SoundCheck Live – September Edition

With Steve Ferlazzo on tour with Avril Lavgine, the SoundCheck Live reins were handed over to Resident Band singer, Carl Restivo (Tom Morello, Satellite Party).

Carl brought together a great cast who grooved, rocked out and funked up Lucky Strike Live.  The song choices were all over the map… from MC5 to Prince to Metallica to Sha Na Na..  Clearly not your average Jam…

The evening kicked off with two Showcase Acts; The fusion sounds of the Tim Russ Crew and some shreddtastic licks from Mike Campese all leading up to…

SoundCheck Live Take 88 –  The Carl Restivo Takeover!

#MEGAHOST:
Izzy Presley– (Another FN Podcast, ACK! – A Tribute To Ace Frehley)

SCL 88 RESIDENT BAND:
Carl Restivo – (Resident Vocalist & Musical Director for Soundcheck Live this month) – Tom Morello, Satellite Party
Ethan “Ebassman” Farmer – (Resident Bassist) – Aretha Franklin, Janet Jackson, Sean Combs, Christina Aguilera
Randy Cooke – (Resident Drummer)- Smashmouth, Dave Stewart, Ian Gillan
Joe Augello – (Resident Guitarist)- Robin Thicke, Backstreet Boys, Jennifer Hudson
Andre Ribeiro – (Resident Keyboardist)- Attaloss, Dig The Kid, The Material, Vertical Horizon, Mumford & Sons, Queen Latifah

SCL 88 Cast:
Mike Bennett – Richie Kotzen, Hilary Duff, Andra Day
Matt Fuller – Puddle of Mudd
Oumi Kapila – Filter, Combichrist, Solo Artist
Tracey Spacey T. Singleton – Praise the Dead
Ra Diaz – Suicidal Tendencies
Scott Koziol – Linkin Park
Brandon Baumann – Diamond Lane
DJ D-Wrek – Dj/Emcee on Mtv’s Nick Cannon Presents-Wild’n Out
Robbie Gennet – Lisa Marie Presley, Everclear
G.W. Pope III – Damage, Planet Earth, Turn me Loose
Tori Roper – Quote Unquote
Sam Bam Koltun – Budderside, Faster Pussycat, GabrieLa, Knee High Fox
Steve Dawson – Cj Ramone, Jesse Malin, Bridget Everet
Christopher Allis – Deana Carter, Denny Laine, Sessions
Jon Manness – Gloria Trevi VS. Alejandra Guzman Versus World Tour, The Redline Horns
Alexander Mathias – The Redline Horns, Amy Winehouse, Glen Hansard, Gloria Trevi Alejandra Guzman, Save Ferris
Richard Velzen – Gloria Trevi, The Redline Horns, Save Ferris
Betsy Hammer – Lindsey Buckingham, Dennis DeYoung, Gene Simmons, Deborah Harry, Don Felder
Izzy Presley – Another F’n Podcast w/ Izzy Presley, Monsters of Rock Cruise
Yohai Portal – In the End – The Premier Linkin Park Experience, The Genders, Secret Black
Samson Young – Love Ghost
Gregory Alan Coates – Mean Heat (Indie), Bird3, Dizzy Reed
Vinny Vinciguerra – VHF, Big Brother & The Holding Company, Tony Franklin (The Firm & Blue Murder)
Megan Steiner – Pulp Vixen, Femme Halen, Totally Go Go’s
Ryan Browne – Grabbitz, Orgy, Dankrupt, Independent Artist
Michael Risucci – Alex Cole Band
Soraya Sebghati – Night Talks
Shane Hunter – Mike Adams and the Stones, Mad Moxie, The Shakes
Lisa Margaroli – Jeff Beck, Linda Perry, Lou Gramm
Annette Marie Frank – Mvps, LA ALLSTARS

 

Video by Ann Sunde

Local Showcase Opener 1: Tim Russ Crew

Featuring Tim Russ on lead Vocals & Guitar (Tuvok on Star Trek Voyager)
Bill Burchell – Keys, Vocals
Jim Martin – Drums
Diana Perkins – Percussion, Vocals
Lina Madero – BV’s
Maria Guadalupe Madero – BV’s
Special Guest on sax – SaxManDre “Andre’ Cotman”

Pocky Way

Stand up and Be strong

Woo Woo

Play that Funky Music/Smoke on the Water

Serve Somebody

Great Divide

Love the One you’re With

Local Showcase Opener 2: Mike Campese

Mike Campese – Guitars, Vocals
Bryan Meyers – Drums
Sammy Burke – Bass

Feed the Flame

Burgundy Mist

The Fire Within

Vibe

ACT I

LITTLE RED CORVETTE – Prince
CARL RESTIVO(lv)(g3)/RANDY COOKE(d)/ETHAN FARMER(b)/JOE AUGELLO(g1)/SPACEY T(g2)/ANDRE RIBEIRO(k)/LISA MARGAROLI/ANNETTE FRANK(bgv)
 
KISS – Prince
CARL RESTIVO(lv)(g3)/RANDY COOKE(d)/ETHAN FARMER(b)/JOE AUGELLO(g1)/SPACEY T(g2)/ANDRE RIBEIRO(k)/LISA MARGAROLI/ANNETTE FRANK(bgv)
 
HERE & NOW – Steve Vai
CARL RESTIVO(lv)(g2)/MIKE BENNETT(d)/MEGAN STEINER(b)/OUMI KAPILA(g1)
 
SINCE YOU’RE GONE – The Cars
CARL RESTIVO(lv)(g3)/MIKE BENNETT(d)/MEGAN STEINER(b)/OUMI KAPILA(g1)/MATT FULLER(g2)/ANDRE RIBEIRO(k)/LISA MARGAROLI/ANNETTE FRANK(bgv)
 
DRIVE – The Cars
MATT FULLER(lv)(g2)/MIKE BENNETT(d)/MEGAN STEINER(b)/OUMI KAPILA(g1)/CARL RESTIVO(g3)/ANDRE RIBEIRO(k)/LISA MARGAROLI/ANNETTE FRANK(bgv)
 
TAKE ME HOME TONIGHT – Eddie Money
ANNETTE FRANK(lv)/CARL RESTIVO(lv)/GW POPE(d)/MEGAN STEINER(b)/OUMI KAPILA(g1)/ANDRE RIBEIRO(k)/LISA MARGAROLI(bgv)
 
IT’S A HARD BUSINESS – Wild Man Fischer & Rosemary Clooney
BETSY HAMMER(lv)/CARL RESTIVO(lv)/GW POPE(d)/SCOTT KOZIOL(b)/SHANE HUNTER(g1)/STEVE DAWSON(g2)
 
WHEN I NEEDED YOU – Carly Rae Jepsen
TORI ROPER(lv)/RANDY COOKE(d)/ETHAN FARMER(b)/CARL RESTIVO(g1)/JOE AUGELLO(g2)/ANDRE RIBEIRO(k)/LISA MARGAROLI/ANNETTE FRANK(bgv)
 
 

ACT II

BLACKENED – Metallica
BRANDON BAUMANN(lv)/RYAN BROWNE(d)/RA DIAZ(b)/SAM BAM KOLTUN(g1)YOHAI PORTAL(g2)/CARL RESTIVO(g3)
 
ONE – Metallica
BRANDON BAUMANN(lv)/RYAN BROWNE(d)/RA DIAZ(b)/SAM BAM KOLTN(g1)YOHAI PORTAL(g2)/CARL RESTIVO(g3)
 
I HOPE YOU DIE – Bloodhound Gang
CARL RESTIVO(lv)(g2)/VINNY VINCIGUERRA(d)/SCOTT KOZIOL(b)/MATT FULLER(g1)/LISA MARGAROLI/ANNETTE FRANK(bgv)
 
CHECK MY BRAIN – Alice In Chains
BRANDON BAUMANN(lv)/SHANE HUNTER(d)/GREG COATES(b)/SAM BAM KOLTUN(g1)/CARL RESTIVO(g2)
 
DESPERATE PEOPLE – Living Colour
CARL RESTIVO(lv)/RANDY COOKE(d)/ETHAN FARMER(b)/JOE AUGELLO(g1)
 
MY LOVELY MAN – Red Hot Chili Peppers
CARL RESTIVO(lv)/RANDY COOKE(d)/ETHAN FARMER(b)/JOE AUGELLO(g1)

ACT III

HOUND DOG – Sha Na Na
IZZY PRESLEY(lv)/RANDY COOKE(d)/ETHAN FARMER(b)/JOE AUGELLO(g1)/ROBBIE GENNET(k)/CARL RESTIVO(g2)/JON MANNESS(tpt)/ALEX MATTHIAS(sax)/RICHARD VELZEN(tbn)
 
BORN TO HAND JIVE – Sha Na Na
IZZY PRESLEY(lv)/RANDY COOKE(d)/ETHAN FARMER(b)/JOE AUGELLO(g1)/ROBBIE GENNET(k)/CARL RESTIVO(g2)/JON MANNESS(tpt)/ALEX MATTHIAS(sax)/RICHARD VELZEN(tbn)/LISA MARGAROLI/ANNETTE FRANK(bgv)
 
YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT- Olivia Newton John & John Travolta
LISA MARGAROLI(lv)/CARL RESTIVO(lv)(g2)/RANDY COOKE(d)/ETHAN FARMER(b)/JOE AUGELLO(g1)/ROBBIE GENNET(k)/ANNETTE FRANK(bgv)
 
RESPECT- Aretha Franklin & King Curits
SORAYA SEBGHATI(lv)/RANDY COOKE(d)/ETHAN FARMER(b)/JOE AUGELLO(g1)/ANDRE RIBEIRO(k)/CARL RESTIVO(g2)/JON MANNESS(tpt)/ALEX MATTHIAS(sax)/RICHARD VELZEN(tbn)/LISA MARGAROLI/ANNETTE FRANK(bgv)
 
TOBACCO ROAD – David Lee Roth
CARL RESTIVO(lv)/CHRISTOPHER ALLIS(d)/SCOTT KOZIOL(b)/STEVE DAWSON(g1)/JOE AUGELLO(g2)
 
BIG TROUBLE – David Lee Roth
CARL RESTVO(lv)/CHRISTOPHER ALLIS(d)/SCOTT KOZIOL(b)/STEVE DAWSON(g1)/JOE AUGELLO(g2)
 
MAGIC FINGERS – Frank Zappa
CARL RESTIVO(lv)(g1)/SAMSON YOUNG(d)/MIKE RISUCCI(b)/STEVE DAWSON(g2)/ANDRE RIBEIRO(k)/LISA MARGAROLI/ANNETTE FRANK(bgv)
 
LOOKING AT YOU – MC5
SORAYA SEBGHATI(lv)/SAMSON YOUNG(d)/MIKE RISUCCI(b)/CARL RESTIVO(g1)/STEVE DAWSON(g2)
 
ALL NIGHT LONG – Lionel Richie
CARL RESTIVO(lv)(g1)/RANDY COOKE(d)/ETHAN FARMER(b)/JOE AUGELLO(g2)/ANDRE RIBEIRO(k)/JON MANNESS(tet)/ALEX MATTHIAS(sax)/RICHARD VELZEN(tbn)/LISA MARGAROLI/ANNETTE FRANK/SHERI HASTINGS/WILLIAM GREENBERG (bgv)/RICKY GORDON(tamb)

 

 

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