Orebolo Announces Debut Studio Album, The Chateau | New Single "Rockdale" Now Streaming

Article Contributed by Greg Knight | Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Today, Connecticut Americana trio Orebolo is thrilled to unveil their inaugural studio single, "Rockdale." The song, a catalog staple that has already captured the hearts of fans in its live performances, offers a taste of the captivating acoustic magic that Orebolo is celebrated for. The release is the first offering from the band’s debut studio album The Chateau, arriving everywhere June 7th via No Coincidence Records.

This single version of "Rockdale" brings a fresh, studio-polished sound to the beloved track, highlighting Orebolo's unique ability to transform familiar tunes into awe-inspiring, laid-back renditions. Recorded in the serene ambiance of guitarist/vocalist Rick Mitarotonda's new studio, affectionately known as "The Chateau," "Rockdale" promises to be a testament to Orebolo's acoustic charm and musical prowess. Produced by frequent collaborator and industry veteran D. James Goodwin (Bob Weir, The Hold Steady, Bonny Light Horsemen ), the tune is an authentic and enthralling encapsulation of Orebolo’s lightning-in-a-bottle energy and soul-stirring performance.

At 12 PM ET, fans and new listeners alike can pre-order The Chateau on limited edition 180g turquoise Galaxy vinyl through the band’s online store. A black and cream Galaxy variant will also be available at retailers nationwide.

LISTEN | “Rockdale”

PRE-ORDER | The Chateau Vinyl

The release of The Chateau is another landmark moment in a career year for Orebolo. The trio, Rick Mitarotonda (vocals, guitar), Peter Anspach (vocals, guitar), and Jeff Arevalo (upright bass), all members of acclaimed indie-jam band Goose, has seen a meteoric rise in popularity in recent months, fueled by the jaw-dropping musicality and unbridled emotion of their live performances. In 2024 alone, the band performed three consecutive sold-out shows at Port Chester, NY’s Capitol Theatre, and also delivered a powerful oceanside performance at Playa Cancun, MX’s Dead Ahead, featuring sit-ins from Bob Weir and Sturgill Simpson.

This summer, fans can catch Orebolo at Chillicothe, IL’s Solshine Reverie (5/24-26), and Marshfield, MA’s Levitate Music Festival (7/5-7/7).

For more information, vinyl and merchandise packages, and tickets, please visit orebolo.com

About Orebolo:
Orebolo is an Americana trio that has swiftly captured the hearts of music lovers nationwide, known for their soul-stirring melodies and rich acoustic sound. Formed during the initial surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, the band comprises members Rick Mitarotonda (vocals, guitar), Peter Anspach (vocals, guitar), and Jeff Arevalo (upright bass), all of whom hail from the widely acclaimed American indie-jam band, Goose. Living together through the uncertainties of the pandemic, the trio found solace and creativity in their music, exploring the depths of the Goose catalog in an acoustic format, along with crafting original tracks and covers. This unique blend of music not only served as a creative outlet for the band but also as a means to connect with fans during challenging times, fostering a deep bond that has resulted in sold-out shows and unforgettable performances.

The band's meteoric rise to popularity is a testament to their captivating performances that blend the intimate energy of acoustic music with the dynamic flair of jam sessions. Orebolo's music resonates deeply with audiences, weaving together laid-back renditions, intrepid originals, and stripped-back covers into an enchanting acoustic experience. Recent years have seen the band take the stage at acclaimed venues and festivals across North America, including Port Chester, NY’s Capitol Theatre, Playa Cancun, MX’s Dead Ahead Festival, Boulder, CO’s Chautauqua Auditorium, Northlands Music and Arts Festival, and more.

The Chateau Tracklist

Rosewood Heart


Turned Clouds



Drone on Bb

Last Train Home


Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis

Orebolo Tour Dates 2024

5/24-26 - Chillicothe, IL - Solshine Reverie

7/5-7 - Marshfield, MA - Levitate Music and Arts Festival