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Pre-Order For Real

Announcing, a new release from Rita Hosking!  For Real is due out April 10th 2018, but folks in the U.S. can PRE-ORDER their copy now.  
For Real will be available worldwide on April 10th.   Stay tuned for more!


First-Ever Rita Hosking Vinyl!

For the first time ever, you can buy a Rita Hosking tune on vinyl.  On March 26th 2018, Rita and Sean will do live recording, direct to vinyl, at Leesta Vall Sound Recordings in Brooklyn, NY.   The result will be many 45 rpm "audio polaroids" that will be totally unique from one another, as they each represent a unique performance.  The records are cut by a 1950's lathe machine in real time. 

Here's the link:  https://leestavall.com/products/ritahoskingwithseanfeder

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New Record Release on April 10th!

I'm working on a seventh album, "For Real," to be released April 10, 2018!  (Photo above is a teaser by Hava Feder, from the album photo shoot with Sean.) Many of you have heard some of the songs at concerts -- Maybe Elvis, For the Ride, Six Seconds, California, and more.

Check in at the shows page for a series of CD Release events. 

Love and Thanks-


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For The Ride (new song)

It's my recent response to being told to "just sit back for the ride."  

This is a video of it from Capital Public Radio:

And for a version recorded at home by my husband, Sean, and I, check out the link below.  (Not mastered, turn it up!)

CLICK HERE for the Bandcamp link, where you can enter zero for a free download, or donate if you like.  You can also find the lyrics there. 



New Look, Thanks Rik Keller + The Palms

I was an early gray hair person, and have decided to let the gray flag fly.  Thus, I needed a new set of photos for a new web look!. So, check out the new web look! Big thanks to Rik Keller of Rik Keller Photography in Davis, CA for taking awesome photos.  Rik took the last one that graced the site for a couple years, and I'm so pleased he was able to help me out this time, too. They turned out great!  
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CD Release Shows!
April 13 Oddfellows Hall, Nevada City CA
April 14 Sutter Creek Theatre, Sutter Creek CA
April 21 Palms Playhouse, Winters CA
April 22 Sierra Nevada Big Room, Chico CA

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 ***Header image of Rita at the Palms Playhouse in Winters, CA is by Rik Keller of Rik Keller Photography.