Israel Flores and Kenny G. from the Spanspek Music and Arts Festival talk to guest about music, art, culture and beyond.
info_outline Spanspek Podcast / Mikayla Gutierrez 07/08/2019
Spanspek Podcast / Mikayla Gutierrez Israel and Kenny sit down with prolific valley artist, Mikayla Gutierrez. They dive in to her first shows as an artist, how much she's done in a short period of time, the upcoming cemetery mural project, Kenny's upcoming Standup career and even do live commentary during the 7.1 CA earthquake. Yeah... it happen while we were recording and no, we didn't stop recording.
info_outline Spanspek Podcast / George Barraza 06/05/2019
Spanspek Podcast / George Barraza Israel and Kenny sit down with George Barraza aka Dj MeztiSoul. They talk about Private Wax, Jazz On The Corner, turntables, vinyl, and of course, the Anthony Joshua/ Andy Ruiz fight along with the Fresno Grizzly's recent debacle error.
info_outline Spanspek Podcast / Josh Tehee and Cristobal Carrillo 05/13/2019
Spanspek Podcast / Josh Tehee and Cristobal Carrillo Israel and Kenny sit down with Josh Tehee and Cristobal Carrillo. They talk GrizzlyFest, play the local Spotify game and even elaborate on serial killers who don't stream.
info_outline Spanspek Podcast / Eighteen Hundreds 04/22/2019
Spanspek Podcast / Eighteen Hundreds Israel and Kenny sit down with Ghost Surf pioneers, Tomas and Kaleb from band Eighteen Hundreds. They talk band history, songwriting, pre-show rituals and why you all should go to a particular chain restaurant. Also, the best/ummm... intro ever. Send all your letters to Los Eighteen Hundreds.
info_outline EP43 Spanspek Podcast / The Eros 12/19/2018
EP43 Spanspek Podcast / The Eros Israel sits down with Fuzz Rockers, The Eros which happens to includes Mr. Kenny G. They talk about the new album 'Sad Songs For Happy People', new shows, and go into how cool it is to have some new/old venues back. The guys also introduce a new segment appropriately titled "OLD NEWS!" and Yes, they even selected their candidates for their definitely-not-macabre yearly celebrity deadpool.
info_outline EP42 Spanspek Podcast / Mariachi Sol De Oro 10/16/2018
EP42 Spanspek Podcast / Mariachi Sol De Oro Israel and Kenny-G Sit down with members of Mariachi Sol De Oro, Carrie, Ricky, and Birdman. They go over the 2019 roster of nominees for the Rock Hall of Fame, mariachi stories, busking and even reveal why Kenny is no longer invited to the breakfast club.
info_outline EP41 Spanspek Podcast / Juan Verduzco and Stephanie Barraza 10/02/2018
EP41 Spanspek Podcast / Juan Verduzco and Stephanie Barraza Israel and Kenny sit down with Juan Verduzco and Stephanie Barraza to talk about Tastemakers Festival, Sound-N-Vision, Grizzly Fest, Local Music Showcase and much more.
info_outline EP40 Spanspek Podcast / Omar Nare 09/20/2018
EP40 Spanspek Podcast / Omar Nare We hang out with Mr. Omar Nare who occupies the record for most shows by a guest on the podcast. We have some Mezcal, answer from "The Book of Questions" talk about Omar's upcoming show, Echo En Fresno, had more Mezcal, Omar played two beautiful songs we drank more Mezcal, we stopped recording... and drank more mezcal.
info_outline EP36 Spanspek Podcast / Lance Canales 12/14/2017
EP36 Spanspek Podcast / Lance Canales Israel and Kenny chat with leading Americana singer songwriter, Lance Canales. Local Orosi boy talks about growing up in the San Joaquin Valley, new album, tour, Plane Wreck at Los Gatos, his invitation to do a TED Talk, upcoming BBC interview and even performs live.
info_outline EP 35 Spanspek Podcast / Jasmin La Caris and Omar Nare 10/27/2017
EP 35 Spanspek Podcast / Jasmin La Caris and Omar Nare Israel and Kenny sit down with power couple, Jasmin La Caris and Omar Nare. They talk about their upcoming show, VIVO, Enrique Meza's new loteria series, Joshua Tehee as Buddy Holly and they even play a live acoustic version of "drunken Sleepwalk" fueled by mezcal.
info_outline EP 34 Spanspek Podcast / 2017 Festival Extravaganza 09/07/2017
EP 34 Spanspek Podcast / 2017 Festival Extravaganza Israel and Kenny are joined by Cristobal and Ricky to talk about the 12th and final Spanspek Music and Arts Festival. They get in to detail with performers, artist and try to persuade Ricky in to making his own festival for the future. Keep it here!
info_outline EP 33 Spanspek Podcast / Cristobal Carrillo LIVE STREAMING 07/04/2017
EP 33 Spanspek Podcast / Cristobal Carrillo LIVE STREAMING Israel and Kenny are joined by the werebear himself, Cristobal Carrillo. They talk about why Spanspek Music and Arts Festival is ending after 12 years while they take question from live feeds through social media. KEEP IT HERE!
info_outline EP 32 Spanspek Podcast / Patrick Contreras 05/30/2017
EP 32 Spanspek Podcast / Patrick Contreras The guys sit down with virtuoso violinist, Patrick Contreras. They talk about his new endeavour as EL VIOLIN, why he loves Britney Spear's music, his first performances, the future including a new album and how imagine dragons stayed at his place once and requested lucky charms in the middle of the night. Spanspek Podcast Keep it here!
info_outline EP 31 Spanspek Podcast / Jon Ayala 04/24/2017
EP 31 Spanspek Podcast / Jon Ayala Israel and Kenny sit down with digital surrealism artist, Jon Ayala. They talk about the captivating factors of Jon's art, his beginnings, the process and why he removes most color from his pieces except for some hints of the color red. They also get in to cars, yes cars! Jon tells the fascinating story of "uncle Kent" the Delorean, uncle Kent the friend and how the car came to be. We also find out that Kenny has a wild range in favorite car choices and yes we even bring back James Hetfiled again. Keept it here!
info_outline EP30 Spanspek Podcast / Josh Tehee 04/07/2017
EP30 Spanspek Podcast / Josh Tehee Israel and Kenny sit down with Fresno Bee music writer and all around awesome dude, Joshua Tehee. They start off the episode by drinking Pulque for the first time and giving their option on it while Kenny explains what "bacon number" is. They also get in to how better concert seats equal better show experience, Chuck Berry's passing, Breakout Fresno and Josh performs part of his stand up comedy routine. Keep it here!
info_outline EP29 Spanspek Podcast / Light Thieves 03/14/2017
EP29 Spanspek Podcast / Light Thieves Israel and Kenny sit down with Erica Salazar and Mike Adame of band, Light Thieves. They talk new SXSW contract debacle, the making of the new album, how to trade in favors for amazing cover artwork, best and worst parts of touring and even tell a terrifying story about staying in a creepy/possibly haunted hotel in Winnemucca Nevada while Kenny reads the Yelp review posted by Light Thieves' own, Kaleb Saldate. Keep it here!
info_outline EP 28 / Cloudship 03/01/2017
EP 28 / Cloudship Israel and Kenny sit down with multi instrumentalists, Brandon Freeman and Jonathan "Nap" Napoles of band Cloudship. They talk music from Opeth to Chance the Rapper, they get in to the deep dark secrets of touring, how to pull it off, what the best and worst parts of it are, they tell their favorite tour stories including how to avoid getting arrested while sleeping in the tour van and how Nap has a magnetism for meeting celebrities... or we should say celebrities meeting him. Keep it here!
info_outline EP27 Spanspek Podcast / Bear Claw Spruce 02/24/2017
EP27 Spanspek Podcast / Bear Claw Spruce Israel and Kenny G. sit down with acoustic rockers, Bear Claw Spruce. They perform live, talk about shows, the new album, stoner dolphins, introduce news from the new newsgirl and much much more. Keep it here!
info_outline EP26 Spanspek Podcast / Sahab 2 02/10/2017
EP26 Spanspek Podcast / Sahab 2 Israel and Kenny G. Sit down with artist and muscician, Sahab. They talk politics and how close some moves hit home, deloreans, GIFs, 90s shows, 2017 deathpools, and they even play an exclusive new track from the upcoming album 'Safa City'. Keep it here!
info_outline EP25 Spanspek Podcast / Teresa Flores 02/02/2017
EP25 Spanspek Podcast / Teresa Flores Israel and Kenny sit down with artist, Teresa Flores. They talk about the digital mural mapping project, experimental quesadilla lab, stories around the drought, art and even online stocking etiquette. Keep it here! www.spanspekfestival.com
info_outline EP24 Spanspek Podcast / Mike Seay 01/12/2017
EP24 Spanspek Podcast / Mike Seay Israel and Kenny go meta with podcaster extraordinaire, Mike Seay. They talk beer, podcasting, Harrison Ford, hidden fresno bars and how he made his triumphant return to blogging. Keep it here! www.spasnpekfestival.com
info_outline EP23 Spanspek Podcast / Werebear 11/29/2016
EP23 Spanspek Podcast / Werebear Israel and Kenny G sit down with Vato Rock pioneers, Werebear. They talk Thanksgiving, Kanye, who's better at the blues and all kinds of new... New drummer, New album, New show. Kenny also posts the My-Mix-Tape questions to the band. Keep it here!
info_outline EP22 Spanspek Podcast / Omar Nare 11/12/2016
EP22 Spanspek Podcast / Omar Nare On this episode of the Spanspek Podcast. Israel and Kenny learn the amazing story of singer song writer, Omar Nare. He talks about his early start, writing songs in Italy, almost signing with Sony Records, leaving mariachi music years ago and why he's now brining it back. He also performs not one, but 2 of his beautiful compositions live. Keep it here! Spanspek Podcast
info_outline EP21 Spanspek Podcast / Roque Rodriguez and Bryan Harley 10/14/2016
EP21 Spanspek Podcast / Roque Rodriguez and Bryan Harley Israel and Kenneth Bones (G) sit down with SwedeFest creators, Roque Rodriguez and Bryan Harley. They talk about what makes a Sweded Film, Swede Fest 2016, Cross Streets, Tiny Towns, how to get Good Morning America to fly you to New York City and even new online meme sensation, Kenneth Bone. Keep it here! www.spanspekfestival.com
info_outline EP20 Spanspek Podcast / Aaron and Caleb Gomes 09/30/2016
EP20 Spanspek Podcast / Aaron and Caleb Gomes Israel and Kenny sit down with Sound N' Vision Foundation founder, Aaron Gomes and his son Caleb. They talk about the foundation, growing as a promoter, band stories, Tastemakers Festival, Grizzly Fest, Spanspek, and even helped Caleb find out he will be officially known as DJ Lil' Chango from now on. Keep it here! www.spanspekfestival.com
info_outline EP 19 Spanspek Podcast / Sci-Fi Caper - Spanspek Extravaganza 09/06/2016
EP 19 Spanspek Podcast / Sci-Fi Caper - Spanspek Extravaganza Stacked Episode of the Spanspek podcast with 4 guest plus 2 hosts. Israel and Kenny are joined by Cristobal, Ricky Ramirez and Emelia and Sam from band Sci-Fi Caper. They talk details on this years Spanspek Music and Arts Festival, the legacy of Juan Gabriel, Sr. Mix-A-Lot's 'Put Them On The Glass' and Sam turns the tables by asking Cristobal and Israel the hard-hitting questions. Also, new intro song by Producer Jukebawks. Keep it here! www.spanspekfestival.com
info_outline EP 18 Spanspek Podcast / Arts Consortium 08/24/2016
EP 18 Spanspek Podcast / Arts Consortium Israel and Kenny-G Sit down with Arts Consortium members, Caroline Koontz and Brent Mosley. They talk about The Arts Consortium, special projects, events like Taste The Arts, how to sign up, weirdest things to eat, Spanspek 2016 line up, Metallica's new song, and how Kenny once ate a Century Egg with Tapatio. Keep it here! www.artsconsortium.org