New Year, New Band & 2017 East Coast Tour

 January 10th marked the birth of a new thing this year, as Aya-Rosa returned to the stage, with a set-list full of unreleased songs and a four-piece rock ensemble. The gig was such a success they decided to make it official; Aya-Rosa is now a band!
Featuring  Joe Oppenheimer on lead guitar, Joshua Maw on bass and Nathan Sturdy on drums, the four of them are booked to do a small tour of the Australian East Coast this March, hitting Sydney, Canberra Armidale and the Walcha Show. 


Tour Dates Below: 


08/03/17   –   Open Studio, Northcote, Melbourne, VIC with JAMES FAHY and JOE OPPENHEIMER
16/03/17   –   Smiths Alternative, Canberra, ACT with JOE OPPENHEIMER
 17/01/17   –   The Walcha Show, Walcha, NSW with JOE OPPENHEIMER
24/03/17   –   Two Goats Cafe & Baa, Armidale, NSW with JOE OPPENHEIMER
27/03/17   –   The Newsagency, Sydney, NSW with MAJUN BU and  JOE OPPENHEIMER


To stay tuned for the finer details, click here.


21 Grams Reviewed by Tomatrax


“This is a lovely collection of songs that show off all manner of colours, sounds, and textures… {Aya-Rosa’s vocals} give the music a great rootsy sound without sounding forced or over the top. …The hazy psychedelic atmosphere allows you to drift off into a dreamy musical trip, sounding like a very chilled out version of Syd Barret era Pink Floyd…”

Read the full review here. 

21 Grams – Best Alternative Rock EP

Elated to announce that “21 Grams” won Best Alternative Rock Album of the Akademia Music Awards, January 2016.

“Hard-hitting drum lines pair with ripping guitar to deliver this collection of alternative rock gems that range from trippy ballads like ‘Love, Lust & Calculated Cruelty’ to the funky rock jam ‘Prey For You’.”

Special thanks to Arik Blum, Constantine Stefanou, James Simon & Sam Liddell who worked their magic on this little EP.

Hello USA!

Aya-Rosa is currently traveling the united states, writing new songs, honing her craft and soaking up the rich music culture of America. It’s been a great journey so far from San Francisco to Austin and New Orleans. Here is a shot from a solo gig in Austin last week!