Otilia’s current project – “Otilia Donaire Band” – has her combining her singing talents with some of the Bay Area’s finest rock and blues musicians that consistently deliver a fun and interactive show filled with a huge. repertoire of upbeat/danceable classic rock, blues, R&B and soul tunes that'll keep you on the dance floor. Otilia is currently wrapping up her 2nd CD of Blues-Rock originals/covers with a full horn section and keys to be released in mid October of 2023. [Link to playlist]

You can find Otilia and her bandmates rocking the house at clubs, bars, festivals and parties around the San Francisco Bay area and beyond!  [link to shows]

Regular Line up:
Bandleader/Lead Vocals: Otilia Donaire
Guitar/Vocals: Joe Lococo
Bass: Chris Matheos / Edgar San Gabriel
Drums: Robi Bean

Joe Lococo

Seasoned pro guitarist, Joe Lococo is a highly respected and sought after Bay area sideman and band leader. Originally from Buffalo, New York, Joe has been a full-time professional musician all his life and has the chops to show it. For twenty years he played with world renowned, Jazz Saxophonist, Jules Broussard and is currently playing with a number of bands including performing for years at San Francisco's oldest Bar, The Saloon, as lead guitarist with their house blues Band, Lucky Strike and The Doorslammers. From Country to Rock to Blues, he is one of the most knowledgeable players around.

Chris Matheos

Bassist, Chris Matheos from Rochester, NY is a super skilled and true veteran player that has impeccable timing, tone and a rhythmic "sixth sense" in knowing how to hit just the right notes in holding down a tight rhythm section. As a freelance musician he plays with a variety of bands across many genres which include notable NY blues artist, Bobby Radcliff. Spanky McFarlane, Clarence Clemmons and Johnny Burgin. He is also an accomplished Instructional Method Book Author, Music Instructor and Instrumental Jazz/Fusion/New Age bandleader with many CDs of original compositions.

Robi Bean

Professional drummer, experienced studio musician, live performer, drum teacher. Diverse musical history spans 35 years and includes small venues, clubs, concerts, and outdoor festivals. Performs regularly throughout the SF Bay Area and has toured the U.S., Canada, and in Europe.