Otilia’s current project – “Otilia Donaire and The Back Alley Boys” – 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. [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
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 fifteen 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.

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 fifteen 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 and Bay area blues rocker Mike Osborn. He is also an accomplished Instructional Method Book Author, Music Instructor and Instrumental Jazz/Fusion/New Age bandleader with many CD’s of original compositions.

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 and Bay area blues rocker Mike Osborn. He is also an accomplished Instructional Method Book Author, Music Instructor and Instrumental Jazz/Fusion/New Age bandleader with many CD’s of original compositions.

Robi Bean

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