Riff On This: Founder of Kids Rock The Nation looks to help aspiring young musicians
Anthony Wild is the founder of Kids Rock The Nation, a non-profit with the mission to share the power of music with children by giving aspiring young musicians in need instruments to ignite their passion for music and their passion for life.
Up-and-coming musician teams with blues icons to release debut album in Daytona Beach
WildRoots Records blues rocker Dyer Davis is set to release his debut album “Dog Bites Back” on Feb. 17. The soulful sound of Davis on the album is paired with the iconic works of Grammy nominated Victor Wainwright, Billy Dean, Stephen Dees, Patricia Ann Dees, Billy Chapin, and Dyers’ trio David Weatherspoon and Jacob Barone. Special guests include The Heartbreakers drummer Stan Lynch, trumpeter Doug Woolverton, and baritone sax player Mark Earley.
Riff On This: Lady J’s reignited passion for creating lyrics based on her life experiences
Female rapper Lady J started her music career in the '90s before taking a hiatus. Not only did she find herself a successful career woman, but her experiences help her write lyrics as she focuses on herself and music present day.
Ghosts of Trans-Siberian Orchestra past to bring Christmas spirit during Orlando tour stop
“The Ghosts of Christmas Eve: The Best of TSO and More” tour kicks off Nov. 16 and makes its way to the City Beautiful Saturday, Dec. 7, when audiences can enjoy two rock opera performances at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Riff On This: Greg Cardino left New Jersey to pursue music, adventure in Daytona Beach
Greg Cardino walked Riff On This host Samara Cokinos through his musical history, from playing in bands to becoming a solo act and a teacher at Mainland High. Through the highs and lows, his life has been filled with all kinds of music.
Riff On This: How I learned my former meteorology professor really rocks
Looking back at my college years, before I became News 6 meteorologist and Riff On This podcast host Samara Cokinos, there were plenty of memorable moments, but one really stood out: Being a student of Dr. Lou McNally at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach.