David Perez Babich
David Perez Babich is an award-winning songwriter, actor and director, with songs featured in numerous films and other media. Babich has been doubling on music and acting since he played the role of Woody Guthrie in the late nineties in the hit musical, Woody Guthrie’s American song in the late 90s.
He began his songwriting and composing career in San Francisco, hitting every coffee house and acoustic club that would have him, and moved to LA 2006 where he released his first two albums, Mind Aside and Long Last Goodbye and played the acoustic club scene as a solo performer and with his band, Red Light Camera. "If I Had You" from the Mind Aside EP was awarded top honorable mention in the 2010 Billboard World Songwriting Contest.
In 2013 David played a mini tour in Tokyo after his release “Long Last Goodbye”.
His 2020 Music Video “Lonely Wayward” was a semi-finalist in the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival.
As a television actor, David has appeared in over a dozen episodes including Criminal Minds, Grey’s Anatomy, Grownish, Killing It, Get Shorty, American Crime Story and Liza on Demand. In 2021, he appeared as singer - actor alongside Dietrich Bader and his afterschool rock band in the network comedy series, American Housewife.
About The Hotel Cafe
From a close-knit family of local singer songwriters, to well known icons opting for a more intimate setting, the Hotel Cafe has been celebrating the live music experience for over 20 years.
With early career performances from names like Adele, Katy Perry, The Lumineers, Billie Eilish, Ed Sheeran, Sara Bareilles, Leon Bridges, Haim, Mumford and Sons, Lord Huron and many others, the venue has been labeled a break-out room for independent and burgeoning artists.
The venue itself is located in the Cahuenga Corridor in the center of Hollywood, CA. With a total capacity of 300 over performance rooms, the vibe is intimate, yet bustles with the artistic community that survives by it as much contributes to it. It is a genuine listening room, where the performance on stage takes precedent.
The Hotel Cafe is also more than just a music venue, however. It is an internationally-known entity whose name has top-lined tours and music festivals from coast to coast in the US, UK and Europe. But most importantly, the Hotel Cafe is a community of discovery. Whether musicians or music fans, all realize this carefully curated roster of talent is no aberration; it is consistent, cultured and begs attention. Everyone who sets foot in Hotel Cafe is part of something special.