Beat of My Drum & White Surf Style 5 Radio Shows join together to bring you two bands playing live on the air on KUCI 88.9FM in Irvine, online at www.kuci.org .
I’ll be subbing for White Surf Style 5 who allowed me to bring in a live band. I called DJ Nomadic host of Beat of My Drum and he was all for a live band too.
From 6-8PM on Beat of My Drum – Demon Drummer (Maceo Hernandez) vs. Bongoloid (Fredo Ortiz)
Maceo Hernandez (Quetzal, Lysa Flores, East L.A. Taiko) will bring his Taiko drums and join Fredo Ortiz (Yeska, Beastie Boys, Bongoloidz) who is fresh off touring with Gogo Bordello. Classically trained Taiko drummer Maceo Hernandez grew up in East Los Angeles and as a young adult was recruited by the world famous troupe, Ondekoza. He is currently playing in EAST LA Taiko.
Fredo Ortiz played in many Los Angeles bands showing his drumming skills and got the attention of the Beastie Boys and toured with them playing timbales . I actually saw him perform with them at the Tibetan Freedom Concert in San Francisco in 1996. He is currently playing in Bongoloidz and EAST LA Taiko
From 8-10PM on White Surf Style 5 – ViceVersa
You want to be sure and catch the funky punk of ViceVersa from Whitter, CA in support of their latest release Da EP Vol. 2 Engineered by John Avila of Oingo Boingo fame.
Tune in to KUCI 88.9FM in Irvine and streaming on www.kuci.org