A+ Dropouts is a pop rock band based in Huntington Beach, California.

Cheska Zaide fronts the high-energy group and she is clearly making the grade in the hard to crack music scene.

A+ Dropouts has played hundreds of shows both in the United States and internationally. They already have a successful Asian tour under their belt, touring the Philippines with Forever the Sickest Kids, The Ready Set, The Summer Set, and A Rocket to the Moon. Stateside, A+ Dropouts has played on the Warped Tour and Summerfest. They have shared the stage with Yellowcard, Switchfoot, Public Enemy, Sister Hazel, Allstar Weekend, Mayday Parade, WATIC, P.O.D., Brian “Head” Welch from Korn and many more.

The band has garnered over 2 million YouTube views and a devoted fan base.

A+ music and videos have been featured on MTV.com, VH1, Much Music Canada Juicebox, Music Choice, Fuse TV on demand, MYX Philippines, and DC 101 (Clear Channel). Other media coverage includes J-14, Kidz Bop, Fanlala, The Washington Post, and numerous regional newspapers.


We've been working on new music! So excited to show you our new sound! Come to our shows to see a preview of some of our new muisc. We've been testing out new songs in our sets. Check out where we are playing next here.

We've got music ready to take to the studio. You can help us get to the studio by donating to A+ Dropouts below.

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Several A+ Dropouts shows are scheduled! We'd love to see you there. Hurry and get your tickets before they sell out. You can buy them in our store now!