Donovan Raitt

Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitarist

An emerging new voice in the world of modern fingerstyle guitar, acoustic guitarist Donovan Raitt incorporates percussive techniques, strong melodic hooks, influences ranging from Jazz to Rock and Classical music, and innovative performance techniques to create a unique sound all his own. Based in Orange County, CA, Donovan has released two albums of solo acoustic guitar music, his latest album, 2014's "Pursuing the Horizon" was produced by fingerstyle guitar virtuoso Antoine Dufour.

April News: New Album Pre-Order, LA Shows and More!


Hello Friends!

Hope April is finding you all well! Its been a really busy time for me. Lots of things going on and lots of exciting things coming in the next month!

Thank you to all of you who came to the show at Concordia on March 30th. It was a huge success and I loved premiering some new music at the show! It was an honor for me to open for one of my guitar heroes, Antoine Dufour. Here's a picture of us from before the show!

New Album Coming May 13th, 2014

Im excited to announce that my new album of original solo guitar music entitled "Pursuing the Horizon" will be released May 8th 2014! I've posted a preview of the song "Daybreak" online that you can listen to right now! 

I'm accepting pre-orders though my website for the new album, which will include a digital download of the entire album emailed to you on May 8th and the Cd hopefully arriving on the same date or shortly thereafter.

I'm currently working on a few CD release party options for the record which I will have information for soon!

Upcoming Shows

May 12th 6:30-7:30 - Solo set at Republic of Pie 11118 Magnolia Blvd, 
North Hollywood CA, 90601

More dates coming soon! Check my website at for details!

Thanks for supporting the music!