Mik Garrison

Multi-instrumentalist and live-looper, Mik Garrison, blends state-of-the-art magic technology, with old-fashioned instrument know-how. He creates layers with his bass guitar, baritone saxophone, keyboards, beatboxing, and a vintage telephone microphone to create the dynamic and funky sound textures of a full band.

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PayPal: paypal@eleanorbrain.com

Mik Garrison on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S17.E08 – July 4, 2021
Radio Venice at Burning Man Day 4 – September 2, 2020
Radio Venice S14.E01 – May 10, 2020

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JaFFer (Formally known as Fergo & The Burden) is a vibrant and highly energetic soul/rock band from Byron Bay, Australia.

Formed in 2016, they are a group of accomplished musicians led by the funky bass playing of Fergo (Luke Ferguson) whose incredibly powerful vocal range turns heads, every time.

Adding polish to the power is the versatile guitar playing of Matt Day and the sublime backbeat of drummer James Pattugalan.

This powerhouse trio is currently touring nationally and boasts an impressive working resume including Blues Fest, Woodford Folk Festival, Splendour in the Grass and the Tamworth Country Music Festival.

JaFFer’s music is exciting and energetic and their live performance reflects the top class quality of their musicianship.

They currently have a debut 5 track EP, which won them several awards, including Best Male Vocal at NCEIA in 2019.

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JaFFer on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S17.E08 – July 4, 2021

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The Hobo’s Gold

Singer songwriter Lisa Lemke, aka The Hobo’s Gold, leads you by the heart down the soulful and personal dusty back roads of love and life.

A Cinematic Story Teller, The Hobo’s Gold celebrates and mourns with us, asking us to find our own redemption along the way.

Lisa is a life long singer-songwriter, a self proclaimed “fancy dancer” and has been a “reluctant guitar player” for 10+ years.

The Hobo’s Gold offers us
“A Tattered Old Medley,
A Sweet Sorry Memory,
A Drink At The End Of The Day”

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The Hobo’s Gold on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S17.E08 – July 4, 2021

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Q+A with The Hobos Gold and Radio Venice
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Lucky Otis

Grandson of the great Johnny Otis and son of Shuggie Otis, Lucky Otis is a multi-instrumentalist with a bloodline of blues, jazz, swing and R&B.

Lucky Otis on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S17.E08 – July 4, 2021
Radio Venice Season 15 Finale – December 6, 2020
Radio Venice S14.E07 – June 21, 2020
Radio Venice S13.E09 – March 15, 2020
Radio Venice S12.E11 – December 1, 2019
Radio Venice S12.E03 – September 29, 2019
Radio Venice S11.E06 – June 9, 2019
Radio Venice S10.E12 – March 31, 2019

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Who or what inspires you?

Unabashed expressions of joy and love, generosity, connection, and sharing

Why do you love Radio Venice?

The unabashed expressions of joy and love, generosity, connection, and sharing

Favorite song right now?

The one that makes me think of you

Favorite album right now?

Bravo – Suzy Williams

Latest hobby you picked up?

Filling out Q+A’s

Last thing you read?

Fudgy Bear, behind the Fudge- An Expose

Best breakup song?

Anything by the OutofControl-atron

Best makeout song?

Hi Five

Favorite quarantine activity?

making out to breakup songs

Favorite comfort food?

Radio Venison

Favorite instrument …

My voice!

… and does it have a name?

Lisa? LOL

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Lizz Vega

Lizz Vega is a self-taught singer/songwriter from Los Angeles. A late bloomer when it comes to being a musician for she has only been creating music for five years. But her blues/RnB/soul fusion style of music will take you on a dive into what it means to connect to yourself and to others with the power of music.

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CashApp: $LizzVegaLove

Lizz Vega on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S17.E07 – June 27, 2021
Radio Venice 5 Year Anniversary Show – September 20, 2020
Radio Venice S14.E02 – May 17, 2020
Radio Venice S10.E10 – March 17, 2019
Radio Venice S09.E07 – October 21, 2018
Radio Venice S07.E02 – November 19, 2017

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The Bird Lords

The Bird Lords are Lisa Lemke and Mik Garrison.

The Bird Lords’ eclectic flight path, from ethereal to gritty, lands you on the dance floor, in the mosh pit, in the city streets, and in the back seat of their rig as they hit the road. Making life happen yet … They share a unique and upbeat message along the way.

Mik, a multi-instrumentalist and live-looper provides the perfect backdrop and inspiration for Lisa’s songwriting style and vocal sensibilities.

Mik enjoys a popular solo career in Tucson and has played bass for 30 years, he has opened for No Doubt, March Fourth, and Steve Roach. Mik plays bass with the Eugene Boronow Trio in Tucson.

Lisa has been a songwriter for over 20 years, performing in duos, and as an acoustic solo artist for the last 10 years. Vocalist in local art band B4skin from 2014-18, they opened for Metalachi and Corey Feldman/Corey’s Angels.

The Bird Lords have performed at the Side Pony Express Music Festival in Bisbee AZ.

Culling from such diverse influences as Funk, RnB, Soul, and Hip Hop, to Jazz, Punk, Blues, Rock and Roll, and Americana the Bird Lords hatched their first EP in November of 2019- “Nest Egg” is available now on their bandcamp page.

Multi-media adventurers, The Bird Lords are busy writing and recording new songs, and producing videos in their studio, The Bird Nest, in Tucson, Arizona.

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PayPal: thebirdlords@gmail.com

The Bird Lords on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S17.E07 – June 27, 2021
Radio Venice Season 15 Finale – December 6, 2020
Radio Venice at Burning Man Day 2 – August 31, 2020
Radio Venice S13.E16 – May 3, 2020
Radio Venice S12.E11 – December 1, 2019

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Q+A with The Bird Lords and Radio Venice
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Isaac Irvin

Isaac Irvin is a singer-songwriter. He founded the Venice Open Mic Night in 2014 and has hosted it since. He is also the lead singer and rhythm guitar player of the Latin Rock band Los Pochos.

Isaac plans to release new music both as a solo artist and with Los Pochos this year. Check out what’s already been released on any streaming platform.

Photo by Marlena Elise

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Venmo: @isaacirvin

Isaac Irvin on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S17.E07 – June 27, 2021
Radio Venice S16.E05 – February 14, 2021
Radio Venice S14.E08 – June 28, 2020
Radio Venice S13.E11 – March 29, 2020
Radio Venice S10.E03 – January 27, 2019
Radio Venice S07.E10 with Los Pochos – February 11, 2018
Radio Venice 2 Year Anniversary S06.E08 – September 24, 2017
Radio Venice S06.E07 with DEAN – September 10, 2017
Radio Venice live from The Townhouse / S03.E10 with DEAN – July 10, 2016
Radio Venice #11 with DEAN – November 29, 2015
Radio Venice #4 – October 11, 2015
Radio Venice #1 – September 20, 2015

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