Radio host, DJ and producer Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, from soulful grooves and fresh remixes to Latin rhythms and indie rock. He established a residency in the early 90s on Power 106FM's longest running after hours mix show Power Tools, along with Richard Vission and Swedish Egil, cutting his teeth banging out production and mega-mixes. But it was in a basement in Santa Monica that Raul would find a home at public radio station KCRW 89.9FM. Under the attentive and personal mentorship of renowned Music Director Nic Harcourt and embracing KCRW’s devotion to diversity, Raul secured a weekly show in 2000, where today, you can listen to him on weekends. Campos still loves to rock the club and has been billed along with some of the world's biggest talents, including Kaskade, deadmau5, Louie Vega and Paul Van Dyk, to name a few. He's opened for some of music's greatest artists including Martin Gore (Depeche Mode), Stevie Wonder, Cafe Tacuba, Moby and Lionel Richie. He's also been the official host of the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) for the last 13 years.
Garth Trinidad is an award winning radio personality, celebrated international DJ, and culture critic. He has introduced the world to such artists as Little Dragon and Janelle Monae, interviewed the likes of Quincy Jones and Yoko Ono, is credited in part with shaping LA's modern music landscape, and regarded by press and peers as a key influencer of global music culture. Garth is currently serving as music editor for LA Canvas and crafting a new genre of music dubbed Lit-House with DJ/production partner Mateo Senolia, with numerous EPs and remixes released since 2013. He can be heard most weeknights from 8-10pm on NPR affiliate KCRW 89.9fm in Los Angeles playing his critically acclaimed international mix of music.
Los Angeles based “Pretzel Logic – A Steely Dan Revue” has been playing in Southern California for many years. Covering legendary hits like ‘Reelin’ In The Years’, ‘Josie’, and ‘Peg’, each member of Pretzel Logic plays the music of Steely Dan with incredible passion. From jazzy horn lines and smooth vocals, to rock guitar licks and funky grooves, Steely Dan is known to cross many musical boundaries. With an array of classic songs and upbeat tunes that get you dancing, Steely Dan’s repertoire is sure to make an impact on everyone. This little ‘big band’ consists of three vocalists, three horns, and a solid rhythm section. Pretzel Logic always brings the spirit of Steely Dan to life with a powerful show that will leave you buzzing.
Dr. John Magician
Dr. John, otherwise known as “The Physician Magician”, is a full-time medical doctor by day, and a part- time professional magician by night. As a long-standing magician member of Hollywood’s world famous Magic Castle, Dr. John has always maintained an avid interest in magic. A few years back, he began performing the occasional card trick for his patients and colleagues at work. Inspired by the therapeutic benefit and joy this seemed to bring to his hospital audiences, he decided to expand his repertoire. Dr. John is now a featured performer in the Magic Monday shows at The Santa Monica Playhouse in Santa Monica. He also enjoys street magic, and has recently performed at the Montana Avenue Holiday Walk in Brentwood, and the Purim Carnival in Santa Monica. He combines high quality stand-up magic with a tongue-in-cheek sense of humor that is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face!
Antonio Sacre tells stories. His tales of growing up bilingually in a Cuban and Irish-American household have inspired children worldwide to gather their own family stories and become storytellers themselves. His stories have been published in award-winning books and audio recordings. His Professional Developments and Keynote addresses have helped educators teach writing to students from pre-Kindergarten through graduate school. Now his stories are being developed for film and television. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, two children, and two cats. Yes, he's a cat guy.