Welcome to the home page of musician and music teacher Dave Badilla.Currently based in Northern California, Dave has played throughout the United States, Canada, Japan, Mexico and for Princess Cruise Lines as part of the theme night band.
“Versatile” is a word often used to describe Dave. Sometimes he’s singing and playing guitar, sometimes bass, sometimes harmonica and occasionally playing a few keyboard parts when needed. A night listening to Dave sing and play could (and usually does) include songs from such artists as Elvis Presley, Eric Clapton, Garth Brooks, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Eddie Money, Merle Haggard, James Brown, The Eagles, and Santana, as well as songs by newer artists such as Jason Mraz, Ceelo Green, and Train.
In addition to playing solo, Dave can also perform as part of a duo or full band with up to 5 other pieces if needed. Most recently, The Dave Badilla Band headlined the Winnemucca Convention Center's Hot August Nights car show in Winnemucca, Nv.
Weddings? Dave is a legal non-denominational Wedding Officiant
and can perform the ceremony, provide music before and after the services as well as at the reception.