Will James

Will James is an up and coming blues musician from England, having recently released an Album ‘The Age of Fear’.

Will’s music is rooted in blues with undertones of jazz and soul, and he is currently in Los Angeles making a record.

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Venmo: @William-Schnadhorst

Will James on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S18.E10 – November 28, 2021
Radio Venice S06.E13 – October 29, 2017

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Michael Gatto

Michael Gatto is a 15 year old Songwriter and Vocalist originally from Venice California. He is best known for his work as lead Guitarist of Behind The Rows, The Venice Demons and Orpheus. Michael’s big break came when he performed on Radio Venice.TV which has made him an instant global sensation. Other notable appearances were at The World Famous Mint, The Troubadour, Time Warp Records, Pablos House and The Grandview Market in Mar Vista.

He is currently studying at the Soundlife Music Academy and inspired by such greats as Black Sabbath, Fugazi, The Misfits, and Jimi Hendrix. Michael has had the honor to jam with Perry Ferrel of Janes Addiction, Sid of Slipknot and The Ambassador of Soul-Ellis Hall. On his free time Michael volunteers at a preschool in Inglewood CA where he plays guitar and sings with the young students. He is also the Founder of the Pacific Palisades Open Mic for kids held several times a year and has composed the score for two short films.

If you miss any of his shows don’t worry you can often catch him busking on Venice Beach where he has had multiple violation warnings from Neighbors and Authorities for being too loud. Hey … but thats punk isn’t it?

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Native Slang

This is the tale of the Hawk and the Iguana. The Majestic Hawk of the Jicarilla Apache Tradition, who looks over the Apache people as a guide, protector, scout, and herald of good fortune. Traveling to and fro in a ceaseless hunt, but always returning home to his family, catch in tow for them to feast on. Then there is the Cold Blooded, resourceful, and ever-adapting Iguana, who found his way to the United States mainland from the Caribbean Islands and has made South Florida his home. Traditions take of them as rivals, but on a chance meeting in the Swamps of Miami Hip Hop, the two seemed to find common ground as they shared a smoke, and after years of parlaying, finally decided to break with traditions and show the world that at least in their case, the Sky Glider and the Ground Crawler could not only commune in peace, but could actually work together to build something that impacts families, communities, and our very own people.

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Venmo: @MykTuff87
Cash App: $MykTuff

Native Slang on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S18.E09 – November 21, 2021

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Utah Funk

Utah Funk is a multi instrumentalist from Philadelphia Pennsylvania who uses his vast array of styles and sounds to captivate people who like all genres of music. The sound is reminiscent of psychedelic sounds from the 60’s and 70’s mixed with new age indie alternative tastes such as Mac Demarco and yellow days.

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Venmo: @guitarburger

Utah Funk on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S18.E09 – November 21, 2021
Radio Venice S16.E09 – March 14, 2021
Radio Venice S14.E09 – July 5, 2020

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Truck Box

Truck Box is a garage rock band started 4 years ago in Venice by Harlan Goldman-Belsma and a rotating cast of friends. Their first gig was a 20 minute scheduling gap at a UCLA radio party where Harlan and original drummer Joey Kaufman raced to find the nearest bass player to bang out a Lowell Fulson cover and the band’s now standard “Yardsale Pupusas”.

Now with the help of Lauren Hickey’s opera schooled harmonies, Nick Krauel’s jazz keyboard wizardry and childhood buddy Liam Hayden on bass, their influences range from Chicago blues and western swing to the freak beat of the old sunset strip. Notorious for being the band to get the backyard party dancing, they’ve started to to realize it’s a good habit to practice more than once before gigs.

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Venmo: @Harlan-Goldman-Belsma

Truck Box on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S18.E08 – November 14, 2021

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