Band Geek

With the triumphant return of cousin Phil, Richie takes us through the history & mystery of his guitar collection. And since he can't just do a simple show, they set up the studio with every piece of gear Richie owns, because Richie needs ALL THE GUITARS!

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Richie, Andy, and Jarrett are finally back with Season 2 of Band Geek. We discuss our favorite parts of the past year, play some clips, and delve deep into how technology has advanced farting into the 21st century!...RiotCast.com

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It's the third and final set of Band Geek Live recorded on July 19th at Katie's in Smithtown, NY! How do we make just a couple of songs last over a half an hour? Because jam hell breaks loose!

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Set number two! Guests Joe Cumia, & BOC's own Eric Bloom & Buck Dharma take the stage. We travel from Boston, Cross over to Christopher, Boogie on a Sea Cruise to some Cities on Flame, and wind up with the Queen. And, then...it's Encore time!

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Recorded on 7/19/15 Band Geek went live! House band John Miceli, Danny Miranda, Andy Graziano, Andy Ascolese, Ann Marie Castellano, Jarrett Pressman & Richie Castellano were joined on stage by guests Joe Cumia, & BOC's own Eric Bloom & Buck Dharma! Rock!!

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Pianist, singer, keyboardist, and musical director Brandon Ethridge (Queen Extravaganza, We Will Rock You, Rock Of Ages) takes us to school & breaks down some harmonies while jammin on some Bowie & Night Ranger. Because that's the way that Queen does it.

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Today we pay tribute to our hero, legendary Yes bassist, Chris Squire. Richie & the Andys share delightfully embarrassing tales of being teenage Yes fanatics & their favorite Chris Squire bass lines. We also strap on our balls & tackle a classic Yes tune.

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Richie's Uncle Phil (Bassist, Actor, Luthier, & Electronics Genius) & drummer Thino Cacciolo are in the house. Make sure you have all the tools you'll need to take this episode apart & put it back together. You may have some extra funky pieces left over.

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Richie, Andy, and Brandi provide some colorful commentary as we hear about Richie's gig opening for rock veteran Eddie Money at the St. George Theater on May 31st, 2015. We also get a play by play and get to hear the whole set...RiotCast.com
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Blue Oyster Cult front man & rock legend Eric Bloom regales us with stories of his origins with Soft White Underbelly, his sci-fi & fantasy inspiration for writing music, & how he & Richie used to go camping on Tattooine. Meanwhile, Richie manages to eat all the pies.

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