An Amazing Vocalist and Musical Talent
America’s Got Talent contestant
Chemeketa Idol two years in a row
Dusty Rose is a singer and songwriter from Anchorage, Alaska. Now an Oregon resident, she has been performing locally for ten years at such venues as The Bite of Portland, Songwriters Venue, Music in the City and both Portland’s Pride Northwest and Salem’s Capitol Pride. Dusty performs original songs as well as covers of well known fan favorites.
More about Dusty: Dusty Rose was born Daraleen K. Coles, and grew up in San Jose California. With a six string guitar (a gift from her mother), Dusty taught herself many different styles of music. She left California with her mother at the age of 15 to travel to Alaska. She was interested in all things musical and enjoyed choir classes. During this time of growing and exploration, she met up with a fellow student with an intriguing voice and a love of guitar. They harmonized beautifully and immediately began writing music and performing for friends and at parties, as the duo HONEY & THE BEES. Local Alaskan television was next, followed by holiday extravaganza’s, weddings and other special occasions. Eventually they simply were know as HONEY. With the support of their biggest fan (Dusty’s mom), they recorded their original songss, the most memorable; “Little Rock-N-Roller”. The duo eventually ended it’s pursuit of fame, but continued to play together informally, and occasionally collaborating on projects. >>> read more