Talented artists and great music.
Indie Band Brought To You From Around The World segment features a band from the Slovak Republic called Egon & Pepso with this music video "Anger"
We will meet Brian Townsend in Plainfield NJ. Brian shows our host Wayne Olivieri where the Art is located in central New Jersey. Like duCret School of Art and Artist/teacher Gerry Heydt art studio.
Also in that same segment you will meet the owner of the oldest private held Art Gallery in New Jersey - Ann Swain from the Swain Galleries in Plainfield, NJ
In SHOWTIME's studio our guest is Phil Blanche - Cartoonist/Fine Line Artist and business owner of Philberts Pub in Washington, NJ.
There is a trip to the Morris Museum where we talk with artist Maria Mijares as she explains about her 30 years of art which is displayed in her solo show at the museum called "Immortal Structures: Here & There - After".Our field corespondent Edwin Lora, introduced a talented artist from the DR - Rigo Peralta, who explains the similarities of his paintings with the fashion style "Steam Punk" which is know as Victorian Science-fiction as he invited us to his studio at the Banana factory in Bethlehem PA.We end the show with New Brunswick's best kept secret in Art.
After 25 years BBRR host Wayne Olivieri meets up with Pat Dinizio from the Jersey rock band
the Smithereens. In this episode Wayne and Pat sit down in Pat’s kitchen and talked about music, touring with the Smithereens along with Pat’s current music projects like Las Vegas and more. We will also feature great music and videos from the Smithereens, like the one with actor Jean Claude Van Damme from the motion picture Timecop 1994.
Wayne’s interview with Pat will be aired in 2 parts. This episode starts us off with part 1 with Wayne and Pat bringing us back to the time when they won the battle of the bands at Plainfield High School with their band the Rockids, which included band members Danny Caruso, Gar Francis, Mark Baxter, Wayne Olivieri and Pat Dinizio (Now that is a bunch of talent!).
Then join “Bongo Boy Goes Wild” with Wild Adventurez’ host Mitchy B and directed by JR Vulpis; in this episode Micthy B will be teaching us about a really Leopard Gecko and covers the misunderstanding of the raising Pitbulls.
Next we travel to Canada to bring you our latest installment, “Indie Bands Brought To You From Around The Globe”, this month we feature the Canadian band Danko Jones. Their official music video "Had Enough", was taken from the band’s album Below The Belt. Check out the video as it was shot at a mansion in Yonkers and NYC, the video stars Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid), comedian Don Jamieson (That Metal Show/VH1), actor Frank Drank, and is the prequel to "Full of Regret " and directed by The Diamond Bros.
Band website and contact info: dankojones.com or facebook.com/dankojones
This month Bongo Boy introduces a new segment called “Fake Pocket Dial - A New Way Of Dating” from Jahnna Randell from Hollywood, Ca. and next month we will air in its entirety the short film, Fake Pocket Dial, that also features Jerseys own, the Doughboys song titled, “Turn Your Love On Me” written by Gar Francis.
TV Producer Monique welcomed the opportunity for an exclusive interview of the legendary female rocker from New York City.
Monique covered the exciting and colorful life of the very talented artist, music executive, music producer, writer, vocalist, songwriter and radio host Genya Ravan. Watch the exclusive release of Genya’s new single "Cobblestones Rolling Stones" from her recently released her new album "Cheesecake Girl" .
Get a taste of the "Cheesecake Girl”, and some of her accomplishments, what she survived and a peek at Genya’s new music projects.
Watch the show as we are welcomed into her Studio in NY State as we sits down when Genya shares her life story, details about her book Lollipop Lounge, the tour with the Rolling Stones during Goldie and The Gingerbreads days, Women power in Ten Wheel Drive and hard work, and the upcoming movies and musical. This month’s show will also introduced a new segment called “Wild Adventurez” by Mitchy B and J. R.Vulpis, which will give you a closer look at New Jersey wild life hosted by Mitchy B starting next month. Closing out the show is a segment about the indoctrination of Episode No.1005 which covered the Van Wyck Brooks Historic District with music by The DOUGHBOYS, which is now officially preserved in the archive of the Public Library of Plainfield NJ together with the New DVD “Rock n' Raw” by the legendary 60's Garage Rock band of Plainfield, NJ The DOUGHBOYS.
TV Show - Part I Guest Recording Artist Gar Francis Talks about the 70's & 80's Music Scene with TV Host Wayne Oliver.
Wayne Olivieri interviewed Bert Brandsma, a professional saxophone player from The Netherlands. Bert and his band, The Dixieland Crackerjacks, toured North America and stopped in our studio in Belvidere, NJ. Also in this episode you will be introduced to the new web tv series from "Gelber and Manning in Pictures" called "Gintown" director James Lester. You will see their web series footage edited into an original song titled " I'm Keeping What I Got" from blues diva Jeanne Lozier and songwriter/Blues guitarist Gar Francis aka Plainfield Slim of their album - Queen Of Your Dreams.
In this episode you will be taken on a journey of a private house tour in the Van Wyck Historic District of the City of Plainfield New Jersey aka Queen City. Guests: the lovely April Stefel, VP of the Historic District Larry Quirk, Innkeeper Lamont Blowe and charming Vicki Blasucci. They will present to you their joy of living in Plainfield NJ today. Also you will see the annual Victorian Days in Belvidere, NJ as they celebrate a great festival each year the weekend after labor day.
Music in this show is by songwriter Gar Francis and The Doughboys.
"Another Cowboy Rides" - Written by Gar Francis - performed by Gar Francis
"Queen City" - Written by Gar Francis & Myke Scavone - performed by The Doughboys
"How It's Supposed To Be" - Written by Gar Francis - performed by Gar Francis
ON AUGUST 21, 2012 THIS SHOW HAS BEEN ARCHIVED ON REQUEST BY THE PUBLIC LIBRARY OF PLAINFIELD, NJ
This month we had the opportunity to put together a great new TV show with Jersey's own psychedelic rock group The Grip Weeds. We made some changes to our show and we hope you like the new Theme Song: Lady Gaga by the Swinging Iggies?
Here is an exclusive early inside look into the psychedelic power pop rock new album
"Speed Of Live" by The Grip Weeds.
Tribeca Film Festival 2012 - Coverge of the music placements of two songs by recording artist Gar Francis in the movie Fairhaven
Bongo Boy Rock n' Roll TV Show hosted by Wayne O
Bongo Boy Rock n' Roll TV Show - Guest Recording Artist Kelly Caruso, TV Host Wayne Oliver.
TV Show - Part II Guest Recording Artist Gar Francis Talks about the 70's & 80's Music Scene with TV Host Wayne Oliver.