Upcoming Concert Dates
OCT 30th TITO DEVILLE HOSTS HALLOWEEN THRILLA @ STEAMWORKS
NOV 5th @ ROBOT RADIO MUSIC VID DEBUT
NOV 20th @ STORYEUM OPULENCE BALL
DEC 10'TH @ 560 TDB LIVE WINTER WHITE OUT
DEC 14'TH @ COMMODORE BALLROOM
DEC 16'TH @ TD & DJ KENYA in KELOWNA
DEC 17'TH @ TD & DJ KENYA in KELOWNA
DEC 20'TH @ GOSSIP W/ LMFAO & Dev (Far East Movement)
DEC 31st @ Tito Deville Host NYE GALA
New Video - Robot Radio
An excerpt from the Tito Deville Band MySpace Page:
It would be easy to misjudge Vancouver’s Tito Deville Band. For someone going solely on their sound and their image, one may think the band is steeped in glamour 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and drenched in spotlights while drinking champagne in the back of limousines between sold-out gigs. But strip away the glitz and sit down with the quartet in their humble East Vancouver rehearsal space, and one quickly begins to see that behind it all, they’re like any other hard-working musicians making a go at the art they’ve put their hearts and souls into for the last 24 months, if not most of their young lives.
A blend of big-bottom dance-club beats provided by turntablist DJ Kenya and drummer Adam Zulkifli, with electro inspired rock riffs churned out by Will Ripley all setting the ground work for Tito’s hip-hop and RandB style vocals, surely sets them apart from any other act on the city’s and the world’s vast musical landscape. It straddles an odd fence between Electro, Rock, Pop and Hip-Hop, which has seen them drop jaws of audiences in dance clubs and rock and roll bars alike.
The versatility inherent in the band’s sound garners them enviable appeal across a wide spectrum of modern music fans, which guitarist Ripley happily recognizes and laughs at past gigs at clubs that aren’t accustomed to hosting live musicians when a single DJ usually suffices.
In the midst of honing their live show, the band released live remixes and original material on a mix-tape and now has an EP in the works to take them to the next crucial step of going out on the road and hopefully breaking into the United States, a hugely important market for Canadian artists, Deville says.
But whatever happens for the band in the near future, the foursome recognizes, will only result from a whole lot of hard work and determination, which doesn’t seem to intimidate them one bit.
“I don’t walk into anything having the expectations that things are just going to be given to me. At the end of a long day, you have to work harder.” Deville says. “We’re fortunate to be collaborating with some amazing people on many different levels right now. We’re just hoping for the right people to be able to see it and hear it.”