January 23, 2018

There’s something special about a duo. More than a band, where it’s easy to replace a weak or insane link (usually the drummer), a duo has to have complete trust and respect in each other to work. There’s no replacing anyone in a duo, and the fragile nature of that rel...

June 22, 2017

Bill Rotella is back in Big Bear. The former member of the bands Baywood and Dakota, which performed in Big Bear in the 1980s and ’90s respectively, returns to Big Bear as part of the duo Amber & Smoke with Amber Olive. The duo performs at 572 Social Kitchen & Lounge S...

May 10, 2017

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GOOD TIMES—Bill Rotella and Amber Olive share a laugh while rehearsing at Rotella’s home April 24. Rotella taught at Community High School in Moorpark for 18 years before retiring in 2015.

As Bill Rotella gently strummed his six-string guitar, Amber Olive closed her eye...

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