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Rava on the Rocks: Dave Tate

Rava on the Rocks: A free outdoor concert series featuring live music by Dave Tate.

Held on the vineyard lawn adjacent to the Rava Wines tasting room. Bring your own low-back lawn chair, blankets, friends, and family. All ages are welcome! We will have our full food and wine menu available. No outside food or alcohol is permitted. Reservations are not required.

If you are interested in a seated tasting experience, we recommend making a reservation by calling us at (805) 238-7282 or going to our website at www.ravawines.com.


Critically acclaimed and award-winning Singer-Songwriter Dave Tate’s soulful music combines dynamic vocals with intimate acoustic guitar to present a unique and introspective indie-folk sound. From Sometimes high and soaring, sometimes hushed and inviting, Tate’s heartfelt voice weaves his poetic lyrics through soundscapes of finger-style acoustic guitar and percussive rhythms. Tate has been hailed as “One of the most unique artists ever.” by Heaven Magazine and “An artist who is so incredibly good that you can’t really believe not all music magazines are writing about him already.” by Folk Form in the Netherlands. Newly relocated to the Central Coast of California, Tate is a native of the red rock desert of Zion National Park. Tate’s music has often been inspired by the towering beauty of his red rock mountain homeland and is now inspired by the vast horizons of the Central Coast.

Performances often include a mix of intimate folk, and upbeat acoustic pop/rock originals as well as classic and modern singer/songwriter covers. Tate regularly performs 150+ shows per year. He has toured across the Western United States and in Europe on numerous occasions and his work was recently featured in a global on-flight commercial on all American Airlines international flights. Living in Austin, Portland, Salt Lake, Tucson, and Zion National Park as he developed his craft, Tate has released 14 studio albums, 9 of which are currently available.

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