Marc Christian

Marc Christian is a Filipino American cellist, drummer, pianist, and composer residing in Southern CA. He studied cello performance at California State University Northridge under Dr. Diane Roscetti. Marc is classically trained but has ventured off from the traditional classical route of cello and focuses on various genres ranging from rock, hip hop, and his own contemporary solo works.

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Venmo: @Marc-Miranda-1

Marc Christian on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S17.E09 – July 11, 2021
Radio Venice S12.E09 – November 17, 2019
Radio Venice S06.E01 – June 25, 2017
Radio Venice S04.E07 – October 23, 2016

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DARDEN is comprised of Clarah, the guitarist; Havi on mandolin, Tabbi, the bassist, and Josiah on drums.
The girls are vocalists in the group, focusing on harmonies and musical blends.

Raised on the California Coast in a family of musicians, the band grew up surrounded by musical influences from almost every genre. In the early 2000’s, their parents piled them into an RV, and together they embarked on several singing tours around the U.S., traveling as far east as Ohio. Originally their vocals were backed by their Grandpa Joe Tatar on honky-tonk style piano, but eventually, each decided on an instrument, and when the Darden family came off the road in 2008, the sisters began to hone in on forming their own musical entity. It was only natural that their brother Josiah join the group, and he now backs the girls on drums.

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Darden on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S17.E09 – July 11, 2021
Radio Venice 5 Year Anniversary Show – September 20, 2020
Radio Venice S14.E01 – May 10, 2020
Radio Venice S08.E16 – July 8, 2018
Radio Venice S03.E07 – June 19, 2016
Radio Venice S03.E04 – May 29, 2016

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Water Tower

Formally the Water Tower Bucket Boys they decided to kick the bucket and release their debut album as Water Tower in the middle of the pandemic. They sought LA legends Don Bolles (The Germs) and Ron Reyes (Black Flag) to produce “Fly Around”.

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Venmo: @watertowerband
Cash App: $kennyfeinstein

Water Tower on Radio Venice

Radio Venice S17.E09 – July 11, 2021

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Who or what inspires you?

Travel, meeting people with curiosity, humor, honesty, and a good story

Why do you love Radio Venice?

Radio Venice is a beacon of love and connectivity, a continuity, a chaos, a comfort zone, and it’s all because of the music!

Favorite song right now?

The one I am writing right now

Favorite album right now?

Bravo – Suzy Williams

Latest hobby you picked up?

Video editing

Last thing you read?

A Joseph Campbell Companion

Best breakup song?

Holding My Own – The Darkness

Best makeout song?

Maggot Brain – Funkadelic

Favorite quarantine activity?

Getting out in our vintage camper, Birdy

Favorite comfort food?

Dark chocolate with sea salt

Favorite instrument …

I play guitar but my voice is my instrument

… and does it have a name?

yes but it’s ineffable

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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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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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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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