Tweet Feed

FOLLOW US:

Email List

Enter your email to sign up for our email list


Sal Santana with Merciless Jive and Gio Castilhos

Share this Show:
Performing Artists (Click on Artist for Reviews and Previews)

Sal Santana: Music is a burst of choices. Not only what note to play when and with what instrument, but whether to play a note at all. Salvador Santana, the 28-year-old keyboardist, vocalist, composer and songwriter with strong Bay Area roots, knows what it means to navigate the infinite options of music.

Gio Castilhos: Giovanni Castilhos: Gio, brazilian born in 1980 moved to California in 2004, bringing his exotic melodies to the westside. Composer and singer for his former californian based band Birdfish, formed in 2005, Gio has surprised fans by his unique blend of styles into a comfortable and progressive melodies. He released the first full album with the band in 2006, called "Birdfish in town" where they mixed Reggae, groove, punk and brazilian music altogether. Two years later, he released the "Moonfire Acustico", which has had amazing reviews throughout the brazilian community in Southern California. After that, his composing abilities and production techniques helped him to evolve onto a live acoustic looping production performance. Laying tracks from his guitar and wavedrum on top of another, he blends contemporary brazilian groove and californian styles. His contemporary approach to music appreciation and his roots in the brazilian culture allowed him to come up with an interesting fusion. Always supporting the local scene hosting events and promoting artists, he has helped several music projects to come into reality. "An urban appeal mixed with the peaceful paradise breeze" resume the sensation to listen to Gio's music. Beach vibe melodies to an subtle message of love and understanding craft the songs he always put up an is known by. A rounded, grasp and young voice followed by dynamic slap attach approach on the guitar creates the ambience and natural bonding with his music. Played at several venues in Los Angeles and San Diego, such as Whiskey gogo, The Joint, The Lighthouse, Cannes, Wavehouse, Brennans and several festivals and venues in Brazil. Surfer spirited, his appreciation of the nature reflects on his music as his awareness message travels with his sounds.

Merciless Jive: Like a feather on a Phoenix rising from the ashes, Merciless Jive brings explosive Latin Funk while drawing from a range of influences that include; Blues, Jazz and Rock. Four men from diverse musical backgrounds have formed to create a new Los Angeles sound. High energy shows, mixed with high caliber musicianship is what separates Merciless Jive from the rest.

Featured

Just Announced

  • Max Benoit & the Unblockables | September 17 Ian Fleming & The Secret Agents Economic Threat Tickets

    $10.00 for General Admission


  • Elan Atias | September 18 Ital Vibes Daniel Bambaata Marley Tickets

    $12.00 for Day of Show,$12.00 for Presale


  • Marc Ford | September 19 Jonny Perdue Tickets

    $15.00 for General Admission


  • Vitalogy | September 20 Foo Fakers Blink 180True Tickets

    $13.00 for General Admission


  • Guitar Shorty | September 21 Tickets

    $15.00 for General Admission


  • E.N. Young | September 25 Gonzo Leilani Wolfgramm Beyond I Sight Tickets

    $10.00 for Presale,$15.00 for Day of Show


  • Too Rude | September 26 The Untouchables Tickets

    $13.00 for Presale,$15.00 for Day of Show


  • Jeremy Buck & The Bang | September 27 Tickets

    $10.00 for General Admission


  • Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes | September 28 Monomaniac Tickets

    $15.00 for General Admission


  • The J Band | October 01 Tickets

    $10.00 for General Admission


  • ABC | October 02 Tickets

    $35.00 for Day of Show,$35.00 for Presale


  • Wild Child - a Jim Morrison Celebration | October 03 Angry Donkey Tickets

    $20.00 for Day of Show,$20.00 for Presale


  • The Dustbowl Revival | October 08 Tickets

    $12.00 for General Admission,$10.00 for Presale


  • Led Zepagain | October 11 Without Warning Tickets

    $20.00 for Day of Show,$18.00 for Advance


  • Cindy Alexander | October 12 Danny Hamilton Tickets

    $12.00 for Day of Show,$10.00 for Presale


  • Dishwalla | October 17 Stroke9 Tickets

    $15.00 for General Admission


  • Meiko | October 19 Tickets

    $17.00 for Day of Show,$15.00 for Presale


  • Cubensis | October 23 Tickets

    $10.00 for General Admission


  • Hollywood U2 | October 24 Tickets

    $15.00 for Day of Show,$13.00 for Presale


  • Space Oddity | October 25 Candy O Tickets

    $15.00 for Day of Show,$15.00 for Advance


  • Caravan of Thieves | October 29 Tickets

    $10.00 for General Admission


  • House of Zombie | October 30 Antichrist Superstar Tickets

    $10.00 for General Admission


  • Queen Nation | November 01 Tickets

    $15.00 for Day of Show,$15.00 for Presale


  • Dick Dale | November 02 Naked Blonde Tickets

    $28.00 for Presale


  • Flashback Heart Attack | November 08 Mara & The Big Rockstars Tickets

    $13.00 for Day of Show,$13.00 for Advance


  • Fortunate Youth | November 26 The Expanders Thrive Tickets

    $20.00 for Day of Show,$15.00 for Presale


  • Cash'd Out | November 28 Tickets

    $15.00 for General Admission,$12.00 for Presale


  • Donavon Frankenreiter | December 30 Tom Curren Tickets

    $35.00 for Presale


  • David Lindley | January 15 Tickets

    $25.00 for Day of Show Tickets,$20.00 for Presale


  • IMAGE NOT AVAILABLE Ottmar Liebert | February 12 Tickets

    $30.00 for Day of Show,$30.00 for Advance