

Summer's here! And here's the summer calendar for the month of June (also, make plans to catch the full 6-piece band at Gilley's in Treasure Island Casino, Las VegasJuly 6/7!!!)

5/2018

May is looking great for JDB! We're in a few new rooms, like the Ranch in Anaheim May 23rd, and even opening up for country hitmakers Blackhawk at the Maverick Saloon May 24th! This will be a huge night. Get your tickets here: https://my805tix.com/events/BlackHawk

Come see us this month!

3/2018

NEWS: OUR WEEKLY RESIDENCY/JAM NIGHT TURNS 5!

5 years ago we started the Last Chance Country Jam on Wednesday nights at Maui Sugar Mill Saloon, Tarzana. Wednesday we're throwing a party to celebrate this landmark with 5 songs each from 5 big local acts, and $5 Jack Daniel's shots! Come celebrate this big milestone with us. Acts include Gethen Jenkins (Freightshakers), Daniel Bonte, Michael Monroe Goodman, Groovy Rednecks members Talkin' Treason, and of course Just Dave Band with special guests

5th Anniversary Jam at Maui Sugar Mill Saloon

 

Here's what's coming up at the Last Chance Country Jam, hosted by Just Dave Band:

 

Feb 28: Thank You, Johnny. A night of Johnny Cash's music celebrating his birthday. Sing one for Johnny!

Mar 7: The Pearl Snap Shirt Exchange night #2. Everyone with western shirts that don't fit anymore brings in shirts to trade to fellow musicians. Keep 'em nice and clean and of course, take a shirt home with you for the stage!

Mar 28: Bakersfield Sound Night with guest opener Céleigh Chapman.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/justdaveband/events for more

Wednesday Feb 14 we celebrate Valentine's Day with a night of singers and pickers, all playing a Waylon tune'r'two with the house band, at our weekly jam night at Maui Sugar Mill Saloon, Tarzana. 9pm. C'mon down and get some real love from one of the best in outlaw country.

Wed Feb 14 at Maui Sugar Mill Saloon

JANUARY 2018:

Happy New Year! Stay tuned for further updates on our growing weekly country music jam at Maui Sugar Mill Saloon, every Wednesday night.


Cheers,

JDB

 

OCTOBER 2017:

Oct 11:

Last week was a tough one. I found myself wanting to hug and comfort my LA/OC survivors of the Route 91 shooting, but I had to hit the road and play in a new town. Guess what? I found the same pain and, stranglely, comfort in being around survivors in that new town. It was hard to keep smiling amidst the occassional tears, but it was important to do our part and to continue without fear... needless to say, we made some new friends up in Lone Pine, CA.

Speaking of doing our part, Sunday Oct 22 I'll be on the lineup of a great charity concert in our San Fernando/Conejo Valley area for local families affected by the Route 91 festival shooting with great local bands. Click the image below to purchase tickets or donate:

Country Strong Benefit Concert at Borderline

 

Oct 3:

A note from Dave: In light of the tragic event in Las Vegas Sunday night that affected many members of our country family (not to mention the news of Tom Petty's passing on Monday), I thought long and hard whether I should even PLAY music this week, let alone still do Wednesday's planned Pearl Snap Shirt Exchange.
Then I realized, we need this. Country music folks are a family, and we need to support our family. We do this by playing music together, supporting those who wish to play, and giving them the shirt off our backs to do it (or, the shirts out of our closets). So we continue, for better or worse.

So...

October 4th, 2017 is our first ever Pearl Snap Shirt Exchange. We're bringing a rack, you bring us a fancy stage shirt or two that you don't use or fit in anymore, and we'll find it a good home! See something you like? Take it home! It's a great way to find some cool stage duds, and hang out with a few country music studs as well! Ladies shirts welcome, too! Email us for more details... bring some clothes hangars, too!

10-4 at Maui Sugar Mill Saloon

August 2017:

It's been a hot, busy summer. JDB in one form or the other is playing about 5-6 nights a week all over the west. This Wednesday, our weekly jam becomes a BIRTHDAY JAM with a ton of great friends sitting in with us.

Dave's Birthday Jam at Maui Sugar Mill Saloon 8-9-17

 

March 2017:

I can't believe it's been 4 years since we started the Last Chance Country Jam at Maui Sugar Mill Saloon in Tarzana. Over those years we've seen all sorts of talented acts come through, including John Doe, Dave Grohl, Travis Meadows, Bryan White, Bob Livingston, and so many more local legends.

Join us for the 4th Year Anniversary Jam on 3/22. Lineup to be announced (Follow the link for the Facebook Invite).

Just Dave's Last Chance Country Jam 4 Year Anniversary Show March 22

 

Just Dave Band will be opening for country great Hal Ketchum at the Canyon Club Event Center in Agoura Hills on March 9. We have tickets for sale on our online STORE, or shoot us an email on the CONTACT link for will call or tickets shipped to you.

 

January 2017:

No uncertainty here. This year is going to rock! Already in the can, our first big TV appearance (as a band) on a new pilot for the CMT Network called "His Wives & Daughters". Check us out as the backup band for the "Eddie Ray Banks Theater"... soon.

Here's one of the stars of the show Jeff Kober (The Walking Dead, Sons of Anarchy) with us on set:

 

November 2016:

It's our Inaugural Holiday Instrument Drive!

 

Just Dave Band is teaming up with the Fender Music Foundation (fendermusicfoundation.org) to bring guitars, instruments and accessories to over 50 school programs and students in the Los Angeles Area. Please make plans to attend 1 or our 4 local shows, where we plan to "Fill up Dave's truck" with all sorts of instruments for kids in need. My first harmonica was a gift many years ago, so this cause is very near and dear to my heart.

For every $100 we raise, we can present a guitar with a bunch of accessories to kids in each of these venue's areas.

For more information, please leave us a message in our CONTACT section, or email Dave at justdave@california-country.com

 

Sept 2016:

It's "Release Week"!!! Catch Just Dave Band performing songs from the new extended EP "Rules to Live By" at the following venues, Sept 21-24. For more information, check out the Calendar Page or our FB page at www.facebook.com/justdaveband

 August 2016: It's here!

 

"Rules to Live By" the extended EP from Just Dave Band is available at live shows or here at the STORE. Sample and download the mp3s on CDBaby, iTunes, Google Play, and wherever digital music is sold. 

Stream it constantly on Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, and more...

 

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UPCOMING SHOWS

  • Jul 18
    Maui Sugar Mill Saloon,  Tarzana
     
  • Jul 20
    Flying X Saloon,  Lake Havasu City
     
  • Jul 21
    Flying X Saloon,  Lake Havasu City
     

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