Little Steven Van Zandt | email
Weekdays 3 am; 11 am; 3 pm; 7 pm ET
Saturdays 4 pm and Sundays Noon ET Steven Van Zandt is an acclaimed songwriter, musician, actor, record producer, DJ, television producer and activist. He is a founding member and producer of the E Street Band, and has produced and written songs for Ronnie Spector, Nancy Sinatra, Jimmy Cliff, Brian Setzer, Darlene Love, and more.
Kid Leo | email
Weekdays 4 pm - 7 pm ETThe “Kid” got started at legendary WMMS in Cleveland. Helped make the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame a reality. Went on to Columbia Records as VP. Named one of Rolling Stone’s “Heavy Hundred in the Music Industry”. CNN lists him as one of “The Top 10 DJs of All-Time”.
Michael Des Barres | emailMondays - Fridays 8 am - 11 am ET
Tuesdays - Saturdays 12 am - 3 am ET
Michael Des Barres was raised in England and now lives in Los Angeles. He has appeared in countless feature films and television shows and sold seven million albums as a writer and artist. A working musician for five decades, he has performed around the world from backroom bars to Live Aid.
The Mighty Manfred | email
Weekdays 12 pm - 3 pm ETThe Mighty Manfred is the frontman and driving force behind '80s/'90s garage band the Woggles, founded in Athens, Georgia, who continue to release records and tour worldwide. Periodically he takes his Underground Garage show out on the road, spinning tunes from all across the country on tour.
Handsome Dick Manitoba | email
Weekdays 8 pm - 12 am ETHandsome Dick Manitoba was lead singer of The Dictators for 30 years. He now occasionally fronts The MC5 and is owner of the world's greatest punk rock bar, Manitoba's, in NYC. The Village Voice named him "The World's Best Satellite Radio DJ," and his son Jake calls him "World's Greatest Father."
Ko Melina | email
Saturdays 8 am ET
While bartending at The Garden Bowl in Detroit, Ko Melina helped start the storied Living Room Sessions, which then exposed The White Stripes and Brendan Benson. She's currently part of the fierce fuzz bass attack of the Dirtbombs, named one of the "Top 10 Live Bands" on the planet by Spin Magazine.
Chris Carter | email
Saturdays at Noon ET
Sundays at 4 pm ETChris Carter's music criticism has appeared in the L.A. Times, CREEM, BAM and the L.A. Reader. He is president of QM Management and a recognized Beatles expert by ABC, NBC, CBS and Entertainment Tonight. He also co-founded Dramarama and produced the acclaimed film, Mayor of the Sunset Strip.
Bill Kelly | email
Saturdays 8 pm - 12 am ET
Sundays 8 pm - Midnight ET
Bill Kelly, legendary "Guru of the Garage," began his radio career in 1969. (Little Steven has said that Bill's original show inspired him to get involved in broadcasting.) The self-proclaimed "Black Hole of Rock and Roll" is a long-avid collector and authority on obscure '60s garage rock music.
Peter Zaremba | email
Sundays at midnight ET
Since the Mid-'70s he’s fronted the New York City “Garage Rock” legend, the Fleshtones. He got his start working for legendary NYC concert impresario, Ron Delsner. He’s also been an MTV host and a food & travel columnist for the New York Daily News and Time Out New York. He now adds “DJ” to his Rock ‘n’ Roll portfolio. A man for all seasons … compelling reasons to listen.
Speedie John | email
Sundays at 4 am ET
A native of Queens, NYC, he’s a veteran of such bands as the Speedies, The Fuzztones and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. He was joined by his wife, Laura, in the last of those bands and together they also run the fashionable Manic Panic Salon in Los Angeles. He also dabbles in movie business dealings. He brings a bit of Hollywood to the Underground Garage.
Palmyra Delran | email
Sundays at 8 am ET
Mondays at 4 am ET
“Palmyra is a devotee of the “trashy pop” sound she explored during her stint as leader of the cult fave “grrrrl” rockers, the Friggs. She’s continued to help propagate the style as a solo artist. She is a student of Rock ‘n’ Roll history and has learned her lessons well. She shares her knowledge at the lectern in the studios of the Underground Garage.”
Rich Russo | email
Mondays at midnight ET
Second Friday of the Month 11:59pm ET
Last Friday of the Month 11:59pm ET
He’s a lifelong music “nut” who has over 100,000 records and/or CDs in his personal collection. His childhood heroes were DJs and he now follows in their stead with a reverence for the history of Rock ‘n’ Roll equally matched with a passion for its future.
Genya Ravan | email
First Friday of the Month 11:59 pm ET
Third Friday of the Month 11:59 pm ETGenya Ravan escaped a WWII concentration camp as a child and came to America full of piss and vinegar. In the '60s she formed the very FIRST all-girl band, Goldie & the Gingerbreads, signed by Ahmet Ertegun to Atlantic Records. She has since produced the Dead Boys, Tiny Tim and Kool & the Gang.
Last Friday of the month at 4 pm ETDrew Carey is a stand-up comic turned actor and producer who had the distinction of having two hit shows simultaneously: the long-running comedy The Drew Carey Show, which ran from 1995-2004 and the improv/sketch show Whose Line Is It Anyway?. In July 2007, Carey was named the host of The Price is Right, succeeding longtime host Bob Barker. Follow Carey on twitter @DrewFromTV and @TPIRhost.