The Cantore Show
Based in San Diego, CA, The Cantore Show (hosted by San Diego morning radio veteran, Chris Cantore) interviews a wide range of guests including surfers, skaters, artists, musicians, comedians, entrepreneurs, politicians, and more.
info_outline The Cantore Show: Peter DiStefano (Porno For Pyros) 12/15/2021
The Cantore Show: Peter DiStefano (Porno For Pyros) Guitarist and songwriter Peter DiStefano -- best known for his work in Porno for Pyros (the Jane's Addiction offshoot featuring and drummer Stephen Perkins) -- joins The Cantore Show to discuss his career, sobriety, and (benefit) solo show at The Casbah on December 15th.
info_outline The Cantore Show: Cheech&Chong 11/12/2021
The Cantore Show: Cheech&Chong Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong, better known as comedy duo Cheech & Chong, have the rare status of being culturally relevant for FIFTY years. talks to the legends about their early years, cannabis products, new comic book, and plans to be the richest comedians in the world. Presented by: March and Ash, Baja Bound.
info_outline The Cantore Show: Pato Banton 08/10/2021
The Cantore Show: Pato Banton Reggae legend Pato Banton joins Cantore to discuss his prolific career. Dating back to the 70s in Birmingham, England, Banton first came to public attention when he worked with The Beat. In 1994, he achieved a number 1 on the UK Singles Chart with a cover of The Equals' Baby Come Back. Today, the Grammy-nominated artist tours the world spreading love.
info_outline The Cantore Show: Brett Newski 07/15/2021
The Cantore Show: Brett Newski Songwriter and touring musician Brett Newski (who has played alongside the Pixies, Violent Femmes, Courtney Barnett, Manchester Orchestra, Better Than Ezra and more) joins Cantore to discuss his first illustrated book, It’s Hard to be a Person: Defeating Anxiety, Surviving the World, and Having More Fun,
info_outline The Cantore Show: Brandon Parkhurst 06/10/2021
The Cantore Show: Brandon Parkhurst Brandon Parkhurst is a singer/songwriter from San Diego. A key songwriter for Kut U Up and Yovee, he has toured with Green Day, Blink 182, and Jimmy Eat World. After years of hard partying (and many trips to rehab for heroin addiction,) Brandon learned that a spiritual life is the groundwork for true creation. Today, Brandon works with Somatic Healing techniques to lead people through anxiety, depression, addiction, manifestation or just to level up their current reality -- to feel fully ALIVE.
info_outline The Cantore Show: Perry Farrell 04/20/2021
The Cantore Show: Perry Farrell JANE’S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell joins The Cantore Show to discuss “The Glitz; The Glamour", a 35-year retrospective of his life, music and art that looks into his world outside the works of JANE’S and PORNO FOR PYROS.
info_outline The Cantore Show: Michael Dubin 03/05/2021
The Cantore Show: Michael Dubin A show devoted to friends and "movement," Cantore is joined by childhood friend Michael Dubin (and his producer Gal Bushy.) Proving true friendships never die, Cantore and Dubin wax nostalgic while discussing their common bond: MUSIC. Following the interview, an acoustic performance of Love Shines - Single by Michael Dubin. Produced and mixed by Gal Bushy at Room 2 in Los Angeles.
info_outline The Cantore Show: The Original Karate Kid 01/20/2021
The Cantore Show: The Original Karate Kid First show of the new year, Cantore talks to Stefan Storace, AKA The Original Karate Kid. Prior to the success of The Karate Kid movie and Cobra Kai series, Stefan earned the title of "the youngest black belt in the Valley."
info_outline The Cantore Show: David Bronner 11/24/2020
The Cantore Show: David Bronner David Bronner, Cosmic Engagement Officer (CEO) of Dr. Bronner's, the top-selling natural brand of soap in North America joins The Cantore Show to discuss the more widespread therapeutic use of psilocybin, the psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms.
info_outline The Cantore Show: Danny Clinch 11/12/2020
The Cantore Show: Danny Clinch Legendary music photographer x documentarian joins to discuss his new documentary, . An intimate video-diary of Shannon Hoon, the late lead singer of Blind Melon, the doc tackles fame and the tragedy of addiction. On IG? Be sure to check out and his immersive art gallery Also, we check in with Paige McWey Acers, executive director of the during -- a 10-Day celebration honoring America's Finest Independent Craft Brewers, November 6th - 15th.
info_outline The Cantore Show: Ralph Rubio 10/27/2020
The Cantore Show: Ralph Rubio Rubio’s, a chain of more than 150 Mexican eateries known for fish tacos, has filed for bankruptcy protection citing restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic. "COVID-19 has had a significant impact on Rubio's, like most businesses, and I'm proud of how we have responded to the challenge," co-founder Ralph Rubio said in a statement. "This restructuring plan creates the long-term financial stability we need to continue to serve our communities for years to come." In other words, Rubio's isn't going away. Here to discuss with The Cantore Show, the King of the Fish Taco himself. Ralph Rubio. Still a shareholder, Ralph co-founded Rubio’s in 1983 after trips to Mexico when he was a student at San Diego State University. Also, fine dining power couple Brett Dudley and Cassie Dudley joins the show to discuss . Together they’re taking the food delivery industry to the next level.
info_outline The Cantore Show: AJ Machado 10/07/2020
The Cantore Show: AJ Machado Cantore is joined by longtime radio friend AJ Machado to discuss his new online radio station x platform . AJ and Sara turned their radio show into a radio station. You can now wake up with AJ and Sara weekday mornings from 7-10 a.m. (p.s.t.) and listen to San Diego’s Favorite Hit Music all day. Before talking to AJ, Chris to talks to Tonya Mantooth, CEO and Artistic Director of the . Reimagined for 2020, the hybrid virtual x drive-in festival starts October 15th.
info_outline The Cantore Show: Cisco Adler 09/29/2020
The Cantore Show: Cisco Adler Grammy-nominated producer and musician Cisco Adler joins Cantore to discuss NoCap, a livestream concert platform he started with Combining high-quality video and audio streaming with a text-based ticketing system, NoCap streams concerts from well known music clubs, theaters, and studios. Utilizing full production capabilities, fans watch high fidelity performances while interacting with each other. To learn more visit
info_outline The Cantore Show: Skip Frye Reunited 09/25/2020
The Cantore Show: Skip Frye Reunited A few weeks ago, a priceless Skip Frye surfboard gets stolen out of a garage. On a mission to recover it, our guest pulls it off. A radical move from a selfless aloha warrior. Hear the story. Also, Kerri fro Acoustic Underground joins Cantore to discuss the virtual concert Surfrider benefit, 'Sound Waves For Clean Water,' featuring Iron Sage Wood and surprise guests. THIS Sunday. Episode ends with the song, 'Love Life' by Iron Sage Wood.
info_outline The Cantore Show: Mostra Coffee 09/22/2020
The Cantore Show: Mostra Coffee Chris and Meryl are coffee addicts. So much so, this episode takes place at Mostra Coffee, Roast’s 2020 Micro Roaster of the Year. Founded in 2013, the San Diego company earned top honors for its commitment to supporting coffee farmers in the Philippines, local community engagement, and ensuring a vibrant workplace culture. Sit back, and roast one with us.
info_outline The Cantore Show: Karlos Paez of B-Side Players 09/08/2020
The Cantore Show: Karlos Paez of B-Side Players Events industry workers and business owners marched in San Diego Monday calling for a safe reopening roadmap and additional funding resources from the government. With Cantore serving as emcee, we catch up with speakers from the event including Karlos Paez of the band B-side Players.
info_outline The Cantore Show: Class Action Park 09/03/2020
The Cantore Show: Class Action Park Class Action Park is the first feature documentary (on HBOmax) about the world's most dangerous and insane amusement or theme park: Action Park, in Vernon, New Jersey. Directed by our guest, Seth Porges, Cantore is freaking out because he grew up going to the scarring and jarring park.
info_outline The Cantore Show: Boots Electric (Jesse Hughes) 09/01/2020
The Cantore Show: Boots Electric (Jesse Hughes) Boots & The Daydreams (featuring Boots Electric of Eagles of Death Metal) returns to San Diego for another intimate private concert at Moonage Food Co. in Leucadia. Post-show, Cantore talks to Boots (Jesse Hughes) about performing live, or "protesting," during a worldwide pandemic.
info_outline The Cantore Show (8/27) 08/27/2020
The Cantore Show (8/27) Remembering DJ Carlos Culture (#RIP) with David Electric of Steel Pulse. Cantore's son starts virtual high school while Cantore Instagrams like a teenage girl. Meryl recommends a new restaurant, Huntress San Diego. Lock-downed and bored? Chris and Meryl share what they are watching.
info_outline The Cantore Show: Club Midnite 08/20/2020
The Cantore Show: Club Midnite Cantore deep talks with Andy Beaumarchais, the founder of -- his new favorite surf / skate brand. Meryl is having a relationship problem. The return of 'It Came From Next Door" (AKA theatrical readings of Next Door posts)
info_outline The Cantore Show: Darin Strauss 08/11/2020
The Cantore Show: Darin Strauss Darin Strauss is a best-selling American writer whose work has earned a number of awards. Strauss's most recent book -- his follow-up to the NBCC-winning -- is , a thrilling love story starring Hollywood’s first true media mogul. Before moving to Southern California in High School, Cantore grew up with Darin on the North Shore of Long Island, New York.