A steady presence in the local New York/New Jersey music scene for over 20 years, Rene Avila has fronted rock bands - Chipper Dove, Maximum Overdrive. Laughin’ Luggage and most recently Sonic Embrace. Searching for an outlet to showcase his growing catalog of original music, in 2008 Rene began performing as a solo acoustic act, playing bars and clubs. He has also had the pleasure of opening up for some well know acts like Mike Tramp of White Lion, Ted Poley of Danger Danger, Pat Dinizio of The Smitherines and most recently sang Miles Away on Stage at Crossroads in Garwood, NJ with Kip Winger.
As a singer/songwriter/guitar player, he has performed at the ‘Gotta Sing’ singer’s showcase in NYC and regularly attends Open Artists Night at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, as well many local places in North NJ.
Rene continually adds new music to his ever-expanding repertoire of covers and originals. And recently, released a self-titled CD that includes 12 Original songs that range from hard rock party songs to heart-wrenching break up songs to romantic falling in love ballads
When entertaining guests at local resturants and bars, his covers are the pop/rock music from the late 70s and the 80s. (Hall and Oats, Kenny Loggins, Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams, Bruce Springsteen, and more including Hair Bands and the always fun and entertaining ONE-HIT-WONDERS from those eras.
He brings a fun presence and his music is always well received by people of all ages. His music keeps people entertained as they rock and reminisce to all their favorite songs.
Rene also enjoys entertaining with his music at charity events, corporate events and private parties.
We appreciate your consideration to be part of your music schedule. For bookings call/text: Rene Avila (973) 886-1243