Born in Dreieich, just outside of Frankfurt Germany, guitarist Michael Jost (pronounced ‘yoast’), found his way to the bohemian Venice Beach boardwalk, in Los Angeles California, where he now lives and makes music.
Owing to Michael’s unique European heritage, his rigorous classical training, and his 21st Century American experience, you can hear something very different in his passionate, Spanish-style guitar. Michael’s travel companion is Miss Lucy, a Flamenca guitar built by Tomas Delgado of Candelas Guitars. She has a strong character, with a warm and beautiful sound.
Michael Jost on Radio Venice
As the host of Radio Venice, Michael plays most weeks …
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Diego has been writing and singing for over 20 years and now performs in two bands. He is the lead singer of local indie band Stage 11, who have released “Moments Like These” their third studio record in July 2017. New music coming in 2020 as Stage 11 reaches their 11th year. You can keep up with the band at Stage11Music.com.
Diego is also part of a duo with the band High Noon Whiskey and are in the works to record their first album in the near future.
Diego, Best Male Vocal winner at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2016, can also be seen at his residency, every first Tuesday of the month at Sonny McLeans in Santa Monica, and solo around the L.A. area performing original music and supporting the Indie Music scene.
Diego Garcia on Radio Venice
Radio Venice S13.E02 – January 19, 2020
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Radio Venice S10.E05 with Mercury Sound Club – February 10, 2019
Radio Venice S09.E08 – October 28, 2018
Radio Venice S07.E07 – January 21, 2018
Radio Venice S06.E06 – July 30, 2017
Radio Venice S04.E10 – November 20, 2016
Radio Venice 1 Year Anniversary Show – September 25, 2016
Radio Venice #20 – February 21, 2016
Radio Venice #11 – November 29, 2015 with Stage 11
Radio Venice #7 – November 1, 2015 with High Noon Whiskey
Radio Venice #2 – September 27, 2015
Based in Los Angeles since 1997, Matt DeMerritt plays sax, flute, keys, percussion and melodica and has devoted his career to an exploration of music within many styles and mediums. In addition to composing and playing his own music he has been a busy session and backup musician touring with the likes of Macy Gray, De La Soul, Talib Kweli, Rakim, Ghostface Killah, Brother Ali, Redman, Pharoahe Monch, Dakah Hip Hop Orchestra, Orgone, Breakestra, Brazzaville, and Allen Stone. more Matt DeMerritt
Vinnie Caggiano, a Venice Resident for 10 years, is originally from New York City and has performed as a guitar soloist; with bands of almost every variety from African to Blues to Jazz to Country; and as accompanist for local singer-songwriters. He has also logged thousands of hours in recording sessions with various artists. more Vinnie Caggiano
Jeremy Parker is a singer-songwriter and member of MEET ME AT THE PUB.
MEET ME AT THE PUB from Venice Beach, California, formed in 1999. Jeremy, Sully and Jack started playing their first shows at the Malibu Inn every Monday night, soon building a rapid local fan base with the local surfers and skaters. Their early shows helped the band find their true Southern California style combining’ melodic vocals, thumpin bass lines and thick beats. The band plays Reggae, Rock, Ska, Punk and even the odd waltz. Fans enjoy the spontaneous freestyles that keep the shows fresh and live every night. more Jeremy Parker
Sunday, September 27, 2015
4:20pm – 6:00pm in PDT
Show in my timezone
This Week’s Musical Guests include
Jeremy Parker (Meet Me At The Pub)
Vinnie Caggiano & Matt DeMerritt
Brought to you by Westminster Arts Club & Breakwater Records. Thanks for supporting independent music!